The sun is shining, the powder is fresh, and the slopes are begging to be skied. That’s what winter is like at Winter Park Resort, Colorado’s most beloved ski resort. And with great stays available nearby at River Run RV Resort, you can enjoy an adventure vacation while hitting some of the best slopes in the Rocky Mountains.
Continue reading to discover some of the great experiences to look forward to during your Colorado vacation.
Skiing and Snowboarding at Winter Park
Tucked into the Rocky Mountains, Winter Park is a charming town with a big reputation. It’s twice been named the #1 Ski Resort in North America by USA Today, and has gathered accolades aplenty who flock to its snowy slopes. And with more than 3,000 acres of trails, moguls, and runs, it’s easy to see why it’s so popular!
Let’s cover a few of the activities you can partake in at Winter Park.
Skiing and Snowboarding
Visitors come from far and wide to shred the slopes at Winter Park. With well over 100 runs, this ski resort has an option for everyone. While the black diamond slopes are the most advanced, there are also elementary and intermediate slopes. And if you don’t have skiing or snowboarding experience, you can book private or group lessons to receive training from experts.
If you need gear, the rental shop at the base can easily provide everything you need.
With several feet of powdery snow during winter, Winter Park is an ideal location for snowshoeing. Never tried snowshoeing? It requires a bit of training, but once you get the hang, you can float effortlessly on top of the snow. Several tours are offered at Winter Park, including a nature tour, summit tour, and twilight tour.
Ski Bike Tours
A popular new way to hit the slopes is on a ski bike. This activity takes a bit of skill but is an exciting athletic adventure for those looking to speed on the snow.
Ice Bumper Cars
Blending the best of both worlds, ice bumper cars pair a favorite amusement park activity with the snowy mountains of Colorado. Visitors can book a 15-minute time slot to engage in ice bumper cars at Winter Park.
A favorite attraction for many Winter Park visitors is the Coca-Cola® Tube Park. With four individual lanes, high-speed banked curves, and a conveyor lift to the top, the tube park is full of family fun.
RV Camping and Vacation Rentals at River Run RV Resort
Just a 30-minute drive northwest of Winter Park is the charming community of Granby. In this peaceful valley is River Run RV Resort, the best-kept secret in Colorado. Numerous RV sites come with full hookups, picnic tables, fire rings, and landscaping. And with pull-through layouts, it’s easy to get in and out.
Additionally, River Run has a fantastic selection of vacation rentals. Ranging from cozy cottages to luxurious 3-bedroom villas, these rentals are ideal for guests seeking to stay near Winter Park. And if you’re seeking a vacation to remember, check out the unique rentals. Including Conestoga wagons, Airstream campers, yurts, and adventure tents, these glamping experiences are beloved by guests.
There’s no shortage of fun at River Run RV Resort. Check out the following amenities during your stay:
- SunFit Wellness Center and Spa
- Glacier Lanes mini bowling alley
- Seasonal shuttle service to ski lifts
- Off-leash dog parks
- Apex Arcade
- General store
- Summit Bar & Grill
Much more awaits you during your stay at River Run RV Resort. Book online today and come camp near the ski slopes of Winter Park in Colorado. And don’t forget to share this post with your fellow winter-loving friends!