Vail

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Vail - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • Bicycling

    A popular summer destination for both road bikers and mountain bikers, Vail has a variety of paved bike paths (including one that leads up to...

  • Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

    Vail. Year after year, Vail logs more than a million "skier days" (the ski industry's measure of ticket sales), perpetuating its ranking...

  • Golf

    Golfers who love to play mountain courses know that some of the best are in Vail Valley. These courses meander through the valleys dividing...

  • Hiking

    If you aren't used to it, high altitude can catch you off guard. Drink plenty of water to help stave off the effects of altitude sickness—dizziness...

  • Nature Centers

    Vail Nature Center. This nature center occupies an old homestead just across from the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. In summer, you can sign up...

  • Nordic Skiing

    Backcountry Skiing Paragon Guides. It's a good idea to hire a guide if you're unfamiliar with the area's backcountry trails. Paragon's capable...

  • Other Sports and the Outdoors

    Adventure Ridge. In summer, Adventure Ridge, at Eagle's Nest high above Lionshead, is the hub of Vail Mountain activities. It's cool and high...

  • Snowmobiling

    Adventure Ridge. This outfitter at the top of Lionshead leads snowmobile excursions for kids, as well as snowshoeing, ski biking, zip-lining...