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Winter Park Travel Guide, Colorado

Winter Park, CO US – Overview

Winter Park is a municipality in Grand County, Colorado. It has been regarded as a great tourist spot in the state of Colorado. It has a population of approximately 1300 people. Winter Park is famous for its beautiful attractions and sights. It offers varied events and recreational activities, which suite everyone. It is also home to Winter Park Resort, which is managed by Intrawest.

The town of Winter Park covers an area of 5,214 acres. The town is just a short drive from Denver. There are also many other beautiful resorts including Iron Horse Resort, Pinnacle Lodge, Fraser Tubing Hill, Woodspur Lodge, Alpine Resort Properties, Grand Adventures LLC and YMCA of the Rockies etc.

The town of Winter Park offers an array of entertainment facilities to the tourists and sports enthusiastic.

Winter Park was founded on August 01, 1978. Previously, the town of Winter Park was divided into the two settlements Old Town and Hideaway Park. The town is covered with snow about six months a year.

Whatever is your style, budget and taste, you can find every type of sporting and recreational activities in this town. Every year a large number of sporting events are hosted in this town. A large number of tourists come to Winter Park to participate in the sporting events and to explore the beauty of this town. Skiing, rowing, hiking, biking, snowboarding and skating have been the popular recreational activities of tourists. Winter Park provides cross-country skiing opportunities.

It is also famous for skiing, snowshoeing, rafting, fishing and biking. Winter Park is also regarded as a great shopping destination. There is a large number of shops where you can buy a good variety of garments, shoes, jewelry and sports related stuff.

Another great reason to visit Winter Park is to participate in its concerts. Every year a large number of music festivals and concerts are organized. Half-pipe competitions, firework shows and art fairs of Winter Park are popular throughout the state of Colorado.

The valley of Winter Park is also home to many popular hotels and restaurants. Some of the most popular hotels in Winter Park include Vintage Hotel, Iron Horse Resort, Wild Horse Inn, Sundowner Motel and Woodspur Lodge etc.

Winter Park is bordered by the snow-capped mountains and it is a masterpiece of unrivaled natural beauty. Visitors come here to relax and enjoy the dining, recreational and wonderful year-round sporting facilities.

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  • lindamuraSnow and ski in Winter Park Resort, CO
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    The large Winter Park Resort is the closest major destination resort and the closest ski area to Denver, about 67 miles northwest of the city. Located in the scenic Fraser Valley high in the Rocky Moutains, Winter Park is a favorite of locals offering a great number of outdoor activities thus...
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