|Dear Jon Eskin,
June is stacking up with world-class events!
Book your stay now so you can be close to the action.
The GoPro Mountain Games are the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music and they return to Vail, June 6 – 9, 2013.
Professional and amateur athletes from around the world converge upon the mountains and rivers of Vail to compete in nine sports and 25 disciplines for more than $100,000 in prize money.
Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie.
By running a Tough Mudder challenge, you’ll unlock a true sense of accomplishment, have a great time, and discover a camaraderie with your fellow participants that’s experienced all too rarely these days.
June 23rd and 28 – 30th Jazz Festival in Vail
Vail is host to the largest Jazz Festival in the Rocky Mountains – the Vail Jazz Festival. Now in its 19thyear, the Vail Jazz Festival is one of Vail’s iconic summer events and has grown to include 40 shows over a 12 week period. Nestled in the heart of Colorado’s exquisite Rocky Mountains, Vail offers not only breath taking views, a plethora of activities, sophisticated lodging options, the finest restaurants and incredible culture and music in Vail.
The Vail Jazz Festival is host to the Labor Day Weekend Vail Jazz Party, the best jazz musicians converging on Vail for over 35 hours of jazz. And don’t miss out on the summer-long jazz shows at Jazz @ Vail Square, Jazz @ The Market, Jazz @ Kelly Likenand Jazz After! featuring today’s finest jazz artists.
June 28 – 30th Dallas Symphony in Vail
Join the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival.
Bob Bernhardt, conductor. Traditional works by Sousa, Cohan, Suppé, Leroy Anderson, Gershwin, and Rachmaninoff act as a prelude to Williams’s greatest hits: selections from Superman, Star Wars, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and Indiana Jones
All Activities in full swing!
All of your favorite Vail Valley activities are waiting for you from rafting, fishing, golf, biking, hiking, horseback riding, and zip-lining, to music events at the Amphitheater and Vilar Center.
Flavors kick off-small plates tasting complete with sips
Below are great things to consider doing during your stay in Beaver Creek.
Take a chairlift ride up the Centennial Express – bring your mountain bike along and stop for lunch at Spruce Saddle!
Want to work on your acting skills or watch other kids perform? The Beaver Creek Children’s Theater is for you!
If you’re feeling adventurous, try the bungee trampoline or horseback riding! The Beaver Creek Kids HIKE-OLOGY program is also not to be missed! With many different hiking options, there is something for every age. The 5-Senses Hike is our favorite!
Mini-Golf and Tennis are great daytime fun for sports enthusiasts:
Thursday evenings be sure to make it to the Beaver Creek Rodeo Series in Avon – don’t forget to swing by the Ritz Carlton tent and say “Hello!” to all of us!
For information on the above check out the link: http://beavercreek.snow.com/info/summer
Below are a few Children’s Camps and Day-Care providers if you want to plan a day without hte children.
Beaver Creek Day Camp: http://beavercreek.snow.com/info/summer/fam.kidscamp.asp
Small World Day Care in Beaver Creek Village: http://beavercreek.snow.com/info/summer/fam.smallworld.asp
Other fun family options:
The Town of Avon Recreation Center & Swimming Pool: http://www.avon.org/index.asp?NID=162
If your children are older, they might enjoy rafting some Colorado rapids or seeing the sights via Jeep Tour. The options are endless with Timberline Tours, Lakota and Nova Guides!