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Best Places in Summit County for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day in the high country is beautiful, with the snow cover peaks and the scarlet alpenglow as the sun sinks behind the mountains setting the mood for a delightful February evening!  If you’re spending your Valentine’s Day in Summit County, Colorado, check out these places to go with exquisite food and fun atmospheres. Moonlight … Read More >>

Best Snowy Colorado Hikes

It’s the middle of winter and though snow isn’t entirely covering the hiking trails along the Continental Divide, soon enough we won’t be able to trek around up here without powder up to our knees.  Head east toward the foothills to hike these trails that stay generally clear year round. Alderfer and Three Sisters Park … Read More >>

First Colorado Whitewater Runs of the Year

By the end of April most people are ready to take a break from the snow and start their summer activities, many of which use the rivers of Colorado.  Kayaking, canoeing, and whitewater rafting are some of the most popular activities during the summer, and we’ve got a list of the first rivers you can … Read More >>

Breckenridge Ski Resort Update

Looks like Santa has been good to the mountain this Christmas and brought a ton of snow to Summit County, Colorado!  Over the holiday weekend, mother nature dumped feet of fresh powder onto Breckenridge. Breckenridge Ski Resort Trail Map New Snow: 30″ (in the last 7 days) Base: 39″ Lifts Open: 16/34 Trails Open: 70/187 Here’s a run down of some of the … Read More >>

Dillon, Colorado Ice Castles

Looking for something spectacular to observe during your winter break?  Obviously, Summit County, Colorado is home to some of the best and most popular ski resorts in the country, but there’s plenty for you and your family to do while visiting these next coming weeks! Word on the street is the infamous ice castle is … Read More >>

Rafting Getaways During Colorado’s Winter

You figure that once the summer ends, why does your whitewater rafting adventure have to end with it?  Based out of Breckenridge, winter can be a tough time for those who aren’t a fan of cold, snowy conditions.  Check out these rivers that are popular to run around the world, and maybe plan a getaway … Read More >>

How Airbnb and VRBO are Affecting Mountain Towns

The typical end of day ritual after an afternoon on the beautiful slopes of Breckenridge is the common debate of whether the skis should be waxed in anticipation of a change in snow conditions or where the best spot to enjoy an apres ski beer would be.  Tough choices! In reality there are more pressing … Read More >>

Top 5 Wedding Venues in Summit County, Colorado

Top 5 Wedding Venues in Summit County It’s hard to imagine a more beautiful setting for exchanging vows than Summit County, Colorado. Not only does Summit County offer spectacular views for an outdoor wedding, it also boasts incredibly moderate summer temperatures, even on the hottest day of the year! The average high temperature for May … Read More >>

Thanksgiving in Vail

Thanksgiving in Vail Heading to the Vail Valley for your Thanksgiving weekend?  We’ve come up with a list of events and opportunities to make your holiday feel right at home. Food Starting with the most important part of Thanksgiving: the food.  If you fancy celebrating the festivities out, Flame Restaurant is where you’ll want to … Read More >>

Rafting is Over: Now What?

Rafting is Over: Now What? Rafting season can be very short out here in Colorado.  From May to the end of September and sometimes into October, rafting gurus hit the whitewater every free chance they get.  Those in search for the best river runs revolve their whole summer around the sport, so what do they … Read More >>