Hiking trails nearby and in the backyard offer the simple convenience of an adventure right out your door, with cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. Eldora ski area is 20 minutes away with new trails this year and boasting an impressive cross-country trail system. Boulder is 30 minutes away, offering the best in dining, shopping, entertainment and art. Rocky Mountain National Park is an hour drive north along the scenic Peak-to-Peak Highway. The drive alone is worth the trip!