If a quick getaway is more your style, you’ll want to check out these mountain venues that are now open for business and ready to cater to Dad!
Celebrate dad with the ultimate Father’s Day Mountain Getaway at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch in Avon. The luxurious mountain resort recently reopened and is tucked away in an exclusive enclave on the side of Beaver Creek Mountain. Consistently recognized as one of North America’s premiere hotels and Colorado’s top summer destinations, The Ritz- Carlton, Bachelor Gulch offers limitless outdoor adventures, world-class amenities, and an array of dining options. The family- and dog-friendly destination offers outdoor terraces for dining and drinks, and the year-round outdoor pool and is open with social distancing in place. Summer Specials Include:
- The Edge of Wild: $200 resort credit when you stay three or more nights
- Tee up and Wind Down: 1-2 rounds of golf at Red Sky Ranch Golf Course for overnight guests and valet parking
- Stay Longer, Experience More: Stay three nights and save 15% or stay four or more nights and save 20%
YMCA of the Rockies and Snow Mountain Ranch are open, just in time for a Father’s Day getaway. Bring dad to enjoy the wide-open spaces, pet-friendly cabins, hotel-style lodge rooms, and plenty of safe outdoor activities in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
Pick up special Father’s Day kits from the Craft Center to make dad a thoughtful gift or schedule a family portrait at the photo booth. Dad will love the new axe throwing activity, or challenge him to a round of miniature golf (and win prizes!). In the evening, roast marshmallows around a campfire followed by an outdoor movie on the sprawling YMCA of the Rockies lawn. Fly fishing and horseback riding excursions also are available. Cabin rentals start at just $169/night and lodge rooms are $154/night.
Father’s Day activities include card making, balloon toss, Father’s Day quiz bowl and fort building plus a scavenger hunt. Additional popular outdoor open activities include mini-golf, disc golf, horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking. Cabins start at $279/night and lodge rooms are available for $149/night.
New safety and sanitizing procedures are in place. Curbside check-ins will be provided for guest arrivals and self-checkouts will be conducted via email. Although the dining halls and restaurants will be closed to seating and in-person dining, a variety of options will be available such as grocery delivery to cabins, takeout family pick-up meal options, and to-go items from onsite dining facilities and local restaurants. All activities will be operated in a safe and healthy manner in alignment with public health ordinances from county and state officials.
Virtual Events with The Town of Frisco
Father’s Day will look a little different in the mountain town this year, which is typically swarmed with some of the top barbecue competitors competing in the Colorado BBQ Challenge. Starting on Thursday, June, 17, The Town of Frisco will be posting videos throughout the weekend celebrating dads and highlighting some of the best elements from the beloved Colorado BBQ Challenge. Video subjects include, a father-daughter cooking demo with Bob Kato, owner of Tavern West; a cocktail demo with Breckenridge Distillery; and brisket cooking demo with Colorado BBQ competitor, Del Anderson from 1-2-BBQ. Viewers can tune in via The Visit Frisco’s or The Colorado BBQ Challenge Facebook pages. Videos also will be accompanied by Instagram contests where viewers will be able to enter for the chance to win “Love Frisco, Shop Frisco” gift cards.