October 01, 2021 2 min read

In the mountainous state of Colorado, winter is arguably the most exciting time of the year. Visitors and locals alike flock to their favorite ski resorts, mountain trails, and other winter locales that litter the Centennial State. Whether you’re looking for thrills on the side of a mountain or a cozy moment next to the fireplace, you’re sure to make the most of winter in Colorado. As ski resorts open and the cold weather sets in, make your plans to experience these exciting winter activities to do in Colorado.

Hit the Hills in a Sled

Everyone should try skiing or snowboarding at least once in their life, but that’s not the only way to hit the slopes. This winter, get your thrills by soaring down the hills on a sled or tube. Even adults will enjoy the rush of sailing down a snowy hill on the back of a sled. There are sledding opportunities all over the state, but you can take your trip to the next level by visiting the hills at Vail, Keystone, Steamboat Springs, and other popular venues. Here, you’ll find lifts and tow ropes to get you and your sled back to the top quickly, minimizing work and maximizing your time on the hills.

Relax in the Hot Springs

You can’t fill every day with adventure and thrills. Sometimes, you just want to unwind somewhere warm and relaxing. Colorado’s various hot springs are the perfect places for this. There’s nothing like sinking into a warm, naturally heated spring surrounded by gorgeous winter scenery. Treat yourself to a visit to a hot spring resort or get a more rustic experience by choosing a spring surrounded by beautiful hiking trails.

Build Your Ice-Skating Skills

From cute date ideas to weekend family fun, ice-skating is a great way to try one of the most popular winter activities in Colorado. This old-fashioned winter activity draws visitors of every age to the rink. It doesn’t matter what your experience level is. You’re sure to find beginners, experts, and everyone in between when you visit one of Colorado’s rinks. The rinks in Fort Collins or Denver are surrounded by lovely shops and cafes, making them perfect for a fun winter afternoon. Alternatively, make a day of it at the gorgeous mountain venues around Evergreen Lake, Breckenridge, or Vail.

No matter what you plan on doing in Colorado, we can’t wait to have you here this winter. Before you head out on your cold-weather adventures, make sure you layer up with the comfortable Colorado pride apparel from YoColorado. Our women’s Colorado hoodies are just one example of the soft and stylish products you can find when you visit our store today.

Paige Pesko
Paige Pesko



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