If you need a getaway this Christmas that includes a breath of fresh mountain air, and plenty of crisp white snow, Winter Park may be just the place. Whether you come for winter sports or something else along with your holiday cheer, you’ll find something to keep everyone busy and entertained throughout your stay this Christmas in Winter Park.
There are several restaurants in and around Winter Park that are serving up plenty of holiday cheer, along with the traditional meal. Some will be offering Christmas Eve meals, and some will be open Christmas Day as well. Contact your chosen restaurant for reservations, or to ask about take out or delivery of the delicious meal.
There are many ski resorts and slopes to keep you busy this Christmas. Ride the chair lift to the top of the mountain together and ski down as many times as you can. If it’s been a while since you’ve been on the slopes, a lesson might be in order. Private lessons are available, as well as small group lessons from many companies. Most lessons include gear rental, and some even include lift tickets, but you’ll want to make sure the tickets are included before you book – and tickets may only be valid for the duration of the lesson.
Enjoy pictures with Santa, caroling throughout the village, and plenty more holiday cheer. The procession weaves a glowing trail down the mountain, followed by Santa and his elves. Warm up by a bonfire and set your eyes on the skies for a Christmas Eve fireworks display. The torchlight parade illuminates the night in Winter Park December 24 starting at 5:30 p.m. After the procession down the mountain, and inter-denominational service is held in the lower level of Balcony House in the main Winter Park Base area.
See more of Colorado with a train ride on an old-time steam or diesel locomotive. The Georgetown Loop Railroad is only about 45 minutes from Winter Park, and it brings Colorado’s scenery and history to life. Bring your camera for pictures of snow-covered mountains and wintery Colorado landscape. The loop is 3.1 miles long and climbs 640 feet over mountainous terrain.
Christmastime Getaway to Winter Park
There are many jolly activities waiting for you and your group in Winter Park. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to keep everyone busy. When the fun is through for the day, relax around the fire in a fireplace and enjoy a meal prepared in the fully equipped kitchen. Watch a Christmas movie or TV show in an open living space. Enjoy the convenience of a garage to shield your rental vehicle from the snow and cold. Choose a premium rental for perks like flat screen TVs, a private hot tub, and more. There are cozy two-bedroom units, all the way up to sprawling five-bedroom units for a Christmas family or group reunion. Ask about pet friendly units to include furry family members.
Call Winter Park Escapes today to book your Christmastime getaway to Winter Park!