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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 …

All About Summit County, Colorado, Ski Areas

If snow sports are your thing, Summit County is the place to be. Our region of Colorado has tons of incredible recreation destinations, including some of the most famous ski areas in North America. With so many options, how do you choose? The first step is knowing the different things each of the Colorado ski …

Most Romantic Mountain Getaways in Summit County

Whether you’re a new couple or have been married for 30 years, there’s no better way to stoke your fire than taking a trip together. Romantic mountain getaways are always exciting, regardless of how many times you go. The majesty of the Rocky Mountains makes couples feel like the only two people in the world, …

Can’t-Miss Keystone Events this Winter

Summit County, Colorado, is a skier’s paradise. With unbeatable rental homes near five of the best ski resorts in Colorado, Summit County Mountain Retreats is paradise, too. One of those incredible mountain playgrounds is Keystone, where you can shred from sunup to sundown and never run out of terrain to explore. In addition to offering …

Opening Day 2019

The following dates are projections and thus are subject to change. Check with each resort to the most up-to-date information. Keystone Resort Saturday, October 12, 2019 (their earliest opening in 20 years!) Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Thursday, October 11, 2019 Loveland Saturday, October 19, 2019 Copper Mountain Resort Friday, November 8, 2019 Breckenridge Friday, November …

How to Get the Best Value During Winter

We all know the mountains are a prime winter destination. Skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating–there’s just so much to do and it’s all so much fun. This also means that winter is when vacation rental nightly rates are at their highest. But if you read on, we have some inside information on how you can …

Memorial Day

As Memorial Day approaches, we wanted to take an opportunity to reflect on the sacrifice many of our veterans willingly give so that we can peacefully enjoy living in this great country. Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those that have died serving in the armed forces. Men and women have given their …

MTTS 2018

Photo credit: MTTS Facebook page Guess what is coming through Keystone the weekend of July 20th? A fleet of MINIs! The biennial MINI Takes The States (MTTS) converges in Keystone this year. So, what is MTTS? It’s a loyalty event where owners and future owners of MINIs drive across the country having fun and building …

Vacation Rental Upgrades: High Quality Linens

There are many important details when it comes to your vacation, and we believe quality linens are at the top of the list for a great stay. Our Classic linen service offers light, breathable microfiber linens that are comparable to the linens of our major competitors, however, SCMR rotates old bed linens and towels out of …

Lake Dillon

Lake Dillon offers 25 miles of shoreline nestled within the Rocky Mountains. The deep water marina offers guests a unique attraction with lakeside dining at almost two miles above sea level, or take part in world-class sailing, fishing, kayaking and paddleboarding. Nearby you’ll find the Lake Dillon Amphitheatre that offers various activities including live music …