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Beaver Creek Airport Shuttles
Lodging
Restaurants
Events
Summer Activities
Winter Activities

About Beaver Creek

Nickname: The Beave
Local Resort: Beaver Creek Resort
 Elevation: 8,100 feet / 2,469 meters
 Drive time from Denver: ~2 1/2 hours
Airports of Choice: Denver International Airport & Eagle County Regional Airport
Closest 14er: Mt of the Holy Cross, 14,005 feet

About Beaver Creek Resort

 Year Established: 1980
  Summit Elevation: 11,440 feet / 3,488 meters
Vertical Rise: 3,340 feet / 1,036 meters
  Skiable Terrain: 1,832 acres
  Chair Lifts: 24 total, including 2 gondolas
  Number of Trails: 150
     Longest Run: Centennial – 2.75 miles / 5.6 kilometers

Airports Near Beaver Creek

 

DENVER AIRPORT

With Beaver Creek located just 2 1/2 hours into the Rockies, the Denver Airport is the most popular airport to fly into when heading to this mountain town. With over 58 million passengers flying to or passing through the Denver Airport annually, it is one of the busiest airports in the world. The trip from Denver Airport to Beaver Creek takes you west on I-70 through downtown Denver, into the foothills and up from 5,280 feet in elevation to 8,100 feet.

EAGLE AIRPORT

Located in the Vail Valley is the Eagle County Regional Airport, where United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta fly daily. Just about 30 minutes from Beaver Creek, EGE is the closest airport to Beaver Creek. To get from Eagle County Airport to Beaver Creek, you’ll head east on I-70 for about 27 miles to the Avon exit, and head to the mountain from there.

COLORADO SPRINGS AIRPORT

About 3 hours southeast of Beaver Creek is the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. There are 19 nonstop destinations across the nation that Colorado Springs Airport services, as well as 5 airlines that fly in and out daily. To get from the airport to Beaver Creek, take I-25 N to Denver, then head west on I-70. We not operate shared shuttles between Beaver Creek and the Colorado Springs Airport, however, private shuttles are available.

 

Beaver Creek Airport Shuttles

Peak 1 Express offers a safe and affordable airport shuttles from Denver International Airport and Eagle County Regional Airport to Beaver Creek / Avon. We offer a variety of schedules, varying throughout the year, created with your needs in mind. Our Mercedes Sprinters provide you a safe vehicle with loads of extra legroom and headroom, and our service-focused drivers will provide you the best ride. We offer our daily, shared, mountain shuttle schedule and daily airport charter service between DEN and Beaver Creek at the custom time of your choice if the listed times do not suit your needs.

Running daily airport shuttle services between DEN and Beaver Creek!

To provide the timeliest transportation in and out of DEN, our Beaver Creek shuttle schedules update multiple times per year, ensuring travelers experience little to no delay getting out of the airport and to the mountains.

SHUTTLE SCHEDULE

 

Find the Best Lodging in Beaver Creek, CO

Find a spot that suits you and your group perfectly!  Have a couple nights stay in an upscale hotel for you and your loved one, or book a rental condominium to be equipped with all the necessities for your vacation. Beaver Creek offers almost everything you need in a resort area, including great skiing & summer activities, five-star restaurants, a thriving nightlife and fantastic family oriented events. You’ll find all types of lodging for all budgets at Avon and Beaver Creek, including large homes, condos and hotel rooms. Beaver Creek also offers complimentary shuttle service for guests staying in Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead village to anywhere within the resort. Don’t forget to reserve your Peak 1 Express shuttle service back and forth from DEN to fully enjoy your time in Beaver Creek!

Beaver Creek Lodge
LUXURY LODGE
970-845-9800


The Charter at Beaver Creek
SKI-IN, SKI-OUT HOTEL
970-949-6660


Elkhorn Lodge
LODGE
800-601-3316


The Osprey
LUXURY RESORT
970-429-5042


The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
LUXURY HOTEL
970-748-6200


Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
RESORT & SPA
970-949-1234


 

Beaver Creek, Colorado lodging offers a large variety of accommodations options to fulfill any lodging needs. Sign up for our Beaver Creek Airport Shuttle service the next time you’re visiting Colorado!

Dining in Beaver Creek

Ride a chairlift to a fancy dinner or find casual and easy family dining – all at Beaver Creek Resort and in the town of Avon. Whether you’re looking to just grab a slice of pizza or you’re having a fancy dinner with your plus one, Beaver Creek has restaurants of all styles to accommodate you. You’ll find exactly what you’re looking for on any given evening whether it’s fancy or home-style food and drinks in any price range.


Splendido at the Chateau
AMERICAN
970-845-8808


Golden Eagle Inn Restaurant
AMERICAN
970-949-1940


Revolution
AMERICAN GRILL
970-949-6328



Black Diamond Bistro
AMERICAN
970-845-3198


Colorado Tasting Room
AMERICAN
970-748-3123


Blue Moose Pizza
ITALIAN
970-845-8666


Beaver Creek Event Calendar

Beaver Creek is situated in a great location, with Avon and Vail just next door in the valley. However, there’s no need to leave the village once you’re here! There are plenty of activities and events to fill up your schedule while on vacation in Beaver Creek – here are a few to add to your list.

WINTER EVENTS

November

World’s Best Cookie Competition: The winner of this cherished event will have their cookie recipe be the face of Beaver Creek’s “Cookie Time” for the rest of the season. Who wouldn’t want to try a taste of some of the best treats to be baked?

Annual Tree Lighting: During Thanksgiving week every year, Beaver Creek lights the village up with a grand display of holiday string lights and top the evening off with fireworks.

December

Bird’s of Prey World Cup: This downhill ski race event attracts incredible athletes from all over to compete.

January

Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend: Celebrity guest chefs travel from near and far to attend and get involved in this popular weekend full of impressive culinary dishes.

SUMMER EVENTS

May

Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival: Do we even need to explain this one? The trifecta of delicious barbecue, beers, and blues music will kick off your summer in the best way.

June

Beaver Creek Rodeo Series: See the pros ride broncs and bulls, have your kids ride a sheep, and indulge in some great food and cold beverages at this rodeo presented by the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa.

July

Movie Under The Stars: This weekly evening occurrence in July will have you watching a film under the stars at Beaver Creek’s Centennial Park.  All movies played are appropriate for the whole family, too!

August

Beaver Creek Art Festival: All varieties of art are welcome at this annual art festival throughout the Beaver Creek Village. This event is free to enter and will have you viewing some of the finest art.

Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival: Pair cuisine from the most talented chefs in the area with the perfect red wine and savor one of the last warm weekends of the summer.

Things to Do in Beaver Creek | Summer

Horseback riding, hiking, cycling, fly fishing, off roading, golfing, and whitewater rafting are just a few of the summer activities you can find in Beaver Creek.  The list is seemingly endless, but will give you plenty of options for fun while visiting the valley.

Beaver Creek Stables | 970-845-7770
Enjoy a scenic ride through the mountains via horseback with Beaver Creek Stables. They offer two hour rides, three hour rides with a picnic, and dinner rides to Beaver Lake and Beano’s Cabin. If you’re looking for something really special, try the evening ride and view the sun sink behind the Colorado Rockies.


Beaver Lake Trail
This hiking excursion is a favorite in the area, ending at lakes with a color of blue you never imagined could be real. This 6.3 mile out and back is rated as moderate, so make sure you bring water and wear your hiking boots!


Gore Creek Fly Fisherman | 970-476-3296
Try your hand at this popular summer sport and see if you can reel in a massive trout! Gore Creek Fly Fisherman has offered guided tours for 35 years – book your afternoon on the water and they’ll take care of the rest!


AVA Rafting & Zipline | 970-423-7031
World-class whitewater rafting and aerial adventures await at AVA Rafting & Zipline. The town of Buena Vista is located just about an hour and a half away from Beaver Creek. Here you can raft the notorious Browns Canyon national monument, head out for a mountaintop zipline or scale the cliff-face on the new Granite Via Ferrata.


Things to Do in Beaver Creek | WINTER

Winter is the busiest time of the year in the high country, and Beaver Creek’s resort fills with happy faces from around the world in search of a winter wonderland. Situated at the base of almost 2,000 acres of skiable terrain, there won’t be a lack of adventure during these colder months. Ski, snowboard, cross country ski, ice skate, and watch the snowflakes cover the valley in a blanket of white.

Beaver Creek Winter Activities

BEAVER CREEK SKIING & SNOWBOARDING Resorts Nearby

 

BEAVER CREEK RESORT

Distance from Beaver Creek: <5 miles

Best For: Beginner to Advanced
Summit Elevation: 11,440 feet
Skiiable Terrain: 1,832 acres
# of Lifts: 24
Terrain Parks: 3
Average Annual Snowfall: 323 inches

VAIL SKI RESORT

Distance from Beaver Creek: 13 mi
Best For: Beginner to Advanced
Summit Elevation: 11,570 feet
Skiiable Terrain: 5,289 acres
# of Lifts: 31
Terrain Parks: 3
Average Annual Snowfall: 354 inches

COPPER MOUNTAIN

Distance from Beaver Creek: 17 mi
Best For: Beginner to Advanced
Summit Elevation: 12,313 feet
Skiiable Terrain: 2,490 acres
# of Lifts: 23
Terrain Parks: 6
Average Annual Snowfall: 305 inches

SKI COOPER

Distance from Breckenridge: 30 mi
Best For: Beginner to Advanced
Summit Elevation: 11,700 feet
Skiiable Terrain: 400 acres
# of Lifts: 4
Terrain Parks: 1
Average Annual Snowfall: 260 inches

 

COOKIE TIME

Probably the best and most hospitable aspect about Beaver Creek is the anxiously awaited cookie time every day. At 3:00 PM, trays of fresh cookies are passed around the village at the base of the slopes to give everyone a warm welcome down after a day of skiing.

 

 

OTHER WINTER ACTIVITIES near Beaver Creek

Village Ice Skating
OUTDOOR ICE SKATING
970-845-0438


Vilar Performing Arts Center
CONCERTS, MUSICALS & LIVE COMEDY
970-845-8497


Nova Guides
SNOWMOBILE TOURS
719-486-2656

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When To Visit Beaver Creek

Snowshoeing Colorado
WINTER

Beaver Creek, located in the Vail Valley, is always a favorite when talking to ski bums about their favorite resorts to ride. Though the area around Beaver Creek was settled in the 1860’s, the community didn’t open the ski resort until 115 years later. Today, the size of terrain has more than quadrupled, and there are 25 lifts servicing 150 different trails. Beaver Creek’s runs have a fantastic balance of skill levels, with a pretty even amount of beginner/intermediate and advanced trails. There are some hidden gems on this mountain though including some backcountry-style terrain that is even serviced by lifts.

Mountain Biking Colorado
SUMMER

Beaver Creek is home to a thrilling Summer Adventure Center from June to September. Off-road tours, bike rentals, disc golfing, a bungee trampoline, mountain biking information, hiking, scenic lift rides and mini golf are all in store for you here! Nearby in the town of Edwards, world-class fly fishing awaits along the shores of the Eagle River. You can also head south to the town of Buena Vista to raft through Browns Canyon National Monument.

SUMMER

Beaver Creek is home to a thrilling Summer Adventure Center from June to September. Off-road tours, bike rentals, disc golfing, a bungee trampoline, mountain biking information, hiking, scenic lift rides and mini golf are all in store for you here! Nearby in the town of Edwards, world-class fly fishing awaits along the shores of the Eagle River. You can also head south to the town of Buena Vista to raft through Browns Canyon National Monument.

Mountain Biking Colorado

Navigating Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek Village
Bachelor Gulch
Arrowhead
Avon

Located in the center of the mountain town, the Beaver Creek Village is lined with luxury shopping, fine dining, art galleries and more. The walkways of the Village are heated, so you don’t have to worry about having to plow through the snow. You can easily make your way through the village thanks to the escalators. Town of Avon shuttles can deliver you to Avon and a complimentary village shuttle can transport you within Beaver Creek and Bachelor Gulch on demand.

The Bachelor Gulch neighborhood of Beaver Creek provides convenience to the mountain for skiing, hiking, biking and more. You can find incredible, luxurious, slopeside vacation homes nestled in the crooks and crannies of the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy the quiet serenity of Beaver Creek’s Bachelor Gulch. Beaver Creek’s free dial-a-ride shuttle can transport you to the Beaver Creek Village.

Situated on the western side of Beaver Creek, Arrowhead Village offers convenience to the slopes, as well as the recreational offerings of the town of Edwards. Find your perfect vacation accommodation in Arrowhead, with options ranging from condos to private homes. When it’s time to enjoy the Colorado weather, head outside and you’ll be right on the slopes for skiing or hiking, or head to Edwards for some world-class fly fishing. While staying in Arrowhead Village you can use the village shuttle which circulates within Arrowhead in the winter. The Village to Village shuttle will also transport you from Arrowhead to Beaver Creek and Bachelor Gulch.

The gateway to the notorious Beaver Creek Resort, the charming town of Avon is home to a wide variety of restaurants, hotels and amenities. Avon offers a free daily shuttle around town and up to the slopes with Avon Transit. You can easily shuttle to the mountain from various stops in town, such as the Avon Station, the Sheraton and Northside Kitchen, and stops in Beaver Creek Village.