Wintertime view of the beautiful Boulder, Colorado Flatirons covered in snow with the sun peeking through the trees.


Grab your coat, snow pants, winter hat, gloves, and boots for Playtime Rocky Mountain Style!


Colorado is home to several World-Class Ski Resorts, featuring the best terrain diversity, snow quality, and off-slope amenities with 31 resorts, hills, and areas, from the famous resorts of Vail, Winter Park, and Breckenridge to family favorites like Ski Cooper, Monarch, and Powderhorn.

Colorado is a winter sports lover's paradise, with plenty of snow and wide-open terrain to explore. Whether you go Snowmobiling, Cross-Country Skiing, or Snowshoeing, you will want to soak in a Hot Springs Pool or hot tub under a star-filled, dark sky. Then, head back for a rest at your Colorado Winter Lodging; there are some truly unique locations throughout the state that will make this winter a family favorite.


Leadville: Winter Holiday Express @ Leadville CO & Southern Railroad Co - Relax and enjoy the holidays on our beautiful Holiday Express Train Ride! Spend quality time with friends and family during a two-hour trip through the Colorado Rocky Mountains! The festive decorations and twinkling lights are sure to delight. Leaving the Depot at 1:30pm: December 1-3 & 9-11, 2023; Leaving the Depot at 1:30 and 4:30pm: December 15-23 & 26-31, 2023 and January 1-7, 2024.

Colorado Springs: Holiday Teas and Tour @ Rock Ledge Ranch - Celebrate the holiday season at the 1907 Orchard House annual Holiday Teas! Experience a traditional English tea and a tour of the country estate decorated with fresh greens in a festive style. Learn about Edwardian history and etiquette. Friday and Saturday from 1-3pm: December 1-2, 8-9 & 15-16, 2023.

Grand Mesa Area: Annual Jingle Mingle Gala at The Grand Mesa Arts & Event Center in Cedaredge with Hors d'oeuvres, drinks, music, and an art auction. The evening of December 1, 2023.

Kremmling: Christmas Tree Lighting at Kremmling Town Square - Join in the tradition that carries from season after season as the beautiful town tree lights up the night sky, meet Santa, and enjoy the Christmas fun, including crafts, holiday treats, reindeer, and s'mores. Tuesday, from 5-7pm: December 2, 2023.

Antonito, CO and Chama, NM: Holiday Express Trains on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad - They “deck the halls” at the Chama and Antonito Depots while Santa's helpers Cinder Bear and elves merrily greet you with hot cocoa, holiday cookies, and candy canes. All rides last approximately 45 minutes to an hour. December 2-3 & 9-10, 2023.

Westcliffe: Christmas Parade and Full Day of Events on Main Street Westcliffe - "It's the most wonderful time of the year!" Celebrate the start of a cozy winter season with a variety of events for the entire family. Start your Saturday at Hope Lutheran's Lange Hall and get some Christmas shopping done early while supporting local businesses. Saturday, December 9, 2023.

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