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In Keystone, red carts, known as “red wagons,” make it easy for families to get around the mountain, part of the resort’s free services. Kidtopia offers daily activities like face painting, movie sessions, and warm cookie giveaways. The family-friendly resort features two skating rinks, an ice castle, and late-night skiing on over ten illuminated slopes until 8 pm—the largest night ski operation in the U.S. With 300 hectares of skiable terrain across three mountains, each catering to different skill levels, Keystone is a perfect family destination with support villages, River Run and Lakeside Village.


Northern Hemisphere November to April


Base - 9,280 feet
Top - 12,408 feet


12% - Beginner
39% - Intermediate
49% - Advanced




Back Bowl Skiing
Ice Skating
Kids Room
Kids Snowmobile
Kids Supervised Entertainment
Night Skiing
Shopping Area
Ski In / Ski Out
Ski School
Skier Shuttle From The Hotel
Skiwear Shop


On the mountain: American cuisine dominates in Keystone, but there are two good exceptions on the mountain: Alpenglow Stube, which has German-inspired cuisine, and Der Fondue Chessel, which serves fondues and raclettes. Right next to the slopes, the Mountain House Food Court food court is a practical alternative for breakfast, an afternoon snack or even a more casual lunch, while the Timber Ridge Food Court atop North Peak , serves dishes from various nationalities and, at its base, Labonte's Smokehouse BBQ makes the best churrasco in the region. In the village: There are unmissable restaurants in the area. Bighorn Bistro & Bar prioritizes the use of fresh, local ingredients, while Keystone Ranch Restaurant serves American fare in a rustic yet elegant setting and Ski Tip Lodge, housed in a 19th century home, is perfect for a romantic dinner. to two. With more than 20 years of tradition, Luigi's Pastahouse is the best place to enjoy pasta accompanied by a good wine and BarLee's Food & Drink, among wraps, burritos and hamburgers, serves homemade food, prepared from scratch and even has a lounge underground, with pool tables and dart boards hanging on the walls.


The station's strong point is the outdoor activities, where you can enjoy admiring incredible panoramic views. There are from cat ski trips to hikes with snowshoes, snowmobiles and snow bikes, as well as rides on gigantic snowcats, suitable for all ages. Just choose your mode! It is also possible to travel through the snowy landscapes of the Soda Creek Valley, on the outskirts of Keystone, in an unusual way: aboard a carriage. In addition, Keystone has two skating rink options: Dercum Square and Keystone Lake itself, which freezes during the winter.


In addition to enjoying Kidtopia's daily schedule, children can have fun in the ice castle at the top of Dercum Mountain, which has tunnels and slides. But the main thing is that the little ones can learn to ski or improve their skills at Keysone's Children's Ski & Ride School, which has classes specially designed for them, while the River Run Children's Center has a professional team and has activities all day for the children. children who are still too young to enjoy the slopes.


Two of Keystone's most famous happy hours have a kids menu to appeal to parents traveling with kids: the Kichapoo Tavern, with several local craft beers, and the Snake River Saloon, with live bands every day. Also worthy of note is the 9280’ Taphouse, which has 14 beer taps and several options of appetizers to go with it, and Dos Locos, which has a great selection of margaritas.


Vail/Eagle County Airport - 79 miles
Denver International Airport - 106 miles


Lodging Options

Evergreen Condominiums

The Evergreen Lodge at Vail offers the ideal combination of a walk everywhere location, warm and friendly service and an unbeatable value. Our prime location in Vail Town Center, located between Vail and Lionshead villages, is a short walk and an even shorter ride on the complimentary Town of Vail…

Hyatt Place Keystone

With easy access to Keystone, at Hyatt Place, you’ll find spacious rooms and suites boasting mountain views. The hotel is pet-friendly, offers complimentary shuttle service, and invites you to unwind in the outdoor hot tubs after a day of skiing. When it comes to dining, The Breakfast Bar offers a…