How To Plan The Perfect Ski Vacation

With Summer swiftly coming to an end many of us are already dreaming of the Winter slopes. For those of us that don’t live in Colorado, a ski trip demands a little more planning. If you are planning a trip to Colorado this Winter for a fun filled vacation on the slopes, there are some things you will want to consider when planning.

The Timing

Ski season can last longer than you would typically think in Colorado. In 2019 slopes were open as late as July due to a late snows up until May. Some periods of time during the Winter are better than others when it comes to snow and weather conditions. The most reliable time to go to skiing in Colorado is January and February when it comes to snowfall. However some of the most beautiful times to go skiing is during March when you will have snow on the ground but sun in the sky. Be sure to do you research before booking your vacation to make sure it is the perfect conditions for you and your family.

The Resort

There are many options as far as where to stay when you are considering a mountain vacation to Colorado. Some of the most popular resorts include:

  • Vail Resort: This mountain resort includes ski slopes, fine dining, spas, nightlife and more.
  • Breckenridge Resort: This resort includes 5 peaks for skiing, dining, wedding venues, events, spas, shopping and more.
  • Aspen Snowmass: Aspen resort is extremely popular and offers skiing, sight seeing, activities, wedding venues, dining and more.
  • Beaver Creek Resort: Beaver Creek is a picturesque ski village with the best in skiing, shopping, dining, nightlife and more.


Once you land at Denver International Airport you will have to plan your transportation. Depending on your resort location it will be at least a couple of hours of driving before you reach your destination. While it is possible to rent a car, most ski villages are walkable and easy to get around once you have arrived. It is beneficial to order a car service to pick your party up at the airport to safely drive you and your party to the ski resort.

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