Winter Park Resort ranked #2 in Best US Spots For Kids

Popular travel planning website, Gogobot.com, knows that keeping kids busy and happy is the key to a good family vacation for everyone.

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In a recent poll, Gogobot ranked Winter Park #2 on it list of BEST ATTRACTIONS IN THE US FOR KIDS, as part of it’s Travelers Favorites Awards.  Based on the site’s user recommendations & the number of visits by the site’s 3.7 million users, the following attractions made the top 15 list.

  1. The Exploratorium, San Fransisco
  2. WINTER PARK RESORT, COLORADO
  3. City Museum, St Louis
  4. Dollywood Splash Country, Tennessee
  5. Congress Avenue Bridge Bats, Texas
  6. Sea Turtles, South Padre Island, Texas
  7. American Museum Of Natural History, New York
  8. Legoland, California
  9. Wizzarding World Of Harry Potter, Orlando
  10. Museum of the Rockies, Montana
  11. Ocean City Boardwalk, Maryland
  12. Boston Children’s Museum
  13. San Antonio Zoo
  14. Twirl Toy Store & Playspace, New Mexico
  15. Dole Plantation, Hawaii

 

A Family Destination

Winter Park has been considered a family friendly destination for many years; just ask any Front Range 40 year old about the former Ski Train and they will tell you all about their coming of age adventures to the high country.

Winter Park Resort has recently redesigned its base area Village, and made concerted efforts to make the design as family friendly as possible.    A plentiful supply of kiddie-karts can be found throughout the Village, make toting children and their equipment through the paved, pedestrian only main street a breeze.  Add in a few fun distractions (Coca-Cola polar bear, musical instruments, giant scrabble etc) and the walk from one end of the village to the other suddenly becomes a fun adventure, rather than a stressful chore.

Family Focused Events:

Family events in winter park, coloradoThe seasonal events program at Winter Park Resort offers a full schedule of family friendly events throughout the summer and winter.  Typical events include themed scavenger hunts, family movie nights, circus acts, and child appropriate musical acts throughout the summer months.

Family Focused Activities:

Winter activities include:
Skiing terrain for all abilities
Ice-skating
Coca-Cola Tubing
Kids night out – evening childcare focusing on dinner, movie & games
Free Smores by the fire
Snowshoe tours and rentals
Scenic Snowcat tours
Mini Rail Jams

Summer activities include:
Alpine slide

Putt Putt golf
Outdoor climbing wall
Amazin’ maze
Leaps & Bounds bungee trampoline
Gyroxtreme
Outdoor family movie nights
Giant scrabble

For other family friendly summer activities in Winter Park & Fraser, Click here.

 

 

 

April 3rd, 2014

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