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Colorado Dream

A September 2002 trip to Avon by Guse

Floating on the Avon, Mo., river Photo, Avon, Colorado More Photos
Quote: We stayed at Kristy Lodge in a three bedroom Apt. The atmosphere was beautiful during this time of year. the air was clear and agreed with our allergies. The mountains were just beginging to allow their trees to turn into autumn colors.

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Floating on the Avon, Mo., river Photo, Avon, Colorado
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With the good friends we were traveling with, we had 5 children in total along for the trip. We planned events that were family oriented. We chose to shop in Vail as well as sight see, being that it was a world famous ski resort. We went on the Horse trails through the mountains to enjoy both the horses and the scenery. The younger children were able to ride a pony for free while the older ones rode through the trails. Even though the rivers were low for this time of the year we took our group on a float trip on the Colorado River and officially named many of the rocks. The float trip was calm enough for even our two three-year-old children. The highlight of our trip was the trail walk up to Spo...Read More

Christy Lodge

Hotel | "Kristy Lodge"

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The three rooms were extremely helpful with a large family. The hot tubs were great and the pool was right outside our room. We used the barbeque at the complex on two occations. The house keepers did a great job and kept us supplied with many towels.

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on October 7, 2002

Christy Lodge
4 E. Beaver Creek
Avon, Colorado

Christy Lodge

Hotel | "Kristy Lodge"

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Best Things Nearby:Grocery store and the town of Vail, as well as Horse Back ridingBest Things About the Resort:The Hot Tubs and the extra bedroomResort Experience:The vacation was a family adventure. We enjoyed many activities to keep the kids excited. We used the pool and Hot Tubs everyday. We always ate in the lodge and were able to make great meals. There is only a partial kitchen but the crock pot helps a lot. They kept the towel supply ample. The facility was clean and well kept. The small town of Avon was quaint. The town of Avon was only about 10 min. from the ski resort of Vail.We chose to take the kids horseback riding and on a float trip....Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on October 7, 2002

Christy Lodge
4 E. Beaver Creek
Avon, Colorado

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Guse

Guse
Winnipeg,, Manitoba