For fresh powder, fantastic lodging and family fun, consider Keystone, Colorado, for your next winter escape. Located about 100 miles west of Denver International Airport, this Rocky Mountain town spans three major peaks and boasts more than 120 trails, 3,000 skiable acres and a variety of restaurants, making it a go-to winter retreat for skiers and families. To make the most of your time in the mountains, check out these five family-friendly Keystone attractions.
1. Take a Scenic Gondola Ride to Der Fondue Chessel
The famous Der Fondue Chessel restaurant at the top of North Peak offers dining options that include traditional Swiss Gruyere cheese fondue, Caesar salad, meats and seafood cooked on tabletop grills, and chocolate fondue. Strolling musicians play Bavarian songs, including the “Chicken Dance.” A gondola ride up to 11,444 feet provides a spectacular view of Keystone on the way to the restaurant, which is open throughout the winter season.