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Eat, stay or play in Vail for $81.50

Daily Staff ReportsVail CO, Colorado

VAIL, Colorado Through Sept. 1, Vail highlights the best of summer for $81.50. Various businesses, restaurants and lodging properties are offering different packages for $81.50 to correspond with the elevation of Vail. This program not only gives guests the chance to stay in a hotel room and sample the local restaurants and activities, but also gives locals the opportunity to dine at select restaurants in Vail for a reduced price and experience new activities in the Vail Valley.A complete list of restaurants and activities that are involved are as follows:

Bighorn Bistro: Three-course (appetizers, entree, dessert) dinner for two people. Anything off menu with tax included: $81.50. Gratuity not included.Blus Restaurant: Two courses and a bottle of wine or three courses for two. Some menu items excluded from offer.Bully Ranch: Three-course dinner for two, choose from set menu.Larkspur: Three-course menu for two.The Left Bank: Set four-course dinner for two with a glass of Champagne per person. Mezzaluna Restaurant: Three-course plus glass of wine, any salad or appetizer, any specialty pizza or pasta (up charge for an entre), and any dessert.The Ore House Restaurant: Two entrees and a bottle of wine (not to exceed $36).Sapphire: Three-course set menu for two people; tax and gratuity not included.Terra Bistro: Select three-course dinner menu for two for $81.50. Offer does not include tax, gratuity or beverage.Up the Creek: Appetizer, main course and dessert for $81.50. Offer does not include gratuity or tax.Vail Chophouse: Set three-course menu for two for $81.50 (tax and gratuity are not included).Billys Island Grill: Three-course menu plus a glass of wine for two for $81.50.

Alpine Kayak School: Half-day sit-on-top kayak tour on the Upper Colorado.Vail Jazz Festival: Two tickets to any afternoon session at the Labor Day Weekend Jazz Party, Aug. 29 to Sept. 1 at the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa. Limit four tickets per purchase. Retail value $90.Vail Golf Club: One round of golf with cart.Pepi Sports: Full-day bike rental for any family of four.Sorrento Spa at the Vail Plaza Hotel & Club: Any 50-minute body treatment from the spa menu (price does not include gratuity). Vail Bike Tech: Four full-suspension mountain bikes for one day or two full-suspension mountain bikes for two days.Vail Athletic Club: Private training session in Pilates, gyrotonic, yoga, personal training and climbing. Paragon Guides: Take a llama to lunch. Two people for $81.50. Mountain bike Shrine Pass for $81.50 per person, minimum two people. Rock climbing half day, $81.50 per person, minimum two people.Charter Sports: Vail Pass Bike trip for two for $81.50. Reservations are required. Pick up at any Charter Sports summer location Vail Marriot, Vail Cascade, Streamside Marriot, Christie Lodge, Sheraton Mountain Vista or the Charter at Beaver Creek. Timberline Tours: Shoshone nighttime raft trip on a stretch of the Colorado River for $81.50.Vail Sports: One-day bike rental for four guests at $81.50. Offer valid for four-hour bike rental at Vail Sports at Arrabelle and Vail Sports at Mountain Plaza. Offer may not be combined with any other offer and does not include tax.

To stay: Visit to enter travel dates or call 888-671-2062 to speak with a reservation agent.To eat and play: Call the complimentary Concierge at Vail at 866-745-8245. *$81.50 offers valid through Sept. 1, 2008. Offers vary by participating business and are subject to availability. Lodging rates include $81.50 offers per person and $81.50 offers per room. Tax or surcharge is not included.

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