Vail Valley -- comprised of Vail and Beaver Creek -- is world renowned as a winter ski destination. Experience the charm of these Colorado mountain towns outside of ski season -- when hotels and resorts slash their rates by as much as 50% and outdoor activities are in abundance.
There are tons of cheap, or even free, activities in Vail Valley:
In the wintertime, rooms in Beaver Creek and Vail are in high demand, and it’s not uncommon for hotels to charge upwards of $500 per night. Spring through fall is the best time to find deals in these locations, as hotels drastically lower their rates.
Travelers can stay at luxurious resorts for 40%-50% off regular prices. Here are a couple of our favorite deals:
Getting to then getting around Vail Valley doesn’t have to be expensive. Look for flight deals into Denver’s airport instead of the Vail Eagle County Airport; it’s cheaper and only 2 hours and 20 minutes from Vail. Also, don’t feel pressured to book an expensive rental car. There is daily service on the Greyhound bus from Denver to Vail, and tickets cost only $40 roundtrip per person; it’s quick, easy and only a fraction of the price of a car rental. Once you get to Vail Valley, Beaver Creek and Vail are easily walkable, but the town offers free bus service that runs regularly year-round.