Celebrate the Holiday Season Indoors or Outside
Granby, Colo. — Need a holiday getaway this year? Just a short 60-mile drive from downtown Denver, Grand County is a great place to escape the crowds. Whether it’s a blazing downhill run, a high-altitude snowmobile tour, or a contemplative snowshoe walk, there’s a winter adventure for every taste. When it’s time to come inside, choose from a menu of restaurants, historical sites, theater and more.
Special holiday festivities cap Grand County’s offerings, so mark these dates on your calendar:
November 29-30 & December 26-27
Grand County, Colo. (visitgrandcounty.com)
Located 67 miles west of Denver, Grand County is home to wide-open spaces, breathtaking mountain scenery and authentic old-west towns. Outdoor recreational activities include skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, snowmobiling, dog sled rides, ice fishing and ice-skating.
The area features more than 600 miles of mapped and marked trails, one national park, two national forests, two wilderness areas, two national scenic byways, two major alpine ski resorts, four Nordic ski areas, five world-class dude ranches and four mountain golf courses. Grand County’s extensive water network includes Colorado’s largest natural lake, 1,000 miles of streams, 1,000 acres of high-mountain lakes and 11,000 acres of reservoirs.
Gaylene Ore, Ore Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-531-2336