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Winter Activities

Exciting Winter Activities & Excursions

You might come to Vail, Colorado, for the ski runs, but that doesn't mean that is all we offer. Vail is all about family-oriented vacations and engaging wintertime adventures that will forever be cherished. With so many ways to spend your time, the only problem will be deciding which activity to try next.

There's literally something for guests of all ages at our ski resort in Vail, Colorado.

Winter Activities at our Vail Family Resort

  • Adventure Ridge
  • Aria Athletic Club
  • Art galleries
  • Bowling
  • Colorado Ski Museum
  • Cultural events
  • Dining
  • Dogsled rides
  • Gondola lift rides
  • Guided snowshoe nature tours
  • Heated snow-coach rides
  • Horseback riding
  • Horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides
  • Hot-air balloon rides
  • Hut Trips
  • Ice Climbing
  • Indoor and outdoor ice skating
  • Inline skating
  • During the fall, enjoy S'mores at the condo resort fire pit on Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30-6:30pm
  • Mountain Tours
  • Movie theaters
  • Walking Mountains Science Center
  • Nightlife
  • Orienteering map and compass course
  • Shopping
  • Ski biking
  • Skiing (downhill and cross-country)
  • Sledding and tubing
  • Sleigh rides
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobile tours
  • Snowshoeing
  • Telemarking
  • Thrill sledding
  • Tubing
  • Wildlife tours
  • Winter fly-fishing
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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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