With a name like Winter Park, you may not think about visiting in the summer, but you may be surprised. The fun may be different, but it can be just as exciting and the longer days give visitors the ability to squeeze in more Winter Park summer activities! This guide to your summer journey begins and ends with a stay in one of our Winter Park Escapes luxurious getaways, and the days in between will be filled with fun and laughter!
Day 1: Equestrian Adventures
The weather is beautiful this time of year, making visitors and residents want to get out and enjoy it; one of our favorite ways of to explore the area is atop the back of a magnificent steed! Trail rides, wagon rides, and even pony rides are offered by Snow Mountain Stables, located at 1101 County Road 53 in Granby, an adventure that will be loved by the entire family. Ride through the countryside, accompanied by experienced guides, and discover firsthand how beautiful this part of Colorado can be.
Day 2: View from Above
As you rode through the meadows and trees during yesterday’s adventures, you got an idea of how beautiful the countryside can be, but until you see it from above, you will never truly know the extent of the wonders to be seen here. Grand Adventures Balloon Tours offers hot air balloon rides allowing guests the opportunity to see all of Winter Park from the sky; popping the big question during a sunrise flight is guaranteed to be a memory neither of you will forget!
Day 3: White Water Thrills
You’ve spent the first two days exploring by land and by air, so the next logical Winter Park, CO summer activities should be on the water! MAD Adventures offers a variety of white water rafting tours guaranteed to bring out your inner daredevil! Explore the rapids on the Upper Colorado River or fall in love with the scenery as you float on the stunningly serene Clear Creek!
Day 4: Picnic in the Park
The quieter adventures can be the most memorable ones, and sometimes all you need for the best adventure of all is a picnic basket or cooler, some terrific homemade food, and a park in which to enjoy it all! Hideaway Park is just one of many perfect parks found in the Winter Park area, offering picnic shelters with included barbecue grills, hiking trails, and a creek that runs through it!
Day 5: Home Sweet Home Away from Home
Every day of your stay will be a happy adventure when you choose Winter Park Escapes for your summer sanctuary. Be sure to take at least one day of your vacation to stay home and explore all the luxury amenities we have to offer in our vacation rentals!