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8 Romantic Things To Do in Vail, Colorado in the Summer

Vail, Colorado, where breathtaking natural beauty meets romance and adventure. If you're looking for the perfect destination to ignite your passion and create unforgettable memories with your partner, look no further than Vail. With its majestic mountains, serene landscapes, and an array of activities, Vail offers an idyllic setting for a romantic summer getaway. And when it comes to accommodations, Manor Vail Lodge is the epitome of luxury and relaxation. Let’s explore eight romantic things to do in Vail, Colorado in the summer.

1. Scenic Gondola Ride

Kickstart your romantic escapade with a scenic gondola ride up to Vail Mountain. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views as you ascend to the mountain's summit. Take in the beauty of the surrounding landscape and revel in the tranquility of being in nature together. The gondola ride is an ideal opportunity to steal quiet moments with your loved one and create memories against the backdrop of Vail's stunning vistas.

  1. Book a Gondola Ride

2. Couples' Spa Retreat

Indulge in a blissful couples' spa retreat at the Manor Vail Spa. Rejuvenate and reconnect with a variety of spa treatments tailored to your specific needs. Pamper yourselves with couples massages, facials, and body treatments, allowing the stress of everyday life to melt away as you reconnect with one another. The serene ambiance of the spa provides the perfect setting for relaxation. 

  1. Explore Spa Menu

3. Hike to Booth Falls

Embark on a hike to Booth Falls, a picturesque trail located just outside of Vail. This modest two-mile hike will take you through fragrant alpine forests, alongside flowing creeks and will ultimately lead you to a 60-foot waterfall. Four-miles round trip, this is the perfect hike to embark on for a half-day adventure. 

  1. Explore Booth Falls

4. Sunset Picnic by Gore Creek

Experience the enchantment of a sunset picnic by the scenic Gore Creek. Pack a gourmet meal or grab takeout from one of Vail's charming restaurants and find a cozy spot by the water's edge. As the sun dips below the mountains, enjoy the soft glow of twilight and the gentle sound of the creek, creating a romantic ambiance for an unforgettable evening together.

  1. Explore Gore Creek

5. Wine Tasting at Vines at Vail Winery

Embark on a romantic wine-tasting adventure at the nearby vineyards, Vines at Vail Winery. The wine at Vines at Vail offers a Colorado twist on California-grown grapes. This winery is particularly loved by visitors as it offers a rustic ambiance, surrounded by Colorado’s famous mountains and greenery. Located about 30 minutes from the Lodge, wine tasting in the country is the perfect way to spend a Colorado afternoon.

  1. Vines at Vail Winery 

6. Fine Dining at Vail Village

Treat your loved one to a memorable evening of fine dining in Vail Village. Vail boasts a diverse array of restaurants, offering culinary delights from around the world. Delight your taste buds with gourmet cuisine, sip on exquisite wines, and savor the intimate ambiance of these renowned establishments. From cozy bistros to upscale eateries, there is something everyone is sure to enjoy. 

  1. Dining in Vail Village 

7. Outdoor Concerts & Events

During the summer months, Vail comes alive with a vibrant cultural scene. The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, located near the Manor Vail Lodge, hosts a variety of outdoor concerts, festivals, and performances. Bring a blanket and enjoy an evening of live music in a picturesque mountain setting. From classical concerts to popular bands, there's something to suit every musical taste. Check the event calendar to plan your visit and immerse yourselves in the magic of a Vail summer evening.

  1. Event Calendar

8. River Rafting Adventure

Add a touch of excitement to your romantic getaway with a thrilling river rafting adventure on the nearby Colorado River. Join a guided rafting tour with Sage Outdoor Adventures, navigate through exhilarating rapids, and bond with your partner as you conquer the currents together. Feel the rush of adrenaline while surrounded by awe-inspiring canyon landscapes, creating an unforgettable shared experience.

  1. Sage Outdoor Adventures

From scenic gondola rides and couples' spa retreats to romantic hikes and sunset picnics, Vail has it all. Discover the region's vineyards, embark on thrilling adventures like river rafting, and savor culinary delights in Vail Village. Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, or a combination of both, Vail has everything needed to create lasting memories and strengthen your bond. Escape to Manor Vail Lodge with your loved one for a summer filled with romance, beauty, and enchantment.