Colorado Ski Slopes Set to Open

With 28,791 acres dedicated to skiing, 219 lifts, 1,747 trails and 45 terrain parks, Colorado is one of America’s top ski and snowboard vacation destinations. Know matter what kind of skiing or boarding you enjoy — downhill, cross-country, bowl, powder cat, halfpipe or heli – Colorado has what you’re looking for. If you’re new to the sport or want to upgrade your skills, you’ll find excellent group and individual lessons available at Colorado’s many ski resorts. If you want to try some of Colorado’s other favorite ski areas, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, Copper Mountain and Loveland are all within a scenic 30-minute drive of Vail and Breckenridge.

Image of: ski resort in Colorado.Traveling with family members who don’t ski? Colorado ski resorts in Breckenridge and Vail offer plenty of off-the-slope activities the whole gang can enjoy together. Tubing and toboggan runs, ice skating, dog sled rides, snowmobiling and snowshoeing are just a few of the popular winter sports you can enjoy during a Colorado winter vacation.

When you’re ready to get off the mountain and warm up, you’ll find plenty of cute shops to poke through and many wonderful restaurants. Hard-core shoppers will enjoy spending a day cruising for bargains at the massive Outlets at Silverthorne. Or just sit back with a warm mug of cocoa and admire the magnificent scenery! Luxurious Vail townhome rentals and cozy Breckenridge cabin rentals with gorgeous mountain views are available on

More than four feet of snow have already fallen on the ski slopes in Breckenridge, Colorado, just in time for the November 8 opening of the ski season. A Breckenridge ski vacation offers plenty of affordable fun on and off the slope and is a favorite ski destination for families. Ski slopes in Vail open November 22 in time for to enjoy Thanksgiving in Vail. Think snow and book your Colorado ski vacation rentals on today.