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The Best Colorado Towns Around the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time of year, so it can be especially important to get away for a little while. A staycation could be the perfect remedy! Check out these festive Colorado towns, perfect for a little R&R between holiday parties and family time.

  1. Telluride is the perfect ski town for a little winter festivity! This cute town is on the smaller side, but offers plenty of restaurants, bars, and picturesque skiing. For the holiday season, you can enjoy activities like the Trip to the North Pole and the Ski Tree Lighting! For more information, visit
  2. Manitou Springs is a charming mountain town that offers hot springs and holiday fun! Check out the Christmas parade for something festive and walk through the historic downtown area for some great Christmas shopping!
  3. Vail is a well-known ski town, but they offers tons of other family friendly activities! You can enjoy ice skating, snowmobiling, dogsledding, tubing, and even sleigh rides! And between November 19th and January 5th, you can enjoy a half-mile walk through Vail’s “The Magic of Lights”!
  4. Ouray is small town often referred to as “The Switzerland of America”. In December, Ouray hosts a “Yule Celebration”, which includes tree lighting, s’mores, and Santa and Mrs. Claus! You can also enjoy the town’s hot springs year-round!