The Great Summer Break is Just Around the Corner at Vail Resorts

04 May 2016
  • Enjoy up to 45 percent off lodging rates in destinations like Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Park City and Grand Teton National Park 
BROOMFIELD, Colo. – May 4, 2016 – The Great Summer Break is nearly 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 2016-2017 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 to Utah and Lake Tahoe.
 
Visitors to Vail won’t want to miss the inaugural summer of 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. Lodging rates start at $160 per night at Austria Haus, a savings of up to 30 percent.
 
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 savings on lodging of up to 45 percent and rates starting at $109 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 the Breck Summer Fun Park 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 $170 per night at One Ski Hill Place and $112 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 lodging savings of up to 40 percent for stays of two or more nights when booked by June 10. River Run studio condos start at just $119 per night.
 
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. Rates from Denver International Airport for travel through June 10 start at $79 roundtrip to Breckenridge or Keystone; and $99 roundtrip to Vail or Beaver Creek – a savings of up to 40 percent. 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 night and save 10 percent. Book two or three nights and save 20 percent. A four- or five-night getaway earns guests a 30 percent savings, 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 $185 per night for vacation rentals at Concept Sierra and Tahoe Tyrol.
 
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. Book by June 1 and save up to 30 percent with lodging rates starting at $119 per night.
 
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 $104 per night. Bookings made prior to June 1 will save an additional 10 percent.
 
Summer adventurers can travel lightly and rent their gear online before their great summer break through Vail Resorts Retail. With bike rental shops conveniently located at Vail Resorts mountains and other top resorts across Colorado, California and Utah, it’s easy to rent gear for the entire family. Advanced reservations online provide a savings of 20 percent. www.Rentbikes.org/SummerPromotion
 
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. Voted the number one wildlife viewing location in the U.S. and also the closest lodging to Yellowstone National Park. Enjoy the comforts of three- and four-star lodging with onsite activities such as river rafting, horseback riding, cruises on Jackson Lake, fishing charters, hiking and more. Rates start at $309 per night at Jackson Lake Lodge.
 
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About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine 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; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. The Company 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


 

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Email: ebiebl@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 754-3001

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