Few locations in Colorado will put you more than a few minutes’ drive from a quintessentially beautiful Colorado scene and the dozens of ways to experience them year-round — a scenic overlook on one of the state’s designated America’s Byways, wildlife watching in one of 10 Colorado national parks and monuments, mountain biking or hiking thousands of acres of national forest, or a snowshoe trek through one of 42 Colorado State Parks.
In winter, there’s no more peaceful scene than snowflakes falling silently on the branches of evergreen trees as you pass by on a crisp morning stroll. From the heights of the purple mountains majesty of Rocky Mountain National Park to deep canyons carved by the Colorado River, it’s impossible to catalog all the locations in Colorado where you’ll meet Mother Nature face to face and find few words to describe her magnificence.
All of Colorado ski resorts make for amazing family vacations. From magical events to ski trails just for kids and more, your family is sure to find a perfect winter escape. Here are a few options for families looking to create lasting memories in Colorado this winter.