Elevate your Summer with Mountains of Savings (and freebies) at Ski Resorts this Summer - Vail, Beaver Creek, Keystone and More

28 May 2009

VAIL RESORTS & ROCKRESORTS

TRAVEL TO… Vail, Colo.
ELEVATION… 8,120 ft/11,570 ft.
STAY AT… The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort. Book a “Rock the Rapids” package and receive savings of up to 30 percent on a rafting adventure while staying at an historic Vail property. The “Rock the Rapids” package starts at $199 per night and includes two nights of lodging, one half-day rafting trip per person and lunch for two plus a Vail picture frame for your adventure. The package is available April 20 – Sept. 27 and is based on double occupancy. Other restrictions apply. www.RockResorts.com
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STAY AT… The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort. Receive at least 30 percent off Sunday stays at The Arrabelle.

DON’T MISS EVENT: Free Farmers Market in Vail Village in every Sunday. It’s not only the largest Farmers Market in Colorado, it’s also a free Sunday festival with railroad train rides for kids, music, arts & crafts and more.
INSIDER DEAL: The fine dining venue at The Lodge, The Wildflower, offers a daily $9.99 prix fixe lunch menu during the summer.  Additionally, Mickey's Bar, a Vail institution with local flavor, features regularly scheduled live music performances by pianist Mickey Poage. Also, check out www.VailAllTheLove.com for last-minute deals – summer or winter.
FREEBIE TIP: Every other Monday, guests can participate in free yoga at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, just a 20-minute walk from the hotel. Every Tuesday, rock out with the Hot Summer Nights Concert series outside of The Arrabelle at 6:30 PM.

TRAVEL TO… Beaver Creek, Colo.
ELEVATION… 8,100 ft./11,440 ft.
STAY AT… The Pines Lodge and The Osprey at Beaver Creek this summer and book the “Camp Not Exactly Roughing It” package, designed to recreate the outdoor active fun of summer camp for grown-ups. Rates start at $262 per person for a three-night stay.
DON’T MISS EVENT: The Beaver Creek Rodeo, Thursday evenings (June 18-Aug. 20). Tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for youth (13-17) and kids 12 and under are free.
FREEBIE TIP: Hiking, fly-fishing, and children’s theater are all free during the summertime at Beaver Creek. Free shuttles take guests around Beaver Creek Village.

TRAVEL TO… Keystone, Colo.
ELEVATION… 9,300 ft./12,408 ft.
STAY AT: Keystone, Colorado with the summer “Stay & Play” package, where guests can golf for free! Rates start at $170 per person.
DON’T MISS EVENT: The World Music Festival on June 27 in River Run Village. Enjoy live music, an international marketplace, artwork, and delicious international cuisine. Don’t miss the new world marKIDplace, just for kids with crafts, games and more.
FREEBIE TIP: With the Adventure Passport (free to all guests at Keystone), guests have access to beginner mountain bike clinics, wildlife and history walks, fly-fishing clinics, golf clinics and fudge-making demonstrations. Free weekly kids “camp”
ANOTHER FREEBIE TIP: Every Tuesday, there’s a free Kids Discovery Day. Check the schedule since it changes weekly, but expect magic shows, puppet shows, interactive musical acts and more this summer. (June 23-Aug. 11)

TRAVEL TO… Breckenridge, Colo.
ELEVATION… 9,600 ft./12,998 ft.
STAY AT… This summer receive a free night when you book two nights or more at Breckenridge. For stays of 7 nights or more, guests will receive two nights free. Rates subject to availability and change. Rates vary by arrival dates and room types, and do not include taxes, surcharge, or booking fee. Other restrictions may apply. Offer not valid with any other promotion.
DON’T MISS EVENT: Celebrate Breckenridge’s 150th anniversary Aug. 8-9 with the unveiling of a 100-year-old time capsule at the historic Courthouse, then join in on a celebratory street party to include live bluegrass music, kids’ activities, food and drink specials, street vendors.
INSIDER TIP: Families should stop by the Mountain Top Children’s Museum for hands-on learning and fun for younger kids.  970-453-7878

TRAVEL TO… Santa Fe, New Mexico
ELEVATION… 6,989 ft.
STAY AT… La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa, A RockResort. Guests taking advantage of the “Santa Fe All-Inclusive Escape” for only $175 per person per night get a $50 spa credit each per stay, all meals, accommodations, and passes to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. www.RockResorts.com
FREEBIE TIP: Every Monday, take part in “Margarita Mondays” at the Staab House Lounge, where bartenders educate guests about the best types of tequilas for mixing and tasting for free.

TRAVEL TO… Aspen, Colo.
ELEVATION… 7,908 ft.
STAY AT… Hotel Jerome, A RockResort. To commemorate 2009 as the 120th anniversary of this iconic hotel, Hotel Jerome introduces a “History Buff” package inviting travelers to learn about Aspen’s history while experiencing luxurious amenities, fine dining and top-notch service at a Colorado classic. The “History Buff” package at Hotel Jerome is available May 22, 2009 - January 2, 2010. Rates start at $899, (a savings of 20 percent). For more information visit www.RockResorts.com / 877-412-ROCK (7625)
FREEBIE TIP: This summer at the Jerome’s Garden Terrace, diners can enjoy listening to live classical music four nights a week (Wednesday through Saturday) performed by local Aspen Music School students. AND DON’T MISS: The Jerome’s farmer’s market BBQ on Sundays at the Garden Terrace, just $18.89 per person.
 

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties at the Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, the Heavenly Ski Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

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Kathryn Wohlschlaeger

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: kwohlschlaeger@vailresorts.com
Phone: (303) 404-6466
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