Come Experience the Endless Winter Activities in Vail Valley for Nature Lovers

There are plenty of things to do in Vail Valley in the winter. When people talk of Vail and Beaver Creek they immediately think of skiing, but if you are a nature lover and appreciate the great outdoors, then the exciting winter activities in Vail Valley are endless. Check out some of the cool weather activities highlighted below: 

Dog Sledding
Have an unforgettable time with Winterhawk Dog Sled Adventures. They offer several types of dog sled tours where transportation is included. 

Sleigh Rides The Lodge & Spa in Cordillera
Enjoy a scenic sleigh ride through the beautiful mountainside and with our activities partner, Bearcat Stables.

Ice Skating
Five minutes from the Lodge is Cordillera’s ice skating rink, where you can even skate at night. Complimentary hot beverages are provided.

Snowmobile Tours
Take a tour with Nova Guides through a historic World War II Alpine training camp or into the National Forest with Sage Outdoor Adventures.

Snowshoeing is a fun and relaxing sport that allows you to easily explore the splendor of the outdoors. Private trails are available in the Cordillera community with additional trails throughout Vail and Beaver Creek.

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera hopes you'll take a trip to our mountainside resort to enjoy these wonderful winter activities in the Vail Valley. Plan your activities before you arrive or reach out to our Concierge who would be happy help you make arrangements. Visit our website to reserve your winter stay today!

Book our Valentine’s Dinner & Snowshoe Stroll - One of the Many Romantic Things To Do Near Vail

Planning Valentine's Day in the Rockies? There are plenty of romantic things to do near Vail. Whether you prefer to enjoy a fine meal, spend time outdoors or relax by the fire, The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera is the perfect place to spend the holiday.

The Lodge at CordilleraBook our Valentine's Day Dinner and Full Moon Snowshoe stroll on Friday, February 14th for an unforgettable expereince. Begin with a delicious three-course dinner at Mirador, followed by a two hour Full Moon Snowshoe through Cordillera on the Camino del Norte Trail. Return to our chateau-inspired lodge and relax with our Romance Package.

The Valentine's Dinner and Full Moon Snowshoe Tour is $70 per person. The two hour snowshoe only is $20 per person. Reservations are required. For more details, please call the Spa at Cordillera at 970-569-6359.

Here is our special Valentine's Day Menu.

End your Valentine’s Day on a sweet note by taking advantage of The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera's fantastic Romance Package:

- Lodging in a King Mountain deluxe room with fireplace &  balcony
- $20 per person breakfast credit at Mirador Restaurant
- Welcome champagne & chocolates
- Fire started in the fireplace prior to arrival

Book our Romance Package here.

Come celebrate your love by spending Valentine’s Day with us and explore the numerous romantic things to do near Vail with your special someone. 

Visit our website for more information on our Full Moon Snowshoe and other wonderful winter activities

Happy New Year from The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera! Don’t Miss our Winter Ski Sale!

Extending our warmest wishes to you and yours for a
happy, healthy New Year filled with peace, love and joy.

From your Cordillera Lodge team, we hope you enjoy a very happy new year!

If you’re ringing in 2014 in the Vail Valley, you’re invited to join us for our New Year’s Eve four-course dinner at Mirador. Celebrate the year that past and the excitement the new year brings with family and friends at our NYE dining event. Click here for the full menu.

Can’t make it to The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera for New Year's? Check out our Winter Ski Sale* and hit the slopes in winter 2014!

January: $149 Weekday Rates | $199 Weekend Rates

February & March: $189 Weekday Rates | $249 Weekend Rates 

To book your accommodations at our ski resort near Vail and Beaver Creek, call 877-719-4892!

With some of the best places to ski in Colorado just minutes away, guests can enjoy the convenience and luxury of our private ski clubs at the base of Vail and Beaver Creek Mountains.

Click here to learn more about The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera’s ski offerings.

Happy New Year from The Lodge at Cordillera! We you’ll join us for a stay in 2014!

*Book by today, December 31, 2013. Two-night minimum required on Friday/Saturday stays. Resort fee of $40.00 per night applies. Not valid February 14-17, 2014. Based upon availability, blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.

Happy Holidays To You & Yours from The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera!

From our Lodge & Spa at Cordillera family to you and yours,
we wish you the happiest of holidays this season.
We hope you enjoy a memorable day filled with joy.

If you’re in the Vail Valley during the holidays, join us tomorow for our Christmas Day Brunch or for our New Year’s dining events:

New Year’s Eve 4-Course Dinner in Mirador
Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 5 PM - 10 PM
$99 adult / $40 wine pairing / $25 age 10 & under
Click here for the full NYE Dinner Menu
Auld Lang Syne Champagne Toast
Lodge Living Room
Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10 PM & 12 AM
Compliments of your Lodge Team, celebrate with music by Justin Allison
Happy 2014 New Year’s Day Brunch
Wednesday, January 1, 2014, 10 AM - 2 PM
$39 adult / $15 age 10 & under

Visit our website to learn more about our Holiday Events at Cordillera Lodge. Make your dining reservations by calling 970-569-6361.

Best wishes for a magical holiday this season from The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera!

Join us for our Full Moon Dinner and Snowshoeing Series in the Vail Valley

Enjoy a delicious three-course dinner followed by a moonlight, winter snowshoe stroll on the Camino Del Norte Trial through Cordillera during December, January, February and March.

Reservations are required for this unique winter excursion which is $55 per person for dinner and the two-hour snowshoe tour or $20 per person for just the two-hour snowshoe tour.

Dates for the Full Moon Dinner & Snowshoeing Tour near Vail:

Tuesday, December 17
Wednesday, January 15
Friday, February 14
Sunday, March 16

The Valentine’s Day Dinner & Snowshoe Tour features a romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner at Mirador followed by a full-moon stroll. This outing is $70 per person.

To learn more about our Dinner & Snowshoe Series or to make reservations, call 970-569-6359 ext. 359.

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera looks forward to welcoming you for our Full Moon Dinner and Snowshoeing Series this winter. Book a winter getaway with us to take advantage of all of the winter activities we offer, including skiing at nearby Vail and Beaver Creek Mountains as well as sledding, sleigh rides and fly fishing.

Visit our website to book your winter vacation at the Cordillera Lodge.
Click here to learn about our Fall/Winter Special Packages at The Lodge.

Join Us for Our Holiday Events near Beaver Creek & Dine on Our New Winter Menus at Mirador!

For many this is the season for festive gatherings and delicious meals among friends and family, which is why we are so thrilled to share some of The Lodge’s 2013 holiday events near Beaver Creek as well as our new winter menus at Mirador.

  2013 Holiday Events Near Beaver Creek
Lodge Member Appreciation
Lodge Living Room
Thursday, December 18 from 5 pm - 7 pm

It’s a Charlie Brown Christmas Movie Night
Alpenglow Room
Monday, December 23 at 6pm

Holiday Tea Service
Lodge Living Room
Monday, December 23 & 30 from 3 pm - 4:30 pm
$29 Tea & Sandwiches / $39 with Champagne

Dining reservations may be made by calling 970-569-6361. Don’t miss our other Vail Valley holiday dining events at Mirador: Brunch with Santa, Christmas Eve 4-Course Dinner and Christmas Day Brunch.

Can’t make it to The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera for our holiday events near Beaver Creek or our Vail Valley holiday dining events? You can still enjoy our winter 2014 menus at Mirador.

Filled with seasonal specialties perfect after a day on the slopes, enjoying any number of winter activities or relaxing at our award-winning spa, the dishes are crafted by our talented culinary team and are sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate.

Lunch Menu at Mirador
Dinner Menu at Mirador
Living Room Winter Menu

Visit our Dining page for more info. Click here to book a stay this winter at The Cordillera Lodge.

Feast on Holiday Fare at our Santa Brunch, Christmas Eve Dinner & Christmas Brunch near Beaver Creek!

The holidays are in full swing at The Lodge! We are decking the halls of our mountainside resort and preparing for our delicious holiday dining events set for Christmas week!

Join us for Brunch with Santa, Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Brunch near Beaver Creek at The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera.

Brunch with Santa
December 22, 2013
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Adults: $39.00
Kids 10 & Under: $15.00
Click here to view our Brunch with Santa flyer.

Christmas Eve Dinner
December 24, 2013
Adults: $79.00
Wine Pairing: $30.00
Kids 10 & Under: $25.00
Click here to view our Christmas Eve Dinner flyer.

Christmas Day Brunch
December 25, 2013
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Adults: $39.00
Kids 10 & Under: $15.00
Click here to view our Christmas Day Brunch flyer.

Each of our brunches feature impressive culinary creations such as Herb Roasted Prime, Roasted Cauliflower with Sage Brown Butter and Garlic Whipped Yukon Golf Potatoes. Our multi-course dinner begins with an amuse-bouche and includes seasonal dishes and traditional holiday fare.

Call 970-569-6361 to make reservations for any of our holiday dining events at The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera.

The Cordillera Lodge hopes you enjoy our Vail Valley holiday dinner events. Visit our website to book your holiday stay. Take advantage of our beautiful location, perfect for skiing, fly fishing and other exciting late fall and winter activities.

Happy Thanksgiving all of us here at The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in the Vail Valley!

Warmest wishes for a safe, happy and healthy holiday celebrated with family,
friends and a bountiful table! Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours.

With Thanksgiving Dinner at Mirador Restaurant at The Lodge, you can make this Thanksgiving holiday a truly memorable day by joining us for a delicious feast, featuring a cozy ambiance and world-class views.

To read more about The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera’s Thanksgiving feast, click here.

If you’re visiting Edwards, Colorado for the holiday, don’t miss the 33rd Annual Beaver Creek Tree Lighting on Friday, November 29. Get to the mountain early to enjoy live music, a visit by Santa, fireworks and a figure skating performance at 5:00 PM, before the ceremony!

Hit the slopes while you’re in town for Thanksgiving or the holiday season! Great places to ski in Colorado are  minutes from our resort. Click here for more on the local ski scene and our private clubs at both mountains.

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera hopes you enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday, whether you’ll be joining us for dinner and overnight stay or spending the day at home with friends and family.

Visit our website to book your 2013 holiday stay. We would love to welcome you this season!

Enjoy an Elegant Thanksgiving Dinner in the Vail Valley at Mirador

Don’t forget to place your order for our Thanksgiving Dinner To Go by tomorrow, November 13th!

Join us for a multi-course Thanksgiving feast in the Vail Valley's Mirador Restaurant here at The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera on November 28, 2013. Enjoy a decedent spread featuring classic Thanksgiving dishes with our signature twist.

Mirador Restaurant Thanksgiving 2013 Menu

First CourseChoose One
Butternut Squash Soup
Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Crème Fraiche

Arugula & Fennel Salad
Pancetta, Apples, Toasted Pecans, Maple Champagne Vinaigrette

Main CourseChoose One
Brined & Roasted Turkey Breast
Giblet Gravy, Cranberry Orange Relish

Garlic Rubbed Roasted Prime Rib
Au Jus, Horseradish Sour Cream

Seafood Stuffed Sole
Crab, Shrimp, Brown Butter Buerre Blanc

SidesChoose Two (served with main course)
Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes with House Made Marshmallow
Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes
Corn Bread Dressing with Chicken Apple Sausage
Roasted Root Vegetables with Rosemary and Sage
Truffled Haricot Vert “Casserole”
Wild Mushrooms, Fried Shallots

Caramelized Brussel Sprouts
Sherry and Applewood Smoked Bacon

DessertChoose One
Pumpkin Cheesecake
House-Spun Caramel Ice Cream, Bourbon Vanilla Chantilly Cream

Cranberry & Date Tart
Streusel topped, Whipped Mascarpone, Port Reduction

Wine pairings to be determined.

Our Thanksgiving Dinner in the Vail Valley is $65 per person and $25 for children 10 and under.  To reserve your spot at our Thanksgiving table, please call 970-569-6361. The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera looks forward to welcoming you for the holiday.

Salute to Heroes Package Offers Room Rate Deals for Military Visiting Colorado’s Vail Valley

In advance of Veteran’s Day next month, we wanted to share about our discounted room rate for active and retired military and law enforcement personnel looking to visit Colorado!

Plan your Vail Valley getaway with our military hotel rate. We invite active duty, reservist, and retired men and women of America’s law enforcement, firefighters, and armed forces to enjoy our Salute to Heroes hotel package.

Salute to Heroes offers 50% off our best available rates!

Relax at our mountainside lodge in Edwards, CO. Feast on delicious dining at our on-site restaurant Mirador or unwind with a well-deserved massage at our award-winning spa. If you’re looking for a place to rest, relax and recharge, visit The Lodge at Cordillera in the Vail Valley.

Click here to book our Salute to Heroes now.
Click here for more on our discounted room rate for military visiting Colorado.

The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera extends our deepest gratitude for the service and sacrifice of the fine men and woman who have served and continue to serve our country. Thank you.

*Government department issues ID is required at check-in. Rate is applicable to Active Duty Military, Reservist, Retires Military and all Police, Fire, Education and Sheriff Personnel. Rate code is also applicable for teacher appreciation/salute to our Teachers. Rate is subject to availability and black-out dates apply. Holiday periods are excluded.