Many adventurers are discovering snowmobiling vacations, a growing winter trend that is exciting for family excursions, romantic getaways or one-of-a-kind solo treks.
When you’re done exploring remote terrain or powder riding through fluffy powder there are plenty of destinations that offer lots of other activities to explore. Here are some of our favorite snowmobile vacation destinations nestled in some of the most breathtaking nature in the entire world—Colorado.
Located in Mountain Village, Colorado. Home of highest concentration of 13,000 and 14,000- foot peaks in (locally known as “Fourteeners”) in North America. Featuring parks for many skill levels, Telluride is the perfect choice for everyone looking to try out snowmobiling for the first time or the twentieth.
The peaks and faces of the San Juan Mountains have not yet been worn down by weather and time, thus providing scenic and dramatic landscape views.
You can rent your gear at Telluride Snowmobile Adventures. If you have time and transportation don’t miss your chance to get warm after a day of dashing through the snow at the relaxing and beautiful hot springs in Ouray, a scenic hour drive from Telluride
Offering a variety of other activities as well such as live music, synchronized ski shows, beer tastings, array of spas and even dog-sledding, Telluride is also the host for the world renowned Telluride Film Festival.
For a truly epic dining experience take the gondola to Allred’s Restaurant http://www.tellurideskiresort.com/events-activities/dining/allreds-restaurant/ for an unforgettable meal and wine at an altitude of 10,551 feet overlooking Telluride.
Located in Gunnison County, Colorado, Crested Butte is sometimes referred to as “the last great Colorado ski town.” It is well known in the summer for its world-class mountain biking and has been host to the X Games, but at its core you’ll find a funky town full of friendly locals and lots of fun places to hang out.
For snowmobiling you can rent your chariot at Action Adventures Snowmobile and ATV Rentals. They also offer a combination snowmobile-zip line tour.
For lodging consider the alpine charm of The Grand Lodge Crested Butte.
With over 55,000 acres of wilderness to traverse and a variety of terrain, from trail systems that zip through the glades, to wide-open powder-ridge bowls, to the iconic trip directly up to the continental divide, in Breck you can find everything you could be looking for in a fully immersive experience for both first-time riders and experienced thrill-seekers.