The Rocky Mountains are one of the best places in the world to vacation. As one of the most outdoor activity focused vacation destinations in the world, millions of people come every year to experience a plethora of summer and winter activities. Grand County boasts three ski resorts, Winter Park, Mary Jane and Sol Vista. With some of the best and most scenic hiking, climbing and water sports, Rocky Mountain National Park, Arapahoe National Forest and Grand Lake are amazing summer vacation destinations.
Winter Park is consistently voted Colorado's Favorite Ski Resort. With an average of 370" of snow per annum and Mary Jane's legendary bumps, the resort has much to offer intermediate and advanced skiers. For beginners and family oriented skiers, Sol Vista provides a fabulous environment with some night skiing as well. The Berthoud Pass backcountry ski area provides exceptional back country skiing.
Winter Park is a mecca for downhill bike racers, mountain bikers and road bikers. Sol Vista has hosted the Downhill Mountain Biking National Championships. Winter Park Resort hosts Red Bull Final Descent, King of the Rockies, Colorado Free Ride Festival, and Trestle Gravity Series.
Two fabulous snow tubing parks behind the Chalet.
The source of the Colorado River, Grand County has many major rafting companies; Monarch Guides, Mad Adventures, Raven Adventure Trips, Adventures in White Water and Red Tail Rafting.
Enjoy the thrill of a ride behind beautiful draft horses laced with bedecked with jingle bells.
Blues from the Top along with numerous other outdoor music festivals
Year Round Activities
Our beautiful recreation center offers both Olympic and lap pools, waterslide, large hot tub, sauna, steam room, and completely appointed work out center. There is even an indoor climbing wall for adults and children alike.