BROOMFIELD, Colo. – May 9, 2017 – The Great Summer Break is here and now is the time to lock in the best rates on vacations across Vail Resorts and RockResorts destinations, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood and Grand Teton National Park. Those who get ahead of their winter planning by purchasing a 2017-2018 Vail Resorts Epic Pass can save an additional 20 percent on the following lodging rates, as well as complimentary summer scenic rides to further enjoy all the splendors of the season.
Sensational Summer Values at Ski Resorts
Summer is the perfect time to discover the serene beauty, idyllic weather and endless fun that ski resorts across the west have to offer throughout Colorado, Utah and Lake Tahoe.
Visitors to Vail won’t want to miss Epic Discovery, where they’ll connect with nature, inspire adventure and build memories while exploring the resort’s awe-inspiring mountain, all in addition to a plethora of activities from hiking and biking to concerts and culinary events. New this summer, children 12-and-under can ride the Vail Mountain gondola free with the purchase of an adult ticket. Lodging rates start at $180 per night at the Lodge at Vail, A RockResort.
Next door at Beaver Creek, visitors can discover new activities from rafting to hiking to biking and more by day under Colorado’s clear blue skies. By night, the resort offers world-class dining and ambiance in an exquisite alpine village. From luxurious condos to intimate hotel rooms, Beaver Creek can complete the perfect summer getaway with lodging rates starting at $139 at The Pines Lodge, A RockResort.
Locals always say, "Come for the winter and stay for the summer," because they know how wonderful summers in Breckenridge can be. With average daytime temperatures in the mid-70s and adventures galore from family time at Breck’s Epic Discovery to fishing and biking, Breckenridge is a classic mountain paradise with lodging options ranging from in-town condos to on-mountain hotels and everything in between. Lodging rates start at $119 per night at the Village Hotel.
Just a short drive from Denver, Keystone offers an incredible combination of summer mountain adventure with a laid-back, family-friendly environment surrounded by a temperate summer climate and plenty of Colorado sunshine. The Ultimate Summer Adventure awaits with rates starting at $99 per night, including Play for Free activities such as a free guided hike, free yoga or fitness class and much more.
Getting around the pedestrian-friendly resort towns of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone is easy, and there’s no need to rent a vehicle for guests who take advantage of the friendly and convenient transportation service offered by Colorado Mountain Express. Kids aged 12 and under always travel at 50 percent of adult fares and groups of three or more receive a 20 percent discount. Adult rates from Denver International Airport start at $107 roundtrip to Breckenridge or Keystone; and $136 roundtrip to Vail or Beaver Creek. All shuttles include complimentary Wi-Fi on board to keep communications in check.
Savor the summer in Park City with an extended stay – the longer the stay, the better the savings! Book a one-bedroom suite or larger at the Grand Summit, Silverado Lodge, Sundial Lodge or Vintage on the Strand for one or two nights and save 20 percent. Book three to five nights and save 30 percent, while six or more nights grant guests a 40 percent savings.
Located in South Lake Tahoe, Heavenly Mountain makes summer break ideal for friends and family alike. Enjoy sightseeing, zip lines, adventure ropes courses, hiking, dining scenic gondola rides and more. Rates start at $175 per night for two-bedroom vacation rentals.
Whether it’s adventure, events, learning or relaxation with family or friends, Northstar has something for everyone. From the Specialized Bike Academy, to backcountry guided hikes, to a restful day in the sophisticated village, summers at Northstar are a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Lodging rates start at $129 per night at Aspen Grove.
When the snow melts and the wildflowers start to bloom, new variety of high-alpine activities appears at Kirkwood, from lift-accessed hiking and mountain biking to disc golf at the resort’s complimentary DiscWood course and more. Kirkwood vacation rental rates start at just $109 per night.
Grand Celebrations Call for Grand Teton National Park Vacations
Located in the magnificent Grand Teton National Park, all Grand Teton Lodge Company
properties will give guests an incredible out-the-door wilderness experience, as the park was voted the number one wildlife viewing location in the U.S. Enjoy the comforts of three- and four-star lodging with onsite activities such as Wild and Scenic Raft Trips, horseback riding, cruises on Jackson Lake, fishing charters, hiking and more. Rates start at $320 per night at Jackson Lake Lodge.
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development 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.