Vail is an alpine village in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Long a favorite of serious skiers and jet setting celebrities, Vail now also draws a younger, hipper snowboarding crowd. Skiing is king at Vail Mountain and the Blue Sky Basin, but the area's vast splendor is perfect for hiking, biking, snowmobiling or scenery-gazing at any time of the year. Offering more than 5,289 acres of downhill and cross-country trails, Vail is considered one of the best all-around ski mountains in the world. Rent a charter bus, a few friends and hit the slopes.
Alpine Botanical Garden
This beautiful alpine botanical garden, located at the foot of Vail Mountain, is open to the public..
Booth Falls Trail
Booth Falls Trail has a six-mile hiking trail climbs 3,000 feet in elevation as it passes varied scenery including lakes, waterfalls and aspen forests..
Beaver Creek is one of the premier ski areas in the world, Beaver Creek offers excellent skiing and many other attractions..
Craft Beer Tour of Vail
Rent a Charter or a mini bus and aste the best brews in Vail Valley on this 4-hour craft beer tour. With a professional driver and guide, you can sample all the Rocky Mountain ales, porters, IPAs and stouts you like in a fun and safe way. Drink at your own pace as you visit several of the area’s finest small-batch and local breweries, where you can customize your experience with a choice of three different tasting options..
The "mile high city", as Denver is known, lies at the junction of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. As the capital of Colorado it is the economic and cultural center of a wide area extending over the Great Plains and into the Rockies.Denver is home to the University of Denver and the renowned University of Colorado Medical Center. It is also an important industrial center, a major destination for business travel, and a good base for trips into the Rockies. The city has an agreeable continental climate, with plenty of sunshine and low rainfall..
The Denver Zoo is beautifully laid out, with enclosures adapted to different species, from the polar bears' den to monkeys' island. The zoo is committed to a long term plan to replace and modernize exhibits. The zoo was begun in the late 1800s so by the 1990s the zoo was in need of an update and work has been ongoing. Some of the newer exhibits at the Denver Zoo include the Primate Panorama, Tropical Discovery, and Predator Ridge. Today the zoo is one of Denver's most popular attractions. Great American Charters has done many trips to the zoo for schools and other groups using our Coach, Mini, or School buses..
A successful example of urban refurbishment in Denver is Larimer Square, with well restored buildings of the Civil War period. In 1971, Larimer Square became Denver's first historic district. Today it is a major entertainment district. The area is home to art galleries, shops, cheerful restaurants, and gas lamps. It continues to evolve, and is popular with both locals and tourists. During the day most people come here to shop. In the evening this is a great place for dining or seeing some live entertainment, such as comedians or bands. This area is also famous, as the place where Buffalo Bill lived at one time. As recently featured on Top Chef, let Great American Charters take you and your group to eat at one of the countries up and coming food cities in one of our luxury vehicles..
The US Mint in Denver is one of one of the United States' six facilities. This is where the American currency is created and part of the country's gold reserves are stored. Tours of this destination are very popular for many groups, mostly schools, Great American Charters finds..
The Denver Botanic Gardens, first laid out in the late 1950s, is one of the largest botanical gardens in the United States, occupying 23 acres next to Cheesman Park. The garden emphasizes native plants and sustainable, environmentally responsible practices. However, the various gardens display plants from all over the world. There are 43 individual gardens, some of which are laid out in natural landscapes, others of which are in more formal gardens. Some of the highlights include the Japanese Garden, Marnie's Pavilion with orchids, ferns, and waterfalls, and the Boettcher Memorial Conservatory with exotic tropical and subtropical species..
Fall in love with the Rocky Mountains during a full-day tour that includes a summit of Mount Evans' 14,271-foot peak. Pass through frontier towns while maintaining a watchful gaze for bison and bighorn sheep. Near Mount Evans, enjoy postcard-perfect views on the banks of Echo Lake. Great American Charters only does tours during the spring and summer months and suggest renting one of our Mini buses or Sprinter Vans..