Horse Drawn Carriage In Winter

Winter Activities

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 Vail, Colorado skiing to try one of the other fantastic winter activities at our resort.

In addition to world class skiing, snowboarding, telemark, and cross-country skiing, Vail also offers:

Manor Vail Lodge Holiday Traditons

  • Gingerbread Cookie Decorating
  • Family Movie Night
  • Cocktails & Canvas
  • Family Photo Sessions
  • Meet Santa
  • Fitz Bar & Restaurant Ugly Sweater Party
  • Holiday Happy Hour
  • Manor Vail Spa Holiday Treatments

Outdoor Winter Activities

There are several outdoor outfitters that can take you out for a ½ or full day of fun:

  • Snowmobiling
  • Sleigh rides
  • Dog sled rides
  • Tubing
  • Horseback riding
  • Winter fly fishing
  • Ice climbing 

Our guest services team can help with recommendations and bookings, including ski options in Vail, Colorado. For more information contact us at 970-343-6135 or email

Siberian Husky Dogs In Winter
Three Girls With Ski Goggles
Supplies For Making Smores In Winter
Three Women On Ski Bicycles

Renting Skis at Manor Vail Lodge

Enjoy complimentary service to and from Golden Peak. Looking to rent? Ski Butlers will come to your room and get you fitted for all your mountain needs. To book, dial EXT 1000 or book online by clicking here.

Adventure Ridge

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.

Family Fun

We offer a variety of fun options for the entire family

  • Snowshoeing
  • 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
  • Bowling

Colorado Ski Museum 
Learn about the history, people and gear that made the sport famous!


Luxury Penthouses

Explore our beautiful Manor Vail Lodge penthouse accommodations 

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