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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Copper Mountain Ski & Ride School
Kick-start that learning curve, build confidence, and enjoy the camaraderie of skiing or riding with others of your ability. All levels of skiers & riders, including first-timers, will have a blast learning to do it right in our full and half-day lessons.
Copper Mountain Ski & Snowboard Rentals
Don’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?
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.
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.
Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting & Adventures
Above & Beyond 4x4 Guides
We offer guided ATV and Jeep Tours for all abilities and ages. We have the BEST selection of Polaris ATVs/Side x Sides and customized Jeeps around. Professional guides with a passion is our specialty and our knowledge of the outdoors is unparalleled. Let us show you why we love the natural beauty of Colorado so much. Come out on an adventure with us that you will never forget. Guaranteed Fun!
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.
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.
Alpine Adventures Dogsledding
We offer unique and exciting, hands-on dogsledding activities that are fun for the entire family! Come and learn about the sport of dogsledding in this hands-on, education-rich environment where you can see what all of the fuss is about! We offer 2 different types of tours with experienced guides amongst one of the most beautiful backdrops in the Rocky Mountains, as well as guided kennel tours! Free transportation is available from centralized locations in Avon, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Frisco, and Vail! We have partnered with a local cookie shop and deli here in Leadville to offer a high quality box lunch option for our guests. Visit our site for more information and to start your personalized tour reservation!
Platte Ranch/Double B Riding Stables
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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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.
Big Ed's Fishing Ventures
P: 970 389-1720
What 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.
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.
AVA Colorado Rafting & Adventures
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!
Nova Guides Summer
Find 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!
Colorado Kite Force
Fresh Tracks Transportation
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.
White Mountain Zip Line Tours
We 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.
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.
Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting
No 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.
Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures
Discount Lift Tickets
Purchase Discount Lift Tickets Now! If you’ve come looking for discount lift tickets, then you’ve come to the right place! We have your go-to-source for deals and discounts on lift tickets at ski resorts not only in Colorado but across North America. We partner directly with ski resorts in order to provide you with steep and deep savings! That’s our goal, plain and simple. You can even plan your vacation with lodging and ski & snowboard rentals as well, so they are reserved and waiting for you.
Adventure Paddle Tours
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.
Big Ed's Fishing Ventures
P: 970 389-1720
www.BigEdsFishing.com Come 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.
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.
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!
AVA Rafting & Zipline
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).
Copper 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. 2017/2018 season passes are valid starting November 11th, 2017 to April, 2018
Nova Guides Winter
Create 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.
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.
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.
Triple G Outfitters
Offering 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.
Sage Outdoor Adventures
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
Woodward At Copper Mountain
The 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.
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!
Windrider Of The Rockies
Sit 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.
Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting
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.
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!
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).
Alpenglow Adventures provides complete door-to-door luxury van service for Summit & Eagle Counties. We specialize in shuttling guests to prime tourist attractions throughout Colorado, serving groups of any size. Call today for a list of our featured destinations or to charter your own adventure. We highlight four of Colorado's most spectacular canyons on our daily Colorado Zephyr Train Adventures. We also feature full-day and half-day adventures to the Georgetown Loop Railroad. Call 970-468-7777 for information & reservations.
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.
Vail Valley Paragliding
Paragliding is adored all over the world for good reason. There really is nothing quite like it. What better place to soar like a bird than over the Beautiful Vail Valley. And, what better people to fly with than the Professional Tandem Pilots at Vail Valley Paragliding. ENJOY Personal Flight and get an Eagle Eye's View of the Beautiful Rocky Mountains. Check out our website below. Call to Book your Tandem Adventure today! 970-845-7321.
Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting
Guided Hunts offer you the best chance of success! We offer big game hunts for antelope, bear, elk, moose, mule deer, and mountain lions. Why not hunt with someone who spends the entire summer in the mountains tracking the game. Let one of our experienced guides lead you to the trophy you seek. After wandering all day did you end up too far from the truck? Don’t be afraid to take the shot! We will come get it out for you. For those hunters with their own gear but traveling too far to bring livestock we can pack in your entire camp and supplies.
Nova Guides Weddings, Groups & Events Venue
Located 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.
Copper Creek Golf Club
Spellbinding 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!)
White Mountain Tours
Experience Snowmobile and Snow Cat/Zip Line Tours at the top of the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy Family, Performance and High Adventure Snowmobile Tours high on the Continental Divide on Polaris 550s. Our Zip course includes SIX Sections including 1 Single, 4 Twin Zips, and the Grand Finale, the BIG NUGGET, it's a Triple! Fly side-by-side-by-side and land on our 100' tall Sky Tower. Book the 5-Hr. Thrill Seekers Combo with snowmobiling, lunch, snow cat and zip lining. It's the Ultimate. Complimentary coveralls, boots & helmets. Ask about Free Transportation from local hotels and condos.
AVA Rafting & Zipline
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!
Sage Outdoor Adventures
American Safari Ranch
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
Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting
Copper Mountain Tubing Hill
All tubing hills are not made equal. You could go the classic straight lane route, or you can up your game with Copper. After a day on the slopes, kick off those ski boots and gather your entourage (AKA your family) and head to the hill. Sign your waiver and test out your handpicked tube on Copper’s banked curves. Laugh your pants off with Copper Tubing Hill.
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 Resort
For 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.
AVA Rafting & Adventures
The Golden Horseshoe Tour
Make your vacation unforgettable with a trip to The Golden Horseshoe. The adventure begins with a majestic sleigh ride ushered by Belgian Draft horses to a time when the West was wild and Breckenridge was young. Your destination, an 1860’s gold mining camp where the early Western frontier still thrives. Here you’ll meet 59ers, frontiersmen, maidens, and travelers from beyond, while the aroma of a hearty buffet and homemade apples pies enchant your senses. Bring the Colorado Gold Rush to life by stepping out of the city lights and seeing our stars at The Golden Horseshoe.