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    YOUR DREAM RESORT & WATER PARK EXPERIENCE AWAITS

    Situated on the foothills of Front Range, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center offers family-friendly entertainment near Denver with an on-site water park at Arapahoe Springs, complete with slides, crystal-clear pools and a winding lazy river. Feel a sense of wonder as you stand in beautiful Grand Lodge with its stunning views of the mountains and Aurora, CO. Our amenities include spacious rooms, delectable dining, shops and a luxury spa.
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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.
      • ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas

        ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas

        ICE! is back at Gaylord Rockies! Step into an extraordinary winter wonderland and see A Charlie Brown Christmas brought to life in ice, zoom down epic ice slides, and explore our extraordinary resort and its dozens of Christmas activities. Presented by Pepsi.
      • ALL NEW Cirque: Spirit of Christmas at Gaylord Rockies

        ALL-NEW Cirque: Spirit of Christmas Show

        Our spectacular Cirque show, completely reimagined for 2022, features dazzling acrobatics, feats of flexibility, and high-flying stunts. This All-New Broadway-style spectacle tells the story of a young girl who recaptures her lost love of the season in energetic, dreamlike chapters. Be among the first to experience this Gaylord Hotels Original Experience.
      • Guests on blue snow tubes on snow hill lane at Gaylord Rockies

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        With activities like tubing down giant, frozen slopes, constructing gingerbread houses, and witnessing acrobatic feats in a cirque-style show, there's so much fun to be found during the holidays.

      • Family on ice skating rink holding hands

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        Whether it's sharing a meal with favorite holiday characters, capturing a photo with Santa, enjoying extraordinary light shows, 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 the elegant Old Hickory Steakhouse to character dining brunches. You'll find the perfect setting for your holiday meal.
      • Spa reception desk

        More Relaxation

        Take a load off during the hustle and bustle of the holidays with a destressing 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

        More Thrills

        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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        WINTERFEST

        See Gaylord Rockies transform into the perfect winter getaway during its annual Winterfest. Discover fun for the whole family as you step outside and skate or tube across the ice, explore the resort on a Jack Frost-themed scavenger hunt, and embrace the winter chill by taking a dip in the heated outdoor pools and lazy river of Arapahoe Springs Water Park. Explore our lineup and reserve your room and tickets now for your wintertime escape
        • Aerial view of Glacier Point at Gaylord Rockies with snow lanes

          More Family Fun

          At our family-friendly Winterfest activities, you can enjoy the ice on a tube or skates, go on an adventure throught the resort on a Jack Frost-themed scavenger hunt, tackle a puzzling escape room, and more!
        • Indoor pool and slides at Gaylord Rockies Arapahoe Springs

          More Thrills

          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.
        • Bar and dining area at Old Hickory Steakhouse at Gaylord Rockies

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          Our resort features world class dining options from the elegant, Old Hickory Steakhouse to the Ski Village Cantina serving delicious, Mexican-inspired dishes.
        • Relache Spa at Gaylord Rockies - couch and merchandise

          More Relaxation

          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.
        • Grand lodge view at Gaylord Rockies

          More Wonder

          Experience the resort's Grand Lodge, 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.
        • Two people on two mountain bikes by 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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          Spring It On

          Make a fresh start with a weekend getaway at Gaylord Rockies Resort this spring. Join in family-friendly activities and events inspired by the renewed life and growth of spring like live shows, art studios, and cookie decorating, and then head out to soak in the sun and waves at Arapahoe Springs, the resort's exclusive indoor and outdoor water park.
          • Arapahoe Spring Lazy river in front of Gaylord Rockies exterior

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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.
          • Person in Easter Bunny costume holding an egg basket

            More Family Fun

            Be inspired by this season of fresh starts when you enjoy our spring art studio, live performances, and more as you Spring It On at Gaylord Rockies.
          • Old Hickory lounge and bar area 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.
          • Relache Spa Reception desk

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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.
          • Grand lodge at Gaylord Rockies with view of Rocky Mountains

            More Possibility

            Explore the resort's stunning Grand Lodge, an alpine inspired escape with stunning views of the Front Range mountains.
          • Two people on mountain bikes next to lake at sunset

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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

            Summer vacation possibilities are endless at Gaylord Rockies Resort where you can go on adventures with pirates and princesses, enjoy the sun and waves at the exclusive Arapahoe Springs Water Park, explore the beautiful Grand Lodge, or even do it all!
            • Kids under water in pool

              More Thrills

              Experience summer 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.

            • Pirate boys

              More Adventure

              Join in our family-friendly Pirates and Princesses 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 themed escape room, and more.
            • Vista Montagne Patio at Gaylord Rockies

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              From dining on the Italian Cusine at Vista Montage to sipping poolside cocktails at Arapahoe Springs Bar & Grill, we have delicious eats and drinks to enjoy all summer long.
            • Spa relaxation room with couches and fireplace

              More Tranquility

              Discover true relaxation this summer with a destressing massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
            • Grand Lodge at Gaylord Rockies with view of Rocky Mountains

              More Possibility

              Explore the resort's stunning Grand Lodge, an alpine inspired escape with stunning views of the Front Range mountains.
            • Planes in plane hanger

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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 and nearby local attractions like Wings of the Rockies, Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, and Stanley Marketplace.
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              WELCOME TO MORE

              At Gaylord Rockies Resort, your weekend getaway possibilities are endless. Join in family-friendly Goblins & Giggles activities and events, soak in the sun and waves at Arapahoe Springs Water Park -- the heated, indoor and outdoor aquatic oasis --, enjoy the stunning mountain views from the Grand Lodge, or even do it all!
              • Kids in tubes on lazy river at Arapahoe Springs at Gaylord Rockies

                More Thrills

                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

                More Fall Fun

                Join in our family-friendly Goblins & Giggles activities and embark on a trick-or-treating expedition, explore the resort on a themed scavenger hunt, dance it out at the Monster Mash Bash party, and more.
              • Sports bar dining area with large TV screen

                More Dining

                Whether its catching the game on Mountain Pass Sports Bar 75-foot flat screen or snacking by the pool, our selection of restaurants will ensure everyone finds something they'll love.
              • Spa relaxation room with fireplace

                More Relaxation

                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
              • Grand Lodge at Gaylord Rockies with view of Rocky Mountains

                More Wonder

                Experience the resort's Grand Lodge, 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.
              • Two people on mountain bikes next to lake at sunset

                More Exploration

                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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              • ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas
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                ENHANCE YOUR STAY WITH OUR ICE! ft. A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS PACKAGE

                Experience SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. at Gaylord Rockies with a stay at our spectacular resort featuring a magnificently decorated lodge and access to ICE!, the holiday wonderland of your dreams, showcasing the classic story of A Charlie Brown Christmas told in awe-inspiring ice sculptures. Package includes overnight accommodations, two to four ICE! tickets, and self-parking for one vehicle, per night.
              • Double Queen Room at Gaylord Rockies with view of mountains
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                RESORT CREDIT OFFER

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

                Use code ZXO.

              • ENJOY WATER PARK ACCESS - COMPLIMENTARY FOR GUESTS
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                ENJOY WATER PARK ACCESS - COMPLIMENTARY FOR GUESTS

                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, multiple thrilling slides, crystal-clear pools, and more!
              • Kids in masks in front of virtual elephant with adult taking picture with phone
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                Year-Round Events & Activities

                Fun For All Ages

                From days at Arapahoe Springs Water Park to family-friendly entertainment, there's no shortage of fun and exploration to experience at Gaylord Rockies Resort.
              • DON'T MISS OUR STUNNING VIEWS
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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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                GET THE CELEBRATION YOU DESERVE

                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!
              • ELEVATE YOUR POOL EXPERIENCE
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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

              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.