- Grand Lake is the considered the Snowmobile Capital of Colorado and consistently ranks in the top 10 for snowmobile destinations in the U.S.
- Trail Ridge Road is the highest, continuous paved road in the United States at an elevation of 12,183 feet.
- Grand Lake hosts the headwaters of the Colorado River as just one of the many body of waters in the area.
Grand Lake has over 60 shops, restaurants and galleries lined throughout its historic western boardwalk. Aside from entertainment, the close proximity to outdoor paradise allows for limitless forms of outdoor recreation.
The town of Grand Lake is located approximately 50 minutes north of Winter Park.
There are numerous lodging options available in and around Grand Lake including rentals that overlook lakes, rivers and mountain views or year-found motels and bed and breakfasts.
Regardless of the season, Grand Lake has something for everyone. Hiking, camping, biking and fishing are popular activities during the summer months. Snowshoeing, ice skating and skiing are favorites of the winter months.
Because Grand Lake is a short drive from Winter Park, Winter Park Resort is an attraction that filters visitors to the Grand Lake area.
Closer to home, the beach at Grand Lake is a popular destination for travelers looking to cool off by fishing, kayaking and more. Trail Ridge Road is also a popular scenic byway stretching from Grand Lake to Estes Park.