Fraser Valley Arts Builds + Promotes Opportunities to Celebrate and Experience Creativity Throughout the County

The Fraser Valley is full of artists and craftspeople that bring life, energy, and creativity to our little slice of the Rocky Mountains. You've likely noticed the murals and sculptures around town, featuring the talent of locals who love this place and love to create. Our thriving community of artists and artisans is supported in part by Fraser Valley Arts, a nonprofit dedicated to building, promoting, and sustaining creative endeavors across the Fraser Valley. 

We are so grateful to have a local nonprofit that works to provide cultural and educational infrastructure for "everything arts." Partnering with state and local governments,…

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Uptripping Art Gallery Brings an Eclectic Mix of Modern Mountain Art, Furnishings, Clothes + More to the Fraser Valley

When you walk in the door, it's clear this isn't your run-of-the-mill art gallery. The funky, whimsical vibe makes a visit to Uptripping so much more than a shopping trip - we'd consider it more of an experience. Think of it as an art gallery meets eclectic boutique meets the-perfect-last-minute-gift stop. You'll find art from local artists, each with their unique style and take on modern mountain art, alongside original works by village chiefs from Kenya, children in Nepal, and at-risk women in Kyrgyzstan. Racks of artistically embroidered denim shirts, Free People fleece bib overalls, and colorful thick knit cardigans will…

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Top 10 Winter Activities in Grand County

We know you're well aware of the gift that the Winter Park area is in the midst of the snowy season, but there's a chance you might've missed a few of the wealth of options at your fingertips in this winter wonderland. Whether you're visiting for vacation, have a second home, or live here year-round, we have no doubt you'll find a winter activity (or several) that you love. Check out our "Top 10" list of winter activities here in Grand County's Rocky Mountains!

1. Downhill Skiing + Riding

Of course downhill skiing and riding tops the list! From Hot Sulphur Springs to Winter Park, Grand County has a rich history as a pioneer in skiing the Rocky Mountains. And it's now home to two resorts.


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Completely Remodeled For Maximum Comfort! 

Indulge in après-ski comfort in this immaculate 1-bedroom end-unit condo at Meadow Ridge. Meticulously renovated for optimal space and functionality, this condo boasts an upgraded kitchen, bathroom, windows/doors, flooring, countertops, appliances, lighting, trim, fresh paint, and meticulous attention to details like outlets and light switches. Relish unobstructed views from the walk-out patio, store gear in the spacious walk-in closet, and enjoy the convenience of an in-unit washer/dryer. Situated on the free bus route, this condo has it all! Moreover, access Club Meadow Ridge's amenities, including basketball and racquetball courts, a workout facility, tennis courts, a 4-season pool, and two hot tubs…

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Lakota's Luxurious Homes Boast Panoramic Views of the Continental Divide + Prime Location Directly Across from Winter Park Resort 

A mountain home with quick, easy access to Winter Park Resort but secluded enough to give you that getting-away-from-it-all vibe? A relative unicorn in a resort town, Winter Park's Lakota subdivision gives you just that. Sitting across Highway 40 from the resort and surrounded by the Arapahoe National Forest, Lakota's 200 acres of forested uplands boasts a prime location with sweeping views of Winter Park Resort, the Vasquez Mountains, and the Continental Divide. A master-planned community with no outlet (read: quiet and peaceful), Lakota's paved roads wind across the hillside and are lined with upscale homes that boast…

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The Competition Center: Winter Park Resort's Year-Round Mountain Sports Club

One of the longest running sports clubs in the region, the Competition Center at Winter Park Resort goes big when it comes to developing young athletes. Originally founded as The Winter Park Ski Club in 1962, it was officially adopted under the resort's operations in 1982 as the Competition Center. Dedicated to helping youth and adults achieve their highest potential as athletes, people, and competitors, the Comp Center coaches and mentors snowboarders, skiers, and mountain bikers. Kids can start participating in the Comp Center at age 6, with the opportunity to grow their love of their sport through a training environment that focuses on the total athlete and enjoying the…

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