Hiking above the Fraser Valley

Things to Do on a Budget

Winter Park & The Fraser Valley

Fun on a Dime Summer

The best way to extend your Winter Park vacation? Find a few ways to save a little along the way! Here are our favorite ways to experience Winter Park and the Fraser Valley on a dime this summer:

1. Find Free Hiking & Biking Trails

Hiking and biking are two of the most popular activities in Winter Park and the Fraser Valley. Luckily, there are plenty of trails that are absolutely free to explore! 

2. Book Seasonal Specials & Packages

Even though Colorado's Rocky Mountains are a popular destination in the summertime, there are still plenty of specials, packages, and discounted rates available. Stay during the week for the best prices this summer and to avoid the crowds on the trails!

3. Cast a Line

A great way to fill your morning with excitement? Try fly fishing or lake fishing. Don't forget a fishing license for anyone in your group who is 16 or older.

4. Learn Something New

The Grand Park Recreation Center hosts after school programs, fitness classes and more. In addition, the rec center offers an indoor pool, lazy river, a trampoline and more!

5. Plan a Family-Friendly Day

When you're staying in Winter Park or Fraser, you're just minutes away from two local resorts: Snow Mountain Ranch-YMCA of the Rockies and Winter Park Resort. Both resorts offer some incredible family-friendly activities included in day-rate passes.