Hike up nearby mountain trails at beautiful Red Rocks Park near Denver if the Mile-High City just isn’t high enough. Enjoy the beautiful vistas, and then return to the city centre to take in art, culture and shopping at the Santa Fe Arts District, one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. Round out your visit at the Denver Art Museum, known for its spectacular collection of American Indian art.
1h39m to Vail
Pack up your skiing gear and visit the USA’s largest single-mountain resort, the Vail ski resort, boasting an impressive 5,289 skiable acres. After skiing up a storm, take a short jaunt out of town to enjoy hiking, climbing and camping in the Holy Cross and Eagles Nest Wilderness Areas.
1h52m to Aspen
Enjoy a ski break fit for Hollywood royalty in the tiny mountain town of Aspen, the preferred destination of many A-list actors and actresses. Surrounded by four monumental ski areas: Buttermilk, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and the most popular, Snowmass Ski Resort, the skiing is as varied as it is accessible. For a more adventurous vacation, visit the spectacular hiking spot, Maroon Bell Peaks, blessed with gorgeous views of the Rockies.