Winters in Summit are about magical and adrenaline. With crisp mountain air and alpine views, visitors can enjoy 4 resorts and thousands of skiable acres. Or experience the thrill of backcountry snowmobiling or snowtubing.
The natural beauty of our mountains is complemented by a wide-variety of restaurants and bars. With fine dining as good as it gets and a fun apres scene, your day doesn't need to end once the lifts stop turning.
Summit also hosts year-round theater performances, awesome sculpture and art events, and non-stop live music and festivals.
Located just over an hour west of the Denver International Airport, getting to Summit County is easy, and getting around is even easier thanks to our free, public transportation system. Once you're here, you'll find everything you need to ensure a memorable vacation.
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Organized as one of the original Colorado counties, Summit has a total area of 619 square miles (1,600 km2) and about 80% is public land. Terrain is mountainous with elevations ranging from 7,957 feet (2,425 m) at Green Mountain Reservoir to 14,270 feet (4,350 m) at Grays Peak. Come find out why people live longer here than in any other county in the United States. Explore Summit.