Most people think of the Colorado winter as a snowy wonderland where everyone is skiing. That is definitely true for some parts of Colorado, like summit county. But Colorado Springs has one of the best-kept secrets. Colorado Springs and the front range has some of the most beautiful weather in the winter and throughout the year. Averaging over 245 days of sunny days a year, residents and visitors alike can get outside and enjoy the weather and local activities.
Places To Stay In Colorado Springs
Why stay at a regular hotel, when you can stay at a home away from home like a local Bed and Breakfast. The St, Mary’s Inn Bed & Breakfast is a great option. Voted the Colorado Springs Business Journal “Best in Business for 2019’, the St. Mary’s Inn is a great option during the winter months. With 9 luxury suites and daily gourmet breakfasts, you will enjoy a luxury accommodation centrally located in downtown Colorado Springs.
Activities and Attractions in the Colorado Springs Winter
Skiing: With Summit County only a few hours away, you can enjoy some of the best skiing in the world. There are a handful of ski resorts close to Colorado Springs like Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Vail and Beaver Creek.
Local Area Hiking:
With the mild weather throughout the winter and more than 245 days of sunny weather, hiking in and around Colorado Springs is a perfect activity to enjoy Colorado.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo:
Perched at the base of Cheyenne Mountain, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is a great family activity to do for a few hours or a full day. But we warn you… Be prepared for a hefty walk.
Shop Old Colorado City:
Located on the west side of downtown, Old Colorado City is a fun place to go for unique shopping, dining seeing some of the history of Colorado Springs. With over 100 small businesses including, art galleries, boutiques, specialty shops, and restaurants, you will be provided with hours of entertainment.