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May 12, 2011 10:19 ET

Resort in Vail Announces Family Vacation Packages for Summertime Fun

Mountain Sports, Cultural Events Draw Family Vacationers to Colorado

VAIL, CO--(Marketwire - May 12, 2011) - There is always something happening in Vail, making this cozy mountain retreat an excellent choice for summer vacation fun. The Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa, one of the most popular luxury hotels in Vail, is announcing new package deals with fabulous accommodations, added amenities and even daily resort credits so families can enjoy the Colorado destination this summer.

To help jumpstart the spring and summer family fun, the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa is offering a "Family Package" for a family mountain excursion to this premier resort in Vail where a wide range of guest rooms and hotel suites are available to meet family travel needs. In addition to mountain lodge accommodations with two double beds, travelers taking advantage of this hotel deal will receive a welcoming amenity of cookies, milk and gummy bears along with a $50 daily resort credit that can be used in lodge restaurants, resort shops and rental establishments to help make family vacation time stress free.

With rates starting as low as $159*, this is one family package that will save money while satisfying everyone's appetite for summer fun. Travelers wishing to book accommodations at the Vail Marriott and experience remarkable Lionshead lodging, may do so online by using promotional code MAJ at or by calling 1-800-228-9290.

Summertime family vacations in Vail start with great accommodations, mountain views and an itinerary of events that will keep everyone busy.

Starting with the Teva Mountain Games June 2-5, it won't take long to get the adrenaline flowing as amateur adventure athletes bring their competition to Vail in an effort to win bragging rights in sporting events such as full contact kayaking, slopestyle biking, World Cup Bouldering, fly fishing, cross stand up paddling and even mud running.

But the heat doesn't stop there, as evening concerts, mountain photo contests, DockDogs Big Air competitions and just a general good time allow both contestants and spectators the chance to enjoy the festivities for some unique summer fun. The Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival is one of the leading music festivals in the country, returning world-renowned classical music to Vail annually. A summer tradition in this cozy mountain town, Bravo!'s 2011 event is set for June 26-Aug. 3. Overlapping for a double dip of cultural entertainment, the legendary Vail International Dance Festival brings dancers from around the world for unique performances and an exciting variety of presentations July 31 through Aug. 13.

*Rates are per room per night and valid seven days a week through 11/14/11 based on availability at time of reservation. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion. Please visit hotel website for additional terms and conditions.

About the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa

The Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa is conveniently nestled at the base of Vail Mountain and offers guests elegant accommodations with chic mountain charm. Breathtaking views, exciting outdoor sports and easy access to Vail, make this resort a distinctive choice whether traveling for business or pleasure. In addition to private accommodations, the resort offers more than 21,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space for hosting picturesque social gatherings or productive business events.

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