From your cozy Keystone vacation rental in the mountains, you'll be centrally located to enjoy all of the activities that this area is famous for. In this fun, laid-back resort town the fun never runs out, no matter the time of year or the weather!
Where is Keystone, CO?
The city of Keystone is located in beautiful Northwest Colorado, about 77 miles from Denver and 40 miles from the slopes of Vail. Our diverse selection of vacation homes in scenic Summit County vary from upscale to casual, but all are close to the new eight-passenger gondola in River Run Village, award-winning dining options, and one of the best tubing hills in Colorado.
Winter Attractions in Keystone
Keystone Resort is made up of three mountains and one terrain park, offering a variety of options for guests of all levels. Dercum is mostly groomers - beginning and intermediate slopes that have been smoothed down for an easy ride. Dercum is also the mountain for free-style riders with the A51 Terrain Park, ranked one of the top in the nation. North Peak's trails are a bit more advanced, offering intermediate and expert terrain dotted with moguls. Outback is good all-around terrain for intermediate and advanced athletes, sporting long groomers and a few stashes of powder to keep things exciting.
If you're an alpine athlete looking form some challenge, consider trying out a Cat Tour in the Outback bowls, or night skiing, with Keystone boasting the largest night skiing operation in Colorado!
Keystone is well-known for being a family-oriented resort. With a staff of ultra-friendly instructors and Ripparoo, the mountain mascot, kids learn all they need to know about snow safety and fun in an engaging environment. Kidtopia brings kids and the adults that love them together for fun activities, including exploring the ultimate Snow Fort, meeting some of the avalanche dogs, arts and crafts (with baked goods for inspiration!), and fun theme nights on the tubing hill and at the ice rink.
Visitors of Keystone are in a great spot to experience five other mountain resorts in the area, including the renowned resort of Breckenridge and quieter Copper Mountain.
Summer Activities in Keystone
Keystone is just as lively in the summer as it is in the winter, and our selection of Keystone vacation rentals keeps you close to the action! When the weather is nice and the sun is shining, practice your golf swing at one of two championship golf courses - the Ranch Course or the River Course - or visit the Lakeside Village Adventure Center for paddle boating, kayaking, and bike rentals.
The Keystone Bike Park is one of the best mountain bike terrain parks in the country, with rock gardens and challenging downhill sections to get your heart rate and appetite worked up before visiting one of the area's delectable restaurants. Check out Der Fondue Chessel for a Bavarian-influenced fondue feast, or a gourmet flatbread pizza at the Black Bear Grill.
Fly fish on the Snake River or drive the seven miles to the Dillon Marina to launch a boat or fish on the waters of Dillon Reservoir. Hike and bike peaceful, wildflower-filled mountain trials, or just relax with a well-deserved spa day.
The next time you're contemplating a Colorado getaway, keep comfortable in one of our low-key vacation rentals in Keystone for an unforgettable and magical escape any time of year!