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It’s Hunting Season – Hike S.M.A.R.T.

It’s hunting season in the Colorado Rockies! When you hit the trails these days you might notice a lot of camps set up and even some hunters out and about walking along the back roads and trails. Just because it is hunting season does not mean that you can’t also still hike, you just have to Hike S.M.A.R.T. Here are Some Tips to Hiking  S.M.A.R.T. (S) See and Be Seen: For...

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Elk Bugling for Beginners

It is that time of year again. The time when the aspen trees begin to turn and bull elk begin to bugle. Listening to an elk bugling “live” is an amazing experience. The range of pitches a bull elk can reach and the raw power of their calls will astound you and give you chills. We definitely encourage you to add, “listening to an elk bugle” to your personal bucket list. Perhaps the...

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Leaf Peeping Drives – You Must Take!

Fall in Winter Park, Colorado means the gorgeous glow of aspen trees, and they are already starting to POP! This year the aspens are expected to peak the third and fourth weeks of September. So plan ahead, Visit Winter Park, and see the magic as it unfolds. Here are some insider tips on some of the best leaf peeping opportunities in the high country, (that require limited or no hiking at...

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Top Fall Hike!

If you’re looking for the perfect fall hike Columbine Lake a great option! On this hike you enjoy limited elevation gain, stunning views of the Indian Peaks Wilderness, late blooming wildflowers, and of course the teal blue of the clear mountain lake. To prepare: Bring layers, food, water (or water purification tools), a camera, and a credit card for the fee station if you plan on hiking between Memorial day and September...

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Visit on a Dime

Your Unofficial Guide to all things Winter Park and the Fraser Valley Winter Park, Colorado is a great location to add to your travel bucket list. Don’t let the fear of finances hold you back from experiencing this amazing destination. Here are tips to help you keep your vacation affordable and Visit Winter Park for Cheap! Winter Park, Colorado Lodging: Camp – There are tons of places in the area...

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4 Seasons of Fun

Visit Winter Park, Colorado Your unofficial guide to all things Winter Park and the Fraser Valley The four seasons of Winter Park, Colorado Though ‘winter’ is in our name, Winter Park, Colorado offers much more than just wintertime fun. Enjoy year-round fun when you Visit Winter Park. SUMMER Visit Winter Park in the Summer to experience a variety of live music nightly, fantastic hiking, biking, camping, white-water rafting, fishing, tubing,...

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What to do in Winter Park Colorado

Visit Winter Park, Colorado Your unofficial guide to all things Winter Park and the Fraser Valley 5 Surprises What to do in Winter Park, Colorado 1. A Summer Tubing Hill Yes, you read that correctly. A summer tubing hill! We have the only summer tubing hill in Colorado and one of only three in the county here in our own backyard! You’ll be able to enjoy tubing without the heavy gear...

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Romantic Winter Park Date Night Ideas

  Do you remember the last time you went on a date with your significant other? If not, you’re overdue so plan a date when you Visit Winter Park, Colorado. If you’re in need of some Winter Park date night ideas we’ve got you covered, (we’ve even got childcare covered)! Here is a list of options for date nights ranging from happy hour to a fun-filled night out on the...

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Restaurants Winter Park | Fraser | Tabernash | Colorado

Restaurants Winter Park, Colorado Here’s an insider’s guide to delicious dining and some of the hottest places to eat in Winter Park, Fraser, and Tabernash, Colorado! Enjoy! Breakfast Winter Park, Colorado: Sharky’s:  This Fraser Favorite serves locals and visitors alike. If you’re up early, you’ll see ski patrol and lift ops flock to this unique eatery on their way to the slopes. Call ahead for takeout or grab a seat and...

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Visit Winter Park Tips

Tips When Visiting Winter Park: Wear Sunscreen –Winter Park Colorado is 9,052 feet above sea level and that means it is 9,052 feet closer to the sun. To protect yourself and your family from the sun’s harmful rays we recommend wearing sunscreen that is at least 30 SPF. Eye protection – Sunglasses and hats are lifesavers when it comes to protecting your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays. Wear them,...

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