Vail, Colorado Winter Activities
While Vail Mountain is well known as one of the best ski/snowboard resorts in the World, you may decide to take a break from skiing to try one of our other fantastic winter activities.
In addition to world class skiing, snowboarding, telemark, and cross country skiing, Vail also offers:
Outdoor Winter Activities
There are several outdoor outfitters that can take you out for a ½ or full day of fun:
- Sleigh rides
- Dog sled rides
- Horseback riding
- Winter fly fishing
- Ice climbing
Our concierge can help with recommendations and bookings.
Play in the afternoon and well into the night at Adventure Ridge with ski bikes, kids snowmobile track, a slippery slope of rip-roaring tubing lanes and more. A snow park the size of a football stadium on top of the mountain and family food favorite Bistro Fourteen. The gondola runs from breakfast till night. Drink hot chocolate and watch the sun set over the bowls.
We offer a variety of fun options for the entire family
- Indoor and outdoor ice skating
- Kids' camps and classes
- Gondola lift rides
- Nature Discovery Center at Eagle's Nest
- Kids Night Owl
- Guided snowshoe nature tours
- Wildlife tours
- Horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides
- Heated snow-coach rides
- Hot-air balloon rides
- Cinebistro Movie theaters
- Inline skating
- Indoor swimming
- Indoor tennis
Colorado Ski Museum
Learn about the history, people and gear that made the sport famous!