The Winter Park village has a smattering of restaurants for visitors to partake in before (or after) they carve up the slopes. Those include Waffle Cabin, Back Bowl Soup, Goodys Mountain Café and Creperie, Pizza Pedl'r, Lime and more.
The Winter Park Resort has 3,081 skiable acres with 25 lifts and 166 total designated trails.
One of several coffee shops in Winter Park, the Perk is known as a cozy place for locals and visitors to hang out.
They also regularly host events like free live music, yoga and coffee nights and benefits to help support local organizations.
The Ditch on 40 is a family-run bar and grill specializing in New Mexican grub. They are known for the red and green chile, both made from scratch with chilis from Hatch, New Mexico.
The Ditch was named the best restaurant in the Winter Park/Fraser area in a National Geographic article about the town and was also recommended by several of you!
The 6.2-mile-long Moffat Tunnel was built in 1928 to help connect Denver to Salt Lake City by rail. It was named after David Moffat, a wealthy Denver businessman wo helped fund the transcontinental line.
Idlewild is a craft distillery located in Winter Park. They make everything from traditional vodka, rum and bourbon to both hibiscus infused and barrel aged gin.
If you visit the distillery, you can try any of the spirits either on their own or in specialty cocktails alongside seasonal dishes.
Located at the Headwater Trails Association Building in Fraser, eight statues help to give visitors an understanding of the area's heritage. They were created by sculptor and author Jim Hoy and are part of his larger Western Heritage Exhibit.
Called the 'Walk Through History Park,' each sculpture tells a specific story about how Fraser and the surrounding area came to be.
Winter Park also has the rather large Hideaway Park, named in homage of the town's original name. In the summer, kids can enjoy a brand-new skate park as well as a playground with a climbing wall and more.
They also host free weekly concerts at the amphitheater. In the winter, a free sledding hill is a popular spot to see kids playing. Sleds are even provided for free.
Hernando's Pizza Pub was the most recommended place by you guys. The restaurant has been a mainstay in Winter Park since 1967.
The current owners bought the place in 1989 and began the tradition of pasting decorated dollar bills on the ceiling and walls. There is currently over $20,000 in decorated bills covering the walls of Hernando's.
If you want to try some of the most unique hot dogs in the area, Fraser Valley Hot Dos has them. On the restaurant's website, owner Matt Cordts says he wants to 'embrace the hot dog has a gourmet food.'
And he's done so with a menu including beef, elk, bison, wild boar and even vegan carrot dogs. All with a massive and unique variety of toppings.
Another place for outdoor fun is the Fraser tubing hill. The family-owned business was founded in 1971 and gives visitors a ride up the hill and rents out tubes by the hour. Anyone over age of three can partake.
The Colorado Adventure Park, right next door, offers visitors much of the same, plus fun snowscoots (mini snowmobiles for kids under 5 feet tall).
On your way into Fraser, stop at the Cozens Ranch Museum, which brings to life the pioneer times of the 1800s through the preserved first homestead of Fraser Valley.
The restored buildings are open 10 am – 4 pm Wednesday through Saturday.