WINTER PARK / GRANBY
Colorado’s Winter Park and surrounding Fraser Valley are only 75 minutes from Denver but feel a world away. Offering winter and summer recreational opportunities plus great meeting spaces. Winter Park Resort has grown into much more than just a ski hill. Mountain biking and road cycling are favorite summer activities, in addition to golf, fishing, horseback riding, boating, rafting, and hiking. And in the winter you can ski, snowmobile, snowshoe, ice skate, cross country ski, and even take a sleigh ride.
Winter Park has several lodging and venue options to choose from including small inns and hotels, lodges, ranches, and condominiums.
Host of several festivals throughout the summer and winter seasons, Winter Park has a packed calendar of events to keep you entertained, including Grand Art, Wine, and Cheese Festival, Treadfest, Wild Nights at Winter Park, Family Movie Nights, Winter Park Beer Festival, Craft Fair, and Freeride Mountain Bike Festival.
Known as “The Heart of Something Grand”, Granby is nestled in the scenic Colorado high country – with the Rocky Mountain National Park and Continental Divide surrounding it. Located 85 miles west of Denver, between Grand Lake and Winter Park, Granby offers year round outdoor recreation with a small town atmosphere. Abundant with meeting space, Granby offers a unique setting for your group meeting or event. In winter one can enjoy skiing, ice fishing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing, and in summer there is hiking, fishing, biking, boating, golf, swimming in hot mineral springs, and horseback riding. As a gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, Granby is an ideal base from which to explore the region.
Granby is home to several guest ranches, ideal for corporate retreats and meetings, including the rustic luxury of the C Lazy U Ranch and the delightful Devil’s Thumb Ranch. Each able to accommodate small to medium sized groups of up to 80 with multi purpose meeting spaces, unique venues, and unforgettable adventures. There are also several quaint hotels and inns in the Granby area such as the Little Tree Inn, the Homestead Motel, and the Blue Spruce Motel.
Granby hosts events and festivals throughout the year, particularly in the summer, including the Vista Vibe Acoustic series, the Friday Markets, the Middle Park Half Marathon, Race for the Stars, and the Granby Rodeo at Flying Heels Arena. For a growing small mountain town offering the genuine Colorado Rocky Mountain experience, choose Granby.