When the snowy white of winter peaks melts into a sea of summer green, the mountains come alive with opportunities for outdoor adventure. Warm sunny days and cool summer nights provide a perfect atmosphere for active vacationers to go outside and play. The runoff from melting snow turns rivers into rapids for thrilling whitewater rafting trips. Ski slopes transform into hiking and biking trails, and back bowls become mountain meadows for horseback rides.
The resort towns of Aspen, Breckenridge and Steamboat Springs attract serious road cyclists from around the world. Keystone boasts some of the country’s best downhill trails, and Whistler Mountain Bike Park attracts intermediate and advanced riders from around the world.
Sun Valley boasts more than 30 miles of paved routes along the Wood River Valley Trail System, as well as many more difficult and scenic off-road trails. In 2011, Park City was awarded the first-ever Gold Ride Center® designation by the International Mountain Biking Association, making it the world's highest rated mountain biking destination.
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Summer in Aspen
In addition to their busy schedules of festivals and events, Aspen and Snowmass offer nature lovers and sports enthusiasts a nearly endless array of opportunities for outdoor recreation, from golf and tennis to horseback riding and rock-climbing.
Summers in Breckenridge and Keystone are irresistible, with stunning Rocky Mountain scenery, mild temperatures, and an endless array of festivals and outdoor activities.
A local Breckenridge saying goes, "People move here for the winter but stay for the summer." Indeed, the warm-weather months in Breckenridge and Keystone are irresistible, with stunning Rocky Mountain scenery, mild temperatures, and an endless array of festivals and outdoor activities. With several National Forests, gorgeous Colorado rivers and countless pristine mountain lakes and streams right in its backyard, Summit County, Colorado has endless amounts of summer activities.
In summer, Park City's skies are perpetually blue, the foothills are covered with wildflowers and the cool mountain breezes make summer temperatures ideal.
There are summer activities for everyone, whether you are a shopper, mountain biker, horseback rider or hiker. If you're interested in thrills, try a bobsled ride at Utah Olympic Park or challenge yourself with a round at one of several area golf courses. Experience our cultural side at one of the many events this summer.
Whether you're taking a family vacation in Gatlinburg over summer break or escaping for a romantic retreat, there are so many summer activities in the Smoky Mountains, it's hard to know where to start.
Snap a Wild West portrait at the Old Tyme Photo, or shoot the rapids on a whitewater rafting trip down the Upper Pigeon River. Experience extreme waterslides at Dollywood's Splash Country, or ride an Alpine Slide down the mountain at Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park.
-->Delight in the beauty of nature while hiking trails through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most popular National Park in America.
Travel to the top of the 400-foot Gatlinburg Space Needle for a 360-degree view of the Smokies, or climb aboard a glass gondola for panoramic views from 200 feet on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel in Pigeon Forge.
Whatever you choose to do on your summer vacation in the Smoky Mountains, you can relax in comfort at the end of the day in a luxury condo or spacious cabin from Wyndham Vacation Rentals.
Experience the great outdoors and view the natural beauty of the landscape from mountain bikes, horseback, hot air balloons and more.
Over one million acres of national forest and wilderness area for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and fishing.
Five golf courses
Pro Rodeo Series every Friday and Saturday night
Strings in the Mountains Festival of Music and Steamboat free summer concert series
Tubing, kayaking and river rafting on the Yampa river, which runs right through town
Biking, rollerblading and walking on the bike path that goes from the mountain into town
Sun Valley summers mean fly fishing and river rafting, biking on paved or off-road trails, and golf courses with breathtaking views.
Sun Valley welcomes warm summer weather with plentiful outdoor activities. The extensive trail system is a mountain biker's paradise, with over 30 miles of paved routes, plus many more challenging and scenic off-road trails. Sun Valley golf courses promise breathtaking views and challenging games for players of all abilities. June through September marks peak fly fishing season, and the area's rivers offer everything from scenic float trips to white-knuckle rafting and kayaking on Class III and IV rapids.
Summer in Vail, Colorado brings warm days and cool nights, blue skies above wildflowers, and endless outdoor activities.
Complementing its selection of amazing restaurants and specialty boutiques, Vail offers a multitude of outdoor and cultural activities—from golf, hiking and horseback riding to music festivals and art walks.
Summer affords the perfect opportunity to go hiking, biking and golfing, or to explore Whistler's pedestrian-only village.
Just a scenic two-hour drive from Vancouver, Whistler comes alive in summer. With endless adventure and long nights, you'll need more than just a weekend to experience this world-renowned resort. Go hiking, biking and golfing, or explore the the pedestrian-only village.