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Colorado Welcomes Exciting New Offerings In 2014

DENVER, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A roundup of what's new for Colorado visitors for this winter season and beyond is below. For more information, visit www.COLORADO.com.

Attractions and Activities:

  • The Durango Dog Ranch is now offering dog sledding from Durango Mountain Resort's base.
  • Fiske Planetarium re-opened October 12, 2013 after a renovation and is now one of the most sophisticated planetariums in the world.
  • The Woodward at Copper Barn at Copper Mountain recently underwent a renovation project to accommodate skateboards, BMX and slopestyle mountain bikes.
  • Captain Zipline added "Aerial Adventure Park" to its name to reflect a new attraction of 120 different "challenge elements."
  • Silverton has new overnight heli touring trips where guests are heli dropped with a guide to experience skiing or snowboarding before camping for the night.
  • Slopeside bowling is being offered this winter at the new bowling alley, Slow Your Roll, in the Snowmass Village Mall.
  • Steamboat's new night skiing and riding experience, The Christie Peak Express, transports visitors to the top of Christie Peak on a high-speed chairlift for a night adventure across five trails.
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife's new interactive trail maps will help guests make the most of their visit to state parks.
  • Telluride Ski Resort's new Three-day Heli Ski Camp offers a new camp with two days skiing followed by a third day of helicopter skiing with Helitrax.
  • Breckenridge Ski Resort's "First Tracks Fridays" allow guests at official lodging properties to access the mountain one hour before the general public on Fridays.

Lodging:

New Events:

  • Fall 2013 - March 2014: The Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways 25th Anniversary will be celebrated throughout the winter with a re-dedication of the 25 Byways.
  • November 29, 2013 - January 4, 2014: Glenwood Vaudeville Revue, the comedy show is all new this holiday season: new show, new location.
  • January 9-12, 2014: Winterskol, Aspen's annual toast to winter, will hold the first annual Winterskol Fat Bike Race.
  • January 18, 2014: Aspen Gay Ski Week will celebrate equality with a group civil union ceremony in downtown Aspen with cake and champagne.
  • January 18-19, 2014: Durango Mountain Resort's Winterfest introduces the US Airbag Demo, a 14-foot kicker with a landing on a 50-square-foot inflated airbag.
  • January 18-20, 2014: Crested Butte Mountain Resort's Roost the Butte is a new snowmobile competition and festival on the resort.
  • January 25, 2014:The Stagecoach Classic is a 30km/15km classic cross country ski race and tour.
  • January 31 - February 2, 2014: Visit Aurora will host the 2014 USA Weightlifting Junior National Championships along with the Aurora Sports Festival.
  • March 28 - April 5, 2014: The new Boulder Arts Week will be a citywide celebration of local artists.

On-Mountain Additions:

What's on the Horizon for Summer 2014:

Contacts:        Roland Alonzi / 646-442-6765, [email protected]

SOURCE Colorado Tourism Office

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