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Presidents’ Day commemorates the birthdays of two of the US’s most renowned leaders – George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. While most folks gather for parades and reenactments, why not treat yourself and your loved ones to a memorable Presidents’ Day in Winter Park, CO? Here’s what makes this Centennial State destination the ideal February 17th getaway spot. This guide for Presidents’ Day activities in Winter Park offers a variety of engaging and educational options to celebrate the holiday.

Presidents’ Day Activities in Winter Park

Presidents’ Day in Winter Park falls in the middle of winter, offering ample powder for epic snowshoeing tours. For the best snowshoeing excursions near Winter Park, check out Winter Park Guides and choose from three tour options. The two-hour Nature Snowshoe Tour takes you on a riveting experience of Fraser Valley as a seasoned guide offers narration on local ecology and history. If you’re up for a sterner challenge, take the two-hour Summit Snowshoe Tour and explore the alpine terrain over a three-mile trail with jaw-dropping views of the majestic Continental Divide. The Sunset Snowshoe Tour takes you on a scenic evening trek where you’ll enjoy the lovely sights of Winter Park’s starlit sky. 


Relish a rip-roaring downhill snowtubing escapade at the Coca-Cola Tube Hill. The famous Tube Hill has four lanes and multiple banked curves, offering exciting descents for all ages. Choose from a fast-paced or slow-tubing escapade and enjoy the action as a group or alone. Crank up the fun with Glow Night Tubing and experience scintillating after-dark tubing from 5 PM to 7 PM as neon lights illuminate the Hill. Each ticket gives you unlimited tubing action for an hour, accommodating kids at least 36 inches tall. 

Ice Fishing 

If you’re an avid angler seeking an epic wintertime fishing experience, go on a thrilling ice-fishing trip and explore Grand County’s bountiful waters. Ice Fish Winter Park offers excellent half-day and full-day trips for up to four or more people. Each trip includes a professional guide, a heated ice fishing hut, state-of-the-art ice sonar to detect fish, fishing equipment (including rods, tackle, and bait), and a hot beverage. Carry a cooler and zip-lock bags to keep your catch and additional snacks for sustenance. Each half-day trip lasts four hours, while the full-day trip lasts six hours, giving you ample time to reel in rainbow trout and lake trout. 

Ice Skating 

Ice Skating is a bonafide way to enjoy time with your loved ones. The Village at Winter Park is renowned for its excellent outdoor ice skating rink, delivering fun-filled experiences with lovely views of the Continental Divide. The rink opens daily from 10 AM to 10 PM, giving you 12 hours of uninterrupted ice skating fun. If you’re new to ice skating, The Village at Winter Park offers free lessons every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 4 PM to 5 PM, provided you sign up by 3 PM. Fraser Valley Sports Complex is another renowned ice skating spot, offering free ice skating on a naturally-frozen ice rink. For more ice skating fun, check out Cooper Creek Square, Snow Mountain Ranch, or Devil’s Thumb Ranch. 


Winter Park is a shopper’s paradise, featuring multiple outlets and vendors selling numerous items. Cooper Creek Square is one of Winter Park’s premier shopping destinations, offering nine eateries and eleven shops in a friendly ambiance. Explore high-end jewelry at Altitude Jewelry, upgrade your wardrobe with quality clothing from B. Jammin, surprise your little one with a gift from Imaginations, or grab neat souvenirs and collectibles from Moose Hollow Trading Company.  

Spa Sessions 

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a relaxing spa session at Winter Park’s Blue Sky Massage and enjoy premium massage therapies. Choose from several massage offerings, including deep tissue, hot stone, couples, and integrative massage. Additional services include skincare routines such as the Anti-Oxidant Anti-Aging Facial, Blue Sky Signature Facial, and Mandarin Illuminating Facial. Enjoy body care treatments such as Lymphatic Drainage, Nervous System Balance, Thai On the Table, and Foot Focus, or elevate your spa experience with one of Blue Sky’s add-on services, including cupping, hot stone, aromatherapy, or CBD. Blue Sky Massage employs a team of highly skilled professional therapists with a combined work experience of tens of decades, ensuring you receive the highest standard of service. 

Book Your Winter Park Presidents’ Day Rental Today 

Presidents’ Day is the perfect reason to treat your family to a memorable escape. This Presidents’ Day, gather the gang and head out to Colorado’s scenic Winter Park for the vacation of a lifetime. This gorgeous Centennial State gem offers plenty, from exhilarating outdoor escapades to fun-filled indoor activities. As you prepare for your Presidents’ Day getaway to Winter Park, secure your vacation rental early with Winter Park Escapes. We offer top-notch vacation homes with excellent amenities, including premium linen, keyless entry, professional cleaning, and high-speed internet, ensuring a cozy lodging experience. Contact us today to book your Presidents’ Day rental early and prepare for the vacation of a lifetime in scenic Winter Park. 

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