Adjacent to the town of Avon in the Vail Valley, Beaver Creek, Colorado is a family-friendly resort community that offers plenty to do for all ages. Adventure-seekers, spa-goers and art enthusiasts will find something worth their while here. The slopes of Strawberry Park and Grouse Mountain, Vilar Center for Performing Arts and Beaver Creek Golf Course are just a few of the popular points of interest.
Beaver Creek things to do
Beaver Creek Dog Sledding
A scenic private trail free of snowmobiles, friendly canines and local wildlife all add to the appeal of the Mountain Mushers dog sledding tour. Offered twice daily, the six-mile, two-hour experience includes an exhilarating ride with 12 adorable huskies, picture time, a hot drink and snack. Visit www.mountainmusher.com.
Beaver Creek Snowmobiling
The Top of the Rockies Snowmobile Tour offered by Nova Guides takes sightseeing to new heights. Available as a half- or full-day excursion, the experience reaches elevations of 13,000 feet allowing for awe-inspiring 360 degree panoramic views of four mountain ranges including the Continental Divide. Visit www.novaguides.com.
Sleigh Ride Dinner
Memorable meals are in store during the Starry Night Sleigh Ride Dinner at Eagle Ranch. Available from late November through March, the evening package includes a sleigh ride, delicious dishes, entertainment, van transportation and tax. Reservations are required. Visit www.4eagleranch.com.
Vilar Performing Arts Center Shows
Year-round, the Vilar Performing Arts Center presents enriching cultural programming that ranges from Broadway musicals to rock concerts, family events and more. Owned and operated by the Vail Valley Foundation, the 530-seat theater also hosts an annual Summer Concert Series, Underground Sound, a Winter Classical Series and the Winter Dance Series. Visit www.vilarpac.org.
Beaver Creek Fly Fishing
Wade and Walk Fly Fishing Trips offered by Fly Fishing Outfitters offer anglers of all levels an opportunity to work the waters with hundreds of trout with a professional guide by their side. Most of the trips take place on the Eagle, Colorado or Roaring Fork Rivers. Visit www.flyfishingoutfitters.net.