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In/Around Colorado with 2 teens

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In/Around Colorado with 2 teens


I'm a single mom of 2 teens and a baby and am looking for an adventure to surprise the teenagers with for Christmas. I have a budget of about $600 total, so I am looking for something in/around Colorado to save money on car rentals and such. This would be a late December/early January trip.

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1. Re: In/Around Colorado with 2 teens

Hi Jessica, you have two very similar posts. To avoid confusion I would delete one of them.

To do that just click on Report inappropriate content and then "remove my post".

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2. Re: In/Around Colorado with 2 teens

The Colorado Tourism website is a great resource to get ideas for "adventures" for your kids: https://fieldguide.colorado.com/



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3. Re: In/Around Colorado with 2 teens

600.00 Total for lodging and activities? For how many days? Here are some suggestion for my go to cheap getaway.

Salida; Cheap Lodging in a good location https://www.vrbo.com/206453

Simple Lodge Family Room - $84 https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g33…

Great snowshoeing, you can bike and hike pretty much year round. Hot springs combined with a visit to Great Sand Dunes http://www.sanddunespool.com/ If you do not own snowshoes surely someone you know has then hanging in the garage.

If they already know how to ski / board you might research lift tickets at Monarch , if they do not lessons will eat up most of the budget https:/…


Cheap eats at Moonlight Pizza.

I'd also take a look at Glenwood Springs Hopefully others will have some detailed suggestions for that area. .

Edited: 23 October 2017, 23:07
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