Can you believe it? It’s almost Memorial Day already! Where in the world has this year gone? Well, you know what that means: It’s vacation time! You’ve been tasked with planning the perfect family vacation this year and you’re thinking about Winter Park. Great choice! While Winter Park from the outside may seem like primarily a winter first vacation destination, there’s much more than meets the eye here! Once the snow melts and the sun comes out, the Winter Park area completely transforms and opens up a plethora of opportunities to explore the great outdoors and have some fun. If you’re looking to spend this time celebrating, do it with Winter Park Memorial Day! Here are just a few of the incredible activities available for you and your family to enjoy.
Experience Why Winter Park is Known as Mountain Bike Capital USA
Once the snow melts and summer sets upon Winter Park, Colorado, what was seemingly just a simple winter resort town transforms into something completely different and special: Mountain Bike Capital USA! Why? Simply put, Winter Park has the best mountain biking available anywhere. Featuring over 600 miles of cross-county trails and two separate downhill bike parks, there is something for every age and skill level available. There are a number of local companies in the Winter Park area that make rental bikes and equipment available, so it’s also easy to support local business in the process! Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned vet, by yourself or looking for something for the whole family, mountain biking in Winter Park is one activity anyone can enjoy.
Enjoy Some Time Out on the Water and Catch Some Fish
If you’re looking to relax this upcoming Memorial Day, one of our favorite Winter Park holidays, and just want head out on the water, there will be no shortage of opportunities available! In the Winter Park and Grand County areas, there are over 1,000 miles of streams and rivers, almost 1,000 acres of high mountain lakes, 11,000 acres of reservoirs and stocked ponds—need we go on? There are plenty of options for you and the family to get out on the water and spend a day bonding with some fishing like the good ol’ days!
Or Have a Little More Excitement on the Water!
If you’re a big fan of getting out on the water but are looking for something a little more exciting than fishing, you’re in luck! The Winter Park area is full of opportunities for whitewater rafting, including trips for all different ages and skill levels. There are a number of incredible local companies that are ready to help you find the perfect whitewater rafting trip for you and your family, such as MAD Adventures Rafting, and we highly recommend checking them out to start making vacation memories that will last a lifetime!