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Top Colorado Winter Vacations
Winter in Colorado. You think: downhill skiing, expansive views, roaming wildlife. But how about a Bavarian-style luxury resort? A charming guest ranch? A “Green” resort with private outdoor hot tubs? The accommodations of Colorado are equally as majestic, and they vary considerably. So before you begin your winter planning, check out our Top 10 Colorado Winter Vacations to find the accommodations that best suit your vacation style.

Summit Vacations

Breckenridge, Colorado

View Website +1 (970) 454 - 7612

Reach the SUMMIT of the vacationing fun at Summit Vacations!

Bad puns aside, you truly will have an experience you'll never forget at Summit Vacations. From their warm, rustically-decorated properties to their sublime location in the heart of Breckenridge, everywhere you turn there's something to love. Bring your significant other, family, or friends and test your skill on any of the vaunted nearby ski resorts. When you're all skied-out, return to your toasty chalet for hot chocolate and a warm bed. It's not heaven- it's Summit Vacations.


1655 Airport Road, Suite 5, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Total area

Summit County is 619 mi²

Fun facts

Summit County was founded in 1861


The Crestwood

Snowmass Village, Colorado

View Website +1 (866) 903 - 3123

As the season starts to change and the temperature starts to drop, it's time to begin planning your next winter vacation. And what you need is a destination that not only offers convenient and comfortable lodging, but plenty of winter sports to keep you and your group entertained.

That's where The Crestwood comes in. This 124 condominium resort provides you with a getaway that is as comfortable as it is convenient, with a location right on the slopes in Snowmass Village, Colorado. Here, you can have easy access to world-class Aspen/Snowmass opportunities including 5,000 skiable acres, four mountains on one lift ticket and 4,000 vertical feet of skiing. This is truly a paradise for skiing and snowboarding enthusisats of all ages, and even if it's your first time out on the runs, you're sure to have a great time. If the slopes don't call your name, then enjoy snowmobiling through the area, or strap on the skis for a day of cross-country skiing. The Aspen/Snowmass area offers the nation's largest free, 80 kilometers groomed Nordic trail system! After a day of winter adventures, there's nothing more satisfying than unwinding in comfort. Your accommodation at The Crestwood offers that and much more. Their spacious units feature a range of modern amenities to make your stay warm and welcoming. Snuggle up in front of the fireplace, indulge in home-cooked meals in your full kitchen, and enjoy a cable television and wireless internet. Head to their outdoor heated pool and three hot tubs for an evening of relaxation. Everything you need for a winter wonderland vacation awaits for you at The Crestwood!


400 Wood Road, PO Box 5460, Snowmass Village CO 81615


The Crestwood offers a slope-side ski shop managed by the Incline Ski Shop! The shop's onsite ski concierge can help you with rentals, tunes and free overnight ski storage to make your ski vacation more convenient!

Related Onsite Offerings

An onsite fitness center with steam room and sauna are also available for your use throughout your stay!


Breckenridge Discount Lodging

Breckenridge, Colorado

View Website +1 (877) 734 - 4571

There’s often a large amount of give-and-take between affordability and luxury. Often, but not always, as our No. 3 pick showcases. At Breckenridge Discount Lodging, you get affordable and elegant lodging in the historic Breckenridge area.

The accommodations here vary considerably. From the Victorian style of the Breck Inn to the luxury of a three-bedroom condominium at Gold Point, Grand Timber Lodge and more, Breckenridge Discount Lodging puts you in the finest Breckenridge locales with just the amenities you need for your Colorado getaway. Winter getaways are especially exciting because many of these accommodations are ski-in/ski-out and you can get major discounts on lift tickets at Breckenridge Ski Resort, which features 30 lifts and over 2,300 acres of skiable terrain! Then, when you’re not on the slopes, explore the charming mountain town – go shopping or eat at any of the delectable restaurants. And finally, return to your comfortable accommodations and relax until the lifts open the next morning! Or if the downhill trails don’t appeal to you, there are also a number of cross-country ski trails to explore. Breckenridge Discount Lodging gives your Colorado winter getaway an edge of affordability.


PO Box 6879 100 S. Main Street, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Fun facts

Breckenridge Ski Resort has over 600 professional ski instructors and a range of group and private lessons!

Related Onsite Offerings

Breckenridge Discount Lodging offers their Best Value Package, which will give you the lowest price available for your stay!


Rams Horn Village Resort

Estes Park, Colorado

View Website +1 (866) 739 - 1124

Barely one mile from downtown Estes Park, Rams Horn Village Resort shows you Colorado at it’s best – the snow-tipped Longs Peak, wildlife wandering near the property and expansive and vivid sunrises and sunsets.

Rustic in its jaw-dropping surroundings, this resort is anything but rustic in its features. These Estes Park vacation rentals offer luxurious interiors with full kitchens, gas fireplaces and locally handcrafted furniture. Three outdoor hot tubs stay open year-round, so you can experience the crisp mountain air and striking winter landscapes without getting cold! Rocky Mountain National Park is just minutes away, offering you all the cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling you could want. Estes Park gives you all the city-style comforts – international cuisine, an eclectic mix of shops and more. The clean mountain air and starlit skies provide a great backdrop for your calm nights, whether you’re gathered by the fireplace or bundled up on your deck. Rams Horn Village Resort is a peaceful place that will make your Colorado winter vacation feel warm, relaxed and unhurried.


1565 Colorado Highway 66, Estes Park, CO 80517

Fun facts

Rams Horn Village Resort is located at the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Related Onsite Offerings

In the summer, you can enjoy an outdoor heated pool at Rams Horn Village Resort.


Vista Verde Ranch

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

View Website +1 (866) 944 - 9056

Vista Verde Ranch embodies the perfect union between enjoying the wilderness, luxury accommodations and providing an unforgettable winter adventure.

Hidden away in the massive expanse of the Routt National Forest, Vista Verde Ranch is the perfect place to enjoy the winter wonderland also known as rural Colorado. They pride themselves in their hands on customer service that is evident in their 1 to 1 customer to staff ratio. The detailed service is also shown in their commitment to providing visitors a true all-inclusive experience. Start with how they include all meals, drinks and lodging. Next we move to the all-inclusive activities like horseback riding, workshops, classes, trips and even ski instruction. If visitors are in need of transportation to local attractions, yup that's included too. When it comes to their cabins and lodge rooms all visitors will feel cozy and in the warm lap of luxury. The cabins have a feeling of rustic elegance along with a full list of amenities including a hot tub for those cold winter nights. The lodge rooms have spectacular views, hand made king sized beds and the perk of staying in your pajamas for breakfast. Speaking of food Vista Verde Ranch showcases the talents of Head Chef Cholly McGlynn and their full staff of highly trained chefs. They prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner to high standards using quality ingredients and unique recipes. The ultimate winter vacation begins and ends with Vista Verde Ranch!


Vista Verde P.O. Box 770465, Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80477

Related activities

The list of winter activities to enjoy at Vista Verde Ranch is extensive and includes cross country skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding, fat biking, tubing, sleigh rides and photography.

Fun facts

The average snowfal in Steamboat Springs is 180 inches.


The Charter at Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek, Colorado

View Website +1 (866) 980 - 9832

Enjoy luxury accommodations in Beaver Creek, Colorado, with The Charter at Beaver Creek.

Whether you're looking for a cozy one-room getaway or a spacious condo with five or more bedrooms, The Charter at Beaver Creek has a lodging option to suit your needs. The Charter offers ski-in/ski-out accommodations just a short distance from the village of Beaver Creek, and this ideal location puts you just minutes away from shopping, skiing, and more. More than just a great location, The Charter offers many first class hotel services. From their 24-hour front desk service to concierge service that will help you plan your dream Colorado vacation, the helpful staff are ready and waiting to add the perfect touch of luxury to your stay in Beaver Creek.


120 Offerson Road Beaver Creek, CO 81620

Fun facts

The Charter at Beaver Creek was recognized by Condé Nast as one of the "Top 50 Ski Hotels in the US and Canada" for 2010.

Related Onsite Offerings

Need a moment to relax? Spa Struck is a full-service spa located on site, offering you the chance to rejuvenate after a long day on the slopes.


Antlers at Vail

Vail, Colorado

View Website +1 (866) 638 - 5507

There's no better place to enjoy the picturesque beauty of Colorado's Rocky Mountain than at Antlers at Vail. Their luxurious accommodations have everything you need for the ideal mountain getaway!

With units ranging from studio suites to sprawling four-bedroom vacation homes, it will be nearly impossible to find a unit that doesn't fit all of your travel needs. Plus, these accommodations feature an impressive list of unique amenities to enjoy during your stay including espresso machines, waffle makers, blenders, crock pots, and rice steamers. An outdoor heated swimming pool is the perfect place to relax after a day on the slopes, or you can heat things up a bit more in the hot tub. Skiing is one of the main attractions for tourists in this area, and Antlers at Vail gives you a front row seat to all of the slopeside fun. Their ideal location just 150 yards from Vail's Lionshead Gondola and footsteps from the free in-town shuttle gives you easy access to hit the slopes whenever you'd like. Regardless of your skill level, you'll find a slope that fits. Don't worry if you forget your equipment at home. On-site ski rentals and a complimentary ski valet during the winter will top off your Vail ski vacation experience. Skiing isn't the only way to enjoy the winter weather in Colorado. Loaner snowshoes and a GoPro camera are available to help you venture out and document your adventures surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Rockies. Start planning your own outdoor winter adventure today!


680 Lionshead Place Vail, Colorado 81657


Don't worry about leaving Fido behind when you plan your trip to Antlers at Vail. They offer pet-friendly accommodations allowing your favorite four-legged friend to travel with the rest of your group. After all, who wants to leave a family member at home?

Related Onsite Offerings

The Antlers at Vail conference facilities include beautiful outdoor landscaped areas surrounding the creekside pool and hot tubs. This is the perfect place for planning a winter family reunion, or even a board meeting or conference in the mountains!


Chipeta Solar Springs Resort

Ridgway, Colorado

View Website +1 (877) 574 - 9061

Just because it's winter doesn't mean you have to spend time in the snow! Warm up this winter with Chipeta Solar Springs Resort.

Take a relaxing soak in the hot springs at Chipeta Solar Springs Resort in Ridgway, Colorado, this winter and enjoy a dip in a private hot tub or enjoy naturally-heated water at the Ouray or Orvis hot springs. That's not to say, of course, that you can't play in the snow! You'll find world-famous downhill skiing in Telluride Ski Resort, Durango Mountain Resort, and Silverton Ski Area. If Alpine skiing isn't for you, you will find three Cross Country Ski tracts at Red Mountain, Top of the Pines, and Telluride as well as snow shoeing and snowmobiling! All this and more awaits you at Chipeta Solar Springs Resort.


304 S. Lena Ridgway, Colorado 81432

Fun facts

Chipeta is named after Chipeta, Ute Chief Ouray’s wife.

Related Onsite Offerings

Enjoy a private session of yoga instruction at Chipeta Solar Springs Resort.


Murphy's River Lodge

Estes Park, Colorado

View Website +1 (866) 645 - 9050

The beautiful flowing water of the Fall River transforms into a vast icy wonderland each winter. It makes an already beautiful environment even more gorgeous!

Murphy’s River Lodge is among the most beautiful hotels and resorts in Estes Park, inside and out. Inside you'll discover toasty, comfortable rooms, filled with all the amenities of home. Outside, it's the glory of the Rockies everywhere you look! Skiing, ice skating, and snowmobiling are all popular and well-worth your time. If you'd like a to do a little shopping or a bite to eat, the lodge is only 2 blocks from historic downtown Estes Park. Just don't forget to have your picture taken in the big rocking chair!


481 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517

Related activities

The hotel is an 11-minute walk from the center of Estes Park and 2.3 miles from the Lake Estes Marina.

Related Onsite Offerings

Complimentary continental breakfast is provided, and there's a heated indoor pool and hot tub.


Pine River Lodge

Bayfield, Colorado

View Website +1 (866) 705 - 7689

Located in the heart of the San Juan National Forest of the great Rocky Mountains, Pine River Lodge is the ideal retreat for your next winter vacation!

The Lodge has been spoiling guests to the since 1960. That enduring legacy is due in large part to their indisputable hospitality, and in an even larger part to its spectacular backdrop. Vallecito Lake is best experienced out on the trail, via horseback riding or hiking. Trails are abundant here, ranging from those that follow the shoreline of Vallecito Lake to the Lake Eileen Trail. When you return to your rustic mountain cabin, you'll have wi-fi and a stupendously comfy bed awaiting you!


14443 Co Rd 501, Bayfield, CO 81122

Total area

Vallecito is approximately 5 miles long and 1.5 miles wide.


Air-conditioning and basic satellite TV are found in every cabin.


Frisco Lodge

Frisco, Colorado

View +1 (800) 279 - 6000

Built as a stagecoach stop all the way back in 1885, Frisco Lodge somehow still has that same small-business charm today. Add that with spectacular skiing and you have a winning combination!

Whether you're into skiing, sledding, or ice skating, Frisco Lodge and the Breckenridge area can provide a spectacular experience. The Breckenridge area is known for its majestic scenery and charms, charms that you'll have full-access to out on the slopes. Snowshoe around the area, participate in some night skiing, or just sit back and watch the sun set behind the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Then head off to your spaciously rustic room to recharge for another day on the slopes!


321 Main St, Frisco, CO 80443

Related activities

Frisco Bay is only a half mile away!

Related Onsite Offerings

Amenities include free continental breakfast plus wine, cheese and appetizers in the afternoon.


Steamboat Lodging Properties

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

View Website +1 (866) 920 - 1252

Featuring all manner of accommodations, Steamboat Lodging Properties has something to offer everyone. Regardless if your group is big or small, you will enjoy their famous hospitality and unparalleled quality.

Managing a huge selection of condos, townhomes and private homes sized from one to five bedrooms in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Steamboat Lodging Properties has made its name on luxury and congeniality. Amenities are many, and many properties include hot tubs, wi-fi, fireplaces, and discount lift tickets. Even if you aren't into skiing, there are plenty of options available in the area. Try out snowshoeing, ice skating, tubing, sleigh riding or just relaxing in the hot tub and ponder why you haven't visited Steamboat Lodging Properties sooner.


3275 Snowflake Cir, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487


Many properties are also ski-in, ski-out locations for your convenience!

Fun facts

The surrounding mountains average 333-inches a season for downhill and cross country skiing.


Aspen Canyon Ranch

Parshall, Colorado

View +1 (970) 725 - 3600

Make your winter vacation an adventure at Aspen Canyon Ranch!

Snowmobiling adventures from Aspen Canyon Ranch are an adventure in of themselves. Whether you want a quick two-hour tour, or want to spend a full seven hours rushing through the powdery white snow, these trips are sure to make your vacation. But Aspen Canyon Ranch doesn't just offer you an adventure. And, after a long day of play, the lodge is waiting with a hearty, hot meal before retiring to your comfortable and rustic room. This is more than just a vacation; it's a complete experience!


13206 County Road 3 Parshall, Colorado 80468




7,589 ft