October 25, 2015 By Jen
*This week, my third grade daughter came home and showed me her latest writing piece. They had to choose a favorite place or space in Colorado and write about it. She chose Winter Park because it is one of her favorite places. We just might have a family full of travel writers! I am sharing this here with her permission.
Are you looking for a place in the great state Colorado? The location of Winter park is Winter Park, Colorado 80482. In the winter there is ice skating and skiing. In Winter Park there usually is a lot of snow. Maybe that will be your first white Christmas. You can always go sledding on a hill. The population of Winter Park is 946. Winter Park’s mountain elevation is 9,100 feet. It takes one hour and a half to get there from Denver, Colorado to Winter Park, Colorado. In the summer there is the alpine slide and mini golf. Winter Park has great skiing, snowshoeing, and tubing in the winter. Winter Park has amazing mountains. There is some really nice mountains. My favorite part of the mountain is called Jack Kendrik. My favorite restaurant is by a place where you ski. It is Goody’s Creperie. I’d prefer Winter Park if you want all that stuff. I think if you are looking for a mountain paradise and awesome condos than Winter Park is the place for you.
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