Beaver Creek

by Kim McHugh As reported in an earlier post, skiers and snowboarders aren’t content any longer to just cruise down the trails on their mountain vacations. Indeed, many resort visitors find relaxing in a quiet room, getting a massage, enjoying a facial or experiencing a host of body therapies (think

  by Kim McHugh Photographs courtesy of the resorts Mountain Resort Spas Vanquish Stress (Part 1) For centuries spas and soothing mineral springs have been vanquishing the specters of ill health, fatigue and too many laps around the chariot track. These days slope weary skiers and snowboarders are checking into

By Kim McHugh Serving Zagat Survey-worthy cuisine and postcard views, these snow country restaurants invite you to pull up a chair and eat yourself silly. From entrées such as Pecan Crusted Elk Tenderloin and Sea Bass with Manila Clams, Apple Cider and Chili Braised Beef Short Ribs, Crab Stuffed Rocky

Story & photos by David McKay Wilson Vail and Beaver Creek will become the center of the ski world in early February when the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships return to the Colorado Rockies for 14 days of ski racing and partying. My son and I visited the resorts –

What’s the Deal: The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Thank You Offer.  Book four or more nights this winter and take 25% off your entire stay. The Backstory: For the third year in the row, Condé Nast Traveler has named The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain

  By Amiee White Beazley Colorado mountain cuisine is changing. Fading away are are the rustic, antler-chandeliered dining rooms serving up slabs of beef, bison and elk, making way for more modern menus influenced by everything from the Colorado craft brewing industry to the High Country’s developing Latino culture.  

  World Champion Lindsey Vonn training at Vail. Photo by Jack Affleck. The Deal: Kids fly free on American Airlines flights to-and-from Eagle Airport, Colorado. Kids also receive free shuttle transportation from Eagle Airport to Vail or Beaver Creek via Colorado Mountain Express. Kids ski and stay free with a