Summers in Colorado are EpicPosted On: 04/14/2023
If you are looking for a summer getaway - look no further than the Rocky Mountains!
Between Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail, and Beaver Creek, there is something for everyone. And the best part of it all - Epic Mountain Express is here to take care of the journey to and from your mountain adventures. Save up to 20% with Epic Mountain Rewards - book any shuttle and enter a valid Epic Pass ID number at checkout.
We’ve put together a list of the top activities to do with your family, friends or by yourself.
Mountain Top Yoga at Keystone Resort
Rejuvenate your body and soul in (quite, literally) the Colorado Rockies during Keystone’s mountain top summer yoga series. Classes begin in July and are every Saturday at 10:30am on the Overlook Deck. Before heading to the River Run Village, be sure to make a required yoga reservation. All ages/levels are welcome and yoga mats are provided on a first come, first served basis.
Scenic Gondola Rides
Breathe in the cool mountain air and enjoy magical views during a scenic gondola ride at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, or Keystone. Gondolas at all resorts provide access to a plethora of additional mountain-top summer activities, such as the Forest Flyer mountain coaster in Vail, Alpine Slide in Breck, hiking trails in Keystone, and biking in Beaver Creek. Be sure to confirm opening dates for mountains!
Horseback Riding at the Beaver Creek Stables
Beaver Creek offers the best experience for horseback riding in the Vail Valley! You can expect happy, well-taken care of horses and ponies, experienced wrangler guides, and stunning trails lined with wildflowers. Choose from one or two hour rides, a three hour picnic ride, or a ride to Beaver Lake - we recommend the sunset ride to Beano’s Cabin for dinner. Children ages 7 and up can join the horseback ride, while younger kids can test their skills on a pony. Check out Beaver Creek Stables rates and schedules here and make sure to head to EME’s website to schedule a ride to Beaver Creek for the whole family!
Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
Nestled at the base of Vail Mountain, the Gerald R Ford Amphitheater plays host to many cultural and entertainment performances during the summer. Ranging from the renowned dance recitals during the Vail Dance Festival to the Hot Summer Nights free weekly concert series, there is something for everyone. You can also catch major headliners, such as Caamp, Ziggy Marley, Chicago, and Mt. Joy on The Amp stage - make sure to check out their website for new concert announcements, presale offers, and more! Make sure to book an Epic Mountain Express shuttle or private van for added ease – especially when traveling with a group!
Go Pro Mountain Games
The GoPro Mountain Games is the most celebrated festival of adventure sports - and for good reason. Taking place in Vail from June 8 - June 11, 2023, spectators can watch and cheer on the hiking, kayaking, rock-climbing, SUP, long-jump athletes for free. A few of the competitions include: Dockdogs Outdoor Big Air dog long jump, Optimim Nutrition Kayak Freestyle, and Pacifico 8-Ball Kayak Sprint. The GoPro Mountain Games will also feature three nights of live concerts at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. This event is perfect for the whole family - you don’t want to miss it! If you are flying in for this event, be sure to book and save with Epic Mountain Express. Get a shuttle coupon here >
With all there is to do in the Rocky Mountains this summer, let Epic Mountain Express take care of your transportation. Shared shuttles are scheduled everyday from DIA and the Eagle/Vail airports to wherever you are staying in the Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail, and Beaver Creek areas. Private shuttles can be scheduled for anytime and can transport to and from any location between the Denver metro area and Eagle and Summit counties. There is also flexibility with larger group transportation if you are traveling with more than 20 people. Plus, save 20% with Epic Mountain Rewards if you are an Epic Pass holder!
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