Things to do during your Vail vacation
With such an impressive landscape and so much going on throughout the year, there’s never a shortage of things to see and do in the Vail Valley. Delight in world-renowned downhill, nordic and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, ice climbing, and snowshoeing during the winter, plus endless year-round Vail activities such as Epic Discovery (on Vail Mountain), hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, golf, horseback riding, climbing, zipline, white water rafting and other river sports such as kayaking and stand up paddleboarding.
Catch a show at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater or a sporting event at Ford Park, home to several athletic competitions. Exciting annual events include the Audi Birds of Prey World Cup, GoPro Mountain Games, Vail Film Festival, Bravo Vail Music Festival and the International Dance Festival to name just a few. View this helpful calendar of upcoming events in Vail to plan your visit and feel free to stop by the front desk at the Highline Vail DoubleTree Hotel for our top recommendations and assistance booking your Vail activities.
Not only does Vail have amazing skiing and snow boarding, you can enjoy numerous other Colorado winter activities. There's something for everyone. Snow biking, tubing, ice skating, snow shoeing, ice climbing, shopping, fly fishing, nordic or cross-country skiing, and more. Our world class ski and snowboard destination has so much to offer in the category of fun for everyone.
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Vail Lift Tickets
Purchase Vail resort lift tickets online 7 days or more in advance for the biggest savings.
Check out the Town of Vail and Vail Mountain's events calendar for all the happenings year round.
Ski and Snowboard Rentals (onsite)
From beginner to advanced, Charter Sports offers quality ski and snowboard equipment for your Vail mountain vacation adventures.
Fun in Vail happens year round. Hiking, mountain biking, cruiser bike ride, fly-fishing, rafting, climbing, shopping, exploring! There is so much to do and explore for everyone.
Sage Outdoor Adventures
Our preferred offsite Vail activities partner offers snowmobiling, rafting, horseback riding, ATV rentals, clay shooting and more!
Summer Bike Rental
Choose a comfort cruiser bike, mountain bike, or road bike to enjoy the lush scenery and fresh Vail mountain air.
Explore Vail Adventure Courses, Ziplines, a Mountain Coaster, Tubing Hills, a Climbing Wall, Bungee Trampoline, and much more.
Aprés Massage (onsite)
Make the most of your Vail mountain getaway with a relaxing and calming customized therapeutic massage from Aprés Massage.
Everything Vail Valley
Explore things to do in the Vail Valley–events, festivals, concerts, tours and more.
Find your mountain reverie. Come and connect with the true Vail and reflect on the countless moments of beauty within each day.