COLORADO – WINTER PARK
Weather in Colorado – Winter Park
Winter Park is aptly named. Winter there tends to be long and cold due to its high altitude. With annual rainfall of about 27 inches and snowfall at about 231 inches, Winter Park is pretty chilly all year round. In fact, the average high temperature is just 54 degrees F (12 degreesC) Even the summers in Winter Park are cool.
Getting to and from Colorado – Winter Park
The Denver International Airport is just 87 miles from Winter Park and there are plenty of transportation options including train, shuttles, taxis and car rentals. The Amtrak train service goes directly to Fraser, which is only two miles from Winter Park.
What to bring to Colorado – Winter Park
If you are traveling to Winter Park during the cold months, you’ll not only want to bring plenty of warm clothing, you will also want to take along all your skiing and snow sporting gear. Summer months are cool in winter park, so you may not need your mittens but you will need long pants, sweaters and coats. Be sure to bring sunglasses or goggles to ward off the glare.
Things to do in Colorado – Winter Park
Winter Park is a major skiing and snowboarding destination. Other winter activities include ice skating, snowmobiling and sleigh rides. During summer months, horseback riding and hot air ballooning are popular activities. Spa treatments, tasty dining and plenty of entertainment are available in Winter Park all year long.
Staying safe and healthy in Colorado – Winter Park
Winter Park has adequate medical services that are up to U.S. standards and requirements. To stay safe and healthy in Winter Park, plan your vacation in advance and bring along items like sunscreen, snow goggles and your regular medications.
Time zone and currency in Colorado – Winter Park
Colorado is in the U.S. Mountain time zone where it is always two hours behind New York (Eastern U.S.). Like most U.S. states, Colorado observes Daylight Savings Time, which runs from March to November. Standard currency in Colorado is the U.S. dollar.