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Book an Aspen or Snowmass vacation rental and get ready to experience small-town charm infused with luxury living in one of Colorado's top vacation destinations.
With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, a vacation in the Aspen-Snowmass area offers guests year-round outdoor recreation, including world-class skiing and snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking and climbing, fly fishing, and much more.
Ski and snowboard enthusiasts can explore the area's 5,300 acres of diverse terrain, which offers activities for all ages at Aspen Mountain, Snowmass Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Mountain. Whether you enjoy the gentle slopes on Buttermilk, the steeps on Aspen Mountain, the bowl skiing on Highlands or the wide open runs on Snowmass, there is something for every level of skier and snowboarder. Other popular Aspen winter activities include snowmobiling, snowshoeing, sledding and sleigh rides, and ice skating
Warm-weather seasons offer low humidity and mild temperatures – think summer highs in the 70s and 80s and lows in the 60s. Venture from your vacation rental in Aspen or Snowmass to see blooming flowers and trees in the spring and breathtaking foliage in the fall. Summer visitors also have access to signature festivals that celebrate the best in food, culture, nature and Colorado mountain living. Two Aspen summer events visitors can't miss are the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen and the Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration.
Even though many people know Aspen as an outdoor haven, the city also has a vibrant art scene. The Aspen Idea, an initiative to bring big-city arts and culture to the area, supports dozens of festivals and special arts events in the area. Top arts attractions include the Aspen Art Museum, Theatre Aspen, Anderson Ranch Arts Center and Red Brick Center for the Arts, to name a few.
Music lovers will also find plenty to do in Aspen. The city houses its own world-renown ballet, the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, and the Aspen Music Festival and School and Jazz Aspen Snowmass both draw thousands of guests annually. Many bars and venues also host live entertainment indoors and out.
In addition to popular activities and attractions, guests will enjoy choosing between more than 100 restaurants and nightlife spots. Those who book an Aspen-Snowmass vacation rental will have access to coffee shops, local hangouts, award-winning restaurants, in both downtown Aspen and Snowmass Village. Visitors will also find diverse menu selections, featuring American, French, Italian, Mexican and Japanese cuisine. Night-owls can relax at more than a dozen nightlife spots, perfect for hanging out with friends and meeting locals.
During your Aspen-Snowmass vacation, make plans to browse dozens of stores located throughout the area. Retail shops sell everything from local arts and crafts to equipment, jewelry, and apparel for the whole family. Aspen is home to a large outdoor pedestrian mall packed full of big-name brands and small boutiques, as well as plenty of outdoor seating and picturesque natural landscape.
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Beaver Creek Resort is a World Class Ski Resort located in the western United States, near Avon, Colorado. The resort comprises three villages, Beaver Creek Village, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead Mountain Resort to the west.
Past the Beaver Creek gate lies an idyllic and intimate village where legendary ski terrain meets luxury mountain homes. A place where immaculate grooming and world-class skiing give way to warm après ski cookies and five-star cuisine. The mountain brings families together for ice skating, storytelling and frolicking in the snow. The sun shines bright over 300 days a year, lighting up 1,832 acres of pristine powder and 11 high-speed quad chairlifts. Beaver Creek skiing and snowboarding schools offer classes to challenge and excite experts and beginners alike. From the gentle, manicured slopes of Bachelor Gulch to the steep bumps of Grouse Mountain, skiers and riders of all abilities will feel at home. 800 groomed acres of pure corduroy for your skiing and boarding pleasure. Embracing the resort’s fine attention to detail, more than 150 mountain hosts are committed to providing you the highest level of guest service in the ski industry. Every year, athletes and spectators from around the world migrate to Beaver Creek for the Birds of Prey Men's World Cup.
Beaver Creek offers the amenity of quality time. From the village plaza where kids can run safe and free, to the wild ride of the tubing hill and the warm chocolate chip cookies greeting them off the last lift. Take in the mountain beauty with 4x4 Jeep Tours, Scenic Lift Rides and even enjoy Gem Panning with the little ones! Beaver Creek Rodeo! Dust off your cowboy boots and tack on some spurs for the 13th Annual Beaver Creek Rodeo Series on Thursday nights. Vilar Performing Arts Center, provides entertainment in the heart of Beaver Creek, featuring artists such as Alison Krauss, Lyle Lovett, Trace Adkins & more!
Take on one of Colorado's many 14,000-foot peaks with a guided hike. Play 18 holes of mountain golf on a challenging course. Cast for rainbow trout in a clear mountain stream. Or simply spend quality time with your family and nature with a leisurely hike through the valley. This is North America's World Cup mountain, as beautiful under summer flowers as it is under snow.
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With its authentic, historic, small-town charm, all of our Breckenridge properties are beautifully homey and comfortable. Tucked in the White River National Forest, Breckenridge is a skiing epicenter, with a multitude of recreational activities for everyone.
When staying at one of our Breckenridge properties, you are within 30 minutes of 5 major ski areas including: Vail, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, Copper Mountain and Loveland. Despite the appreciation for preserving the old town area, massive ski area improvements continue to enhance the skier experience at Breckenridge. With a new bridge located near many of our Breckenridge cabin rentals, you can now ski right down to Main Street to one of America's largest and best-preserved historic districts.
Also near many of our Breckenridge vacation rentals is a pervasive network of historic mining trails that offer fabulous chances to explore the valley on a mountain bike, a dog sled, snowmobile, cross-country skis, snowshoes or by foot. Other year-round activities include fishing, museum and historical sites tours, hot air balloon rides and mine tours. You can get private, guided tours on virtually any activity imaginable!
During a summer stay at our Breckenridge cabin rentals, climb a nearby 14er (14,000+ foot mountain) at Quandary Peak. Bike rental shops will point you to the paved bike path along the Blue River stretching for miles of scenic beauty on the way to Frisco. From Frisco you can bike to Keystone, around Lake Dillon and even to Vail Pass. Other summer activities found near many of our Breckenridge cabin rentals include: bungee jumping, panning for gold, miniature golf and white water rafting.
After all the activity, refuel at one of the 60 world-class restaurants near our Breckenridge cabin rentals. Downtown Breckenridge has a little bit of everything with spas and over 200 stores to choose from and all within only a short distance from our Breckenridge vacation rentals.
For extravagant skiing fun and an abundance of awesome activities book one our Breckenridge vacation rentals today!
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Book a Colorado Springs vacation rental and gear up for adventure! iTrip Vacations Colorado Springs manages rentals in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Woodland Park and the Tri-Lakes region.
Colorado Springs sits at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains in the shadows of Pikes Peak, “America’s Mountain”. Its scenic location and desirable climate combined with dozens of attractions, world-class shopping and diverse dining has helped the city rank among top media sites. In recent years, Colorado Springs has garnered attention from Money, Forbes and Outside magazines as a best place to live and visit.
Kick off your Colorado Springs vacation with fresh air and mountain views. Our guests have quick access to Pikes Peak and Cheyenne Mountain, both of which offer recreation activities. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, golf, rock climbing, 4x4 tours, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding and ziplining. In addition, explore outdoor attractions such as Garden of the Gods, Red Rock Canyon and Seven Falls. To see exotic animals, head to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. This family-friendly attraction has over 12 exhibits, 30 endangered species and lets guests hand-feed giraffes.
Experience arts and culture at museums and sites. Colorado Springs celebrates local, American and international history and sports. Check out the U.S. Olympic Museum, National Museum of WWII Aviation, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, U.S. Air Force Academy and Olympic Training Center. Step back in time at Cave of the Winds, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Glen Eyrie Castle and Rock Ledge Ranch.
If live entertainment sounds fun, see a show. Cosmo's Magic Theater offers family-friendly shows in an intimate environment. See Broadway shows, speakers and orchestra performances at Pikes Peak Center, or hear the symphony at Colorado Springs Harmonic. For big names in music and entertainment, head to Broadmoor World Arena, The Black Sheep and Stargazers Theatre.
When not playing outside or immersing in local culture, it's time to eat and shop. The city offers a rich food scene, featuring both American classics and international fusion. Try Ethiopian, French, Asian, Italian and Indian. Then stop at steakhouses, seafood spots, bakeries, bistros and vegetarian favorites.
Get an up-close look at the local food scene and the people who support it by planning a food tour or visiting a brewery. The area has several award-winning breweries that host tours and provide samples.
After filling up, burn some calories by shopping local boutiques and malls. Five districts showcase the best of Colorado Springs shopping scene. Head downtown and find local companies selling everything from candy and fashion to books and toys. Old City Colorado – known as OCC by locals – and Manitou Springs offer shops situated in must-visit historic areas. For big-box retailers, visit Promenade Shops at Briargate, University Village Colorado Shopping Center, and First and Main Town Center.
Balloons, cars, music, nature, sports and wellness: Celebrate it all in Colorado. Our Colorado Springs vacation rentals also provide access to top events where guests meet locals, have fun, try new activities and enjoy the great outdoors. Must-sees include: Territory Days, Top of the World Rodeo, Arts Month, Rocky Mountain State Games and Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off. And don't miss the chance to celebrate holidays and see haunts, fall foliage, firework extravaganzas and special events.
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Our Copper Mountain vacation rentals – also located in the town of Frisco – place your family in the middle of mountain adventures only found in Summit County, Colorado.
A Copper Mountain vacation enables families to experience year-round outdoor recreation. Top activities include world-class skiing and snowboarding, tubing, mountain biking, sailing, golfing at Copper Creek, the highest championship course in the U.S., and more.
The award-winning Copper Mountain ski area features more than 2,400 acres of terrain suitable for all ages and skill levels. Due to its size, it measures one of the largest ski and snowboard resorts in Colorado.
Copper Mountain is also known for its naturally divided terrain, which allows you to explore at your own pace. Beginners can schedule a class with Copper Ski and Ride School, while experts can test their skills at Woodward Copper, an action sports training facility. Those with younger children will have a blast at Critterland, an interactive play area for parents and tots to enjoy the snow together. In addition to skiing, your family can also spend the day tubing, ice skating, snowmobiling, sleighing and sledding.
Warm-weather months offer a different Copper Mountain vacation experience. Venture from your vacation rental and hike one of the many trails, or plan a zipline adventure and fly over the mountains. To see the area up-close, families can mountain bike on eight trails, ranging from 45 to 140 miles, with many connecting Copper and Frisco. Other popular Copper Mountain-Frisco activities include mini-golf, go-karts, rock climbing and simply admiring the area's natural beauty.
Our Frisco vacation rentals provide easy access to the Dillon Reservoir. The reservoir, also known as Lake Dillon, measures more than 3,000 acres, with 25 miles of scenic shoreline. Book a tour or rent a boat to experience scenic mountain views while sailing, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding. Lake Dillon is also home to ample fishing options, with catches including various types of trout and salmon.
In addition to water recreation, Frisco also offers top attractions such as the Frisco Bay Marina, Historic Park and Museum, and the Frisco Adventure Park. In the summer, visitors benefit from free bike, skate and disc-golf parks, as well as play fields and nature trails. Winter season months give guests access to tubing, sleigh rides and skiing at the Frisco Nordic Center.
When it's time to refuel, visit one of the restaurants in Copper and Frisco, both home to dozens of dining hot spots. Top restaurants include CB Grille, JJ's Rocky Mountain Tavern, Babe's Chicken Dinner House and Kenny's Burger Joint. Copper also offers a Dine-in-Delivery program nightly from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., allowing guests to have their favorite dishes delivered right to their vacation rental.
If all this isn't reason enough to take a Copper Mountain vacation, the area also houses dozens of boutiques, fitness facilities and spa treatments at Copper Mountain Spa & Athletic Club, and annual festivals. Both Copper and Frisco host festivals throughout the year, providing families a fun way to meet locals and experience Colorado mountain culture. Signature Copper events include Sunsation, the end-of-ski-season party, and Copper County, which showcases country music's biggest stars. In Frisco, plan to attend the Colorado BBQ Challenge in June and Wasill Days during Christmas.
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Plan your Denver vacation, and visit a thriving metro filled with attractions, outdoor recreation, dining, shopping, sports and other things to do. iTrip Vacations Denver manages rentals in: Denver, Douglas and Jefferson counties, including the cities of Aurora, Denver, Englewood, Littleton and Golden.
With 300 days of sunshine per year and proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park, Denver provides a playground full of adventure. During warm seasons, enjoy rock climbing, fly fishing, biking, hiking, river rafting, paddleboarding and kayaking. Winter welcomes guests to plan a ski vacation to nearby resorts, including Breckenridge, Copper Mountain and Keystone. In addition to these activities, Denver also features golf courses, an award-winning zoo, amusement parks, sightseeing tours and hot-air balloon rides.
Art and history aficionados will see over a dozen art galleries and museums. Many honor the city's Old West heritage, while others introduce contemporary culture and local artists. Visitors have access to seven art districts that host First Friday Art Walks and showcase different creations and styles.
Other top spots include Denver Art Museum, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Children's Museum of Denver, and Molly Brown House Museum. While learning about culture, visit the Colorado State Capitol and Denver Union Station, two iconic landmarks.
Sports fans have plenty of reasons to cheer, as the area houses four professional sports teams. Head to Coors Field to watch the Colorado Rockies play major league baseball. Or catch the Denver Broncos (NFL), Avalanche (NHL), Rapids (MLS) and Nuggets (NBA). Denver has professional lacrosse and rugby teams as well. Many teams play at the Pepsi Center, an arena that also hosts concerts, wrestling, and shows such as Disney on Ice.
Looking for more live entertainment in Denver? The city has a performing arts scene complete with opera, theater, ballet and classical music. One of the most popular areas for entertainment is the Denver Theatre District, a 16-block mecca for creativity and inspiration. See shows at the Denver Performing Arts Complex and Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities.
Those who book a Denver vacation rental also have access to lively dining and nightlife. Its food and local beer scenes have garnered attention from Conde Nast Traveler and Travel and Leisure. Visitors will find everything from bars and dives to family-friendly restaurants and upscale hot spots. Additionally, many area chefs have won top honors as James Beard award recipients. To try a large selection in a short time, book a tour. Local companies offers beer, food and wine tours, so guests can pick an activity that suits their interests.
While seeing the city, spend time shopping. Denver offers six districts full of big names, locally owned boutiques and services. Larimer Square and 16th Street Mall feature fashion, gift shops, jewelry and world-renown designers. Other must-see shopping destinations include Antique Row, Broadway, Cherry Creek and Highland Square.
One of the best ways to remember your vacation in Denver is attending local events. This provides the opportunity to meet new people, hear live music, try local foods and have fun. When planning, look for Denver Restaurant Week, March Powwow, the National Western Stock Show, rodeos, music festivals, comic cons, races, sports competitions and holiday festivities. No matter what time of year, there's always a reason to celebrate in Denver.
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Stay in our Frisco vacation rentals and discover the Colorado adventures that await your family!
Frisco, located in the heart of Summit County near Copper Mountain, provides guests easy access to year-round recreation, a charming downtown and lots of family-friendly activities. The city bills itself as the Main Street of the Rockies, as its small-town charm fuses well with dining, shopping and nightlife options. In addition, visitors have access to action-packed outdoor activities that await in this popular mountain destination.
Those who plan a Frisco summer vacation can spend time mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, golfing, hiking and rafting. One recreation hot spot is Frisco Adventure Park. At the park, families can bike, skate and play disc golf, as well as take wagon rides and play sports.
Water lovers should visit Frisco Bay Marina, home to equipment rentals, guided lessons and tours. Test your skills at Frisco Kayak Park, a free public park perfect for thrill-seekers looking to ride the rapids. Another popular summertime spot is Dillon Reservoir, which offers more than 3,000 acres of natural landscape for boating, sailing, hiking and picnicking, to name a few.
When temperatures cool off, book a Frisco vacation rental and enjoy world-class skiing and snowboarding, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, tubing, and more. Frisco is near seven ski-and-ride resorts, only minutes away from the town.
Located less than 10 minutes away, visitors will find Frisco Peninsula Recreation Center and Copper Mountain, which has more than 2,400 acres of snowy terrain ready to explore. Frisco Nordic Center ranks as a top spot for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and lessons. Children enjoy getting out on their own at Kids Night Out, where they can tube the Frisco Adventure Park, eat pizza and watch movies, while parents are out on the town. Other top Colorado destinations nearby include Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail and Beaver Creek.
Even though most people visit Frisco for its outdoor recreation, the town also offers can't-miss dining and shopping. Venture from your vacation rental and find more than 50 restaurants featuring different menus and flavors, including popular chains, locally owned restaurants, grocery stores and more.
Retailers include dozens of boutiques and outlet shops, selling everything from apparel and clothing to special souvenirs and gifts.
Families also find Frisco's annual events hard to resist, as the town hosts several throughout the year. Warm-weather months welcome special events such as the Concert in the Park summer series, Colorado BBQ Challenge in June and Frisco's Fabulous Fourth of July celebration. Fall and winter bring Frisco Fall Fest – packed full of food, artists and fun – as well as Wassail Days, which showcases the best of the winter holidays. History buffs should visit the Frisco Historic Park and Museum to get an up-close look at the town's heritage and learn how it has grown into one of Colorado's top towns. The attraction is located downtown on Main Street and offers free admission to the public year-round.
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Our Keystone vacation rentals – which also include vacation homes in Dillon, Silverthorne and Wildernest – offer easy access to year-round entertainment and things to do. During your stay in Keystone, Dillon, Silverthorne or Wildernest, you'll enjoy action-packed Rocky Mountain outdoor activities, award-winning restaurants and family fun. Keystone, CO, is known as one of the friendliest ski towns in the U.S.
In the winter months, the Keystone area features world-class skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, sleigh rides and more. Our Keystone vacation rentals are located near the largest ski area in Summit County, which has three mountains, 121 trails that cover 3,000-plus acres and five bowls. Take in beautiful Rocky Mountain views as you spend the day on the slopes. With trails for beginner to advanced skiers, sunny days, low winds and slightly warmer temperatures, the Keystone area is a skier’s paradise.
Dillon Reservoir and Lake Dillon sit only a short distance from your Keystone rental. The area offers year-round recreation, including canoeing, fishing, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing. You can relax on the Lake Dillon's shoreline, read your favorite book or just soak up the sun. You'll also find hiking and walking trails, all paired with incredible mountain views. Keystone hiking and biking options include more than 50 scenic mountain trails. Stop at one of the overlooks, which showcase the backdrops of the Gore, Williams Fork and Ten Mile Mountain ranges.
Looking to stay outside of Keystone? We have vacations rentals in Dillon, Silverthorne and Wildernest as well. Dillon – about 10 minutes from Keystone – is home to Dillon Marina, the world's highest deep-water marina. The town also has abundant outdoor recreation, shopping and 25 miles of coastline. Silverthorne is about a 15-minute drive from Keystone and houses a Nordic Center, skate park and golf course. Located less than 15 minutes away, you'll find historic Wildernest. The town offers an adventure park, historic park, events, museums, and shops and restaurants.
Shoppers will want to browse dozens of boutiques and stores in the Keystone area. The Outlets of Silverthorne spread over three villages and include more than 35 major retailers, such as Nike, Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren and Under Armor.
When it's time to recharge, explore restaurants in Keystone, Dillon, Silverthorne and Wildernest. Their diverse menus, mountain views and friendly faces welcome you to try new flavors. The Keystone nightlife scene offers everything from high-end gourmet to family-friendly to dive bars, all within easy access of your Keystone vacation rental. You can enjoy a romantic date night, or take the family out for a night full of fun and live music.
Summit County also provides free public bus transportation via Summit Stage. With routes in Keystone, Dillon, Silverthorne and Wildernest, you can visit resorts, downtown areas, major attractions and shopping.
All of iTrip's vacation rentals in Keystone, Dillion, Silverthorne and Wildernest promise top accommodations and luxury amenities. Varying in size, our Keystone rental homes accommodate all group sizes.
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Book a Snowmass vacation rental and experience the epic outdoor adventures for which Colorado is known!
The Aspen-Snowmass area has 300-plus days of sunshine a year, making it easy for guests to enjoy the great outdoors. As a year-round mountain vacation destination, Aspen-Snowmass welcomes vacationers to ski, snowboard and tube in the winter, and bike, hike and raft in the summer – just to name a few activities. In Aspen-Snowmass, there's always something fun to do outdoors.
Plan an Aspen-Snowmass ski vacation and have access to Snowmass Mountain's 3,300-plus skiable terrain, including Burnt Mountain Glades, High Alpine and the Cirque, all ideal for experts. Beginner and intermediate skiers will have a blast on the Cascade, Funnel Bypass and Sneaky's trails. Visitors can also take ski and snowboard lessons, which are available for those 2 years and older.
Additionally, the Snowmass area houses three terrain parks with more than 100 features that helped it win a spot on Transworld Snowboarding Magazine's Top 10 Parks for 2017. Tubing is also a fun activity for the family, as Snowmass offers multiple lanes at The Meadows at Elk Camp.
Those who vacation in Snowmass in the spring and summer have access to mild temperatures, stunning natural beauty and lots of warm-weather activities.
Venture from your Snowmass vacation rental to hike the trails, take a mountaintop yoga class, or bike your way through the area. Visitors will find a variety of bike rentals available, including cruisers, road bikes, and mountain bikes for both downhill and cross-country. The Snowmass Bike Park – open from late June to select dates into October – is a must for all riders. The park features more than 2,700 feet of downhill trails suitable for all ages and skill levels. Other popular summer activities include mountain tours, camping, fishing, kayaking, ballooning, paragliding, golf and horseback riding.
Most know the Aspen-Snowmass area as an outdoors haven, but there's way more to this Colorado destination. One top place to visit on your Aspen-Snowmass vacation is Snowmass Village, once a ranching community that has been transformed into a destination resort. Here, guests will find dozens of shops to browse. Examples of retail options include apparel and clothing, athletic equipment, grocery stores, jewelry, art and, of course, plenty of places to souvenir shop.
Your Snowmass vacation rental also provides proximity to more than 30 restaurants. Visitors will find coffee houses, carryout options, and plenty of restaurants to sit down and have a meal with friends and family. With a focus on flavor, menus spotlight some of the best of European, Cajun, Japanese, Italian, and Mexican, as well as several Colorado-inspired cuisines.
No Aspen-Snowmass vacation will feel complete without attending at least one event. Celebrating the best of fun, food and entertainment, Snowmass hosts many annual events for the whole family. In the winter, guests can attend Thanksjibbing Rail Jam, partake in Snowmass Holiday Fun, and start the year off right at the New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks. Summer brings live outdoor concerts every week, featuring musicians in classical and bluegrass, as well as Snowmass Summer of Free Music Series. These concerts draw thousands from all over, and kids will have a blast at the Kids' Zone, while parents kick back and relax.
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Book a Steamboat Springs vacation rental, and plan your Colorado mountain adventure!
Immerse yourself in the American Wild West as this ski town features western culture, year-round outdoor recreation, friendly locals and one-of-a-kind experiences only found in Steamboat Springs.
Originally started as a Colorado summer resort destination, Steamboat Springs has become renowned for its world-class skiing and mountain biking options, including more than 150 natural springs, lakes, rivers and trails to explore. And your Steamboat Springs vacation rental will put your family in the middle of it all.
Suit up for fun winter activities such as skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, biking, sledding, ice climbing and fishing, to name a few. The city houses two ski areas – the Steamboat Springs Ski Area and Howelsen Hill, Colorado's oldest continuously operated ski area. Or you can simply play in the smooth, dry snow, referred to as Champagne Powder, for which Steamboat is known. Another top winter activity is the Winter Driving School, the only purpose-built, terrain-based school of its kind in the U.S.
Mountain biking is huge in Steamboat Springs. In fact, it's a culture. Known as Bike Town USA, the city has trails and rides for all ages and skill levels. Hundreds of miles of single track are available, as well as more than 50 miles of downhill and freeride bike terrain. The family-friendly Bear River Bike Park offers jumps for all riders, providing families a place to enjoy a friendly competition. Guests can also try snow biking, a sport that allows riders to rent fat-tire bikes and ride through the snowy wilderness.
In the warmer months, venture from your Steamboat vacation rental and experience the Rockies as never before. From aircraft tours and golf to rodeos, horseback riding, and ziplining, Steamboat Springs offers tons of summer outdoor adventure. Wind down the 2,400-foot Howler Alpine Slide and hop on the popular Nordic Screamer, where guests ride a sled down two carpet slides. Other signature things to do in Steamboat Springs include the Hot Air Balloon Rodeo, July Fourth Cowboys' Roundup Days, the All Arts Festival and Wild West Air Festival, hosted during Labor Day weekend.
Water babies must experience Steamboat Springs' wet-and-wild side. Steamboat Springs houses two hot springs that draw travelers from all over. At Old Town Hot Springs families will find water slides, rock climbing walls, and pools, perfect for relaxing or splashing. Those looking for a more remote hot springs should visit Strawberry Park Hot Springs, which is nestled in an aspen mountain grove. At Strawberry Park, families may choose from several hot springs with varying temperatures while admiring the beauty of the Yampa Valley.
Steamboat Lake and Stagecoach State Park provide top spots for canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. The Yampa River is another great spot for relaxing on the waters and also serves as a top place for fly fishing and tubing, which has become one of the must-do summer activities in Steamboat. For whitewater adventures, head to the Elk and Colorado rivers, both prime spots for boating and rafting.
Hikers can test their skills at Fish Creek Falls, Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area, Emerald Mountain and a dozen more hiking destinations. The Yampa Core Trail offers an easier trek via its paved trail. The trail measures 7 miles and winds through the town along the Yampa River bank. Visitors can bike or walk, see incredible views, as well as have easy access to top attractions.
Steamboat also has a diverse arts and culture scene. With a rich history in the American West, the city celebrates its roots though art, performances, music, events and museums. Music fans can plan their Colorado vacation around the opera, strings music festival, free summer concert series and mountain music series. In the heart of Steamboat Springs, you'll find Main Street, full of shops, galleries, restaurants and spas. More than 100 restaurants in Steamboat cater to all cravings, and make sure to dedicate some time to find that perfect Colorado mountain gift or souvenir.
Downtown Steamboat Springs houses Howelsen Hill, the largest publicly owned recreational complex and oldest ski complex in Colorado. The center features a rodeo arena, Olympic-size skating rink, alpine slide and more.
Additionally, cowboys and cowgirls will feel at home in Steamboat. The city's foundation thrives on working ranches that showcase culture through special events such as Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series, Cowboy Downhill, cattle drives and ranch tours.
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Take a Telluride vacation and gear up for adventure in the Colorado Rocky Mountains! Our Telluride vacation rentals offer proximity to outdoor activities, attractions, restaurants and more for your exciting mountain getaway.
Nestled in a box canyon, Telluride is surrounded by mountain peaks measuring 13,000 to 14,000-feet high. The city is best known for Nordic skiing, hiking, biking, fly fishing and extreme adventures. With a four-season climate, Telluride provides your family a place to vacation year-round.
Summer welcomes you to hike in the fresh mountain air, go horseback riding, play golf, enjoy water recreation, and try paragliding and rock climbing. In the winter, ski and snowboard, go ice skating, sledding, and snowshoeing and snowmobiling. You'll find that the ski scene is so popular even Conde Nast Traveler readers named Telluride the No. 1 Ski Resort in North America in 2016. Additionally, those who vacation in Telluride also enjoy the resort's no-lift-lines promise.
Your Telluride vacation rental also provides access to an eclectic arts and culture scene that celebrates the city's rich history as a former mining town in Colorado. While visiting, see live theater and opera, or select a special piece from one of Telluride's art museums.
Adding to its culture, the area also hosts signature festivals that welcome thousands each year. For over 30 years, these events have celebrated music, food, art, the great outdoors and more that showcase the city's laid-back mountain lifestyle. Popular Telluride events include the balloon festival, bluegrass festival, wine festival, jazz festival, blues and brews, and cars and colors. In addition, you'll find holiday celebrations, sporting events, a farmers market and events that promote healthy living.
After playing all day, take a break and immerse yourself in the Telluride restaurant scene. Ranked among the top American Food Cities by both Fodor's and Conde Nast Traveler, the city's dining options draw foodies from all over. Venture from your Telluride vacation rental and visit family-friendly spots, upscale dining with mountain views, saloons, wine bars and local dives. To satisfy everyone in your group, you'll find restaurants serving pizza, Mexican, BBQ, steaks, Italian and other menu options.
Still need ideas for your Telluride vacation? Don't miss the city's historic Main Street a.k.a. Colorado Avenue, which houses locally owned boutiques, more restaurants and entertainment for the whole family. This picturesque spot is perfect for a day strolling with loved ones and features Victorian architecture, coffee shops, a raved-about bookstore, bakeries, art galleries, a theater and fun attractions.
Those looking for more adventure and culture should visit nearby Mountain Village, located only 8 miles from Telluride. Mountain Village ranks as one of the newer resorts in the area and offers a downhill bike park, obstacle and ropes course, and dozens of shops and restaurants. Our guests have access to both areas, as the area's free gondola connects Telluride and Mountain Village for one of the top public transportation and sightseeing options in Colorado.
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Take a Vail vacation and experience amazing skiing during the winter and a variety of fun-filled outdoor recreation during warmer months. Known mostly for its skiing, Vail is home to the Vail Mountain, the second largest ski mountain in North America. The mountain stretches over 5,200 acres, offering skiers 193 trails and 33 ski lifts.
After you’ve spent the day hitting the slopes, relax in one of our premier Vail home rentals. Our Vail cabin and vacation rentals offer top of the line amenities including fully-equipped kitchens, cable/satellite TV, internet access, spacious floor plans and more!
Vail is much more than a top destination for skiers and snowboarders during the colder months. It is also well known for its lush greenery and blooming flowers in the spring and summer months. During the summer the mountains are perfect for hiking and biking. Other Vail summer activities include horseback riding, white water rafting and hot air balloon rides! Annual summer events you won’t want to miss include the Vail Film Festival, Vail International Dance Festival and Vail Valley Music Festival. Be sure to book a Vail condo rental early for those events!
And don’t forget to check out Vail in the fall! Experience Oktoberfest or the USA Pro Cycling Challenge during the fall months in Vail. You might even be able to sneak in some early skiing and snowboarding too!
No matter what time of year you’re planning on visiting, or who you are traveling with, you’ll find plenty to do and affordable Vail cabin rentals to suit your needs. Stay in a cozy vacation home, cabin in the mountains, or chic condo in a resort. In these rentals you’ll find luxurious amenities, breathtaking views and all the comforts of home! Vail home rentals have everything you need to make your stay that more amazing!
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