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Mini Trip Guide to Beaver Creek, Colorado

Martin Morrell Poolside at Maroma Resort & Spa.

Photo: Martin Morrell

Though it can’t compete with the beau-monde glamour of Aspen or the vast scale of Vail, the trim little town of Beaver Creek is Colorado’s most well-rounded resort. Known for its downhill slopes, the town also has snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice-skating, and plenty of après-ski appeal.

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Destinations: Beaver Creek · Avon

Inspired by: The (Mini) Vacation — by Malia Boyd, Published Oct. 2006

Hotels (3)

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    Trappers Cabin

    Trappers Cabin, a private house at Beaver Creek Resort, in Colorado, with four bedrooms, a personal chef, a housekeeper, and a roustabout (general

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    Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa

    To be a standout for families and spa-goers may seem an odd combination, but this 190-room, native-stone-and-timber Park Hyatt at the base of Beave

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    Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

    With its own high-speed lift steps from the hotel and Wolfgang Puck's only Colorado outlet, the Ritz-Carlton—a giant lodgepole-and-timber cabin bui

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    The magenta walls and ceiling, Japanese posters, and cascades of cutout-style flowers create bold colors above the sushi bar and bistro-style tab

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    Beano's Cabin

    Taking a sleigh ride to a log cabin may feel touristy, but when that cabin features the contemporary culinary creations of Beano's, it's hardly a t

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    McCoy Park BC

    True, most resorts have a Nordic center, but Beaver Creek's McCoy Park stands above the rest—literally. McCoy's 30 kilometers of Nordic and snowsho

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  • Trip Guide to Skiing Euro-Inspired Beaver Creek, CO

    Beaver Creek, Avon

    Beaver Creek offers remarkably varied terrain, impeccable grooming, a compact Euro-inspired village with an ice rink at its heart, and a high level of service for its well-heeled visitors. No other



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