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8 awesome adventures for kids of all abilities

Everyone deserves the chance to shine and we love that kids of all abilities are given access to so many wonders in Colorado. Below is a sampling of experiences that showcase the state’s adaptive adventures for all abilities. Adaptive Sports Center, Crested Butte: This therapeutic recreation program operates year-round and offers a range of adaptive […]

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Confessions of a non-skier in Colorado

I have a confession to make: I hate skiing.  There. I said it. I’ve lived in Colorado for over 13 years, and I am not a skier. *gasp* Do people like me actually exist? Yes. Yes, we do. Don’t get me wrong.  I love the ski resorts!  There is so much to do at our […]

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Freebies and fun for Colorado's Ski and Snowboard Safety Month

Colorado ski resorts take safety on the mountain very seriously. They have even devoted a full month (January) toward ski/snowboard safety. And each resort does some special events and offers to help highlight it. Guests are encouraged to ask ski area employees for help and assistance if they have safety-related or other questions during their […]

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Skip the I-70 ski traffic nightmares and travel by train or bus

Winter Sports enthusiasts can enjoy new travel options to Colorado’s ski areas this winter by bus or train. New bus services and added train service make it easier than ever. Residents may also consider air service into Colorado’s eight regional airports for their ski and ride travel. These options provide expert and first-time skiers and riders […]

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Winter Family Vacation in Colorado: 50+ New Events, Attractions, Lodging Deals & More

 Coming off of one of the snowiest winters on record, Colorado is buzzing with new developments, lodging offerings, unique adventures and special events for the season ahead. With newsworthy offerings including new lift service and terrain on the state’s storied slopes, the Sopris Splash Zone adventure river, the full immersion dog sled experience, the opening […]

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Colorado Family Ski Guide 2019/20

Mile High Mamas is a top resource for planning Colorado family ski/ride vacations. A few years ago, we launched the Colorado Family Ski Guide that focuses exclusively on families–from daily lift ticket prices to the cost of childcare to where to get the best deals. But we’ve taken it one step further! Click the hyperlink for each resort […]

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Kids Ski Free + What's New at Colorado's Ski Resorts for the 2019/20 Winter Season

 Colorado’s ski areas were busy last spring, summer and early fall working across the state on significant capital infrastructure improvements, new lodging options, dining experiences and more. In addition to improvements that seasoned skiers and riders will enjoy, they are offering a wide variety of guest enhancements and learning options that brand-new skiers and riders or those […]

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Family Travel: 40+ Holiday Vacation Ideas in Colorado

For a romantic snowy getaway or a winter wonderland family vacation, destinations across Colorado offer opportunities to create holiday memories to last a lifetime. These holiday travel itineraries will have visitors of all ages dreaming of sugarplums in no time.  Also, don’t miss Denver guide to the holidays: Santa Arrivals & Christmas events!  Aurora  Stay and Play at Gaylord […]

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Ski Deals at the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo

Ski Season has begun! Yes, we had to re-learn how to drive in the snow last week – but with that came the opening of Colorado Ski Season (Congratulations Arapahoe Basin on being the first this year). Now that the areas are open what about your gear? The Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo is back […]

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Epic SchoolKids: Sign up NOW to ski free LATER

Sure, we’re in the throes of a toasty summer but now is the time to act to save BIG on the slopes for later.  The Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack is a free program for Kindergarten through 5th graders that provides four days of skiing and riding at each of the state’s top-ranked resorts: Vail, Beaver […]

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