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International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge

A shotgun start on Jan. 22, 2013, will signal the start of the annual International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado. Sixteen snow-carving teams from around the world will create works of art from frozen blocks of snow, to be on display from Jan. 27 through Feb. 3, weather permitting. The teams of four hail from such countries as Australia,…

Get the Most Out of Your Trip to Keystone with the Right Hotel

Being a resort town, Keystone is always bustling with activity and a steady stream of tourists, skiers, and snowboarders.  For those looking to get away from the noise of the town there are lodges like the Ski Tip Lodge where couples can retreat from the public in favor of their own company.  For those looking to be in the middle…

Stay Awhile in Keystone: Rent Your Lodging

Aside from hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts, there are a number of rentable condos in the Keystone area that are available to those on their Colorado vacation.  These range from simple one bedroom units to larger 9 bedroom townhouses.  These types of units offer convenient locations and levels of privacy that are not normally found in hotels and other…

Come For Winter And Stay For Summer At Frisco Hotels

Summit County is known as Colorado’s Playground.  There’s a saying in Summit County: “Come for winter and stay for summer.” Frisco, located in the heart of Summit County, has several lodging options to choose from when visiting during any season. As an avid skier myself, skiing is the first thing that comes to mind when I think of Colorado.  And…

Fill Up in Frisco Colorado 2

Fill Up in Frisco Colorado

Whether you’re getting ready for a day of kayaking on the river or making your way from one of the many nearby ski resorts, you’ll need to keep yourself charged on your Colorado vacation.  It has been said that the brisk mountain air stimulates the appetite, and as such you should always know your options when it comes to satisfying…

Breckenridge Hotels – Just Steps From The Ski Lifts

Breckenridge Ski Resort is huge – with 31 chairlifts, four peaks covering 2,358 acres, and 155 trails, there is something for every level of skier.  Besides quantity, Breckenridge is known for its snow quality.  With their high base elevation of 9,600 feet (the summit goes to 12,998 feet), skiers can rely on snow late into the season while other resorts…

Restaurants in Breckenridge Have Beef, Bass, and Booze 5

Restaurants in Breckenridge Have Beef, Bass, and Booze

If you find yourself in Breckenridge on your Colorado vacation, then you’re probably there to hit the slopes and not the restaurants.  Despite this fact, you will undoubtedly need to grab a bite to eat every now and then.  If you’re looking for a place to refuel, there are few musts when visiting Breckenridge.  With a wide range of foods…

Dreaming of a Stay in Breckenridge

Breckenridge is one of the premiere ski spots in the state and probably the reason your Colorado vacation has brought you there.  If that’s the case then there are several things to consider when planning on where to stay.  Hitting up the ski resorts and dining at the town’s many restaurants can quickly become expensive so finding the best deal…

Experience Breckenridge Restaurants Year-Round 6

Experience Breckenridge Restaurants Year-Round

Founded by prospectors in the mid 1800s, Breckenridge has since grown into a charming mountain community that is known for welcoming winter sports enthusiasts. Yet the things to do in Breckenridge, Colorado do not stop when the snow melts. This year-round vacation destination boasts a charming downtown with quaint shops and welcoming faces, and also boasts some of the world’s…

The Town of Frisco Offers Mountains of Variety 7

The Town of Frisco Offers Mountains of Variety

Whether your Colorado travel plans fall in the winter or summer, you will find that the friendly community of Frisco provides plenty to see and do. Those who visit in the winter months enjoy tubing and skiing at nearby resorts, and the community always has plenty of snow. Frisco Adventure Park is one of the most popular locations for winter…