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Winter Park (Colorado)

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==Get in==
Winter Park is a little over 65 miles from Denver, and is one of the closest ski resorts from Denver. The route is I-70 West most of the way, with the remainder on U.S. Route 40 West, which goes over Berthoud Pass. Be sure to check [http://cotrip.org] for current conditions on Berthoud Pass, as it's common for it to be snowing (sometimes heavily) on the pass with no snow in Denver or on the way up I-70.
 
Amtrak: The California Zephyr runs daily between the San Francisco Bay area and Chicago, passing through Winter Park as well as Salt Lake, Denver, and Omaha. In December 2012, Amtrak's Website quotes $43 between Denver and Winter Park as the full-rate fare.
 
Greyhound: There is a daily service between Denver and Salt Lake (and return) passing through Winter Park. In December 2012, Greyhound's Website quotes $21-23 for one-way Winter Park to Denver.
There are shuttles to Winter Park from Denver International Airport, and the town has an adequate free shuttle between Winter Park Resort, the town of Winter Park, and the town of Fraser.
The Ski Train is a great way to get to Winter Park. ==Get around== '''Powderhound Transportation''' [http://skitrainwww.denvertowinterpark.com/] There are winter and summer train schedules provides shuttle service from Denver's Union Station direct International Airport to Winter ParkColorado.
==Get aroundEquipment Rental==Winter Park has a range of ski rental shops to choose from including many you can book online line.* Christy Sports* Black Tie* Rentskis* Breeze* [http://www.winterparkskirentalsnowboardrental.com/ Winter Park Ski Rentals]
==See==
*'''Grand Adventures''', Snowmobiling, Sleigh Rides, ATV Rentals, and Horseback Riding. Physical Address: 81699 US Highway 40, Winter Park, CO 80482. Mailing Address: P.O Box 1329, Winter Park, CO 80482. Toll Free:(800)726-9247 [http://www.grandadventures.com/] Email: [email protected]
*'''Pole Creek Golf Course'''. 27 holes of [http://www.polecreekgolf.com Colorado Mountain Golf ] on 3 distinct courses - The Meadow, The Ranch and The Ridge. Course is at 8,600 feet, and plays to 7,107 yards from the back tees. Voted Best New Public Course in North America in 1985. 970-887-9195. Located at 6827 County rd 51, Tabernash, Colorado 80478. [http://www.polecreekgolf.com].
==Buy==
==Eat==
 
*Basecamp Bakery, fantastic breakfast and lunches. (Local, $7 per person)
*Hernando's, Pizza and Pasta. (Local, $7 per person)
*De Antonio's, Pizza and Pasta (2 miles north in Frazier). In the Alco strip-mall, across the street from Safeway. Some of the best pizza by the slice in the area. (Local, $7 per person)
*Guido ChangMountain Rose, breakfast in downtown Winter Park. It'sfairly small, and almost always seems to have a weird fusion of Italian pasta wait. This seems mostly to be due to slow table turnover and rice bowlsa small dining-room. The sweet chili bowl is They're fairly goodheavy on attitude, although and the green curry rice bowl is passablesign out front says "Hours Iffy". The salads are really niceGood food. (Local, $12 8 per person)*<eat name="Fontenot's Seafood Restaurant" alt="" address="78336 US Hwy 40" directions="" phone="970-726-4021" url="http://www.fontenotswp.com/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">This restaurant has been around since 1990 and is favored by the locals. Seafood is their specialty with or without a Cajun slant, but they also serve steaks, chicken, and pasta. A great selection of wines by the glass as well as some micro brews. Lunch is great value and they also have great happy hour deals on appetizers. Located in King’s Crossing Shopping Center, downtown Winter Park.</eat>
*The Kitchen, breakfast in downtown Winter Park. It's fairly small, and almost always seems to have a wait. This seems mostly to be due to slow table turnover and a small dining-room. They're fairly heavy on attitude, and the sign out front says "Hours Iffy". Good food. (Local, $8 per person)*<eat name="Fontenot's Seafood Gasthaus Eichler Restaurant" alt="" address="78336 78786 US Hwy 40" directions="on Main Street, across the street from Hideaway Park and the Winter Park Chamber, central downtown" phone="970-726-40215133" url="http://www.fontenotswpgasthauseichler.com/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">This restaurant has been around since 1990 and is favored Back under management by the localsoriginal owners, Hans & Hanne Eichler. Using family recipes and everything hand-made, it serves up European and Continental cuisine. Seafood is their specialty with or without Their traditional German dishes have a Cajun slanthuge local following, but they also serve steaksand includes such favorites as Paprika Goulasch, chickenJagerschnitzel, and pastaWiener Schnitzel. A great selection of wines by However, do not overlook the Chateaubriand, Steak Diane and the glass as well as some micro brewsRocky Mountain Trout. Lunch is great value Serving lunch and they also have great happy hour deals on appetizersdinner daily, with take-out available. Located </eat>*<eat name="Pearl Dragon II" alt="" address="45 County Road 804, Fraser, CO 80442" directions="in King’s Crossing Shopping Centerthe strip mall next to Safeway" phone=" (970) 726-5252 " url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Great Chinese food made fresh to order. Generous portions, downtown Winter Parkreasonable prices and a great atmosphere. The family that runs Pearl Dragon is frendly and welcoming. A must for locals and out of town guest!</eat>
==Drink==
==Sleep==
 
 
*<sleep name="Alpine Resort Properties" directions="" phone="970.726.5701" url="http://www.alpineresortproperties.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Is an all-season Winter Park accommodation specialist, which includes our surrounding towns of Fraser, Tabernash and SolVista/Granby Ranch.</sleep>
* '''Iron Horse Resort''', 101 Iron Horse Way, 800-621-8190, [http://www.ironhorse-resort.com]. Ski-In/Ski-Out, Full-Service resort offering condominiums in hotel style atmosphere.
*'''The Rocky Mountain Inn and Hostel''', [[Frasier]], [http://therockymountaininn.com/]. Very cheap rooms and communal rooms. Has a computer with dial-up net access, but also has very good CDMA coverage.
 
*About 10 miles north of Frasier is a golf resort that has many very nice condos as well as hotel rooms, for around $140 per night. The condos all seem to have hot tubs in them. No CDMA coverage though.
*<sleep name="Winter Park Lodging by OwnerBeaver Village Condominiums" alt="WPLBOTeverbaugh Heaton Management" address="78260 US Highway 4050 Village Drive Winter Park, Co 80482" directions="Winter ParkFrom Denver- Exit 232 Highway 40 west, 26 miles on the left, COmarked by a large oval green sign." phone="877.329.1383970-726-8813" url="http://www.wplbobeavercondos.com/" checkin="4PM" checkout="10AM" price="from $17595" lat="" long="">Reserve Condos range in size from 1-4 bedrooms. Located only 2 blocks from downtown and 1.5 miles to the base of the ski resort, easily accessible to all of Winter Park lodging accommodations. Winter Park Lodging By Owner provides newFree town ski shuttle will transport to the ski area directly from all of the condos. Centrally located Clubhouse has a heated indoor pool, clean condominiumshot tubs, cabins & town homes in Winter Parksauna, CO plus lift ticket guest laundry and 1200 square feet of meeting space. The Clubhouse and ski rental dealscondos are also equipped with free high speed wireless internet services.</sleep>
*<sleep name="Vacations Inc" alt="" address="78415 US Highway 40" directions="" phone="(970)726-9421" url="http://www.vacationsinc.com" checkin="4PM" checkout="10AM" price="" lat="" long="">Vacations Inc is the longest established rental management company in Winter Park. Has studios, condos, town houses, cabins and private homes throughout the Winter Park & Fraser Valley.</sleep>
*<sleep name="Beaver Village CondominiumsWild Horse Inn" alt="Teverbaugh Heaton Management" address="50 Village Drive Winter Park1536 County Road 83, Fraser, Co 80482Colorado" directions="From Denver- Exit 232 Highway 40 west, 26 miles on the left, marked by a large oval green sign." phone="+1-970-726-88130456" url="http://www.beavercondoswildhorseinncolorado.com/" checkin="4:00pm" checkout="10:00am" price="from $95135 - $235 for individual rooms, $195 - $285 individual cabins" lat="" long="">Beaver Village Condominiums is the perfect vacation location! Condminiums range in size from one bedrooms to four bedrooms. Located only 2 blocks from downtown Winter Park Colorado Lodging with intimate lodge rooms and 13 private cabins.5 miles from the base of the ski resort, we are easily accessible to Breakfast included at Wild Horse Inn! Great for all of seasons.</sleep>*<sleep name="Winter ParkLodging Company" alt="WPLCO" address="78260 US Highway 40" directions="Winter Park, CO" phone="877. The complimentary town ski shuttle will transport to the ski area directly from all of our condos329.1383" url="http://www.winterparklodgingcompany.com/" checkin="4PM" checkout="10AM" price="$175" lat="" long="">Reserve Winter Park lodging accommodations. The centrally located Clubhouse has a heated indoor poolWinter Park Lodging Company provides new, clean condominiums, hot tubscabins, saunahomes & town homes in Winter Park, guest laundry CO plus lift ticket and 1200 square feet of meeting spaceski rental deals. The Clubhouse and condos are also equipped with complimentary high speed wireless internet services With over 100 properties WPLCo has the perfect accommodations for you. </sleep> 
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