Situated in the snow-covered heart of the Colorado Rockies, the family-friendly slopes of Crested Butte Mountain Resort, set in the Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley, are beckoning travelers with some terrifically discounted ski-and-stay packages. Valid on travel during select periods through early April, the Ski & Stay in Paradise deal can be redeemed at 19 participating properties, including condos, cabins, inns, bed-and-breakfasts, hotels, hostels, and vacation homes. Snag the lowest rates of $62 per person, per night, at the Rodeway Inn in Gunnison (for two adults); try the two-bedroom riverfront cabin at the Three Rivers Resort in Almont for $73 per person, per night (based on four adults); or, stay at the Old Town Inn in Crested Butte with rates from $92 per person, per night (for two adults). Package rates include one night of lodging and two adult lift tickets; extra nights and lift tickets (including lift tix for kids) can be tacked on at an additional cost.
THE VALUE: This promotion represents a 35 percent savings.
THE CATCH: Valid for travel through April 8, 2012, there is a blackout period on the deal between February 17 and March 25. Additionally, a few properties require 2- or 3-night minimum stays.
THE DETAILS: Visit www.paradisepackage.com for rates and direct links for all participating properties, which must be contacted directly to book this deal.