Summer Activities

The summers in Colorado just can’t be beat! The rivers are swollen with snowmelt and trout, and the mountains burst with wild flowers and berries. As our guest, you can enjoy our complimentary concierge services and relax-- let us take care of it. Whatever your interests, we can help you find the perfect summer activities for your group. Take a look at the list below and give us a call with your questions or reservations!

We're committed to providing our guests with exemplary services, and we'll be delighted to help customize and personalize every aspect of your visit. Let us ease the stress of travel planning by coordinating the arrangements and attending to the details for you. That way you can relax and enjoy all that the Vail Valley has to offer. If you like, we'll greet you when you arrive at your mountain home and give you some orientation to the many attractions, services and restaurants around you.

Give us a call at any time during your stay! 

Beaver Creek Hiking Center

Rocky Mountain guided hikes for all ages and abilities! The Hiking Center offers a wide variety of hikes to suit your interests, and provides qualified guides, hiking gear, and transportation to and from your vacation home. Picnic lunches are available upon request, and families are always welcome! You'll be surprised how quickly you get away from it all!

Beaver Creek Rodeo

Everybody loves the rodeo! Your whole family will have a great time at this classic Beaver Creek event! See the team roping, barrel racing, and bull riding. Let your kids take a turn at mutton bustin' or a pony ride. Bring your camera and an appetite for great food and you won't be disappointed! The Rodeo is held most Thursdays in the summer months, and you can catch a free shuttle from the Covered Bridge in Beaver Creek. There's something for everyone at the Beaver Creek Rodeo Series!

Bungee Trampoline

It's a bungee! It's a trampoline! It's a Bungee-Trampoline!! Don't miss the latest and greatest addition to Beaver Creek summer fun! Jump as high as you can, do flips-- and go crazy! You land safely on the trampoline every time, ready to bounce even higher. Located at the base of the Centennial Express Chairlift, this wild and wacky thrill ride is open to kids and adults alike.

Childrens Museum

This family favorite has interactive, educational exhibits that make learning fun! In addition to the featured exhibits, the Museum also schedules special presentations throughout the summer. Your kids won't wan to miss the special educational workshops, star gazing trips, or visits from Smokey the Bear! The Children's Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from late June through Labor Day from 12-4pm and is located next to the Hiking Center in Beaver Creek Village.

Climbing Wall

Challenge your whole family to reach new heights, literally!! Climbers are safely secured by a state-of-the-art belay system, and can choose from a variety of routes to the top. Staff are standing by to offer climbing hints or assistance along the way. It's the perfect way to experience climbing for the first time, and great exercise for experts! The Climbing Wall is open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm from Memorial Day to Labor Day. It's safe, it's exciting, and it's something your whole family will enjoy!

Culinary Demonstration Series

Chefs from local restaurants give free culinary demonstrations in Beaver Creek Plaza Saturday afternoons at 5:00pm throughout the summer, with multiple demonstrations during festival weekends! Don't miss as local Chefs teach onlookers and passersby to prepare healthy meals that taste great! Drop by and pick up some culinary tips and tasty recipes from an expert-- it's fun, educational, and delicious!

Dining in the Vail Valley

The Vail Valley has a delicious array of restaurants to delight any taste! Enjoy outdoor dining at many of these mountain gems in the warmest summer months, with wonderful views and clean, thin air. The choices are staggering and the quality top notch! Take a look at www.vailvalleydiningguide.com to see what we mean. Many restaurants offer summer specials, and the most popular tend to book up at peak times. Let us know what you're looking for and we'll make the reservations for you!

Horseback Riding

There's no better way to experience the Rocky Mountains than on horseback! See amazing panoramas in deer and elk country on a guided horseback ride. Perfect for children 7 and older, and all the gear you'll need is provided, although a carrot for a tip is always appreciated. You can choose the length of your tour, the difficulty, or opt for a picnic ride. You can even have a sunset tour! Horses and riders are paired up according to experience, weight, and personality. Open Daily from 9:00 am-5:00 pm June 1 - October 1. Make sure you bring your camera!

Ice Skating

Ice skating in the middle of summer? Absolutely! This outdoor rink is open both summer and winter for good clean family fun. They rent skates on sight, kids love it, and you can even try skating at night! The Black Family Ice Rink is located right in the heart of Beaver Creek Village, convenient to shopping and restaurants. You can't miss it, and you wouldn't want to!

Luggage Delivery

You are also welcome to ship your luggage to us in advance of your arrival-- we'll deliver it to your vacation home at no additional cost! Relieve yourself of the hassle of flying with all those suitcases and relax. We'll take care of it. When you arrive at your unit, your luggage will be waiting for you!

Minature Golf

With stunning views of the resort and the surrounding peaks, this 18-hole championship wonder may be the most spectacular course of its kind. Bring your best game, because it may also be the most challenging. The whole family will love playing an amazing round of mini golf right at the base of Beaver Creek. Conveniently located by the Centennial Chairlift. Open daily from late May to mid- September.

Mountain Biking

What Summer vacation in Beaver Creek would be complete without a mountain bike ride? There are countless trails to choose from-- in town or on the mountain, beginner or expert, dirt or pavement, mellow cruise or technical descent-- you name it! Numerous bike shops rent the full range of bikes and equipment. Try out a high-tech new release, or go with a comfortable cruiser. Ride into town for lunch or see what the ski slopes look like without snow. Just remember a helmet and a camera, and you'll be off to a great vacation!

Oktoberfest

You won't want to miss this Beaver Creek tradition! The annual Oktoberfest celebration features legendary oom-pah-pah music, great German food, free culinary demonstrations, and of course unbeatable beer! Your kids will love the fun zone with free educational activities and events. Visit the beer garden for some authentic Bratwurst and sauerkraut. Come celebrate Oktoberfest in Beaver Creek this September, and you'll come back every year just for the weinerschnitzel!

Rocky Mountain Antique Festival

Rare and interesting antiques will abound in Beaver Creek Village Plaza this summer! The annual Beaver Creek Antique Festival hosts host some of the finest antique vendors from around the US and will feature fascinating antique furniture, as well as jewelery, silver, glassware, dishes, and much more. Don't miss the variety of food booths and culinary demonstrations! It's a great way to spend a weekend, and truly a festival unlike any other!

Scenic Chairlist Rides

Kick back and enjoy a chairlift ride in the summer! You can't beat these views of the entire valley! See the ski slopes covered in green instead of white, bring a backpack and have a picnic at the top, play some disc golf at high altitude, or ride a mountain bike all the way to the bottom. You'll never think of chairlifts as a winter-only ride again!

Summer Grocery Delivery

Our concierge will be delighted to stock your kitchen with all your favorite groceries prior to your arrival, so your fridge and cupboards will be ready and waiting for you! There's a $25 delivery charge and 20% service charge, and you can have your vacation kitchen up and running before you even unpack your bags. Simply complete our grocery order form (the link is at the top right of this page) and we'll do the rest!

Summer Transportation

Take the worry out of your transportation needs! We'll be happy to reserve door to door airport transportation service to and from DIA and Eagle Airport to Beaver Creek, Vail or Bachelor Gulch. You can choose between a shared shuttle van, a private limo, or a private luxury SUV. Most guests find they scarcely need their own vehicle once at the resort, but we can also book rental cars at discounted rates. Give us a call and we'll help you decide!

Tennis Center

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned athlete, you can hone your tennis skills here! The Beaver Creek Tennis Center offers five clay and two hard tennis courts as well as spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains. The Center is open June 1st - Sept. 15th and private lessons are available by appointment. To reserve a court time, call (970)754-5781. It's a great place to improve your game or just have fun with the family!

Whitewater Rafting

Colorado is home to some of the best whitewater rafting in the country-- you wouldn't want to miss this! You can choose from a mellow, scenic float to a white-knuckle series of waterfall drops, and everything in between. Tours include all the gear you need, just bring a bathing suit and a change of clothes and be ready for adventure. River change throughout the season, give us a call and we'll help you choose the perfect river trip!

Wine & Spirits Festival

The Wine and Spirits Festival brings to the Vail Valley the winners of the San Francisco International Wine Competition and World Spirits Competition! World-renowned culinary talent and outdoor events combine to create the ultimate summer mountain event. Sample your favorites at a wine tasting, pick up some tips in the kitchen at a cooking class, learn to make a perfect martini or just walk around and taste a little of everything. It's the perfect event to savor summertime in the mountains!

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