Staying and playing at the best mountain resorts this summer doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Here's how to plan a late-summer road trip without breaking the bank.
Heavy snows in the winter get rafters excited about the coming spring and summer. Because that is when all that melting snow turns Colorado rivers into a whitewater wonderland. For decades, whitewater rafting and kayaking have been favorite summer adventures. Recent heavy winter snowfall has only added to the growing popularity. Whitewater season peaks in […]
Mountain Resort Coupons has rebranded and relaunched as Destination Deals. The new website focuses on nationwide vacation specials searchable by state, resort area, and deal category. It is a companion site to the winter sports vacation site, SkierDeals.com. While some websites offer discounts on one aspect of your vacation, you can browse specials and discounts on everything at Destination Deals.
When it comes to epic whitewater rafting, the majestic rivers of the Rocky Mountains are second to none. In the state of Colorado alone, there are more than a dozen commercially rafted rivers. From April through September, the rivers and creeks of the Centennial State run the gamut from mild family friendly floats to Class […]
Whitewater rafting on the Colorado River is such a unique way to enjoy the Rocky Mountain outdoors. Rafting has the amazing ability to turn a day of vacation into a lasting memory that everyone talks about for years to come. This is especially true in the popular section of the Colorado River near Glenwood Springs. […]
Denver residents seeking a day escape from the Mile-High City can head 30 miles west along Interstate 70 to Idaho Springs and plan a thrilling day of whitewater rafting in the Rocky Mountains. Sometimes it can be hard to get away from the big city, but Clear Creek is easily accessible and perfect for a […]
If you’re interested in taking a thrilling whitewater rafting trip on a mountain river, the first thing you should know is that all outings are not the same. There’s a diverse world of whitewater adventures from which to choose, and there’s literally something for everyone of all ages and skill levels in the mountain waters. […]
Taking a fulfilling summer vacation can often times be expensive. In addition to all of the exciting outdoor activities and fine dining experiences on your travel wish list, there’s also the inflated costs of air travel, hotel and resort costs, and transportation expenses like gas or a car rental. With summer prices on the up-tick, […]
What do Colorado ski resorts do all summer long? Well, that’s a great question. Decades ago, bustling winter ski villages turned to ghost towns during the summer months after all of the snow melted. Despite the occasional hiker or bike enthusiast, there wasn’t much to do other than sight-see. In the past, a typical summer […]
Experts are calling for perfect conditions for late-season whitewater rafting trips on the Colorado River and Roaring Fork from Glenwood Springs, and river rafting adventures are expected to continue through August and into September. So even if it feel like summer is on the way out it’s not too late to plan that whitewater rafting […]
Wait … a roller coaster in the mountains? Yep, it’s true, and it’s happening all over the place. In an effort to bring more diversity to summer mountain adventures, many top summer mountain resorts have been adding alpine slides and mountain roller coasters to their list of warm-weather outings. Major mountain resorts like Park City, […]
When summer hits and temperatures rise, more and more travelers are heading to the mountains for a cool getaway; it’s how to beat summer heat! A vacation in the mountains provides a break from the excessive everyday heat during the summer where you live. The dog days of summer arrive in late June, July and […]
Can’t decide between the mountains and the beach for a summer vacation? It’s a common question that vacationers ask when it’s time to get away for some relaxation. A summer mountain vacation brings forth visions of tall, full trees with plenty of green, wildlife and grand scenery, and a whisk of fresh, cool mountain air. At […]