How to Get to Keystone Resort
Most people will prefer to fly directly to Denver International Airport, which has direct service to and from most cities in the United States. Another option is to fly to Vail; it is a much smaller airport with fewer connections, but it is closer to Keystone. The following instructions apply specifically to Denver International Airport (DIA). If you decide to use the Vail airport, you should ask your travel agent for more details.
Once You Arrive in Denver
Travel between Denver International Airport and Keystone Resort is simple ... and simply breathtaking. Denver is known as "the mile-high city" because of its elevation of 5,280 feet (1,609 meters), or exactly one mile. But Denver is actually on a high plain - the famous Colorado Rocky mountains begin just west of Denver. You will be driving into those mountains, into some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. We recommend that you try to make this leg of your journey during daylight hours so that you don't miss anything! (Watch for the buffalo herd at the Gennessee Exit, and watch for Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep beyond Georgetown.)
Although you can rent a car at DIA and make this drive yourself, we recommend against it. You will not need a car at the conference itself; Keystone has a free shuttle bus from all of its lodging areas to the Conference Center, and in any case it is only a very brief walk from most of those lodging areas to the Conference Center. The Summit County Stage provides free transportation among the towns of Keystone, Dillon, Frisco, Silverthorne, and Breckenridge. Especially if you have never been to Colorado before, we recommend that you take the shuttle van so that you can enjoy the trip and the amazing views while someone else worries about the driving.
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