Winter snow storms blew through Colorado this week, dumping several feet of fresh powder on the Rockies and winter enthusiasts couldn’t be happier. With an average snowfall of 300 inches a year, Colorado offers a wonderful winter vacation.
With 26 ski resorts offering more than 2,000 trails and nearly 40,000 acres of mountain terrain, Colorado also provides visitors with a variety of off-the-slopes winter activities including dog sledding, ice jeeping, snow shoeing and ice climbing.
Resorts across the state are offering great values on airfare, lodging, lift tickets and more. For a complete list of travel packages, vacation deals and travel itineraries visit www.colorado.com/deals.
Fly the Pocketbook-Friendly Skies:
- Kids Fly, Ski and Stay Free in Aspen/Snowmass this winter. Aspen/Snowmass is partnering with Frontier Airlines to offer families the ultimate Colorado adventure with their Kids Fly/Ski/Stay Free package. Purchase a minimum 3-day/4-night package including airfare, lift tickets and lodging through Stay Aspen Snowmass before Dec. 23, 2008 and for each adult booking one child (12 and under) flies, skis and stays completely free of charge. Adults who include a minimum 3-day ski or snowboard rental through Four Mountain Sports as part of their package also receive one child equipment rental absolutely free. For more information, contact Stay Aspen Snowmass at www.stayaspensnowmass.com/frontier or call 800-214-7669. Reservations for this special package must be booked via telephone and cannot be booked online.
- Kids Fly Free to Vail and Beaver Creek this winter on American Airlines. American Airlines is rewarding parents who book a vacation into the Vail/ Eagle Valley Regional Airport with their Kids Fly Free program. For each paid adult fare (age 18 and above), American is offering one free child’s airline ticket for ages 2-12, now through Feb. 13, 2009. Families must travel to the resort between Sunday and Wednesday and from the resort between Tuesday and Friday. This offer is valid for travel Jan. 4 – Feb. 13, 2009, with no blackout dates. Additional restrictions may apply. For details visit www.snow.com or call 800-404-3535.