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    Family resort near the best of Aurora, CO

    Situated in the foothills of the Front Range, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center offers family-friendly entertainment near the best Aurora, CO, has to offer. Feel a sense of wonder as you stand in the beautiful Grand Lodge with its stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. Resort amenities include spacious rooms, delectable dining, shops, a water park and a luxury spa.
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      Discover the perfect winter escape at Gaylord Rockies Resort. It may be cold outside, but it's always beautiful and a perfect 72° inside our extraordinary resort. Experience stunning mountain views and enjoy time together on a Gaylord Rockies getaway. Embrace the winter chill by taking a dip in the indoor pool, heated outdoor pool and exploring all the fun adventures around every corner!

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        Our resort is bursting with winter-time fun. You can enjoy water fun in our outdoor heated pool or indoor pool, dine in comfort at our collection of delicious family-friendly restaurants, savor a delightful campfire S'more, and more!

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        Unwind after the stress of the holidays with a massage, calming body therapy, or a rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
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        Experience a beautiful alpine setting with sprawling views of the Front Range Mountains. Grab a drink from Pinyons, settle in by the fire, and take it all in.
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        Here you can enjoy a variety of world-class dining experiences, from Asian-inspired cuisine at Monte Jade to mouthwatering burgers at Mountain Pass Sports Bar, and everything in between.
      • Indoor pool and slides at Gaylord Rockies Arapahoe Springs

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        Find more fun at Arapahoe Springs Water Park! This exclusive oasis is designed to be enjoyed year-round with lavish indoor and outdoor pools.
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        Enjoy the resort's convenient location just minutes from Denver International Airport and nearby local attractions like Wings of the Rockies, Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, Stanley Marketplace, and more.
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        Spring brings blooming flowers, warmer weather, and activities of all kinds. Refresh your spirit, make unforgettable memories, and enjoy more of what you love this spring at Gaylord Rockies Resort.

        Our itinerary full of family-friendly, seasonal events and immersive experiences will delight and inspire. Celebrate the season with the joy of an Easter Bunny Meet and Greet, the excitement of our Discover Colorado Escape Room, the thrill of close-up animal encounters, the fun of our all-new and interactive Adventure Kids' Sprout Into Spring live show, and more!

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          Experience fun in the sun at Arapahoe Springs, the water park exclusive to resort guests, complete with indoor and outdoor water slides, play structures, pools, and even a 720-foot-long winding lazy river.
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          Be inspired by this season of fresh starts when you enjoy our spring art studio, live performances, and more springtime fun at Gaylord Rockies.
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          From hockey to baseball, there's always a game to catch on the 75-foot flat screen TV at Mountain Pass Sports Bar or you can step over to Old Hickory for a premium steak. Find food to satisfy all your cravings at Gaylord Rockies.
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          In this season of renewal, discover true relaxation with a destressing massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
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          Explore the resort's stunning Grand Lodge, an alpine inspired escape with stunning views of the Front Range mountains.
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          Located in the quaint town of Aurora, just outside Denver, enjoy the resort's convenient access to Denver International Airport and nearby attractions like Wings of the Rockies, Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, and
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          SUMMER OF MORE

          Discover more of what you love this summer at Gaylord Rockies Resort: more adventure, more fun, more time together, more memories. With a winding lazy river and outdoor pools, Arapahoe Springs is the perfect summer hangout spot for the whole family. Throughout the resort, enjoy delicious dining, relax in the spa, or explore interactive activities and fun seasonal events as you make this a summer to remember forever.
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            Experience summer fun in the sun at Arapahoe Springs Pool and Lazy River exclusive to resort guests, complete with outdoor pools, sunbathing decks, and even a 720-foot-long winding lazy river.

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            Join in our family-friendly, immersive activities and find adventure with fun-loving characters, explore the resort on a scavenger hunt to recover missing treasure, solve puzzles to make it out of a selection of themed escape rooms, and more.
          • Vista Montagne Patio at Gaylord Rockies

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            From dining on Italian cuisine at Vista Montage to sipping poolside cocktails at Arapahoe Springs Bar & Grill, we have delicious eats and drinks to enjoy all summer long.
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            Discover true relaxation this summer with a soothing massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa. 
          • Relax at Gaylord Rockies with view of Rocky Mountains

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            Explore our stunning resort, an alpine-inspired escape with breathtaking views of the Front Range mountains.
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            Located in the quaint town of Aurora, just outside Denver, enjoy the resort's convenient access to Denver International Airport and nearby attractions like Wings of the Rockies, Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, and Stanley Marketplace.
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            WELCOME TO MORE

            Welcome to more fall fun at Gaylord Rockies Resort. Unwind on a family staycation and enjoy quality time together with seasonal activities, fun at Arapahoe Springs Water Park, delicious dining and drinks, and more.
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              Find more fun at Arapahoe Springs Water Park! This exclusive oasis is designed to be enjoyed year round with heated pools, a 720-foot long lazy river, waterslides, and more.

            • Guests in Dracula and Pirate costume

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              Join in our family-friendly activities and enjoy outdoor games, s'mores around a campfire, and more.
            • Sports bar dining area with large TV screen

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              Whether catching the game on Mountain Pass Sports Bar's 75-foot flat screen or snacking by the pool, our selection of restaurants will ensure everyone finds something they'll love.
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              The start of a new school year and planning for the holidays can be stressful! Discover relaxation with a massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
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              Experience our new Grand Lodge Lawn and Games Lawn. Enjoy sunshine, games, and sprawling views of the Front Range Mountains.  
            • Two people on mountain bikes next to lake at sunset

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              Enjoy the resort's convenient location just minutes from Denver International Airport and nearby local attractions like Wings of the Rockies, Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, Stanley Marketplace, and more.
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              SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.

              Discover So. Much. Christmas. at Gaylord Rockies Resort during the holidays! With family-friendly events, activities, dining, live entertainment, and more, it's easy to see why Christmas at Gaylord Rockies has become a beloved tradition in the Denver area.
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                ICE! at Gaylord Rockies

                Our signature holiday attraction, ICE!, is returning to Gaylord Rockies! Step into an extraordinary winter wonderland and see A Christmas Story™ brought to life in ice, zoom down epic ice slides, and explore our extraordinary resort and its many Christmas activities. 2023 packages are on sale now! Presented by Pepsi.
              • Cirque: Spirit of Christmas at Gaylord Rockies

                Cirque: Spirit of Christmas Show

                Our spectacular Cirque show features dazzling acrobatics, feats of flexibility, and high-flying stunts. This Broadway-style spectacle tells the story of a young girl who recaptures her lost love of the season in energetic, dreamlike chapters. Don't miss this stunning Gaylord Hotels Original Experience.
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                With activities like constructing gingerbread houses, solving puzzles in festive escape rooms, and witnessing acrobatic feats in a cirque-style show, there's so much fun to be found during the holidays.

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                Whether it's sharing a meal with favorite holiday characters, capturing a photo with Santa, enjoying extraordinary Christmas decor, or simply taking in the magic of the season together, create lifelong traditions at Gaylord Rockies.
              • Gaylord Rockies Grand lodge with Christmas Tree and view of Rocky Mountains

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                Experience the resort's Grand Lodge and its expansive views of the Front Range Mountains, beautifully decorated with thousands of lights and the extraordinary resort Christmas tree. Grab a drink from Pinyons, settle in by the fire, and take it all in.
              • Old Hickory Steakhouse dining area and bar

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                Our resort features world class dining options, from seasonal Italian in Vista Montagne to Asian-inspired cuisine in Monte Jade and special holiday brunches. You'll find the perfect setting for your holiday meal.
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                Take a load off during the hustle and bustle of the holidays with a de-stressing massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
              • Kids swimming underwater in resort pool

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                Find more fun at Arapahoe Springs Water Park! This exclusive oasis is designed to be enjoyed year-round with heated pools, a 720-foot long lazy river, waterslides, and more.
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                RESORT CREDIT OFFER

                Offer includes spacious room accommodations, plus a $50 Resort Credit per night.

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                Year-Round Events & Activities

                Fun For All Ages

                From days at Arapahoe Springs Outdoor Pool & Lazy River to family-friendly entertainment, there's no shortage of fun and exploration to experience at Gaylord Rockies Resort.
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                DON'T MISS OUR STUNNING VIEWS

                MOUNTAIN VIEW ROOM UPGRADES

                Elevate your stay by upgrading to a mountain view room to gain a new perspective on the natural wonders of Colorado's Mountains.
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                SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS & EVENTS

                From stunning outdoor event spaces to enchanting indoor gardens and plazas to elegant ballrooms, our one-of-a-kind spaces offer the ideal location for your special moments - big and small. Let our culinary and event teams assist you in flawlessly and creatively bringing to life the celebration, gathering, or event you deserve!
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                ROOMS & SUITES

                When you book a room or suite with us, you also get access to our resort guest-exclusive Arapahoe Springs Water Park! Experience our lazy river, crystal-clear outdoor pool, sundecks and more!
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                ELEVATE YOUR POOL EXPERIENCE

                PRIVATE CABANAS

                Upgrade your poolside experience with our luxurious private cabanas - which provide extra shade and space, comfortable lounge areas, refrigerators, and more. Gone are the days of having to rush down to the pool early to hold your spot!
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              EXPLORE COLORADO

              The quaint town of Aurora, Colorado, just outside Denver, provides plenty to do. Located near Denver International Airport and many local attractions like Wings of the Rockies, Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, and Stanley Marketplace, the resort is perfect for those who want to venture through the area.