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Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, Colorado

When there's snow in Colorado, having Bachelor the golden lab reclining by the grand fireplace makes the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch the ultimate in luxury and warmth for a family snowsports vacation. As you drive up the valley to Beaver Creek, you will pass the cutoff for Bachelor Gulch, which actually sits on the hill just above Avon. Let’s be clear, however – for...

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Single Moms Tame The West: Colorado With Kids

Upon our somewhat reluctant departure from Taos, New Mexico, we drive west across an unassuming but incredible bridge that spans the Rio Grande Gorge. It's not visible until the car is almost upon it; then, suddenly, it's almost as though we're crossing the Grand Canyon on our way to Colorado.Later, we stop in

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Colorado’s Vail Valley: Summer Mecca For Teens

The Colorado ski haven of Vail, and surrounding communities in the Vail Valley, have tons of fun for older children during the summer months, when mountain bikes soar and prices plummet.If your family has even a modicum of an adventurous spirit, Vail Valley in the Colorado Rockies is the place to come in summer, a veritable mecca for sports and outdoors enthusiasts of every stripe and every...

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Ghost Towns of the American West

Up for a bit of a scare blended with historical haunts on your next vacation; discover the ghost towns of the Southwest in Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, California, and Utah. Learn about the history of the Gold Rush, the daily life of miner's and the ghostly remains of today. After a family visit, you'll be able to see for yourself if they're really haunted by gold miners past.Before...

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Top 10 Family Camps For Family Together Vacations

Family Travel Forum's picks have been compiled from more than a decade of "Top 10 Getaway Winners" to help your family begin their lifelong love of nature. The following options combine a laid back, but active experience, with a commitment to educating kids and providing an enjoyable vacation at a variety of price points. Each provides housing and a myriad of supervised activities...

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The Top Ten Ski Resorts of Colorado

Whether you’re a never-ever or a seasoned slope veteran, skiing enthusiasts should definitely plan their next wintry weekend at one of Colorado’s award-winning mountain resorts.  While Colorado is famous for its snow-capped peaks, visitors can indulge in relaxing spa-treatments, awesome dining, shopping and even a snowy night-life scene. It's a great multigenerational...

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The Arrabelle At Vail Square, Colorado

Luxury housing, friendly and flawless service, mountains outside the window, and Vail's classy ambiance combine for a super family outdoor vacation at The Arrabelle at Vail Square, a Rock Resort.There's no guarantee that with 55 rooms you'll ever find a bed at The Arrabelle, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't try. The cornerstone luxury addition to the totally...

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Kids Ski Free all Winter at Keystone Resort in Colorado

With multiple kids in tow, skiing and snowboarding can rack up the expenses, but Keystone Resort in Colorado is offering one deal that could have your family running to the slopes. This winter season children 12 and under can ski and snowboard free. The best part compared to other resorts trying this offer? No blackout...

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Leadville, Colorado – Taste Of The American West

The Western heritage of Leadville, Colorado has withstood the test of time and lures families with mining museums, historic architecture and abundant outdoor recreation. Leadville, Colorado, the highest incorporated city in North America at 10,430 feet, was recently named one of the “Top Ten Western Towns” by True West magazine. Once one of the West’s...

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Vail Hotels And Condominiums

We look at Vail's three base villages to find the top-value lodgings that will make you open your wallet for an elite vacation at this famous Colorado mountain resort. What is most surprising to a first-time visitor to Colorado' s legendary mountain town of Vail is its long and narrow shape. Nestled into a narrow valley between I-70 and the steep slopes of Vail Mountain, the town stretches...

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