Colorado, United States

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Rent a Condo for Your Colorado Vacation

Colorado has a lot of fun adventures to offer visitors. You can stay in a rental condo, house, townhouse, or cabin while you are in Colorado. Amenities such as fireplaces, hot tubs, outdoor grills, internet access, and cable television provide your vacation with all of the comforts of home.

Skiing is Popular in Parts of Colorado

Areas like Aspen and Vail, as well as others, are known for their great skiing. Aspen has four skiing mountains to boast about. There are ski courses for beginners through expert. In addition to skiing, visitors may choose to go snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Vail is the largest skiing mountain in Colorado. They offer a variety of ski packages for all skiers from expert to novice.

Visit Parks and Explore the Outdoors

There are many fascinating outdoor places to visit in Colorado. The Garden of the Gods is a park in Colorado Springs that is listed on the National Natural Landmark. Its highlight is a red rock formation. The park offers jeep tours, Segway tours, rock climbing adventures, and a museum on site. Pikes Peak is the highest summit of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Rising about downtown Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak rises 14,115 feet above sea level. The area offers hiking and biking as well as rock climbing and train trips to the top of the mountain. There are many activities and explorations to do.

Colorado Is a Great Place for Water Sports

Colorado is the headwater of at least two dozen rivers, making it a great place for water sports. White water rafting is very popular, with many different options for trips from family fun to more adventurous. Additionally, there are many lakes in Colorado. Boating, water skiing, and canoeing are just some of the activities that take place on the lakes. There are numerous rental places for equipment and supplies for these sports. Additionally, many people enjoy fishing in the many bodies of water that are in Colorado.

Enjoy the Nice Colorado Weather

Colorado weather can vary by season and exact location. In the winter months, the average high daily temperatures are in the low 40s. Summer time average highs range from mid 80s to low 90s, depending on actual location. Spring and Fall see moderate temperatures averaging in the 60s and 70s. Colorado gets an average yearly rainfall of about 15 inches. The most rain falls in the months of April through June. Some parts of Colorado get a large amount of snow. Areas like Aspen and Vail, for example, can average 180 inches to 190 inches of snow each year while Grand Junction and Sterling only receive 19 inches to 24 inches yearly. The best times to visit depend on the activities you wish to participate in. If you like to ski, for example, the best time to visit would be the winter months. The other seasons can also be very beautiful for other outdoor activities.

The Best Ways to Get to Colorado

Getting to Colorado is convenient. It is easily accessed by many highways and local roads if you choose to drive your own car. A rental car is another option if you are coming from a long distance and do not want to put excess mileage on your personal car. If your travel is from great distances, you may choose to fly into Colorado. Denver International Airport is the largest airport in the state, but there are many regional and municipal airports to access other parts of the state. You can also travel to Colorado by Amtrak train or by bus if that is your preference as there are stations for both throughout the state. No matter how you get to Colorado, you will find much to explore once you get here.

Attractions In and Around Grant

First time in Grant and looking for things to do? Winter activities you might appreciate include visiting Keystone Ski Resort.

Stop by Mount Evans, Summit Lake Park and McGraw Memorial Park while in the area. You may also want to visit Mount Bailey, Mount Goliath or Staunton State Park.