There is nothing quite like watching a summer sunrise at Beaver Creek. The soft light creeping over the rocky spires of the Gore Range, down to the vivid aspen leaves and landing at last on the deep greens of the forest and valley below.

Beaver Creek is known as an idyllic, snow-covered retreat in winter. And in summer, it still retains its place as the premier luxury resort as ski runs melt into a vibrant outdoor world full of unique activities and experiences.

Morning in the mountains

Beaver Creek VillageOpen the doors to the patio of your premium accommodations to let in the fresh Rocky Mountain air and sounds of early morning in the mountains. You’ll be delighted to see your favorite winter lodging overflowing with abundant flower boxes and immaculately tended grounds. Added bonus: the winter lodging rates that you’re used to look a bit different in summer. A perfect excuse to upgrade – see Beaver Creek summer lodging offers here.

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your lodging, or wander into Beaver Creek Village for your Starbucks fix as well as a crepe at Rimini. You’ll need the fuel for your day in the mountains!

Outdoor adventures

Charming experiences for every level of outdoor enthusiast abound. Beaver Creek is renowned for its impeccable guest service, and it’s on full display as professional guides help you plan your perfect mountain adventure at the Summer Adventure Center.

Below is just a sampling of activities to choose from:

Kids Camp.
Kids age 5-12 will have a blast enjoying age appropriate activities, from gem panning and pony rides for the younger ones to kayaking and archery for the older kids.

Wine Excursions.
Take a scenic 4×4 ride or a professionally led hike to a wine-paired après experience at Beano’s Cabin – one of Beaver Creek’s most iconic dining locations, nestled in a high alpine meadow.

Beaver Creek Hiking Center.
Whether you’d like the chairlift to do the grunt work of getting up the mountain or you’re looking for a challenging 8-mile trek, let a professional guide reveal the best hikes around Beaver Creek with a selection of group and private hike offerings.

Horseback Riding.
Enjoy Beaver Creek on horseback with1 and 2-hour trail rides, 3-hour picnic rides, trail rides to Beaver Lake and sunset dinner rides to Beano’s Cabin.

And that’s just the start! From horseback riding to golfing, you can find more details on the many summer activities either by visiting the Summer Adventure Center or by visiting Beaver Creek’s website.

Afternoon unwind

After a day of outdoor adventures, enjoy an afternoon in Beaver Creek Village. The shopping scene is second to none, with charming boutiques, shops, jewelry, and art galleries. You’ll find unique pieces from well known luxury brands and sportswear to one-of-a-kind offerings from locally based jewelers and world-renowned artists.

Summer in beaver creek villageSteps from the heart of the village, you’ll find an idyllic walking path that runs along the resort’s namesake waterway. Enjoy strolling through the swaying aspen groves as you follow the creek on its winding path through shaded walkways and green spaces.

After a day of adventures both on the mountain and in the village, take a moment to treat yourself to a nice soak in your lodging’s hot tub – or even a bit of pampering at one of Beaver Creek’s spas.

Award-winning cuisine

Swap your athletic gear for mountain casual and feed your well-earned appetite at one of Beaver Creek’s renowned dining establishments.

If you’re still up for a bit of adventure, enjoy a horseback ride or tractor-pulled wagon ride to Beano’s Cabin – a favorite in both winter and summer for its incredible setting and multi-course menus that highlight the hearty flavors of Coloradan cuisine. This is also one of the best places to enjoy a Beaver Creek sunset.

Looking for something more cosmopolitan? Beaver Creek has a wealth of award-winning options. Some favorites include Toscanini, with contemporary Italian cuisine; Splendido at the Chateau, featuring New American fare; and Hooked, for incredible fresh seafood.

For a more casual setting, you and the family will enjoy Beaver Creek stalwarts, Blue Moose Pizza or the Dusty Boot Steakhouse and Saloon.

An evening out

Cap off the evening with a show at the Vilar Performing Arts Center. This summer’s lineup features shows from Diana Krall, Trace Adkins, Peter Frampton and comedian David Spade.

Your summer adventure awaits

Enjoy a Rocky Mountain getaway this summer without sacrificing the sophistication and guest service you’ve come to expect. Beaver Creek offers the perfect mix of charming outdoor experiences, award-winning cuisine and impeccable guest service.