Summer time in Keystone and the surrounding mountains is full of wonderful activities for families with younger children, couples, and friends. Keystone is also a great place for larger groups visiting for a wedding or family reunion. The classic summer time activities in Keystone include mountain biking, hiking, swimming, tennis, horseback riding, golfing, fly fishing, sailing, and more.
If you do choose to pursue an outdoor activity, remember that weather in the mountains can change quickly, so you need to pack wisely and be prepared. Visitors to Keystone may need some extra time to acclimate to the higher altitude in the Rocky Mountains. Be sure to drink plenty of water, use sunscreen, and start off with lighter activities when you first arrive, gradually building up to more strenuous activities.
Relaxing Vacation Ideas
Keystone is a wonderful place to sit back and enjoy the views on a mellow, relaxing vacation. Visit the spa for a massage, soak in a nearby hot springs or gaze at the stars from while soaking in a hot tub. Scenic gondola rides give you a chance to soak in the sunshine as you enjoy the views! Visit nearby Lake Dillon to watch sailboats or take the Water Taxi that runs between the Dillon and Frisco Marinas. If you enjoy shopping, try River Run Village or the Outlets at Silverthorne. Dine in style at one of Keystone’s many restaurants, or enjoy a quiet cup of coffee with a good friend at a coffee shop.
Keystone Summer Favorites
There are two 18-hole golf courses within three miles of the main village at River Run. For a little action, enjoy the thrill of downhill mountain biking. The gondola can take you to the top of the mountain so you can race to the bottom. There are outdoor pools, tennis courts, paddle boat rentals at Keystone Lake, and even a stable where you can take a trail ride with the whole family. Fly Fisherman will enjoy a quiet haven on the Snake River. Several other nearby rivers offer whitewater rafting. If you are looking to dive into area history and culture, take a day trip to nearby towns for tours and museums that highlight Colorado’s mining past.
Whether you have an action packed vacation full of mountain sports in mind or you prefer to spend a few quiet days in the the high country sunshine, you will find that Keystone Resort has just what you’re looking for.