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AmeriCan Ski staff tell you why these are their favourite places to ski and board

After much deliberation we have chosen our top 10 ski resorts in the USA – no mean feat given that there are so many great destinations, fabulous snow conditions, long seasons and cool resorts!

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Free tickets for The Times Holiday & Travel Show courtesy of Bon Voyage

Bon Voyage will once again be exhibiting at Destinations: the holiday & travel show taking place at Olympia, London from 31st January - 3rd February 2019. 

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Free Map of the USA Courtesy of Bon Voyage

Planning a trip to America? Bet you'd find a map of the USA useful, huh? Well, it just so happens that we currently have in stock some rather super maps of this wonderful country.

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Top of the Range Luxury Resort Ranch USA Holidays

Luxury Resort Ranches in Arizona, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming and Idaho, USA

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Family Colorado Dude Ranch holidays - recommended for teenagers

Colorado has the greatest numbers of Dude ranches which have a variety of activities such as riding, swimming, hiking, biking, tennis, rafting, fishing, archery, ziplines and wildlife viewing.  Best family adventure holiday.

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American Rockies Explorer Fly Drive with Vacations to America

Explore some of America’s most iconic national parks and forests in the Rocky Mountain regions of The West with this 14 day fly drive tour. Including Flights, car hire and accommodation the price is from £2855

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14 Day Motorhome Rental with Vacations to America

Experience the real America with a 'camping' holiday like no other by renting a motorhome in true North American style. Prices from £410 for 7 days rental

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The REAL America with Complete North America

Year-round adventure, awe-inspiring scenery, majestic mountains, shimmering lakes, expansive prairies and tumbling waterfalls await in the REAL America...

Colorado

The Centennial State

Colorado invites you to come and be captivated by its western history, world renowned ski resorts, modern art, famous breweries, wonderful wineries and the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains; just imagine your perfect holiday hot spot and make it a reality in Colorado. Ten hours flying time from the UK, Colorado is a year-round destination. During the spring, summer and autumn months visitors can experience the vibrant capital city of Denver and explore the four national parks and a World Heritage Site. Take in the scenery on 25 scenic and historic byways, enjoy wine tasting in over 80 vineyards, relax on one of eight historic train rides or tackle a myriad of world class outdoor activities. Then in the winter months head to one of the 26 world-class ski resorts where skiing and boarding the world famous Rockies while admiring panoramic vistas of jagged mountain peaks is the norm. Add crisp, blue-sky days and incredibly varied terrain, and it’s easy to understand why Colorado attracts more skier and snowboarder visits than any other state in the US. From sky-scraping, snow-capped mountains, to rolling prairies, rushing rivers to desert lands, in Colorado visitors can be sure to experience it all.

 

Highlights

Colorado offers adventure, arts, heritage, distinctive cuisine and 25 renowned ski resort areas. The state's scenic landscape includes natural hot springs, national parks and monuments, and mountain peaks.

State Secret

The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve has giant sand dunes which rise dramatically to more than 750 feet (229 metres). Here you can hike, slide, ski or board.

State Facts

Land Area: 104,247 square miles (eighth largest in the US)

Population: 4,939,456

State Capital: Denver ("The Mile High City")

Largest City: Denver ("The Mile High City")

Local Time: MST - 7 hrs behind the UK

Climate: An average of 300 days of sunshine with warm dry summers (average high 77 F (25 C), crisp sunny springs, colourful Autumn foliage and winter snowfall across the mountains (ski resorts open third week of November).

Ntl Parks: 4 (Rocky Mountain National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park) 6 Nat Monuments and 42 State Parks

More Information

Colorado Tourism Office
Tel: 08456 020 574 | Web: www.colorado.com |

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