Grand Lake, Colorado
Summer or winter, you'll have a great outdoor adventure in Grand Lake, with the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park and easy access to Winter Park Resort. In the Winter, enjoy the beautiful surroundings for nordic skiing, snowshoeing, or bring your snowmobiles for an adventure. It's also a short drive to the ski resort for those who aren't looking to "earn their turns".
Although famous for winter skiing, the local's secret is that the summer is even better. You'll find extensive hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, floating, boating, and more in this outdoor-lover's playground. With mild weather and a reputation for sunny days, Grand Lake is a great spot to escape oppressive summer heat.