Blog Category: Area Information

Blog posts about activities and events in and around Keystone, Colorado.

Cirque Series 2020: Arapahoe Basin

**Updated with COVID-19 precautions** Cirque Series takes place on Saturday, August 29th it is right here in Summit County at Arapahoe Basin. The premier mountain running series garners runners of all types, casual and professional, and takes them on a unique journey up and down a mountain. Competitors can enter into one of three categories: …

Biking Trails in Breckenridge

Easiest and Most Challenging Biking Trails in Breckenridge Summer is in full swing throughout Summit County. Mountain biking in Breckenridge is a great way to have some fun on your vacation, get a serious workout, or leisurely enjoy the spectacular scenery. Whether you want to push yourself to your limits or take an easy ride …

Summit County Hiking Trails

As Colorado starts to warm up, the ski boots get put away and the hiking boots come out. The same rocky mountains that provide some of the best skiing, turn into some of the best hiking in the entire nation. Challenge yourself and get all of your steps in for the day as you hike …

Dog Sledding in Colorado

Visiting Colorado doesn’t always mean you have to go skiing. There’s plenty to do throughout the state that doesn’t involve committing to a long day on the mountain – some activities even include some four-legged friends! If you haven’t gone dog sledding in Colorado, you’re missing out. Wherever you’re visiting in Summit county, Summit County …

White Water Rafting in Breckenridge, Colorado

Nothing will get your adrenaline pumping quite like Rocky Mountain rapids, which is exactly why you should try white water rafting in Breckenridge, Colorado. Since the state is known for having some of the most exemplary white water rafting in the entire country, there are numerous amazing companies ready to bring you on one of …

5 Top Mother’s Day Spas in Summit County

Mother’s Day is May 10th. Take mom on a weekend vacation with breathtaking views, exhilarating outdoor activities, and rejuvenating care. Here are 5 highly-rated spas near our vacation rentals. 1. Corpus Sanus Spa Their traditional Scandinavian hot stone sauna is an ideal way to decompress, detoxify and rejuvenate your body. Guests of Summit County Mountain …

Ski Trip Packing List: All the Essentials

When packing for a ski trip, it’s crucial to have all of the right gear so that you stay comfortable on the slopes. Our ski trip packing list highlights all of the essentials you need to have a successful weekend skiing experience! Ski Trip Packing List: The Slopes Layers are the most important thing when …

Easter in Summit County

Easter is on Sunday, April 12th and several areas in Summit County will be hosting various activities to celebrate. See the list below and we hope to see you soon! Keystone Sunday, April 12th Keystone’s Closing Day celebration also falls on Easter! Join in the fun with their annual Slush Cup. This event consists of …

4 Places to Go Nordic Skiing in Colorado

What do you picture when you think of a Colorado ski trip? For many people, the image stops at sky-high gondola rides and speedy downhill runs. However, the Rocky Mountains offer incredible long-distance trails for silent sports lovers to explore. Whether you call it cross country or Nordic skiing, Colorado’s breathtakingly interesting terrain will keep …

The 411 on Extra Fees

We’ve all been there. You’re making travel plans and looking for that perfect vacation rental. You’re scrolling through rental after rental, and then–there it is. You glance at the nightly rate the online travel agency (aka the “OTA” such as Airbnb, Vrbo, etc.) shows and then click on the listing. When the full listing opens …