Close to the Denver International Airport, Keystone, Colorado is a year-round destination for leisure travelers with skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and the like happening in winter and hiking, biking, fishing and golf keeping people busy in the summer. The main attraction is the Keystone Ski Resort which spans 2,780 acres and has 130 trails and the only night skiing in the area.
Keystone things to do
Tubing at Adventure Point
Racing down a hill at top speed never fails to delight. Tubing at Adventure Point is a family-friendly activity that is a must-do experience for everyone visiting Keystone Mountain. The attraction is open seven days a week during the winter. Visit http://www.keystoneresort.com.
Dinner Sleigh Ride
An entertaining evening begins at the Keystone Adventure Center in Lakeside Village where horse-drawn sleighs are ready to transport guests to an historic homestead for a hearty meal. Upon arrival, groups are greeted with hot chocolate, soup and biscuits to start. Afterward, everyone gathers around for a marvelous meal featuring a choice of New York strip, grilled chicken, salmon or a vegetarian dish, and scrumptious sides such as garlic mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables. Dutch apple pie with homemade ice cream ends the night on a sweet note. A talented guitar player strumming songs through the night adds to the experience. Visit http://www.keystoneresort.com/activitiesdetail/Key+-+Dinner+Sleigh+Ride+Check-In.axd.
Ice Skating and Hockey at Keystone Lake
Located within the heart of Lakeside Village, Keystone Lake keeps the kids happy with ice skating sessions and hockey games. Here visitors will find the largest Zamboni-maintained outdoor skating rink in North America, as well as festive holiday lights, music and more. Visit http://www.keystoneresort.com/activitiesdetail/Key+-+Ice+Skating+and+Hockey+at+Keystone+Lake.axd..
Time on the green is well spent in Keystone with two places that will challenge golfers of all levels. The Robert Trent Jones, Jr. designed links-style course at Keystone Ranch features sage meadows, a nine-acre lake and several bunkers, while the River Course wraps around the Snake River before winding through the forest. Visit http://www.keystoneresort.com/golf/courses.aspx.
When in need of a little pampering, the Keystone Spa is the best bet. This Colorado spa sanctuary is known for its relaxing environment as well as for its use of organic products and indigenous ingredients. Signature treatments such as the Mala Mayi, which entails a gentle full body scrub, a Mapi mud wrap and a scalp wrap, ensures guests leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Visit http://www.keystoneresort.com /activities/keystone-vspa.aspx.