Begin planning your Colorado vacation with VacationRoost

Colorado’s awe-inspiring natural beauty is no secret to travel and outdoor enthusiasts. The western ski towns and deep powder in the Rockies keep skiers coming back in droves year after year. The summertime is not an off-season—there’s still more to do and see than is possible in a week vacation. We're here to help plan a dream vacation and give tips for the best ways to experience Colorado.

Popular Destinations

Quick Facts:

  • Breckenridge is 105 miles from Denver, about a 2-hour drive
  • Breckenridge is known for great tree skiing and wide open bowls
  • The Imperial Express chairlift goes up to 12,998 ft
  • Breckenridge is a classic western ski town with a lively nightlife

Quick Facts:

  • Aspen has 4 resorts: Aspen, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk
  • All 4 resorts honor the same lift ticket
  • Buttermilk is home to the ESPN Winter X Games
  • Aspen is a destination resort town, so it’s great for longer vacations

Quick Facts:

  • Vail is 125 miles from Denver, about a 2.5-hour drive
  • Vail is 5,289 acres of Rocky Mountain bliss
  • The resort will take you days to explore
  • There are 4 distinct lodging areas: East, West, Village, and Lions Head

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Travel Information

The Denver International Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports. Flights to Colorado are generally easy to find from most airlines. Some resort towns have smaller airports closer than Denver—talk to a Destination Expert about finding the easiest route to your destination.

Colorado’s highways are some of the most scenic in the country. It’s cliché to say, but the journey is a big part of what vacationing in Colorado is all about. Taking scenic and historic byways may add travel time but the views and stories provide a very unique American vacation experience.

VacationRoost can help plan every part of your Colorado vacation from giving advice on where to go and arranging travel to get there. We'll stress about the details so you don't have to!


Telluride is tucked away in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado and is often called the most beautiful place you’ll ever ski. Thanks to a mix of terrain on the mountain, Telluride offers a genuine mountain experience for all levels of skiers.

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Crested Butte

There are few places remaining that can be called a true Colorado ski town. Crested Butte is considered a holdout, retaining its small town charm and the adventurous soul that it’s always had. The ski mountain has natural character that is both distinctive and exhilarating for any ability level.

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Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek is world renowned for its quality and excellence for both skiing and customer service. Recognized for its exquisite lodging, Beaver Creek also frequently wins awards and accolades for its food, wine, service, and environmental efforts.

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Tip from a Colorado Destination Expert

There are a lot of Colorado ski resorts to choose from. I can help you find the one has the most terrain for your ability level.