Beaver Creek Travel Guide

Offering both a unique summer vacation and a wonderful winter holiday experience, Beaver Creek is a great place for a family getaway. Nestled in the Vail Valley of the majestic Colorado Rockies, people from all over the globe travel to Beaver Creek to experience the wonderful skiing in the winter and exciting summer activities. 

Known as the "World Cup Mountain", Beaver Creek is home to the annual Birds of Prey Men's Cup, and a favorite among the ski competitors of the world. Skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels will feel at home on the slopes of Beaver Creek. Through carefully manicured groomers of Bachelor Gulch, the intermediate yet thrilling trails of Larkspur and the Rose Bowl, to the sharp moguls of Grouse Mountain, Beaver Creek has a trail for everyone. For the foodie, Beaver Creek offers 4 gourmet on-mountain dining options and a fireworks show accompanied by a gourmet wine pairing at Allie's Cabin Wine Dinners.

Beaver Creek is also a great place for families, providing accommodations especially for children at the Small World Play School. The school is perfect for kids not quite ready to hit the slopes, and offers full and half day service. Three o'clock pm also marks cookie time, where the chefs of Beaver Creek serve warm and gooey chocolate chip cookies.

Experience some of the great activities below to complete your Beaver Creek getaway.

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Beaver Creek is a great family-firendly ski resort with trails to suite all skill levels.  The Nordic Sports Center also offers a complete rental shop and guide center.

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River Rafting

Enjoy a sun-drenched float through high desert canyons of the Colorado Plateau, or rushing whitewater rafting in the infamous Gore Canyon of the Colorado River. See what outfitters and trips are available from Beaver Creek.

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Hiking in Beaver Creek, Colorado


The chairlifts and gondolas from Beaver Creek and Vail operate all through the summer, so you can hike up (or down) at anytime. See a list of trails and favorite hikes.

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Golfing in Beaver Creek, CO


Beaver Creek and the entire Vail Valley offers much more than an unforgettable game of golf. Throughout the area, you will find award-winning courses that cater to any skill level, designed by many top golfers.

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Horseback Riding in Beaver Creek

Horseback Riding

Around Beaver Creek, you’ll find anything from one to all-day rides. You can also experience wagon tours and dinner rides, all offering fresh, clean mountain air and beautiful Colorado scenery.

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