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72 Hours in Vail & Beaver Creek

72 Hours in Vail & Beaver Creek
3 days
Luxurious resorts, culinary wonders and a drop-dead gorgeous Colorado landscape make the towns of Vail and Beaver Creek the ideal place for a day of serene pleasure.

Sustainability Activity

Travel Like a Local:

Participate with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado's Wildlife Habitat Restoration on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

Day 1
Activity

Scenic Gondola Ride

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New this summer, kids 12 and under ride free with an adult purchase of a Scenic Ride Ticket, allowing the whole family to experience magical views of the Vail Valley and access to Epic Discovery — the ultimate family playground.
Lunch

Loaded Joe's

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Cozy, casual venue with coffee & sandwiches during the day & beer, wine & music at night. Read More
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Hike Berrypicker Trail on Vail Mountain

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This intermediate trail winds down from Mid-Vail or Eagle's Nest to Vail Village or Lionshead. 3.2 miles (5.1 km), 2–3 hours one way.
Dinner

Game Creek Restaurant

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Game Creek Restaurant offers a delectable, five-star, distinctive American cuisine

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The Red Lion

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Vibrant spot for live entertainment & upscale American cuisine including burgers, steak & barbecue. Read More
Lodging

The Arrabelle at Vail Square

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Experience The Arrabelle at Vail Square in Vail, Colorado. When it comes to Vail hotels, we will exceed your expectations. Read More
Day 2
Breakfast

The Little Diner

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Breakfast classics from morning-to-afternoon, plus hearty lunches in snug digs with counter dining. Read More
Activity

Game Creek Zipline Tour

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Experience the Game Creek Zipline Tour, which also includes all-day access to the Ultimate Adventure Pass. Fly through and above the forest habitat with an array of seven ziplines and aerial... Read More

Lunch

Bistro Fourteen

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Named after the view of the fourteen thousand foot Mount of the Holy Cross, Bistro Fourteen offers casual, sit-down dining with a full bar at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola (#19) year-round.

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Epic Discovery Activities

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Zip, fly, tour, tube: how will you discover Vail Mountain? With adventure courses, ziplines, a mountain coaster and much more, the options are endless at Epic Discovery, the ultimate playground.
Dinner

Mountain Standard

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Stylish, upmarket gastropub offering New American fare, beers, bourbons & more in a woody space. Read More
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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

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Lodging

The Arrabelle at Vail Square

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Experience The Arrabelle at Vail Square in Vail, Colorado. When it comes to Vail hotels, we will exceed your expectations. Read More
Day 3
Breakfast

Flame Restaurant

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Framed by dramatic vaulted beamed ceilings inspired by nearby Vail Mountain, Flame restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Vail celebrates the iconic American steakhouse with sauces and seared steaks,... Read More

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Beaver Creek Stables

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If you're looking for that perfect outdoor adventure on your Vail or Beaver Creek summer vacation, look no further. Beaver Creek Stables operates the best horseback riding stables in the Vail... Read More

Insider's Tip

Have Lunch Along Your Ride: Bring along a picnic lunch for a pit-stop during your ride with Beaver Creek Stables.
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Beaver Creek Wine Excursions

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Discover a luxurious alpine experience through Beaver Creek's Wine Excursions. Relish the stunning mountain views by way of a 4x4 Mountain Adventure Tour or with a professional hiking guide from... Read More
Dinner

Toscanini

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Toscanini is nestled at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain next to the skating rink in the heart of the village. The atmosphere is lively and informal. The cuisine is stylish and... Read More

Activity

Red Sky Ranch and Golf Club

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Red Sky is nestled near the legendary Vail and Beaver Creek Mountain Resorts. Read More
Lodging

Pines Lodge, A RockResort

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A Rock Resort with 60 guest rooms. Slope-side at Beaver Creek. Read More