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Although Winter Park is known for its outdoor recreation, there’s plenty of fun things to do indoors, too! Participate in arts programs, go for an indoor swim, relax at the spa, or take a tour.

Whether you’re taking a rest day or escaping bad weather, Winter Park has exciting indoor recreation opportunities scattered throughout the town and the greater Grand County. Below are five of our favorite indoor activities offered near Winter Park, Colorado. Also, learn about the indoor skiing in Winter Park CO.

Get Crafty

One of our favorite indoor activities in Winter Park is the Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA arts and crafts program. Included in the YMCA day fee, entry to the arts program gets you access to learning a wide variety of arts and crafts.

Mosaics, ceramics, tie-dying, jewelry making, beading, painting, and much more are all offered on a weekly basis. For more information, head to the Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA’s website or stop by at their location 20 minutes north of Winter Park.

Exercise Indoors

For a full recreation center experience, head to Grand Park Community Recreation Center just three miles outside of downtown Winter Park.

In addition to a full gym, the Grand Park Community Recreation Center has a giant hot tub, sauna, steam room, kids aquatic park, climbing wall, and offers daily fitness classes. From yoga to weight lifting to spin, the classes at Grand Park Community Recreation Center are sure to keep you entertained.

Head to the Spa

There’s hardly anything better on a rest day than indulging your senses at a spa. Even the act of traveling can sometimes put unnecessary strain on your body, so head down to one of Winter Park’s luxurious spas for some self-care.

Winter Park is home to a wide selection of spas, salons, and wellness centers that offer services like massage, acupuncture, chiropractic care, energy healing, and more. However you like to be pampered at the spa, you’re sure to find it in Winter Park.

Take a Tour

Learning is a great way to keep your mind active on your rest days. Winter Park is home to a wide array of museums and historical tours. We love going to the Cozens Ranch Museum, Pioneer Village Museum, Moffat Road Railroad Museum, Kauffman House Museum, and Heritage Park Museum. With a long and rich history including Native American culture, pioneer settlers, and building a railroad empire, Winter Park’s history is sure to keep you entertained for hours.

Grab A Drink

Winter Park is home to some of the best wineries, breweries, and distilleries in Colorado. Being able to learn about a region through its beverages is a unique way to experience a new place.

We love going to Idlewild Spirits Distillery, Winter Park Winery, and Hideaway Park Brewery to relax and have fun indoors. These establishments offer a wonderful atmosphere, a generous Happy Hour, and delicious drinks. Winter Park Winery even hosts Paint ‘N’ Sip events throughout each month so be sure to check out their events calendar.

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Whether you spend your days exploring the mountains or exploring downtown, be sure that your vacation accommodations are as fulfilling as your outings in Winter Park.

At Winter Park Escapes, you’ll discover the lowest vacation rental rates paired with the highest quality service offered anywhere in Grand County. Each of our luxurious vacation homes are designed and furnished to help you get the most out of your Winter Park vacation.

To learn more about the features, furnishings, amenities, and extras that come standard with each of our rental properties, search our online database of available Winter Park homes.