Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q:  How long does it take to get to / from Denver International Airport / Vail – Beaver Creek by ground transportation?

A:  The distance is approximately 135 miles.  Because of potential obstacles such as the highest mountain pass on any interstate freeway in America (at 11,158 feet above sea level the weather gets interesting) and traffic in the Denver metropolitan area, travel times can extend from 1 hour and 45 minutes.  We will use all of our experience to assist you in determining appropriate departure times based on traffic and weather patterns.

Q:  Is the Vail Airport in Vail?

A:  The Vail – Eagle County Regional Airport is located approximately 35 miles west of Vail / Beaver Creek.  Travel times can vary from 35 minutes to near 1 hour depending on weather and traffic.

Q:  Are people frequently snowed in and stranded in the Vail Valley?

A:  The Vail – Eagle County Regional Airport rarely “closes” due to weather, however flights are commonly delayed and cancelled.  Interstate 70 is our primary option for travel in the area, it too has weather / traffic issues regularly.  It is our commitment to provide the best options available (and there are many) when alternatives are required.

Q:  Are there fun alternatives if we want to take a day away from the resort area?

A:  We have the ability to customize driving tours of the most scenic sights in The Rockies.  We frequently organize these trips to include other activities such as fine dining, snowmobile tours, 4×4 tours, hot spring tours, horseback riding, wine tasting, river running and a great assortment of other activities.

 

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