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Winter Park Introduction

Winter Park ski holidays take you to a stunning resort in Colorado, less than seventy miles from Denver. Lying at an elevation of eight thousand feet and with the highest skiing at over eleven thousand feet, Winter Park ski holidays have an excellent snow record. With almost one hundred and fifty trails in a varied terrain that encompasses five summits, Winter Park ski holidays satisfy all ability levels in both skiing and boarding. There are three snow parks, Discovery for novices, Jack Kendrick for improvers and Rail Yard for experts seeking excitement. A modern system of lifts gives easy access to the slopes. For parties with non-skiers in their midst, a range of recreational activities include ice skating, snowshoeing, tubing, snowmobiling, sleigh-riding and fitness centres. If you are looking for a ski resort with superb pistes, powder bowls, and exciting terrain parks, our Winter Park ski holidays may be just the ticket.

Why Go To Winter Park?

Colorado is a strikingly beautiful State and the same can be said of Winter Park. The natural beauty of the area and the charm of the village, combine with excellent skiing conditions to make this one of America's most popular resorts. With superb amenities catering for skiers and boarders at all levels of ability, good family facilities, and friendly relaxed atmosphere, Winter Park ski holidays keep everyone happy.

Winter Park ski holidays have wide popularity as they offer great skiing for all levels of ability in both skiing and boarding and there are many forested trails for cross country skiers. Winter Park ski holidays have particular appeal for families as the resort is traffic-free and has many child-centred activities and childcare facilities are very good.

When To Go To Winter Park

The Winter Park ski holiday season lasts from mid November until mid April. At an altitude of over eight thousand feet, the resort is fairly snow sure. It also enjoys long hours of sunshine. In summer, Winter Park is popular with climbers, hill walkers, mountain bikers and those who appreciate the great outdoors.

Winter Park - The Place

Winter Park ski holidays take you to a resort in Grand County, Colorado, that has the highest average snowfall in the State, and is noted for its powder bowls. There are almost one hundred and fifty pistes which provide good conditions for all, with well-groomed runs offering suitable terrain for novices and experts alike. Beginners head for Discovery Park, the perfect place to gain confidence on gentle slopes, while Mary Jane Mountain offers demanding runs for experienced skiers. A modern lift system transports you quickly to the slopes. Schools provide tuition in both skiing and boarding, as well as guides for off-piste skiing. There are lessons for children from the age of three and creche facilities from eight weeks.

Hotels, apartments, lodges and chalets provide a range of high quality accommodation, while restaurants, bistros and cafes cater for all palates. Winter Park ski holidays are ideal for groups with non-skiers in their midst, as a variety of recreational activities ensure they are never bored. These include a fitness centres, spa treatments, ice skating and snow shoeing, tobogganing, tubing and sleigh riding. There are shops for all your ski holiday needs, including gifts and souvenirs.

Winter Park ski holidays offer fun-filled days in stunning surroundings, followed by relaxed evenings in the village restaurants and local hostelries.

Winter Park Nightlife

Although there are a number of lively venues including some with live music, Winter Park nightlife is generally low key reflecting the resort's popularity with families and couples. In downtown Winter Park the bars are open until 2am.

Winter Park Shopping

Winter Park shopping supplies all your holiday essentials, including sports equipment and clothing. There are also opportunities for purchasing gifts and souvenirs.

Winter Park Eating

Winter Park has a good choice of restaurants both in the resort base and in Winter Town itself. They cater for all tastes and budgets, with everything from elegant fine dining, to fast foods.