Beaver Creek Ski Packages : 10 Best Things to Do while Visiting

It’s Better in Beaver Creek, Ski Packages for your family!

Beaver Creek, Colorado is not only a first-rate winter destination; it’s also very family friendly. There’s a lot to do for tourists of all ages. From skiing, to races, to tubing, and more!

1. Beaver Creek has just fewer than 150 trails with 25 lifts. It has 3 terrain parks, 1 half pipe, glades, bump runs, and gentle slopes. Lift tickets can be purchased per day starting at $102 for adults and $59 for children (5-12 yrs. old). Gentle runs include the “Piece O’Cake”, intermediates like “Gold Dust” or expert runs such as the “For Get

2. If you’re a “foodie”, then visit from January 26-28th to enjoy the Beaver Creek Food and Wine Weekend. Participate in the Winter Wonderland Wine Seminar, Snowshoe & Gourmet Lunch, or Dinner at Mirabelle with Guest Chef Stephanie Izard, among other events. There are 3 packages available: Standard (2 nights and 2 days lift tickets), Magnum (3 nights and 3 days lift tickets) and Imperial (3 nights in upscale lodging, 3 days lift tickets and tickets to most of the

3. Every Monday, from mid-January to early March is the Beaver Creek Race Series. There is the option for individual and team competitions; for snowboarders, telemarkers, and alpine. There are also raffle prizes and an awards party. So if you’re looking to see what you’re made of, this is the way to find out.

4. Be sure to stop by the Black Family Ice Rink, for some skating, on your visit. This outdoor rink is in the center of Beaver Creek Village. It’s open from noon until 9 p.m.; skates and helmets are available to

5. The Haymaker Tubing Hill in a great option for the whole family. Participants must be at least 36 inches tall. The tube park has 4 lanes and lift services. Be sure to make your reservations!

6. Have you ever wanted to try a scavenger hunt? On January 7, 2012 is the EpicMix Scavenger Hunt. It’s for any age group and only $10 per person or $30 for groups up to 5 people. There are riddles with virtual pins located on different parts of the mountain. Each pin has a point value: solve the riddles and earn the points. The three people with the most points will win prizes. Then there is an Après party for everyone from 3pm-5pm.

7. There is something magical about the mountain landscapes. What better way to view it then with a hot air balloon tour. Camelot Balloons, Inc. offers balloon rides all year. The early morning flights average between 60 and 75 minutes and are for ages 6 on up.

8. Beaver Creek has a night time skiing event called Thursday Night Lights. This event is held every Thursday night during the season and is for anyone with at least Level 5 intermediate abilities. Skiers will glide down the slopes listening to bumping music and using glow sticks. At the end of the evening is a spectacular fireworks event.

9. A free night to stay? Yes, please! The “Three For Free” package is what you need to book for this deal. Make a reservation for Beaver Creek by January 31, 2012, and you receive one night free, a $50 gift card and a free hydration backpack.

10. While Beaver Creek has many family friendly activities, there is still plenty for the grown-ups to do at night. If you would like to see a comedy, dance, or musical show, then visit the Vilar Performing Arts Center. Looking for some great food, drinks, and dancing? Then hop on over to the Coyote Café.

So, if you love to ski/snowboard, but are also looking for a vacation for the whole family, then Beaver Creek is the place to be.

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