Summer's Fun On Ski Resorts
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Summer\'s Fun on Ski Resorts

Who said you can't head to your favorite ski vacation destination on a warm summer day? In case you have heard someone telling you mountain resorts is no fun around these months, many ski destinations now offer different warm weather activities guaranteed to keep guests busy and having a lot of fun. Talk about alpine slide, roller coaster rides, rope courses, and zip lines that are bound to keep your adrenalines on high. And then there are restaurants that provide sumptuous meals especially prepared to satisfy every palate.

What makes summer extra fun on ski destinations? To start with, the place offers a wide range of thrilling adventures. There’s this ski lift that gives every vacationer a bird’s eye view of the beautiful resort and its amenities.

If you’re in Keystone Resort, there’s these bike park that’s a heaven for cycling enthusiasts. The park features rock gardens, bridges, roller coasters, and more than 100 miles of trails that one can take using a cruiser rise or a road bike. This resort also offers mountain bike clinics for beginners and intermediate bikers as well as gear and equipment rental.

Durango Mountain Resort, more popularly known as Purgatory Resort, has something fun and exciting for every vacationer. Its Scenic Chairlifts moves visitors from the base areas to its more than 10, 822 feet summit. Its vibrant green playground features Purgatory Plunge Ziplines, Alpine Slide, and Music in the Mountains. In addition, families can also enjoy miniature golf, family rope courses, wall climbing, mechanical bull, water runners, and bungee trampoline. Therapeutic massage and body treatments are also available to relax, rejuvenate and revive the body and soul.

Whiteface Lake Placid in New York has a bevy of outdoor activities that are guaranteed to entertain guests of all ages. Summertime vacationers have an opportunity to experience the thrill of a professional bobsled that goes through an actual bobsled course. Whiteface Lake Placid is also home to Olympic skaters that you can catch live and in person.

Come summer, Killington Resort that is one of the country’s largest ski areas offer 45 miles of mountain bike trails that once can access through a gondola. It features 18-hole golf course set against a scenic mountain landscape. Weekend summer nights are typically capped with outdoor concert series dubbed “Cooler in the Mountains” that features musicians from all over the country.

Winter Park Resort of Denver in Colorado offers endless summer fun activities starting June 6 till September 27. Aside from usual chairlift, alpine slide, and mountain trails, visitors at this popular ski vacation destination can also have fun on its Human Maze, Bungee Trampoline, Bouncy Snow Cat, and GyroXtreme – a unique summer attraction similar to high technology equipment used by NASA for astronaut training.


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