BEST OF THE BEST APRÈS SKI DESTINATIONS 

Reward achy muscles with sweet relaxation once the sun sets on the mountain. Whether you’re loosening your boots from a day on the slopes or dropping off your bags from a successful day of perusing the village, now it’s time to wind down – your way.

There are plenty of après ski options to choose from, so it’s easier than ever to find a new favorite hot spot. While the options are wide-ranging, they all do have something in common – unmatched scenery and ambiance thanks to a world-class resort location, delicious drinks and food, and like-minded individuals to share in the experience. Whether that means an over-the-top dance party, a cozy lounge ambiance by a roaring fire, or casual hang time with the family, know that there’s the perfect après ski out there waiting for you.

THE MAGGIE

Breckenridge, Colorado

Located at the base of Peak 9, The Maggie has long been one of the best après ski scenes in Breck thanks to its live music, huge selection of craft beers, and Maggie Mug Club. It’s the quintessential laid-back Colorado atmosphere that patrons keep coming back to time and time again. But we’re also pretty sure the happy hour house-brined wings, beer flights, and homemade cocktails have something to do with it, too.

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LEGEND’S BAR & GRILL

Park City, Utah

Legend’s Bar & Grill is the stuff legends are made of. It’s an upscale gastro pub focusing on chef-driven, unique, and traditional pub fare. The full-service bar is warm and inviting, perfect for guests looking for a satisfying lunch, après skiers looking to unwind, and dinner goers looking to end the day on a delicious note.

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RED LION

Vail, Colorado

Settle in at a large wooden picnic table on a cozy indoor deck with classics like “Brown-Eyed Girl” playing in the background. This is what you’ll find at Red Lion in Vail. This destination is an après ski hotspot, steps away from Gondola One on Bridge Street, thanks to its excellent view, generous portions, and extensive beer menu. It’s the perfect place to park your parka, enjoy some tunes, and sip the achy muscles away.

The Ski Tip Lodge

Keystone, Colorado

The Ski Tip Lodge is an inviting and historic 1800’s stagecoach stop turned restaurant. What was once the personal home of Keystone’s founding family, now serves up weekly four-course menus full of delicious cuts of meat and savory seafood. In fact, it is listed as one of the country’s top restaurants, having earned the #6 spot on OpenTable’s Top 100 list. So if you’re in the mood for an elevated après experience, this is the spot.

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UNBUCKLE

Heavenly, California

Ain’t no party like a west coast party. If you’re looking to party after a fun day of skiing or riding the Heavenly slopes, then turn your sights to Unbuckle. At Unbuckle’s Après Party, you can enjoy a high-energy environment, fast-paced music, and lively dancing. This is the best place to keep the fun going well into the night after a fun day on the slopes. As if that’s not enough, the food and drink specials coupled with the Heavenly Angel Dancers are added bonuses to an already good time.

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T-BAR

Breckenridge, Colorado

T-Bar is conveniently located at the base of Peak 8 in Breckenridge. Featuring rotating drink specials, small plates, and spectacular views, this bar is always rocking; it’s THE après spot in Summit County. Many guests flock to T-Bar for a mid-day break or a late afternoon beer on the patio, and with our newest joint collaboration with Breckenridge Brewery, Bumps and Jumps Session IPA, there’s even more reason to stop in.

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Make a New Tradition: Spring Skiing

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