The Vail Valley is a spectacular experience awaiting your discovery in Colorado. Beautiful scenery, bountiful activities and unrivaled resorts combine to create the ultimate Colorado Rocky Mountain getaway any time of year. Learn more about the towns of the Vail Valley. From Vail itself, where it all began, to the eclectic Minturn, there is something for everyone! Here in the Vail Valley, you can expect the ideal guest experience. Start by comparing a variety of lodging choices. Whether you’re seeking Colorado family fun, a romantic weekend, an outdoor adventure or international shopping, it’s all here. Come visit and see why the Vail Valley is a world-renowned vacation destination nestled in the Colorado Rockies.
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Colorado Kite Force
GO TO: www.ZinoRistorante.comAn authentic Italian restaurant, best known for their house made pastas, wood-fired pizzas and the famous mussels. This gorgeous two level restaurant has a grand entrance staircase to the main dining area, as well as a large bar and lounge area upstairs. Perfectly situated on the Eagle River, your group can enjoy creek side patio dining in the summer. Buon Appetito!
Alpine Adventures Dogsledding
Copper Mountain Season Passes
GO TO: 2016/2017 Season PassCopper Mountain Season Passes This season take your pick from any of our Copperlicious pass products. From the Copper Mountain Season pass for those that will be shredding Copper a ton, to the Copper Four Pack. 2016/2017 season passes are valid starting November 11th, 2016 to April, 2017
Pando Cabins At Nova Guides
GO TO: www.NovaGuides.comSpend your vacation in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at the Pando Cabins located at Historic Camp Hale. Only 15 miles away from Vail and Beaver Creek these luxury log cabins all contain 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a full kitchen, fireplace, satellite TV, and an outdoor grill. The master bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed; the second bedroom has a full-size bed. All of the living rooms have sleeper sofas or wrap around coaches, allowing total sleeping accommodations for six people. Pets welcome and restaurant onsite.
Adventure Paddle Tours
Woodward At Copper Mountain
GO TO: Woodward at Copper MountainThe first indoor/outdoor ski and snowboard camp on the planet! Register now for winter day camps and 5 day holiday camps - campers work out new skills on the tramps, foam pits and snowflex in The Barn and then take it to the snow in Copper's terrain park. Woodward at Copper is also home to Summit County's only indoor skateboarding features. Call us at 1-888-350-1544.
2 Below Zero Chuck Wagon Dinner & Wild West Show
Join us for an old-fashioned dinner wagon ride and be prepared to be thoroughly entertained by our Wild West Show featuring the Jackman Brothers. Enjoy a great BBQ dinner, game corral and stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. Home of the #1 rated dinner sleigh ride in America and seen on the Travel Channel. This will be an experience you'll never forget. Great for groups, reunions, birthdays & anniversaries, along with rehearsal dinners, proposals and weddings. Call for reservations 970-453-1520 or visit our website below.
White Mountain Zip Line Tours
GO TO: www.WhiteMountainTours.netWe provide Snowmobile and Zip Line tours at the top of the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy Family, Performance and High Adventure Snowmobile Tours high on the Continental Divide or an exciting Snow Zipping adventure, Fly side by side on twin zip lines on four of the five sections of the course. Ask about our 5-Hr. Thrill Seekers Combo with Performance snowmobiling, lunch and zip lining. It's the Ultimate! Complimentary suits, boots & helmets. Ask about Free Transportation from Hotels and Condos.
2 Below Zero
Come experience the #1 rated sleigh ride in America - an experience you'll never forget. Make a memory by joining us for an old-fashioned sleigh ride, enjoy a great 3 course dinner and be thoroughly entertained by our live musical show. Nothing say's 'Colorado' like a 2 Below Zero Dinner Sleigh Ride. Denver's most accessible sleigh ride. Great for groups, reunions, birthdays & anniversaries, along with proposals, rehearsals and wedding receptions Call for reservations 970-453-1520 or visit our website.
GO TO: www.AdventureParagliding.comWelcome to Adventure Paragliding! Come fly with us and experience for yourself the freedom and exhilaration of paragliding! With no experience, you can fly tandem over the stunning Rocky Mountains in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, with a US Hang Gliding Association Certified Instructor. At Adventure Paragliding, you can rest assured you are in the best of hands. Our primary focus has always been on the safety and comfort of our customers and students.
Lake Dillon Water Taxi & Charters
GO TO: www.LakeDillonWaterTaxi.com2014 started our 9th season. Come see the best views of Summit County from Lake Dillon. Taxi runs between Frisco Bay Marina to Dillon Marina approximately on the hour, call for specific times. Take the boat to lunch at the Tiki Bar or Island Grill. Fares start at $8.00 for kids one-way. We take dogs and bikes aboard the boat. Private charters available. Call 970-486-0250 or 970-486-0116 for details.
Above & Beyond 4x4 Guides
Copper Creek Golf Club
GO TO: Copper Creek GolfSpellbinding views of the 10 Mile Range provide the perfect backdrop for any golf outing and Copper Creek's outstanding service is sure to impress. Don't pay an arm and a leg for a round, we offer local's pricing everyday (even if you're from Denver!)
Copper Mountain Tubing Hill
Triple G Outfitters
GO TO: www.TripleG.netOffering rides seven days a week in summer & two rides daily in winter. Every ride covers beautiful terrain, offering breathtaking views & incredible photo opportunities to view wildlife. From beginner to advanced we have a ride perfect for you. We also include CATTLE ROUND-UPS daily summer only. Experience the Rocky Mountains the best way possible, by horseback. Must be six to ride & pony rides are available for small children in the summer. Reservations are necessary, transportation available upon request.
Nova Guides Weddings, Groups & Events Venue
GO TO: www.NovaGuides.comLocated a short 15 miles from Vail on scenic Highway 24, lives one of the best kept secrets in the Vail Valley for weddings, social events and corporate outings. Our experienced sales and event team will work with you to customize catering and design options to make your vision come to life. If you are looking for a unique venue to bring your corporate team together to experience everything that the Rocky Mountains have to offer, look no further than Nova Guides and Camp Hale. We offer unforgettable, true Rocky Mountain group events and weddings. With options for summer and winter activities, lunches, cocktail hours, dinners, teambuilding, weddings and more, we strive to coordinate packages that will meet your budget and exceed your expectations. For more information or to receive a customized quote, please click here or visit our website at
Apex Mountain School
#1 recommended climbing guides. Great for kids, families, singles, and couples. All ages and abilities welcome. Transportation and equipment provided. Winter activities: ice climbing, rappelling, snowshoe adventures, backcountry descents, snow ski touring & hut trips, private avalanche courses. Summer/year-round activities: rock climbing, rappelling, team building, GPS challenges, survival skills, multi-adventures, wilderness medicine. Apex clients consistently say, "The most fun we've ever had in the Vail Valley!" Come see why - reservations recommended 888-MTN-SOUL (888-686-7685).
Platte Ranch/Double B Riding Stables
GO TO: Follow Us On Face BookThis is truly open ranch riding with the most breathtaking views ever. Perhaps, the most rewarding experience of your vacation! Ride on this 8,000+acre ranch in Summer or Winter. Mount a magnificent horse & head out onto the ranch. You will travel over the South Platte River before winding your way through the trees up a mountainside. When you reach the top, the panoramic view of six mountain ranges is spectacular! You will be able to ride side-by-side & even get the horses into a cantor! Call 719-836-1670
AVA Colorado Rafting & Adventures
Sage Outdoor Adventures
Apex Mountain School
Apex provides the #1 recommended private climbing guides in the area. Great for kids, families, singles, and couples. All ages and abilities welcome. Transportation and equipment provided. Summer/year-round activities: rock climbing, rappelling, team building, GPS challenges, survival skills, multi-adventures, wilderness medicine. Winter activities: ice climbing, rappelling, backcountry descents, snow ski touring & hut trips, private avalanche courses. Apex clients consistently say, "The most fun we've ever had in the Vail Valley!" Come see why - reservations recommended 888-MTN-SOUL (888-686-7685).
Fun For You Rentals
GO TO: www.FunForYouRentals.comIf you're staying in Summit, Eagle, Park or Grand County you must check us out! We offer unguided ATV and Jet Ski rentals in summer season or Snowmobile rentals in winter. All machines are in perfect shape and our qualified, enthusiast staff is always willing to help out our clients. We have years of experience in the field and happily will share tips about the area and trails. We provide 2 seat ATVs, Razor S4 seats 4, and Snowmobile and 3 seat Jet Skis so, BRING THE FAMILY and enjoy Summit County the way is supposed to! For info or to make a reservation call us at 970-368-0631.
White Mountain Tours
#1 Nordic Sleigh Rides
GO TO: www.NordicSleighRides.comFor memories that will last after your vacation, glide through the forest on Santa Sleighs, while listening to sleigh bells worn by Belgian Draft Horses. Now close your eyes, as you step back in time, when the west was really wild & Breckenridge was really young. Your destination, an 1860 miner's camp that captures the spirit of the early mining days. Look out for the Mountain Man, he's wild!! On other nights, you'll keep company with the Dance Hall Girls, or the Unsinkable Molly Brown, for your Dinner Sleigh Rides. We also offer Afternoon HOT COCOA RIDES as well.
Fresh Tracks Transportation
Nova Guides Summer
GO TO: www.NovaGuides.comFind ultimate family fun this summer with Nova Guides! With over 30 years of experience we’ve got the best summer activities in the valley; offering Side-by-Side and ATV tours and rentals, Jeep tours, private water fly-fishing, archery, paintball, and teambuilding! Explore the White River National Forest and Historic Camp Hale on a four-wheel-drive ATV, Side-By-Side or scenic Jeep tour reaching the Continental Divide at 12,000 feet. Or join us at our Camp Hale property for private water fly-fishing, archery, and paintball. For a True Rocky Mountain Experience Call the Best!
McAllister's Grill At Nova Guides
GO TO: www.NovaGuides.comStop in for lunch at our signature restaurant located in the heart of Camp Hale with surrounding views of 12,000 foot mountainous peaks. Open to the public from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm daily. McAllister’s Grill also caters Camp Hale weddings, corporate events, and private parties. For more information call 719-486-2656.
Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting & Adventures
Big Ed's Fishing Ventures
P: 970 389-1720
GO TO: www.BigEdsFishing.comWhat better way to spend a day in on Lake Dillon then fishing through your own ice hole for Kokanee Salmon, Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout. We provide half day guided ice fishing trips on the Dillon Reservoir with all gear, including heated huts, rods, and all tackle. Bring your fishing license and warm clothing, maybe a snack or two and set out for a trout dinner! Come experience Ice Fishing today. Call 970-389-1720.
Windrider Of The Rockies
GO TO: www.Windrider.usSit back, relax, and enjoy a spectacular lake tour by sailboat. We offer everything from tours by day or sunset, sailboat lessons, rentals and certification. Bring a drink, evening snack and sail amongst the majestic peaks for an intimate perspective of the Continental Divide, Buffalo Mtn., Red Mtn., and the 10 Mile Range. As you gaze upon the dazzling clear water, your memories will last a lifetime. Located at Frisco Bay Marina, exit #203 off I-70.
At Your Pace Freestyle Cycling Adventures
GO TO: www.AtYourPaceBiking.comBike Colorado on your terms, relishing beautiful Rocky Mountain scenery along meticulously planned routes on quiet roads. Enjoy breathtaking mountain vistas, national parks, pastoral farms and vineyards, or explore the sites of Denver with At Your Pace, regional experts in self-guided cycling and adventure tours. We offer Bikes & Brews Tours, Wine Tours and even multi-sport adventures pairing biking with activities like horseback riding, hiking, river rafting, zip line tours and more. Reunions, team building groups, families welcome! Group discounts available
Rifle Climbing Guides
GO TO: www.RifleClimbingGuides.comRifle Climbing Guides is the premier guide service to year-round climbing in Rifle Mountain Park and the Western Slope. We pride ourselves on the quality of professionalism within our guides and their ability to instruct and encourage climbers of all abilities. Our programs are built to maximize learning, fun, and safety, and we welcome climbers of all abilities! Group, family, half, and full-day trips depart daily for Rock Climbing April-November & Ice Climbing December-March.
Adventure Tours And Transportation
It's all about what YOU want to do !!. Our fully licensed tour guides can take you anywhere. But we do specialize in those unique and hard to find places. We also offer many tours to our favorite hot springs through-out the state. From the famed Strawberry Park hot springs in Steamboat Springs to the Mt Princeton hot springs in Buena Vista and the monster hot springs of Glenwood Springs. Please call for pricing on these tours.
Vail Valley Paragliding
Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting
Base Mountain Sports
GO TO: www.BaseMountainSports.comFAMILY OWNED & OPERATED SINCE 1983. For more than 30 years we have been firmly rooted in customer service. Nothing is too much when it comes to the service and satisfaction of our customers. Whatever you need - just ask! We offer a revolutionary rental experience. 5 Ski Rental Locations Servicing Colorado's Best Ski Resorts!
Sage Outdoor Adventures
AVA Rafting & Zipline
Copper Mountain Ski & Ride School
American Safari Ranch
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High Canyon Adventures
GO TO: www.HighCanyon.comWe operate on the Bair Ranch, which is in the mountains of Colorado's western slope, in the heart of Glenwood Canyon, only minutes from Glenwood Springs, Aspen and Vail. Ranch activities are close to I-70 with easy access. Bair Ranch is one of Colorado's oldest family run working livestock ranches. It encompasses over 5500 acres and miles of trails, surrounded by forest, canyons, and the Colorado River. Come visit to enjoy our Ranch Activities, Horseback Riding, ATVing, Chuck Wagon Dinner or plan your wedding with us. We also customize groups, corporate and family reunion events. Click website below to book your activities online or Call 970-945-9773 for more details.
Breckenridge Golf Club
Breckenridge can boast that it is the only municipality in the world to own a Jack Nicklaus designed, 27-hole golf course. Since the opening of the course, national and regional honors have been bestowed on Breckenridge. In May 2014, Golf Week Magazine rated Breckenridge as one of the "Top 50 Municipal Courses" ranking it #25 in the nation. Golf Digest "Places to Play" has rated Breckenridge as a 4 1/2 Star Facility. Locally Breckenridge has been awarded the "Best of Summit County" by the readers of the Summit Daily year after year. Come play, practice, or just enjoy our views from the restaurant.
Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures
GO TO: www.WinterhawkDogSledAdv.comAt Winterhawk we offer the total dogsledding experience. From mild to wild, three different locations, private parties to large groups we have something for everyone. Snuggle up under the warm wool blankets and let an experienced guide do all the work or harness up and drive your own team. Afterwards, take a tour of the kennel and spend some time with the puppies. At Winterhawk it's more than just a ride. Call (719) 486-1336
Top Of The Rockies Zip Line
Only 15 miles south of Copper Mountain, on the way to most rafting activities. This is the closest Zip Line to Summit County & the ONLY zip to fly over a Train. Experience "hands-free" flight on 5 zip lines on our 2,500 acre PRIVATE preserve. Ride the MONSTER truck or Polaris ATVs to the first platform at 11,500' on the Continental Divide. Fly side by side on dual lines. See historic gold mines & views of the "Fourteeners" with Certified Guides
AVA Rafting & Adventures
Black Tie Ski Rentals
GO TO: www.Vail.Blacktieskis.comVail Valley's Premiere rental service puts the ease & convenience back into your winter vacation. Black Tie Ski Rentals offers a full line of ski & snowboard rental equipment from the beginner to expert level rider, all delivered right to your door!
Kaileen Higney Photography Specialist
Congratulations on your wedding. This special day that you dreamed of all your life takes lots of planning. I have been in business here in Summit County over fifteen years with affordable wedding packages. My professionalism and relaxed personality will make any bride and groom or guest feel comfortable. I would enjoy meeting with you and creating lasting memories. For your engagement, save the date, wedding, or family and group reunions.
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Clear Creek Rafting Company
GO TO: www.ClearCreekRafting.comExperience Colorado! With a FREE Photo CD and FREE Wetsuit use on every trip, Clear Creek Rafting Company offers exceptional value. Enjoy trips for all abilities from beginner to advanced and 2 great locations. Our Clear Creek location 30 minutes west of Denver offers great whitewater and convenience, or try The Arkansas River through the world famous Royal Gorge near Colorado Springs . Make some memories with Clear Creek Rafting Company! Call Today!
Copper Mountain Resort
GO TO: Copper Mountain ResortFor generations, people have valued a down-to-earth resort experience that puts friends, family and a relaxed mountain atmosphere above all else. The place you go for a premium ski experience that’s refreshingly void of pretense. If you’ve skied here, you’ve been raised on some of the best Colorado has to offer. It’s why Denver considers Copper the home team, and why skiing families from across the globe choose to call Copper home. A must-visit resort in Summit County.
Nova Guides Winter
GO TO: www.NovaGuides.comCreate unforgettable memories on a Nova Guides’ winter adventure. Take a break from skiing with one of our guided snowmobile tours, unguided snowmobile rentals, or scenic snow coach tours. Nova Guides has the largest trail system spanning across 55,000 acres of the White River National Forest, with the highest elevations reaching 12,500 feet! For the excitement of a lifetime plan your family trip and corporate activities with Nova Guides! Call 719-486-2656 for additional information.
AVA Rafting & Zipline
Big Ed's Fishing Ventures
P: 970 389-1720
GO TO: www.BigEdsFishing.comCome experience beautiful Dillon Reservoir at 9,000 feet while charter boat fishing for huge Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and Kokanee Salmon, while taking in magnificent views of the Ten Mile Range & Buffalo Mountain. We also offer 1/2-day walk and wade fly-fishing trips on the gorgeous Blue River. Big Ed's is dedicated to providing a memorable charter boating experience for the whole family. Reservations recommended call 970-389-1720 for summer or winter or click our website below and book online.
Stage Coach Luxury Limousine
Start your vacation when you step off the plane. COMPARE OUR RATES, WHY TAKE A SHUTTLE WHEN YOU CAN USE A LIMO, THIS IS THE WAY TO START YOUR VACATION. We leave when you want to and we do not make multiple stops. We offer a private service with complimentary cocktails, champagne and movies for all ages. We service all Colorado airports and resorts and offer evening service for those special occasions. From Denver to Aspen, we can take you anywhere!
Brews, Booze & Buds Tour
GO TO: www.SuCoBrewTour.comTake the “Brews, Booze & Buds Tour" where we visit a distillery, a brewery and a marijuana dispensary, all in a compact 3 and a half-hour adventure. Enjoy free samples of world-class bourbons, vodkas, hand-crafted beers and then see what all the “buzz” is about. Enjoy complete door-to-door service throughout Summit County with no obligation to purchase. Four daily tours starting at 10:45am. Call 970-468-7777 for the High Country’s best adult tour under $50 per person.
Rusty Spurr Ranch
P: 970 724-1123
If you’re tired of the same old thing every time you go horseback riding, it’s time to visit the Rusty Spurr Ranch! Come see why we are consistently rated 5 Stars for Excellence on TripAdvisor since 2012. Choose from authentic cattle drives across 10,000 acres, 1, 2 or 3 hour mountain trail rides, or our all day Saddle & Paddle package. We keep our group sizes small and allow our guests to ride off-trail wherever the terrain permits. This is not your typical “single file” ride! Experience beautiful wildflower meadows, aspen groves and mountaintops where you can see the snow-capped Continental Divide. Knowledgeable guides, well-cared for horses and incredible memories are waiting for you at the Rusty Spurr Ranch. Call 866-724-9715 to book your adventure.
Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting
GO TO: www.HalfMoonPacking.comNo mountain experience is complete without some type of trout fishing adventure. Try your hand on a feisty brooke or brown trout on the upper Eagle River or near timberline in an high alpine lake. For those seeking larger fish try your hand at lake trout in either a boat or walk and wade trip on Turquoise or Twin Lakes. Ice fishing is available in the winter and spring, no need to wait for the thaw. Please visit our website or call 719 486-4570 for more details.
Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting
GO TO: www.HalfMoonPacking.comNo trip to the Rocky Mountains is complete without spending some time on horseback. Come enjoy a horseback ride through Aspen groves and evergreens while climbing to timberline. All rides pass historic mine sites and cabins and have incredible views of the valley and Colorado’s highest peaks! Come experience the high country the way the pioneers did! We offer one hour to multi day rides, there are even rides that feature lunch and dinner. Our goal is to always exceed your expectations. Please visit our website below or call us 719 486-4570 for more details.
Good Times Adventures
Explore Colorado's back-country via one of our guided tours. Good Times Adventures offers snowmobile and dog sled tours through beautiful forest glades to the Continental Divide, atop Georgia Pass at 11,000 ft. with unparalleled panoramic views. The knowledgeable and friendly staff makes the trips a thrilling experience for the entire family. Suits, boots and helmets supplied. If you are looking for that special activity, we make the difference between a trip and a memory.
Elite Ski Delivery
GO TO: www.EliteSkiDelivery.comA premier ski & snowboard rental delivery service in Colorado, dedicated to providing exceptional skis & snowboards and exceptional service. Make the most of your ski vacation by using Elite Ski Delivery. Our quick, convenient reservation options and equipment delivery make it easy to get the best ski and snowboard rentals, in the comfort of your room, providing service to world-class resorts throughout Colorado.
Aces & 8's Casino Shuttle
P: 970 468-7777
George Street Photo & Video
GO TO: www.GeorgeStreetPhoto.comGeorge Street Photo & Video is a wedding photography company with a photojournalistic style and trained team of photography experts that have become the signature behind the breathtaking images we create for you. We employ only the best wedding photographers – passionate, contemporary artists who have made a career of framing and capturing the natural beauty of emotional moments. It will be this collection of moments that expresses the true spirit and story of your wedding.
Save 30% online reservations. Serving Summit County for 30 years, we offer one of the largest selection of ski and snowboards in the county. We are located I-70 exit 203 (next to Wal-Mart). We offer skis and Snowboards from K2, Salomon, Volkl and Burton. Open 7:30am to 9pm 7 days a week.Coupon
Copper Mountain Ski & Snowboard Rentals
GO TO: Book Online Click HereDon’t lose any ski time by stopping to pick up rentals when we have a rental shop right at Copper Mountain. Getting you to the slope fast and providing you the best in-shop and on-snow performance is easy for us. Fist bump anyone?
Wilderness Aware Rafting
GO TO: www.InARaft.comWilderness Aware Rafting / Colorado Adventures offers exciting white water rafting excursions on 5 Colorado rivers including the newly designated Browns Canyon National Monument. Also offering scenic horseback rides and zip line tours. Twice Named "Colorado Company of the Year" and Rated #1 on Trip Advisor, Wilderness Aware provides high quality trips suitable for every skill level, top notch guides and an exceptional safety record. Join us today to create memories that will last a lifetime!
Frisco Bay Marina
GO TO: www.FriscoBayMarina.comFrisco is uniquely situated on the 3,300 acre Dillon Reservoir with over 25 miles of pine-forested shoreline. The Frisco Bay Marina at the end of Frisco’s charming Main Street is a gateway to Dillon Reservoir, offering paddle sport, fishing pole and motor boat rentals, as well as boat tours, a public launch ramp and slip/mooring rentals. Paddle sport rentals include canoes, kayaks and stand up paddle boards for kids and adults. New for 2017, the Marina will also be offering Hobie pedalboards. Pontoon boats, runabouts and fishing boats round out the fleet of motor boats for rent, and your favorite canine is even allowed on board these boats. The Marina also offers a playground, a sandy beach (which hosts a free kids’ sandcastle competition each year) and lakeside dining at the Island Grill. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling 970-668-4334 or by booking online at link below.