Summer officially starts on June 21 – just in time for our summer line-up of festivals, activities and much-needed time in the outdoors with family and friends. With those in mind, Keystone Resort gives you the top 10 reasons to visit this summer:
1. Perfect temps!
While the Front Range can heat up, Keystone maintains a solid 70 degree average temperature throughout the summer. Perfect for enjoying the outdoors on long hikes, bike rides or spending a day on the lake.
2. Longer Days Mean More Time for Activities
The long days of summer means more time to enjoy activities in the outdoors. Keystone has a range of activities perfect for friends, families, groups or a romantic weekend together. Soak up a full day in the sunshine with boating, golfing, mountain biking, hiking, tennis, mountaintop yoga, horseback rides and more!
3. Great Lodging Deals
Getaway, vacation or an overnight trip – the options are endless when you stay with us this summer. Combine your love of golf with our stay and play package or choose your own summer adventure with 36% off lodging and your own activities to choose from. There’s plenty of rooms available from hotel rooms to condos for the whole family. All located right in the heart of Keystone, Colorado.
4. Bring on the Summer Festivals
If you call yourself a bacon lover, a wine and jazz connoisseur or a fan of Beer and Bluegrass, you won’t want to miss our summer festivals coming to Keystone’s River Run Village. Kicking off the festivals is the Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour on June 21-22. Enjoy a multitude of wines and jazz with our Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival on July 18-20. In August, unwind with a day of beers and bluegrass during the Keystone Beer and Bluegrass Festival from August 1-3. Just in time for Labor Day weekend, the Taste of Keystone returns to Lakeside Village with delicious culinary tastings from the many chefs and restaurants around Keystone.
5. Two beautiful golf courses with 36 holes
Tee off into the beautiful Rocky Mountains air on our two Championship golf courses at Keystone. Challenge yourself on the winding River Course at Keystone designed by Hurdzan-Fry with impressive elevation changes, bunkers and water hazards. Enjoy the long drives on the Ranch Course at Keystone across the meadows, through historic landmarks and over a beautiful nine-acre lake.
6. Breathtaking mountain views
Unwind and enjoy the view of the Rocky Mountains from the top of Keystone at 11, 640 feet. Take a scenic ride up to the top of Dercum Mountain where you can watch the mountain bikers fly down the trails, enjoy a hike up to Independence Mountain or kickback with one of our outdoor lawn games. Starting Friday, June 13 take advantage of our free Friday Afternoon Club at the top of the mountain for live music, food and drink specials and great sunset views.
7. Kid-friendly activities & events all summer long
Coming for a visit with your family? Be a part of our Kidtopia events like the Kid’s Discovery Days with a variety of entertainment every Tuesday and Super Slimy Science featuring hands-on science activities on Saturday’s.
8. The best biking in one place!
Whatever type of biking you enjoy – we have plenty on tap! From road biking the region to downhill mountain biking the rocks or just cruising the neighborhood, there is more than enough room for everyone. Our Keystone Bike Park features trails for all ability levels with 55 trails, 2,360’ vertical drop, progressive features and a skills park. This summer, the Big Mountain Enduro and Beti AllRide Clinic return to Keystone for downhill skills and races. The Vuelta a Keystone 100k and 50k Fondo Style Cycling event comes to Keystone this summer for a chance to participate and test your road biking stamina in a timed cycling event. For those just looking to cruise through the Keystone neighborhood or ride down to Lake Dillon, our bike rentals from River Run and Lakeside Village offer bikes for all riding styles.
9. Unwind with Mountaintop Yoga
Breathe in the clear, crisp mountain air while you free your mind and body with mountaintop yoga every Saturday this summer. Our certified yoga instructor will help guide you through this hour-long yoga class at the top of Keystone’s Dercum Mountain.
10. There’s still snow at Adventure Point Tubing!
Missing the snow? There’s still summer snow tubing at the top of Adventure Point Tubing hill starting June 13. Enjoy some snowball fights at the top of the tubing hill before soaring and spinning down the cool snow this summer. Tubing ends whenever the snow melts (typically mid-late July) so come on up and enjoy!