Catching a glimpse of a graceful elk, summiting some of our nation’s highest mountaintops, waterskiing across pristine waters—this is everyday life in Grand Lake, CO. Since it’s home to some of the highest peaks and the largest natural lake in Colorado, everyday living takes on a larger-than-life feel.
Things to Do in Grand Lake
If you’re looking for an idyllic place to vacation, you’ve found it. Brimming with nature, adventure, and breathtaking sights at every bend in the road, there’s no shortage of fun. Just climb into your SUV rental, car rental, or van rental and commence the memory making! Below are some of this region’s best activities:
- Take a hike. Grand Lake, CO, is the western entrance to the Rocky Mountain National Park. Here you can climb to your heart’s content; over 60 of the park’s mountains exceed 12,000 feet. If you’re a professional climber ready for a challenge, try summiting Longs Peak—the 13th tallest mountain in the entire chain.
- Ride a snowmobile. This city is every snowmobiler’s dream. Deemed the “snowmobile capital of Colorado,” Grand Lake has over 300 miles of trails, and over half of them are groomed. The average annual snowfall is 185 inches, and they forgo plowing the streets so you can snowmobile everywhere.
- Enjoy watersports. An integral part of the community, the lake offers fun during every season. In the summer you can boat, waterski, sail, and fish—in addition to many other water sports. In the winter, ice fishers and ice skaters flock to the lake for some frozen fun.
- Go skiing. Have a need for speed? You’re only 40 minutes from the renowned Winter Park ski resort. Strap on your skis and try out the 3,000 acres of skiable terrain.
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How to Get Here
Whether you’re a sports enthusiasts or a nature lover, Grand Lake is a trip you’ll remember for years to come. Since this area is filled with mountains instead of public transportation, Avalanche Car Rentals, Inc. provides a fast, convenient way to travel. We also offer incredible deals on our high-quality rentals.
If you need us to deliver your rental, we offer a car rental delivery service to anywhere in east Grand County—including the nearby Amtrak stations in Granby and Fraser. Certain fees and restrictions may apply to delivery and pickup. Click here for more info.
Located just over 15 miles from Grand Lake, Colorado, Avalanche Car Rentals, Inc. has the keys to your adventure. Request a reservation online today. If you have any questions, refer to our policies and our FAQs, or contact us at (970) 887-3908.