Whether you’re an adventure seeker who loves extreme sports, or a family planning the ultimate Colorado vacation, Fraser
is a can’t-miss destination. It’s a town in southeastern Grand County, Colorado that mainly caters to tourists visiting Winter Park Resort or those headed to Rocky Mountain National Park. No matter what your vacation style is, rest assured you’ll be resting in a lodging choice suited to your needs. Owner Direct offers accommodation that can’t be beat for a quintessential mountain getaway. There are ski-in/ski-out or cozy and secluded vacation rentals. Everyone will be comfortable because of the spacious rental homes that deliver authentic experience.
There are vacation rentals that have 2, 3, or 4 bedrooms that sleeps 6 to 12 people, with 1, 2 or 3 bathrooms which means more space for everyone. There are bedrooms that kids will love because of the bunk beds and bean bag chairs for lounging. Everyone can get cozy in the living room on the plush couch (some convert to a sleeper) by the fireplace while enjoying a movie or playing board games. The kitchen is equipped with appliances and hosts a dining table. The private patio or deck is the perfect place to spend a relaxing time watching the sunset with plenty of seating and there’s a grill you can use while taking in the mountain views. Aside from that, some of the rentals are dog friendly, have free WiFi, washer and dryer, parking, hot tub, Pack ‘n Play and high chairs for families with little ones and a free shuttle that will stop right at your doorstep to take you to the slopes. Since the rentals are almost completely surrounded by forests and peaks - it’s perfect for those looking for a vacation full of outdoor activities.
For family fun time, head over to Colorado Adventure Park, where the kids of all ages can enjoy tubing and snow-scooting. There’s also Winter Park Resort that offers a variety of year-round mountain activities specially during winter, like skiing, snowboarding, as well as guided tours, ice skating and ski biking. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities are also abound in Arapaho National Forest, Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center, and Devil’s Thumb Ranch; and the lift-served Fraser Tubing Hill keeps families busy all day long. Dog-sledding and cozy sleigh rides are also popular pursuits around this mountain town. Fraser doesn’t shut down when the weather gets warm. Nearly 600 miles of hiking, biking and horseriding trails can be found in the area, and the town is only a half-hour drive from the west entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park, which is a playground for campers, hunters, fishers, and scenic drivers. The Fraser River and St. Louis Creek are popular with fly-fishers.
The town is in Middle Park in the valley of the Fraser River along U.S Highway 40 - where you’ll find a wide variety of dining options and nightlife spots. Choose from pubs, bistros, pizza shops, and Mexican restaurants. There are bakeries, seafood grills, and smokehouse BBQ joints to satisfy all cravings. You’ll also find the Hideaway Park Brewery and Winter Park Winery for a lesson in local libations. You can visit Fraser from late June to mid August for warm-weather activities. For snowy cold season, visit from November to March. If you’re flying into Denver International Airport, it’s easy to rent a car and make the drive west on I-70 to Highway 40. So, there you have it! Fraser is an excellent destination for exploring north central Colorado, and everything you read here is just a taste of what you will enjoy.