Stay in a Natural Retreats Vacation Rental Next Time you Ride

Natural Retreats is a unique vacation company offering curated travel experiences in some of the most beautiful parts of the U.S., including several destinations renowned for their incredible mountain biking landscapes.

Like you, we treasure the great outdoors and our goal is to help you get there as seamlessly as possible—which is why we employ a dedicated team of area experts who can not only connect you with an amazing vacation home suited to your needs, but provide you with in-depth information for your stay and arrange any onsite details you may require. The Xplore Team can arrange park tickets, bike tuning, equipment delivery, and more—all you have to do is ask!

Below is a list of our favorite mountain biking destinations, and where to stay when you go.

Mammoth Lakes, California
Ride: Mammoth Bike Park
Standout feature: Off the Top trail, which enjoys panoramic views of the mountains and lakes below
The Mammoth Lakes Basin, enveloped by the Inyo National Forest, is home to a family of crystal clear lakes including the famous Mono Lake. The namesake of this Eastern Sierra town, Mammoth Mountain, is aptly titled for the vast area of terrain which—when it’s not being skied on in the winter—offers cross country cruisers, steep downhills, a lift-serviced discovery trail for beginners, and an iconic pipeline. Stay in one of the many condos available in the centrally located Village, Juniper Springs Lodge, and more.
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Winter Park, Colorado
Ride: Trestle Bike Park
Standout feature: Banana Peel Pro Line Trail, a controlled-access section with amazing technical features for experienced riders
Winter Park is a quintessential mountain town in Colorado, just 45 minutes from Denver, that brings life to the saying “come for the winter and stay for the summer”. Warm months bring a lush green landscape and a complex trail system easily accessed by the large family homes in the upscale Rendezvous community in which you will be staying. Trestle Bike Park, just a 5 minute drive from the homes, is a well-designed yet demanding park not for the faint of heart, if you’re looking for a challenge.
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North Lake Tahoe, California
Ride: Northstar Bike & Hike Park, area backcountry trails
Standout feature: The Flume, a 23-mile loop around the lake with amazing views
You’re no doubt familiar with North Lake Tahoe, its pure, vibrant blue waters a shining example of nature at its best. The high altitude trails at Northstar allow for a VIP look at the lake, encompassing such terrain as sandy stretches, granite boulders, and root-filled pine forests. Stay in a condo or cabin in Northstar, most of which are either within walking distance to the lifts or provide free community shuttles.
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Big Sky, Montana
Ride: Big Sky Resort Bike Park
Standout feature: Unbelievable mountain views – “Big” doesn’t even begin to cover it.
Big Sky Resort is widely known for its intermediate and expert tech-heavy trails, but with the addition of three new lifts this year, there are plenty of opportunities for new riders as well as seasoned mountain bikers. Stay in a condo or cabin in the Moonlight Basin, Mountain Village, Meadow Village, or Spanish Peaks community, all of which provide incredible mountain views from their properties.
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Sun Valley, Idaho
Ride: Sun Valley Resort, Bald Mountain
Standout feature: Incredible scenic backcountry trails like White Clouds
The birthplace of destination skiing blossoms into a mountain biking paradise in the summer, and you’ll understand why the local community is so famously happy when your endorphin rush meets the Sun Valley sunshine. The lift-serviced Bald Mountain, a European-style ski mountain, devoid of snow offers pristine singletrack balanced perfectly with more challenging terrain. Our homes, condos, cabins, and even estates are conveniently located in a variety of Sun Valley communities, in the Ketchum, Elkhorn, Warm Springs, and Mid-Valley areas.
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Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
Ride: Taos, Angel Fire Bike Park
Standout feature: Wheeler Peak, the highest summit in New Mexico at over 13,000 feet
Taos Ski Valley, a skier’s haven in the winter, gives way in the summer to more than 1,200 acres of private landscape with single and double tracks overlooking the valley. A quick drive from Taos is Angel Fire Bike Park, which offers over 2,000 feet of lift-serviced vertical landscape with features ranging from tranquil cruisers to thrilling downhills. There are a wide variety of homes, condos, and cabins in Taos for every type of traveler, all with a culturally satisfying southwest vibe.
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Teton Springs Lodge & Spa, Idaho
Ride: Grand Targhee Resort
Standout feature: 38 Special trail, which leads into the Caribou-Targhee National Forest trail system
Offering a peaceful alternative to the bustle of Jackson on the other side of the pass, Teton Springs sits on the doorstep of the quiet Tetons, where wildlife is abundant and the mountain scenery makes for a distinctly western experience. Nearby Grand Targhee Resort, the first downhill mountain bike destination in the Tetons, spans over 2,000 feet of lift-serviced vertical trails and nearly 50 miles of rich aspen groves, and serene wildflower meadows. Stay at the lodge—a highly regarded local landmark voted Idaho’s #1 hotel for 5 consecutive years—or a nearby luxury cabin.
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