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WHAT TO DO IN SUMMIT COUNTY THIS WINTER SEASON

WHAT TO DO IN SUMMIT COUNTY THIS WINTER SEASON

Though the pandemic has changed a lot of social scenes, we have picked out a couple of safe activities for you and your family to enjoy in beautiful Summit County this winter season.

Enjoy some outdoor Summit County activities and round out your vacation plans this winter season. 

There’s no better place to spend your winter season in Summit County then at Keystone..  When health regulations allow Warren Station is proud to continue putting on safe and fun events for the whole family!  Please check back with our events calendar often to see the latest event line-up.

In the meantime, check out our complete guide to Summit County happenings this winter season; we can’t wait to see you out there!

Rainbow lights play on a tower of ice looking through an ice arch
the Dillon Ice Castles

1. Dillon Ice Castles

A Dillon tradition during the winter season, the ice castles are returning for the 2020-2021! Explore the 25 million pounds of ice erected in Dillon Park and watch the color-changing LED lights sparkle through the dark night. The ice castles make both an amazing playground and the perfect instagram photo-op! How many icicles can you count? Give it a try and you might never leave Summit County!

2. New Dining Experiences in Summit County

the inside of a yurt for outdoor indoor dining at Aurum Food and Wine Yurt Dining in Breckenridge
Aurum Yurt

Spice up your next winter night out by trying a brand new dining experience in Summit County! Aurum Food & Wine in Breckenridge is introducing Yurt Dining, a heated, indoor outdoor, intimate dining option for your party. Check out the chef’s multi-course menu, and make a reservation for your party in advance since they are extremely limited!

picture of the fireplace at the big horn bistro at Keystone
Grand Fireplace at the Big Horn Bistro

Keystone has some amazing restaurants to check out this winter season including the Bighorn Bistro.
They are currently offering breakfast, lunch and dinner to-go. Starting December 22nd, the Bistro will be open for in person dining for dinner.  As the signature dining experience in the Keystone Lodge & Spa, the Bighorn Bistro offers casually upscale dining in a relaxed and approachable setting. The menu features seasonally inspired, shareable small plates and entrees that are created with a modern fusion. Your tastefully prepared meal is perfectly paired with the amazing views of Keystone Lake, the Continental Divide and surrounding peaks.

3. Take a Scenic Sleigh Ride – With the Keystone Stables

Picture of a horse team pulling a sleigh at keystone during the winter season
Winter Sleigh Ride at Keystone

When in Summit County you  must go dashing through the snow aboard our scenic horse-drawn sleigh. You’ll enjoy an hour of outdoor fun in the crisp winter air as you travel through the beautiful Soda Creek Valley. Your guide will tell tales of yesteryear and a stop at an original Keystone homestead will have you warmed with hot cider. Perfect for all ages, a truly magical experience in our winter wonderland. $50 pp – make your reservation here!

This Winter Season Details:

  • Sleigh Rides last about 2 hours from check-in to drop off
  • Dress in warm winter clothing like snow pants, winter jackets, gloves, hats, etc.
  • Check-in: Please meet us at the Adventure Center in Lakeside Village 30 minutes prior to your reserved time.
  • *COVID-19 precautions require that you wear a face covering while checking in, riding the bus, and riding the sleighs.
  • 10 people max per sleigh. 6 person max group size are able to be booked.
  • *Reservations are required.

4. Get Out on the Mountain this Winter!

a gondola travels from Dercum Mountain to North Peak at Keystone
Winter Scene at Keystone

We’ve never been so excited to ride a chairlift again! Whether you ski or ride, make sure you make the most of those ski passes or lift tickets! Check the Keystone Resort website first to see what new terrain is open, and organize your group of friends to all make the same reservation! Can’t get away from your email or school work on the right day? Night skiing is open from 4pm until 8pm on weekends! If you haven’t skied at Keystone yet this winter season, take a look at our guide to planning your 2020-2021 season with new pandemic procedures!

No matter which experience is your cup of tea, we’re all excited to be back on the chairlift and sure to find plenty of fun in Summit County this winter season!