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Vail is a winter wonderland for families

Vail offers endless activities during ski season for all ages on and off mountain. Take a look at our favorite options for the little ones.

PlaygroundsVail is host to a number of playgrounds. The Pirate Ship Playground, the closest to Christiania at Vail, is located at the bottom of Gondola One and every child should experience its magic.

Scenic Gondola Ride | Enjoy a relaxing and scenic ride up Gondola One with amazing views of the Gore Range.

Vail Village | Vail Village is the historical epicenter of the pedestrian-friendly destination, offering lots of shops and restaurants for you and your toddler to explore.

Magic of Lights of Vail | This winter lighting walkthrough experience offers the entire family a memorable activity to complement your Vail experience. This is event is currently available on November 19, 2021 - January, 2, 2022.

Sleigh Ride Dinner | 4 Eagle Ranch offers a family friendly, western experience complemented with a buffet, smores, and campfire music. 

Dog Sledding | A day filled with connecting and interacting with sled dogs is a kid's dream come true. Dog sledding is a fantastic way to spend a day outdoors and create life long family memories.



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