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Add a Play Day at this Mountain-top Park to Your Colorado Ski Trip

>Add a Play Day at this Mountain-top Park to Your Colorado Ski Trip

Add a Play Day at this Mountain-top Park to Your Colorado Ski Trip

2017-07-16T08:06:54+00:00 March 10th, 2017|News, Vacation Planning|

Winter views from Alpine Coaster at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Add even more mountain-top adventure to your family ski trip with a scheduled play day at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

It’s March and that means spring skiing in Colorado has arrived! A month when visitors will be pouring in for a final opportunity to schuss the state’s fabled slopes before they close. Located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, near seven ski resorts, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is an ideal destination for a one-day, one-off spring break adventure. It’s America’s only mountain-top theme park.

Whether you’re skiing at Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, Snowmass, Sunlight Mountain Resort, Beaver Creek or Vail, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is within an hour’s drive of all ofMother and daughter enjoying snowy ride on Alpine Coaster at Glenwood Caverns them. As exhilarating as a week of skiing can be, midway through you may be ready for a break from the lift lines and crowds.

Since you’re already in the vicinity, why not add another Colorado peak experience to your itinerary – a day at the Park – Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Named by Elevation Outdoors as Colorado’s Best Kid-Friendly Outdoor Destination of 2016, the Adventure Park is just the ticket for families and any non-skiers in the group.

Over spring break, many of the Adventure Park’s rides will be open including the Alpine Coaster, the Soaring Eagle Zip ride, and — weather permitting — the Giant Canyon Swing that launches riders out over scenic Glenwood Canyon. With a 4D motion theater, a Western-themed laser tag arena, scenic gondola rides from the valley floor to the top of the mountain and awe-inspiring cave tours; it all adds up to an epic day of thrilling fun and adventure for the entire family.

Family Tour in the Historic Fairy Caves at Glenwood CavernsCompared to a day on the slopes, where a single lift ticket can run close to a couple hundred dollars, the Adventure Park is also a money-saver for families. At just $40 per adult and $35 for kids 3 – 12, a family of four can spend a day spring at the park — and enjoy lunch — for less than $200. Lunch options at the Lookout Grille include daily specials, burgers and hot sandwiches, vegetarian options, appetizers, kids’ meals and more. The Adventure Park is open daily. Hours are Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Your Colorado ski trip is coming up soon; carve out some time to spend a day at the Park. Buy tickets and find out more by visiting www.glenwoodcaverns.com today.

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Karin Gamba

Karin Gamba has been writing professionally for the travel and tourism markets for nearly two decades. She has promoted a wide array of travel products that include destination towns, vacation resorts, golf courses, ski areas, spas, hotels, restaurants and countless visitor attractions. Karin especially loves writing about her hometown of Glenwood Springs.