Plan Your Presidents Day Weekend In The Mountains

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Are the Colorado mountains on your list of vacation destinations? Do you enjoy the quintessential essence of ski towns? Are you looking to enjoy the mountains without the spring break crowd? Do you enjoy good lodging and ski packages? Then you need to plan your Presidents Day weekend in the mountains!

President’s Day weekend is a great time to come ski and enjoy Summit and Eagle County. With crowd sizes scaled down from Spring Break and Christmas, you can experience all the glory of peak season in the mountains without the lines! To help plan your vacation we have given you a few helpful hints, events to check out, and ways to book by location below!


5884_7176_Breckenridge_Colorado_Snowshoe_mdCall in today to reserve a spot with the tours Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is offering. This group hosts the Dredge Boat Snowshoe Hike, historic tours, and haunted tours at night time. The snowshoe hike takes you through French Gulch in Breckenridge where you’ll be able to explore former mine sites and the remains of the Dredge Boat.

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Come experience the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships at Beaver Creek Resort. This event will showcase over 700 ski athletes from more than 70 countries. This represents the largest pool of ski racing talent coming in second to the Olympics. This will be the third time in history that the U.S. has hosted this event. Vail will be hosting the ceremonies and nightly events including concerts, parties, art features, a big-screen stadium, and much more.

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On the Saturday of this weekend Copper Mountain will be hosting Copper Uncorked, an all day event at Burning Stones Plaza. Wine and wings will be provided to all guests for this festive event.


If  you have young children, Rippero’s Village Parade is just what they’ll love. Take your kids to the River Run Ski School at 4:00 pm to commence the parade and help Rippero and his ski school friends dance to the Dercum Square Ice Rink where hot cocoa and cookies will be provided. The parade also features performers and a horse-drawn sleigh for the young ones to enjoy.

No matter your mountain destination of choice there are sure to be events that will the whole family will love. Whether you are coming into town via mountain shuttle to check the World Championships, or just to get some quality family ski time, President’s weekend in the mountains is sure to not be missed.