THE RITZ-CARLTON, BACHELOR GULCH

0130 Daybreak Ridge, P.O. Box 9190, Avon, Colorado 81620 USA
Phone:  +1 (970) 748-6200   •  Map & Directions
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Attractions



Explore the sensational attractions near our mountain resort

Explore a world of snow-blanketed slopes, starry skies and warm, Rocky Mountain hospitality. Vail Valley in Colorado is consistently one of the top-rated, ski-resort destinations in North America. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch offers unparalleled ski-in, ski-out access to Beaver Creek Mountain and a convenient, village-to-village shuttle service.

Let us help you make the most of your visit to our luxury Colorado ski resort. Whether you prefer taking in live performances at our nearby theater and event venues, browsing through local Beaver Creek shopping boutiques, exploring local Vail Valley parks and trails or visiting our historical museums and opera houses, our Guest Relations team will be happy to assist you in planning an itinerary for your stay at our Beaver Creek mountain resort. For on-site assistance or questions about local attractions, our Concierge Services, available at (970) 343-1066, can enhance your stay at our ski resort by planning enjoyable activities for the entire family.


Museums

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Frisco Historic Park and Museum
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120 Main St., Frisco
(970) 668-3428

This site, operated by the Frisco Historical Society, preserves the community’s frontier history. It features historic buildings, including Frisco’s original one-room school, the early 20th Century Prestrud-Staley House, a re-created trapper’s cabin, and the original 1881 jail.
Colorado Ski Museum and Ski Hall of Fame
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231 S. Frontage Rd., Vail
(970) 476-1876
Located on the third level of the Vail Transportation Center, the museum preserves the development of skiing and snowboarding in Colorado.
Colorado Historical Society’s Healy House and Dexter Cabin Museums
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912 Harrison Ave., Leadville
(719) 486-0487
The house features furniture, clothing and pictures from Leadville’s late-1800s mining days. The cabin was built by an early millionaire.
Eagle County Historical Museum
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0100 Fairgrounds Rd., Eagle
Chamber’s Park
(970) 328-6464;


Historical Society:
(970) 328-7719
Containing a railroad caboose, a 1910 Avon Store, and a late 1800s blacksmith shop, the museum – located at the Eagle County Information Center – is open Memorial Day through September.
Tabor Opera House
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200 Harrison Ave., Leadville
(719) 486-8409

Opened in Leadville in 1879, the opera house retains its nineteenth-century décor. Operas, concerts, and melodrama are performed from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Parks

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Glenwood Hot Springs
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Exit 116 off I-70, Glenwood Springs
(970) 945-6571

This celebrated natural wonder boasts the world's largest hot springs pool.
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
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Ford Park on S. Frontage Rd., Vail
Open seasonally, this is the highest-elevation public garden in North America at 8,200 feet.
Vail Nature Center
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601Vail Valley Dr., Vail
(970) 479-2291
The center hosts a variety of activities, including nature hikes and art classes.
Hanging Lake
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Glenwood Chamber
1102 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs
(970) 945-6589

Enjoy a short hike from Glenwood Canyon to the crystal-clear, turquoise blue Hanging Lake.
Lake Dillon
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Dillon Marina, Dillon
(970) 468-5100
World-class sailing, boat rentals, sailing instruction, and racing regattas are all available at Lake Dillon, which at 9,000-feet elevation, is home for the highest yacht club in North America.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
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51000 Two Rivers Plaza Rd., Glenwood Springs
(970) 945-4228

The family-friendly park is packed with fun and adventure for visitors of all ages, including tramway rides, cave tours and climbing walls.

Performing Arts

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Vilar Center for the Arts
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(970) 845-8497/ Website
The performing arts center, located in Beaver Creek Village, features a wide variety of entertainment, including jazz, big, band, rock ‘n’ roll, classical, and country music; as well as, theater, comedy, and family shows.
Gerald Ford Amphitheatre
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(970) 470-2918/ Website
Open-air concerts and dance recitals are among the many events staged at Vail’s Ford Park each summer.
Dobson Ice Arena
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(970) 479-2271/Website
The Arena, located in Vail, is open year-round for recreational activities and also commonly hosts concerts.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
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(303) 295-4444/Website
Fifteen miles west of Denver, Red Rocks is a unique, geologically formed, open-air amphitheatre that draws headline bands every summer.

Shopping

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Riverwalk of Edwards
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The Riverwalk of Edwards offers a variety of unique boutiques, a movie theater and an array of dining options. Throughout the summer, Edwards also offers a fresh farmers market every Sunday with a mixture of fresh fruits, vegetables and local treats.
Beaver Creek Village
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At the heart of Beaver Creek Resort lies a secluded alpine village with a performing arts center, challenging golf course, year-round outdoor ice rink, world-class shopping and an impressive collection of restaurants.