Things to do in Vail

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There are so many things to do in Vail that fitting them all into one vacation can be difficult. Skiing or snowboarding is the number one activity he... Read More

There are so many things to do in Vail that fitting them all into one vacation can be difficult. Skiing or snowboarding is the number one activity here, especially when the powdery snow starts to come down in waves. From gentle hills for beginners to narrow verticals for the pros, there are a wide variety of slopes and trails to cater to all abilities. With over 1,000 acres on the front of the mountain and over 3,500 on the back bowls, as well as the Golden Peak terrain park, you will never grow tired of the same monotonous runs. While the mountain sports are unparalleled, there are many other things to do in Vail during the winter. From dogsledding and tubing to snowshoeing, there are plenty of activities for those who aren’t skiers and snowboarders. In the summer, the mountain is full of hikers, mountain bikers and white-water rafters.

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  • Belle's Camp in Blue Sky Basin in Vail Courtesy of Jack Affleck/Vail Resorts
    Belle's Camp

    On clear days it’s hard to go inside for lunch, and Belle’s Camp, at the top of Blue Sky Basin, offers the perfect solution. Accessed from the SkyLine... Read More

  • Camelot Balloons in Vail Sean Boggs
    Camelot Balloons

    Fly high over the Rockies with Camelot's hot-air balloons for a truly memorable mountain experience. Take off with the rising sun and toast your landing... Read More

  • Epic Discovery Canopy Tour in Vail Courtesy of Jack Affleck/Vail Resorts
    Epic Discovery

    As part of its new Epic Discovery services, Vail Mountain offers a day of adventure for children of all ages. For $89, you can spend a warm summer’s day... Read More

  • Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail John-Ryan Lockman/Show Love Media
    Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

    With amazing views of the Rockies, the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater is a magical setting for music festivals and performances. During the summer, Vail... Read More

  • Gore Creek Fly Fisherman in Vail Courtesy of Marc Barnwell/Vail Resorts
    Gore Creek Fly Fisherman

    With outposts all over Eagle County, including one at the Arrabelle in Vail, Gore Creek Fly Fisherman has served the area with angling guides since the... Read More

  • Ski Minturn Mile in Vail Courtesy of Minturn Saloon
    Minturn Mile

    For one of the most memorable and challenging off-piste experiences in Colorado, ski Minturn Mile right into downtown Minturn, an old mining town about... Read More

  • Sage Outdoor Adventures in Vail

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    Sage Outdoor Adventures

    With hotel pickups in the Vail Valley, Sage Outdoor Adventures couldn’t be more convenient for Vail visitors looking for an adrenaline rush. The company... Read More

  • Kids Snowmobiling in Vail Courtesy of Jack Affleck/Vail Resorts
    Vail Snowmobiling

    For snow-lovers seeking an adrenaline-packed experience that doesn’t involve lift lines, Vail Snowmobiling offers tour options for every skill level,... Read More

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