1 . The Osprey at Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 348 - 9931

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No matter the time of year, The Osprey at Beaver Creek offers guests a luxury experience that will not soon be forgotten.

The Osprey at Beaver Creek is located at the center of action in the Beaver Creek community. Not only is the resort 26 feet from the closest chair lift (North American record) but they have a multitude of warm weather activities in close proximity. These activities include white water rafting, golf, hiking, fly fishing and horseback riding. The Osprey at Beaver Creek has redefined luxury with their selection of room. The rooms are furnished to the highest standards and include flat screen TV, internet, luxury bathroom (with granite counter tops) and spa products. No matter the weather and no matter the season The Osprey at Beaver Creek stands ready to accomidate and make your getaway a grand one.

Address

The Osprey at Beaver Creek 10 Elk Track Lane Beaver Creek, CO 81620

Average temperature

In the summer the average High temp is 75 degrees and the average high in the winter is 26 degrees.

Highlights

Check with the resort for deals on local activities and seasonal discounts.

2 . Grand Timber Lodge

Breckenridge, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 843 - 6310

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Spend your vacation in the idyllic town of Breckenridge, Colorado, with Grand Timber Lodge.

Nestled between two peaks of the Breckenridge Ski Resort, Grand Timber Lodge offers you a wide variety of accommodations. Whether you're looking for a cozy studio or a spacious suite that sleeps up to ten, you will find it at Grand Timber Lodge. The charming decor and wood beam construction brings the stunning mountain scenery indoors. But comfortable lodging isn't all Grand Timber Lodge offers! Their ideal location makes it easy to explore Breckenridge. Whether it's hitting the slopes at Breckenridge Ski Resort in the winter or exploring alpine meadows in the summer, you'll find a wealth of mountain activities nearby.

Address

75 Snowflake Drive Breckenridge, CO 80424

Population

4,537

Fun facts

Grand Timber Lodge was awarded the 2012 Greener Summit Business Award for their environmentally friendly practices.

3 . River Orchard Place

Poncha Springs, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 676 - 7557

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When you hear the world “getaway”, seclusion is one of the first things that comes to mind. If your destination is saturated with tons of other people, you’re not really “getting away” from anything, are you? River Orchard Place, in quiet Poncha Springs, is the perfect place to get away and really mean it.

River Orchard Springs has a history of excellence, having been founded in the 1800s. The resort is nestled snugly on the banks of the Arkansas River, and is about as secluded as it gets. Your cabin is well stocked, and incredibly cozy. If you want some human contact, the city of Salida is only 10 minutes away, and offers fine dining, shopping, and art galleries.

Address

625 Pinyon Dr, Poncha Springs, CO 81201

Population

As of 2013, 763.

Fun facts

The Poncha Springs Schoolhouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

4 . Colorado Trails Ranch

Durango, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (855) 750 - 2166

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Young and old can enjoy a complete ranch experience on a trip to Colorado Trails Ranch in Durango, Colorado.

From sunup to sundown, Colorado Trails Ranch offers guests of all ages an exciting variety of activities sure to please. Whether horseback riding through rugged trails or fishing in rushing rivers, your all-inclusive experience at the ranch offers a wide variety of activities. After a day of excitement, settle in for a hearty meal at the lodge cooked by award-winning chef Brian McCormack before retiring to your cabin. These log construction cabins offer you warm and rustic western decor with charming quilts and porches with stunning views.

Address

12161 County Road 240 Durango, CO 81301

Highlights

Want to get the kids involved? With programs tailored specifically to different age groups, Colorado Trails Ranch offers your family a variety of adventures that are just the right size.

Fun facts

The chef at Colorado Trails Ranch, Brian McCormack, has had a wide variety of experiences including casual restaurants, fine dining, hotels and catering.

5 . The Lodge at Vail

Vail, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (855) 423 - 2803

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One of the most iconic resort and hotels in the village of Vail, The Lodge at Vail offers travelers warmth and charm while evoking the old-school allure of Europe's finest chalets.

The Lodge at Vail was the first hotel in Vail and remains a cornerstone of Vail Village. The lodge is located just steps from Gondola On, offering your group easy access to the slopes whenever you'd like. If you are looking for a luxury dining experience, your search can begin and end at The Lodge at Vail, home to two of Vail's most well known restaurants. Both Elway's and Cucina are here to cater to your cravings with mountain-comfort cuisine all-day long! To build up an appetite throughout the day, you can spend your time on the slopes with skiing and snowboarding trails for riders of all skill level. Pool One was Vail's very first pool featuring two side-by-side, in-ground hot tubs with fire pits, surround sound, and a full-service bar. Whether you are relaxing on warm summer days, or warming up during cool winter nights, the pool is always a top attraction. With all of these activities available, you'll need a place to rest and relax at the end of a long day. The Lodge at Vail offers a delightful selection of luxury accommodations. Five- and six-bedroom chalets feature gourmet kitchens, in-floor radiant heat, fireplaces, and large flat-screen televisions. You won't find a better place to spend your Colorado getaway!

Address

174 East Gore Creek Drive Vail, CO 82657

Highlights

Travelers to The Lodge at Vail can arrange for a treatment at the 7,500-square foot spa facility onsite, and can also enjoy use of a 3,500-square foot fitness complex.

Fun facts

The Vail Valley averages more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is the perfect spot for outdoor activity during every season. Contact the lodge concierge to get started!

6 . Sky Ute Casino Resort

Ignacio, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 321 - 4016

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Enjoy nonstop fun at Sky Ute Casino Resort in Ignacio, Colorado.

There's so much to do at Sky Ute Casino Resort. Catch a live snow at the on site events center. Join in some friendly competition at the bowling alley. Or hit the gaming floor and enjoy hundreds of slot machines, five blackjack tables, one 3-Card Poker Tables, a four-table exclusive non-smoking poker room, one craps tables, a roulette wheel, and a 200 seat bingo hall. If you need to relax after all that excitement, stop by the day spa for a massage or retire to one of 140 luxurious rooms for a quiet evening. These rooms are all charmingly furnished and offer you the perfect place to rest after a day of fun.

Address

14324 US Highway 172 North Ignacio, Colorado 81137

Population

669

Elevation

6,453 ft

7 . Rams Horn Village Resort

Estes Park, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 739 - 1124

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Spend your days among towering pines and shade-giving cottonwood and aspen trees at Rams Horn Village Resort in Estes Park, Colorado.

Rams Horn Village Resort is the perfect place for your Rocky Mountain vacation, offering luxury Estes Park cabins just one mile from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Enjoy stunning views of the mountains and the ultimate in comfort in your private cabin. Each one is furnished with rustic decor and plush bedding. Rams Horn Village Resort also offers you a wealth of complimentary amenities. Stretch out in a hammock for an afternoon nap. Take a splash in the outdoor pool or soak in one of three hot tubs. All this and more awaits you at Rams Horn Village Resort.

Address

1565 Colorado Highway 66 Estes Park, CO 80517

Population

5,976

Mountain range

The snow-capped peaks of the Rocky mountains are all around when you stay at Rams Horn Village Resort.

8 . Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort

Nathrop, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 967 - 0728

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Indoors or out, Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort offers something for everyone in Nathrop, Colorado.

Whether you are seeking the privacy of a cabin in the mountains or a lodge room conveniently located near everything the resort has to offer, Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort offers you the variety you need to craft your vacation experience. And, whether your ideal vacation is a thrilling outdoor experience or a relaxing day at the spa, you'll find the perfect activity at Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort. Savor a delicious meal at The Princeton Club. Indulge in a massage at the on-site spa. Hit the slopes on skis, go hiking, and much more!

Address

15870 County Road 162 Nathrop, Colorado 81236-9703

Population

1,198

Highlights

Want to bring your furry friend? No problem! Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort offers pet friendly accommodations in specific units across all room types.

9 . Vail's Mountain Haus

Vail, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 289 - 8149

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Recreation and relaxation combine at the mountain-cradled outdoor oasis of Vail's Mountain Haus.

Just outside your door, the Rocky Mountains stretch toward the heavens, beckoning travelers to experience an array of alpine adventures! Some of the country's finest powder, an array of diverse terrains for every level of skier, and luxurious accommodations make for one unforgettable ski getaway. This classic Vail vacation is located at one of North America's premier skiing destinations and offers comfort and luxury for any season. Winter in Vail is famous for its world-class skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling while the summer holds its own fun with hot air balloon rides, Jeep tours, golf, and fly fishing amidst the mountain scenery. Carve up the slopes of this powdery palace! Come down from the hills and indulge in the luxurious lodging. Vail's Mountain Haus has a wonderful selection of Vail hotel rooms and one- to four-bedrooms condos, each tastefully decorated with cozy amenities. Curl up in front of the fireplace or enjoy a stimulating massage after a long day on the slopes at Vail's Mountain Haus. Your mountain getaway can be as exciting or relaxing as you wish!

Address

292 East Meadow Drive, Vail, Colorado 81657

Fun facts

As North America's third largest ski resort, Vail Ski Resort keeps the alpine adventures coming!

Related Onsite Offerings

There's so much to do onsite! Take a dip in a sparkling swimming pool, get your heart beating in the fitness center, or just soak in the mountain scenery from your cozy room!

10 . Moving Mountains

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

CALL DIRECT: +1 (970) 870 - 9359

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Moving mountains seems like an impossible task. However, in this context it’s (as it pretty much always is) a metaphor. Moving Mountains will metaphorically “move mountains” to give you and your party the best weekend getaway you’ve ever had.

Modeled after European ski chalets, the good people at Moving Mountains believe that chalets offer a superior ski lodging experience than hotels and condos. They aim to provide the BEST chalets, and they’re certainly in the running. Nothing beats spending a day hitting the slopes, then returning to your cozy chalet for a mug of hot chocolate next to a crackling fire. If you’re looking for privacy, look no further, as all of Moving Mountains homes and residences offer privacy and comfort that you won’t find anywhere else. Moving Mountains say that its “goal is to help you create memories in one of our exceptional mountain homes”. Why not let them?

Address

155 Anglers Dr, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Elevation

6,732′

Fun facts

The word "chalet" is Swiss-French and means "herdsman's hut, Alpine cottage"

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