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Summer Activities

Summer Vacations in Vail

When the snow melts, a whole new world of activities opens up in Vail. This alpine wonderland features sunny, 80-degree days that create a haven for outdoor enthusiasts at our Colorado family vacation resort. Experience these Vail summer events and attractions during your next visit.

Summer Activities: 

13 championship golf courses
The Vail Valley is serious about golf. With 13 breathtakingly beautiful courses, this high-altitude destination is a golfer's paradise. From local public courses, to the championship Red Sky Golf Club, players of all abilities will find a course and an experience suited just for them. And, just in case you’re wondering, it’s true what they say. The ball does fly farther at altitude. 

Biking (mountain, trail, tours)
Best in class service from friendly knowledgeable staffing to top equipment at excellent rates. Look no further for your biking gear needs. 

Fly Fishing
Because learning the sport of fly fishing can be an intimidating prospect for novice anglers, and even experienced fly fishermen can benefit from honing new skills, Vail Valley Anglers has developed our Fly Fishing Schools. These courses are designed to teach the specifics of fly fishing and cover everything from casting, tying knots, fly choice and different fly fishing methods, all taught with step-by-step detail that will speed up your learning curve. 

Gondola lift rides 
Kids love the thrill of the ride and the connection they make with the dogs. A fantastic way to explore the wilderness, and to create memories to last a lifetime. 

Epic Discovery activities (Alpine Coaster, Tubing, Zip-lining, hiking and more) at the top of Vail Mountain
Summer in the mountains is taking on a whole new feel with Vail's Epic Discovery. With Adventure Courses, Zip lines, a Mountain Coaster, Tubing Hills, a Climbing Wall, Bungee Trampoline, and much more, the options are endless. 

Hiking and Backpacking
Vail summer activities offer miles of scenic hiking trails for all ability levels. Explore the wildflowers, catch a glimpse of wildlife, and enjoy the amazing views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Vail Mountain offers numerous hiking trails to be explored, both by foot or by Gondola.

Jeep Tours 
Looking for something different to do during your Colorado vacation?  Experience the magnificent Rocky Mountains in varied locations within the White River National Forest on one of our scenic Jeep tours. Our knowledgeable Jeep guides will take you to elevation heights of 12,000 feet in open air off road vehicles. 

Kayaking and White Water Rafting
Vail is a great place to base your rafting or kayaking adventure from. Boasting its own Whitewater Park in the center of the village as well as Class I to Class V river trips on the Eagle, Colorado, and even the Arkansas rivers.  

Take part in the second awakening of our quaint alpine villages. After an adventurous day on the mountain, arrive in Vail or Lionshead Village for the commencement of a new beginning as the evening takes over. Explore the Villages and enjoy Signature Specials while you reminisce on the day’s best moments with family and friends. 

Vail is the premier place to browse, purchase, and explore. Stroll the heated cobblestone streets and discover your own little piece of Vail. Between Lionshead and Vail Village, Vail offers hundreds of shops from boutiques to outdoor gear to art galleries. Find the perfect cowboy boots or ski boots, jewelry and cocktail dresses, or apparel and art.

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Food and drink celebrate the culinary heritage of the Colorado Rockies. This delicious blend of cultures echoes Vail’s own heritage.

Open all day, Gessner, the resorts signature restaurant is open breakfast through dinner, showcasing authentic flavors from the Colorado Rockies.

Enjoy breakfast buffets, relaxed lounge lunches and refined dinner experiences all overlooking Gore Creek and Vail Mountain.


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