A variety of programs for children and adults alike. A variety of classes offered from fitness and sports training to art and cooking classes. Visit www.vailrec.com for the complete schedule.
Aikido - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays & WednesdaysImprove balance, increase flexibility and develop power through training in this Japanese martial art. Redirect an attacker's energy and use that energy to neutralize the attack. No class December 25, 2013 and January ... Read More
Bearcat Stables offers hunt camps and packing services in units 44 and 45. These areas are some of the most famous for Colorado elk and deer hunting. Call today to book your hunting adventure. Read More
Crisp mountain air, starlit skies, and a horse-drawn sleigh all await you at 4 Eagle Ranch where you'll experience Colorado the way it used to be. Enjoy a warm drink and a bowl of our legendary steak chili before snuggling under cozy blankets for an unforgettable sleigh ride under wide-open, starlit skies, then return to an authentic ranch dinner. Throughout the evening you'll be serenaded with well-known songs beside our open-hearth fire. A campfire will ... Read More
Come enjoy the brand new Nordic clubhouse! Vail's 18-hole summer golf course converts to Vail's Nordic Center in winter. Glide along 17 kilometers of daily-groomed skate and classic track, or snowshoe on 10 kilometers of separate scenic trails. The exceptional staff offers lessons and clinics on technique and tuning for adults and children. A wide variety of equipment is available for rent and for purchase. Free parking. Restaurant on-site serving lunch ... Read More
Homesteaded in the 1880s and situated in a private valley setting just 30 minutes from Vail & Beaver Creek, 4 Eagle Ranch is the perfect place to book an off-road tour. NEW: 4 Eagle Ranch now offers QuietKat Electric Fat Tire Mountain Bike (FatKat) trail rides. FatKat Bikes are advanced mid-drive bicycles engineered for off-road travel, fully electric and/or pedal assist. Book a 3-hour tour/ride (includes lunch), morning or afternoon, 6 days a week ... Read More
Celebrate 32 years of adventures with Nova Guides. Climb to 12,500 feet in elevation in warmth and comfort on a Nova Guides Snow Coach tour. The 13-passenger Snow Coach is the perfect way for your family to discover historic Camp Hale and the epic scenery of the White River National Forest, including majestic views of the Continental Divide and four surrounding mountain ranges.
Morning and midday tours include a hot lunch at Camp Hale's McAllister's ... Read More
Homesteaded in the 1880s and situated in a private valley setting, just 30 minutes from Vail and Beaver Creek, 4 Eagle Ranch offers the perfect venue for family fun. Join us for an afternoon horse-drawn sleigh ride & Chili Lunch, Tuesday afternoons throughout the winter season. Come hungry and eat first, or begin your experience under cozy blankets during an unforgettable sleigh ride under wide-open skies. The sleigh ride (complete with colorful ranch ... Read More
Snowshoe with Vail's #1-recommended private mountain school and unmatched client care. Kids, families, singles, couples and all ability and fitness levels welcome. All activity-specific equipment provided. Snowshoe in the beautiful backcountry of the Colorado Rockies and experience some of the most beautiful vistas Colorado has to offer. Featuring beginner to advanced terrain, we have snowshoeing for all levels. Apex clients consistently say, "The most ... Read More
Enjoy a starlit evening sleighride through breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery. Relax to the sounds of sleigh bells jingling and horses prancing through snow as you sip hot drinks and nestle under cozy blankets. The two-horse, 14-passenger sleighs are perfect for families or groups who wish to enjoy a piece of American heritage. There's also a one-horse private sleigh for reservation for special occasions. Finish your evening with outstanding cuisine ... Read More
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO
The Alpine Coaster at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park has been chosen one of the "10 Best Roller Coaster Rides of Your Life" by USA Today. You're in total control as you soar 3400' feet down the mountainside: go as fast...or slowly...as you like. Ride the Soaring Eagle Zip Ride 600' down the hill. Part of the Winter on the Mountain experience, with attractions for all ages including laser tag, 4D Motion Theater and tours of Glenwood Caverns and Historic ... Read More
Open year-round, Dobson Ice Arena is one of the largest multi-purpose ice facilities in western Colorado. Dobson offers adult and youth hockey programs, public skate times, leagues and competitions, plus classes and camps for all abilities and some of Vail's best concert events. Children enjoy story hour at the Vail Library followed by skating at Dobson at either 10 am or 11 am on Wednesdays for only $10 for skates and instruction. Come inside and cool ... Read More
Nova Guides operates under White River National Forest permits on the largest commercial trail system in the Vail area at two locations. Come in for an incredible 2-hour trail ride at the Tigiwon location, only 5 miles from Vail, Avon, & Beaver Creek, where kids under 8 are free. Or go further and climb higher into the Colorado backcountry on a Nova Guides' Top of the Rockies snowmobile tour or unguided rental. Trails span 55,000 acres, reaching the ... Read More
Sun & Ski is a full-service ski shop providing sales, service and rentals to the Vail Valley. It carries the largest selection of top ski and snowboard brands on the mountain. It has the most competitive rental prices, plus applies two days' rental towards the purchase of new skis or a snowboard.
It also offers expert boot fitting and uses state-of-the-art Wintersteiger equipment for ski and snowboard tuning. Convenient location in Avon, near Beaver ... Read More
Nestled along the Colorado River in Glenwood Springs, Iron Mountain Hot Springs features 16 small, naturally shaped pools filled with iron-rich thermal, mineral waters that range from 99 to 108°F. A larger, freshwater family pool has an elevated whirlpool where parents can relax and watch the kids play.
The bathhouse has beautifully appointed locker rooms and showers, along with a retail shop offering swimwear, pool accessories, gifts, clothing and ... Read More
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO
The Soaring Eagle Zip Ride is an exciting zipline experience at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Uniquely designed, this zip ride loads at the bottom then carries you 600 feet up Iron Mountain before releasing you downhill for the thrilling trip back to the bottom. Enjoy sweeping vistas of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork Valley below and Mt. Sopris in the distance. Get unlimited turns on this and the other thrill rides and family attractions,along ... Read More
Celebrating 20 years as a family-owned and operated store, Ski Base offers state-of-the-art demo ski rentals, snowboard rentals, equipment, repairs and clothing – all at a great price. Skis and snowboards from Rossignol, Salomon, Dynastar, K2 & Volkl. The store's services are performed on the latest tuning equipment, by qualified technicians. It's also the largest local Oakley Dealer in the Vail valley.
Ski Base offers free, overnight rental equipment ... Read More
Stay hip to the latest fashions in Vail's ski and snowboard culture with the hottest accessories around. Ski base offers a variety of options to choose from ranging from products like Oakley goggles & sunglasses to Giro helmets, Poc, Pret, Bern and much, much more! We carry the best lines to keep you looking good during your next Vail vacation.
You can find these top brands and more at Ski Base:
oakley/POC/giro/Bern Read More
Challenge yourself to over 14,000 feet of elevation gain on one of Apex's fourteener ascents! Colorado offers the greatest number of fourteener summits in North America, making it the perfect destination for adventurers and enthusiasts alike. Skin or snowshoe to approach your route.
A fourteener ascent with Apex is for everyone up for a challenge; no prior experience required. Climb a fourteener to gain experience and push for higher mountains, such ... Read More
Don't just wonder what goes on in the natural world as you enjoy the views from the slopes of Beaver Creek, find out! Meet a volunteer Forest Service Ranger at the Environmental Learning Center at the top of Chair 5 who will take you on an educational nature tour of Beaver Creek by ski or snowboard. Ability Levels 3 and up, all ages, FREE. Mondays, 1:30-2:30pm, December 12, 2016 through April 10, 2017. No reservations required! Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO
Next time you're on the slopes at Vail Mountain, look out for bears! The only bear you'll see during the winter is our local fire expert Smokey Bear, who puts on skis every Wednesday to say hello and spread his wildfire prevention message. Free hugs! November23rd, 2016 through April 19th, 2017 on Wednesdays at various locations on the western part of Vail Mountain. Read More
Ice skating will be available this winter season at Nottingham Lake with skate rentals, hot cocoa, s'mores, and a welcoming fire pit to help keep you warm. Avon Recreation's ice rinks will are open to the public for ice skating seven days a week during the winter season, weather permitting. Skating is free to anyone who has his/her own skates. Skate rentals are available to children and adults at the Recreation Center. We ask that the public heed all ... Read More
Children will explore the natural world and have fun with others while developing their sense of place. Topics vary weekly and help children express their inherent wonder and curiosity as little scientists. Come prepared for indoor and outdoor winter activities such as songs, stories, games, and outdoor play. Please bring water and a small snack for your child. Children 3-5 years with adult. $10/pair & $5/additional child. Generously underwritten by Alan ... Read More
ZIP across the Colorado River in spectacular Glenwood Canyon! Experience the thrill of flying high on 400 foot-long ziplines. Challenge yourself on an exciting High Ropes Adventure Course. Scale the Rock Climbing Walls. A true family fun adventure! Package your activities with a raft trip and save money.
Located at No Name Exit 119 off I-70 just 1.5 mi. east of Glenwood Springs between Vail & Aspen.
Also check out the 65-foot high Tower Tour, l... Read More
Vail Sports is your full-service bike shop, with rentals for the whole family. For your vacation convenience, its numerous mountainside locations offer the best in bike rentals including freeride, full-suspension, junior, comfort, and road bikes. Vail Sports also offers premier bike tours on Vail Pass with multiple trips daily.
Locations in Lionshead Village and Vail Village. Read More
Looking for family adventure? Beaver Creek Sports offers a variety of bike equipment and gear to suit your entire family. The rental options include freeride, full-suspension, cruisers, junior sizes, Burley trailers and road bikes as well as bike accessories. Helmets are provided with every rental. Read More
A must-do adventure for any fledgling dinosaur enthusiast! Duration is roughly 3 hours. Kids ages 6-12 years-old learn about ancient Colorado with an entertaining dinosaur talk, then off to a realm of discovery and dinosaurs with real fossils, teeth, bones, and more. Kids can hold and examine real exhibits while exploring the dinosaur world, a "dino excavation site," and other dinosaur-based activities!
Offered June - November. Read More
Colorado's only full-service rental and rafting facility lets you rent your own raft or kayak to find your own adventure. Enjoy a scenic, relaxing, fun-filled day on the beautiful Colorado River either in a raft or a super-fun inflatable kayak. You and your family can rent your own boats and go on your own adventure OR book a tour and enjoy a GUIDED family-friendly raft or kayak trip. Read More
Aces & Eights Casino Shuttle offers three daily departures for groups of eight or more from anywhere in Eagle County. Plus FREE dining and bonus cash offers at the Golden Mardi Gras Casino. Have less than a full group? You can still get on board at the pickup point in Frisco (30 minutes east of Vail on I-70). With 4-and-a-half hours of exciting casino action, live musical entertainment and free drinks while gaming, you can hit the jackpot on slots, ... Read More
The Colorado Adventure Center @ Glenwood Canyon Resort in nearby Glenwood Springs offers unforgettable bike tours!
Enjoy the spectacular Glenwood Canyon Downhill Bike Tour & peaceful Rio Grande Bike Trail. Stop along the way for a hike up the popular Hanging Lake Trail or just to enjoy the views. Colorado Adventure Center provides top-quality comfort bikes, helmets, bike locks, day bag, and FREE shuttle drop-off...all you have to do is ENJOY! Read More
Entertaining families in the Vail Valley for over 20 years in a private Ranch setting. 20 minutes from Beaver Creek and 25 minutes from Vail, 4 Eagle Ranch was homesteaded in the 1880s and still has original cabins, gorgeous open pastures and beautiful snowcapped mountain views, offering a genuine Colorado experience to visitors. Open to the public for the popular Western Family Night, Free Rodeo, horseback riding, zip-line adventures, wine tasting room, ... Read More
Enjoy magical views of the Gore Range while the Eagle Bahn Gondola - out of Lionshead - or Gondola One - out of Vail Village - whisk you up above 10,000 feet.
To access the main Epic Discovery activities, take the Eagle Bahn Gondola from Lionshead to the top of Eagle's Nest for moutnaintop thrills.
To purchase gondola tickets or for information about activities on Vail Mountain, stop at a Summer Ticket Office across from the Eagle Bahn Gondola in ... Read More
Discover a Colorado only a lucky few have seen, on an exciting off-road adventure. Timberline Tours is your guide to the wildlife and wild tales of the historic Eagle River Valley. Experience the grandeur and beauty of the White River National Forest as you travel to over 10,000 feet in elevation with breathtaking views of the Sawatch and Gore mountain ranges and the Eagle River valley.
Vail's premier adventure outfitter since 1971. Offering Jeep tours ... Read More
Timberline Tours, the region's #1 rafting outfitter, teams up with the Fossil Posse to offer a prehistoric journey back through time, to when the Great Dinosaurs roamed the Colorado River Valley. On this unique adventure, you will explore real footsteps, bones, and other dinosaur remnants. Trip includes transportation, rafting, lunch and Fossil Posse Camp. Pickup at 9am and return approximately 3:30pm. Available Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call 970 ... Read More
The Glenwood Canyon Trail parallels the Colorado River in spectacular Glenwood Canyon for smooth, scenic riding for all fitness levels. Why bike uphill when you can take advantage of the Glenwood Canyon shuttle service?
The shuttle to Bair Ranch takes you 14 miles into the amazing Glenwood Canyon. Ride downhill along the Colorado River with ample opportunities for breaks, picnic, and side hikes including the spectacular Hanging Lake Trail. Multiple daily ... Read More
Whether you're a seasoned paddler or a curious sightseer on the sidelines, Avon's Whitewater Park offers an exhilarating freestyle kayaking experience.
Located just blocks south of the town center, directly under Bob the Bridge on Avon Road, Avon's Whitewater Park is 350 feet in length and offers beginning, intermediate, and advanced paddling opportunities. The Park offers a spectator viewing terrace and large flat boulders along the rivers edge for ... Read More
Enjoy the company of a knowledgable guide who will share with you the history of the land through which you ride. Catch glimpses of deer and elk in aspen groves and wildflower-covered meadows. The trail will be navigated by a beautiful, well-loved horse selected to fit your riding ability.
Backcountry advanced rides through the White River National Forest and Holy Cross Wilderness are also available. A true Rocky Mountain experience that is fun for the ... Read More
Top of the Rockies Zip Line in South of Copper Mountain, CO
Explore this 2,500-acre PRIVATE preserve high on the Continental Divide. Ride the 6-ton Monster Truck up to the first Zip platform at 11,500 feet.
Experience over 8,000 feet of zip lines on 6 different zip sections, 4 with twin lines. All zips have double cables for safety. "Self Braking" is not required. See 14,000-foot mountains and old mining claims from the 6 spacious landings of the 100-ft SKY TOWER. Watch for the resident elk herd and other ... Read More
Experience the hottest new water sport in the nation...Stand Up Paddleboard! Timberline Tours is the forerunner in SUP tours in Vail, with groups going out from May to September and catering to a variety of abilities. Try it for the first time on flat water or hone your skills on moving water and rapids through some of the most beautiful canyons in the west.
Timberline Tours supplies the gear, including state-of-the-art equipment and Coast Guard-approved ... Read More
Come to beautiful Sweetwater lake and enjoy our unique Cave Ride. Take a horse and climb above the lake for a fantastic view of the resort and arrive at a Ute Indian cave with authentic pictographs. The perfect place for photos and a picnic. Read More
Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The Science Behind series offers opportunities for adults to apply new knowledge and skills to everyday life, while having fun! Classes are free or low cost to attend. Space is limited! Classes are held once a month at Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon and ... Read More
For over 40 years, Rock Gardens Rafting has been offering EXCITING Colorado Whitewater Rafting Adventures!
From mild to wild, you'll find amazing raft trips for all ages and abilities. Enjoy a family float w/ FUN duckies on the Colorado River. Crave Adrenaline? The thrills are non-stop in Glenwood Canyon's Shoshone Rapids or shoot the rapids on nearby Clear Creek. Full and Half-Day Adventures available. Short on time? The Shoshone short trip is only ... Read More
Minturn Anglers is the premier full-service fly shop and guide service in the Vail Valley. The main store is located in historic Minturn, Colorado, nestled between Vail and Beaver Creek, right on the Eagle River. The 2nd location is centrally-located in Vail Village at Solaris with FREE flyfishing lessons every day @ 10am.
Minturn Anglers provides the Vail Valley with the most exclusive private waters in Colorado, and the guides are renowned for their ... Read More
Offering state-of-the-art bicycles from Marin, Scott, Rockshox, and Marzocchi.
Certified DT Swiss wheel builders and suspension specialists can care for any bicycle, from the weekend cycling enthusiast to the serious racer's bike.
Guaranteed best rental rates and repair prices.
Wheel Base is located on the Lionshead mall, west of the gondola, next to the General Store. Read More
Colorado's number 1 zip line tour. Enjoy the pristine mountains, beautiful forests and impressive rivers while zipping 30 miles per hour over a rugged canyon. Zip Adventures provides a uniquely scenic opportunity for sightseeing with photo ops of awe-inspiring cliffs and views of the surrounding mountains.
Soar like an eagle 100 to 200 feet above the floor of Alkali Canyon on one of 6 zip lines ranging from 150 to 1000 feet in length. Marvel as the ... Read More
Leadville CO. & Southern Railroad in Leadville, CO
Board the Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad for a memorable journey through the Rocky Mountains. Take pictures of wilderness, wildflowers, and wildlife while winding above the valley at 11,000 feet. This trip allows opportunities for breathtaking photos and fascinating historical information on the railroad and mine history of Colorado.
This adventure is suitable for people of all ages and leaves the Leadville depot daily from Memorial Day ... Read More
Cover miles of mountain terrain while enjoying breathtaking views of Colorado's open space. Lakota Guides ATV Adventures start at the private ranch. Then climb through valleys, over ridges and pass through sage flats, cedar forests, oak brush hills, and dark timber. Experienced guide will answer any questions about the area's history, local landmarks, animals and vegetation. The Colorado ATV Adventure is a thrill for beginners and experienced riders ... Read More
An authentic Western Colorado experience! Being in the saddle is about as American West as you can get. Lakota Guides Colorado horseback tours in the summer are a magical experience. The mountains are alive with wildlife and the sweet smell of wildflowers. You may see elk, deer and bighorn sheep filling their bellies on the abundant grass. Turs are operated on a private historic working ranch. One-hour and two-hour Cattle drives and Custom tours ... Read More
One of the premier rafting destinations in The West! Vail's location offers easy access to FOUR fantastic rafting areas, the Eagle, the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, the Upper Colorado, and the Arkansas River. Each section has its own unique experiences.
Lakota Guides has been providing whitewater adventures in Colorado for over 30 years. Our mission: memorable adventures with your safety in mind. Recognized as a leader in Colorado's adventure ... Read More
Providing the ultimate in outdoor adventure since 1971. These world-class guides are on the cutting edge of river guiding around the globe.
Families love scenic, relaxing float trips on the Colorado River. Or experience Class III whitewater...or the adrenaline-rushing challenge of Class IV or Class V rapids. Also try a guided inflatable kayak tour or a stand-up-paddle tour.
Timberline provides a complete, first-class rafting experience with ... Read More
Fish on our 60 acre lake! Rent one of our Rowboats or Canoes by the hour, Half Day or for the full day and tempt rainbow trout, brown trout, and kokane salmon. Fly-fish from either of the two docks (As pictured above)Bring your own motorless boat to launch into lake (No gas motors allowed on lake, trolling motors only) Take a trail ride to pristine mountain lakes!
Full-Day Fishing Trips: - Horseback straight to either Hack Lake or Turret Meadows and ... Read More
The 4 Eagle Ranch Homestead House, originally built in 1925 by a Welsh Family, opened to the public in June 2011 after extensive renovations. The house now boasts 6 beautifully appointed bedrooms, gourmet kitchen, dining room, living room and wrap-around deck. The house is available for rent and is perfect for weddings, family reunions, ski vacations and those who just want to get away. Coming soon: Cabins for rent. Call for information, availability and ... Read More
Enjoy a hands-on, educational experience featuring a kennel tour, a ride with a team of working sled dogs, and once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity with some adorable new furry friends. You'll meet some of the friendliest and most loveable Alaskan huskies around. Feel the power, excitement, and energy of our sled dogs as they are harnessed. Then enjoy the exhilarating ride and breathtaking views.
The tours are in Leadville, a historical mining town ... Read More
Access Vail's and surrounding area's spectacular backcountry with fun and knowledgeable guides who operate custom off-road vehicles. Lakota Guides offers two separate trips. Jeep Tours take in the beautiful scenery of the White River National Forest, and Unimogs allow you to explore the spectacular 5,500-acre private ranch located in famous Glenwood Canyon. Morning, afternoon, sunset and custom tours available. Natural history, folklore, geology, plant ... Read More
Rock climb with Apex in Vail, Colorado this summer! The #1-recommended private climbing and rappelling guides in the area and throughout Colorado. Fun for the whole family and exeptional guide services for those who want to improve their skills.
Come see why clients keep returning and call Apex activities "the most fun we've ever had in the Vail Valley!" Read More
Gypsum Creek Public Golf Course is just minutes from the Eagle Vail Airport. A 6,900-yd Pete Dye-designed front nine meanders along a mountain stream and the back rolls across a high alpine wooded mesa. The course offers fun and challenge for all skill levels.
A spacious clubhouse and outdoor 25-meter pool round off the fantastic amenities so the whole family can enjoy a day outside.
Call to book your next tournament, wedding, fundraiser or special ... Read More
Above and Beyond 4x4 Guides provides the best ATV, RZR Side by Side and Jeep tours in the Vail, Colorado area for families and visitors of all ages. Scenery, excitement, relaxation, and service... Above & Beyond provides it all.
It offers the best selection of Polaris Side by Side UTV rentals and Customized Jeeps around. Experienced and knowledgeable guides will take care of you and your loved ones in the backcountry so you can enjooy the best part ... Read More
Family-friendly rafting on the Colorado River. The most affordable rates in the area.
Come visit Colorado River Center for summer fun on the Upper Colorado River. This is a small company, which allows them to focus on the most important part of your trip: YOU!
Great whitewater at a great price. Read More
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO
Let your kids climb the walls! Kids climb to new heights on the Climbing Wall, a 32' climbing wall. Located at the top of Iron Mountain at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colo., the climbing wall features five different routes of varying difficulty and a textured surface with fossils for the look and feel of real rock. Just one of the amazing attractions and thrill rides you'll find in the Park, including the Alpine Coaster, the Giant ... Read More
Vail's oldest operating year-round hot-air balloon company invites you to experience the fantasy of flight in a majestic mountain setting. Flights originate from the Vail/Beaver Creek area at sunrise. Each flight is unique, the views are spectacular, and it's generally warmer in the air than on the ground!
The complimentary post-flight ceremonial champagne celebration is legendary and includes a commemorative certificate of your journey. Reservations ... Read More
Guides steer riders through a sage meadow and up to a scenic lookout above the town of Vail, with views of the Gore Range, Vail Mountain, and the Vail Valley. Giddy-up through a majestic forest and meander through an Aspen glade - and keep your eyes peeled for signs of deer turning and elk. Before arriving back at the ranch, pass by Cow Camp, which provides an excellent photo opportunity with a rustic historic herder's shack from a bygone era.
Family ... Read More
Kick up your heels on this half-day ranch experience. Meet your wrangler and your horse in Wolcott, near Vail, and head out for a ride that will take you back a hundred years to the times of cowboys and mountain men. Your guide will help you round up the 50-60 head of Corriente Cattle and drive them back to the homestead.
You'll be surrounded by hillsides of sagebrush and mountain flowers, mesa trails and majestic views where the Utes once spread ... Read More
Sweetwater Lake Resort offers two- and three-bedroom cabins with fully equipped kitchens, showers and linens provided. Lakefrontc abins available with fireplaces and decks. A four-unit motel and 20 primitive tent camp sites are also available. RV sites without hookups.
Romantic Lodgin/Activity Packages are available. Read More
Above and Beyond 4x4 Guides provides the best Jeep tours in the Vail, Colorado area for families of all ages. Scenery, excitement, relaxation, and service, Above and Beyond provides it all. The experienced and attentive guides will take care of you and your family in the backcountry.
Every family friendly tour is sure to be an amazing experience for everyone. Check out the wide variety of tours that are sure to please every group! We also offer ATV/Razor ... Read More
The Vail Tennis Center offers a slice of heaven for tennis lovers: eight Har-Tru clay courts with the Gore Range as a stunning backdrop.
Open dawn to dusk Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Tennis Center includes a full-service pro shop that rents racquets and courts, offers private lessons and provides clinics for all ages. Throughout summer, enjoy singles and doubles play, leagues for men, women and seniors, plus popular cardio-tennis classes, as well ... Read More
Advanced Adventure Ride -Immerse yourself in western tradition; ride horses through the majestic Colorado Flat Tops. Views of the Maroon Bells, the Sawatch Range & New York Mountains. A cowboy lunch is provided. Sunset Ride -A breathtaking horseback ride that finishes with appetizers and dinner on the lovely lakeside deck while enjoying the hummingbirds.Wine & Cheese Picnic Ride -A scenic horseback ride with a delectable picnic of gourmet delights ... Read More
Explore the White River National Forest and Historic Camp Hale on your own four-wheel-drive ATV or Side-By-Side. Climb to the Continental Divide on trails that wind through high alpine meadows filled with dazzling wildflowers and spectacular views of Colorado's highest peaks.
Participants 16 years or older can drive their own machine with an adult present. Nova offers the most exciting all-terrain adventures in the Vail Valley with incredible 360-degree ... Read More
NEW! Nova Guides is offering archery instruction and target practice this summer. This inclusive activity includes two hours of instruction using a compound bow and arrows. All the necessary gear is provided including bow and arrows. You will learn to set the bow, aim, and shoot. Safety will be a major focus of this activity. Instructorsl provide four archery stations complete with traditional bulls-eye targets and a variety of animal targets. Read More
Open to the public! Vail's mountain-style, 18-hole course features unique fairways, smooth putting surfaces and a scenic layout adjacent to the White River National Forest highlighted by views of the Gore Mountain Range. The fairways are tree-lined and generally flat, but numerous greenside and fairway bunkers - as well as beaver ponds - will test a golfer's accuracy.
Recognized by Golf Digest as a "Top 100 Resort Course" in Colorado. Golfers enjoy ... Read More
Enjoy a day at a private trophy trout lake nestled in the spectacular Pando Valley at Camp Hale, only 15 miles from Vail. Catch the "Colorado Grand Slam" of 4 species: Rainbow, Brown, Brook, and Cuttroat. Nova Guides' Lake always has fish when the rivers are blown out, too warm, or too high to fish.
Guides provide all necessary equipment, including fly-fishing rods, flies, & waders. Find comfort in Camp Hale Lodge and restaurant only steps from the ... Read More
Experience the magnificent Rocky Mountains in varied locations within the White River National Forest on a scenic Nova Guides' Jeep tour.
The knowledgeable, highly-trained guides will take you to elevations of 12,000 feet above sea level in open-air Jeeps. You can also discover Historic Camp Hale, the former training grounds of the 10th Mountain Division of World War II fame.
With photo opportunities of ghost towns, old mining claims, the biggest peaks ... Read More
Spend your vacation in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at the Pando Cabins at Historic Camp Hale. Located a short 15 miles away from Vail and Beaver Creek, and just 10 minutes away from Ski Cooper, these luxury log cabins all contain 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a full kitchen, fireplace, satellite TV, WIFI and an outdoor grill.
The master bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed; the second bedroom has a full-size bed. All of the living rooms have sleeper ... Read More
Whitewater Rafting, LLC offers river rafting in the heart of Colorado on the Colorado River and Roaring Fork Rivers near Glenwood Springs, Aspen, Vail, and Grand Junction. This company offers trips from mild class II to class IV in the springtime. Trip lengths range from full-day to the most popular half-day rafting trip on the Shoshone Rapids of the Colorado River.
Voted Best Rafting Firm 12 times, including 2013, 2014 and 2015 and 5 stars ... Read More
Portofino Jewelry offers a unique experience to visit & make jewelry in the store. Creating jewelry is easier than you think. All ages & skill levels are welcome. Design your own to remember your mountain visit. Just come in & enjoy our hospitality anytime or make a reservation for larger groups. It's relaxing & fun! Trained staff want to help you. Events, like a Birthday or Bridal Party, can be scheduled as well. Portofino Jewelry is ... Read More
Alpenglow Adventures Train Tours in Vail Valley, CO
Alpenglow Adventures Train Tours provides railroad tour packages every day of the year. We come to your front door with our spacious vans to get you to train stations throughout central Colorado. Choose from 3-, 5-, 8-, or 12-hour tour packages that include many additional family-fun activities along with the excitement of "ridin' the rails!"
Most tour packages include complimentary beverages, lunch and free digital photographs and videos of your ... Read More
Travel by snowshoes on an educational tour through the forests atop Vail Mountain. Learn about winter ecology and animal adaptations as you gaze at majestic mountain views. Please come prepared to spend an hour outside in the winter environment with snow pants, warm hats, gloves and sturdy boots. Snowshoes are provided. Sign up at the Nature Discovery Center or call 970.754.4675. Daily 2pm-3pm for ages 10+. Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO
Naturalists will help you explore an assortment of Rocky Mountain nature exhibits atop Vail Mountain. Come inside to find out what wildlife you might encounter on the slopes of Vail Mountain, watch a short "Skicology" lesson, or learn about snow science! The mountaintop nature center is open during the winter ski season and is accessible via the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead. All ages, Tuesday-Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday-Monday 11am-4pm. Visit the ... Read More
Vail Valley's friendliest Fly Fishing Shop with over 35 years of experience. Specializing in catering to all levels and abilities, offering half-day and full-day guided trips. Enjoy fly fishing any time of the year.
From half-day wade trips on small intimate waters to full-day floats down the mighty Colorado and everything in between, Gore Creek Fly Fisherman will customize a trip that is exactly what you're looking for.
The shop offers finest in ... Read More
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO
Enjoy stunning views from a fully enclosed gondola car as you travel to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Experience Winter on the Mountain with thousands of holiday lights, displays, and music. Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves offers two amazing walking cave tours and a crawl-on-your-belly wild tour. Thrill rides like the state's longest Alpine Coaster, a 4D Motion Theater, laser tag and zip ride. All one low price with the Funday Pass. ... Read More
Join a Walking Mountains Naturalist for a gentle, educational hike through aspen forests and streamside communities near the Avon Walking Mountains science center. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Walks will be conducted on snowshoes as necessary depending on snow levels. Please wear proper footwear and clothing for the outdoors in winter. Snowshoes provided. All ages, FREE. Monday - Saturday 2pm-3pm. Visit our ... Read More
Family-owned, local ski and snowboard experts since 1958! Choose from an amazing selection of top ski and snowboard gear and apparel. Christy Sports Demo Program allows you to redeem two days' of demos toward the purchase price of a new ski or snowboard. Also the best boot fitters in Vail Valley, Christy Sports's "Boot Fit Guarantee" means you'll get the performance and comfort you want.
Come check out the newly-remodeled signature Christy Sports Store ... Read More
Vail's original dog sled company offers memorable 2-hour guided dog sled rides. Traveling through glades of Aspen with great views of the valley, there will be up to 60 dogs running on a tour. This is a sight to behold and to photograph. The trail is on a private ranch where dogsledding is the only activity and free of snowmobiles.
Pet the dogs, enjoy homemade pumpkin bread and hot cocoa and, as always, free dog kisses. Family-owned since 1989 and still ... Read More
Vail's #1-recommended Ice Climbing guides. Unmatched client care. They welcome all ability/fitness levels, kids, families, singles, couples. All activity-specific equipment provided. Great winter activity for new or experienced climbers. East Vail ice climbing is world-revered and some of the most accessible in Colorado. Featuring routes up to 110 feet from beginner to advanced, and have climbing for all levels. Apex clients consistently say, "The most ... Read More
Triple G Outfitters offers winter trail rides Tuesday through Saturday. This experience gives you a wonderful opportunity to view wildlife such as deer, elk, coyotes and eagles, as well as breathtaking panoramas of the Sawatch Range and Castle Peak. Take advantage of a break from the slopes and ride through the new-fallen snow with Triple G. Children must be at least six years old for trail rides. Call for reservations or visit our website for ... Read More
Come learn Wilderness Survival with Vail's #1-recommended private mountain school and unmatched client care. Kids, families, singles, couples, and all ability and fitness levels welcome. All activity-specific equipment provided. Come and learn the "ins and outs" of surviving in a winter wilderness - from avalanche education to technical skills, building snow shelters and more. Apex clients consistently say, "The most fun we've ever had in the Vail ... Read More
Offering a fun and distinctive shopping experience in a beautiful Rocky Mountain setting all year long.
Save 30-70% off the impressive collection of name-brand stores at Silverthorne's Outlets such as Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Guess, GAP Outlet, Coach, Banana Republic, J Crew, Chico's, Eddie Bauer, Calvin Klein, Columbia, American Eagle Outfitters and more.
During the ski season there is a convenient and affordable Outlet Shopping Express bus that ... Read More
A thoughtful, indoor play space for ages two to 12, the Imagination Station features a Thoughts Flow to inspire experimental play, a Play Wall to integrate physical and cognitive learning, a light table and builder boards that inspire problem solving, a hyperbolic funnel that models planetary motion, and a vet clinic where children can play doctor to the animals. Open year-round, located on the second level of the Lionshead Welcome Center. The perfect ... Read More
Join an instructor trained as a Certified Interpretive Guide on these leisurely half-day outings in the White River National Forest. Guests need not have snowshoes or snowshoe experience but must have a sense of wonder and enthusiasm for spending time in the winter environment!
Groups will hike and discuss the ecology of the local natural systems while spending time among snowcapped peaks and silent winter forests. Adults and ages 14+. $45/person. Visit ... Read More
This fun 3-hour lunch tour will guide you through both the history and the gourmet food that make Vail a world-class destination for every season. Why have lunch at only one spot when you can have a 5-course lunch at some of the best restaurants in Vail? Taste gourmet samples spiced with history and art on this fun Foodie Adventure!
All food tastings and the guided tour are included in the ticket price. Alcohol pairings are additional. Brewery and ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center provides fun and interactive programs to help you explore your own curious nature. Learn about local wildlife, the vital watershed, and the alpine environment through interactive exhibits or ask a Naturalist all your burning nature questions. Hands-on, rotating demonstrations, weekly adult and child programs and beautiful outdoor trails will entertain any age, any interest, any time of year.
All ages. FREE! Donations ... Read More
White Mountain Snowmobile Tours in South of Copper Mountain, CO
White Mountain Tours has provided safe and exciting tours at the Top of the Rockies for more than 27 years. Located off Highway 91, about 13 miles south of Copper Mountain (from Exit 195) on I-70, it's only a short drive from major Colorado ski areas!
Enjoy Family, Performance and High Adventure snowmobiling on the Continental Divide or a Snow Cat/Snow Zipping adventure. Fly side-by-side on twin zip lines on four of the six sections of the course, ... Read More
White Mountain Snowmobile Tours in South of Copper Mountain, CO
White Mountain Tours has provided safe and exciting tours at the Top of the Rockies for more than 27 years and is located off Highway 91, approximately 13 miles south of Copper Mountain from Exit 195 on Interstate 70, only minutes from major Colorado ski areas.
Enjoy Family, Performance and High Adventure Snowmobile Tours on the Continental Divide or a Snow Cat/Snow Zipping adventure. Fly side-by-side on twin zip lines on four of the six sections of ... Read More
Vail's #1-recommended private mountaineering school. Unmatched client care. We welcome all ability and fitness levels, kids, families, singles and couples. Ski and Board some of the best backcountry terrain in the world. The Colorado Rockies are famous the world over for picture-perfect backcountry powder shots - experience it with us. Featuring beginner to advanced terrain, we have skiing and boarding for all levels. Apex clients consistently say, "The ... Read More
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO
Round up the whole gang for a new-fangled old West shootout in this state-of-the-art Laser Tag arena. A fun indoor activity that's great for families, birthday parties, and other groups. Located at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, where you can enjoy a full day of fun at the top of the Iron Mountain Tramway. Open year-round. Call for seasonal hours or visit online. Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO
Journey into the night under changing skies. Travel by snowshoe as you learn about the habits of nocturnal animals and other mountain characters as you experience the distinct calm of the evening forest. Please come prepared to spend an hour outside in the winter environment with snow pants, hats, gloves and sturdy boots. Program is conducted in darkness or low light for most of the winter season. Snowshoes are provided. Sign up at the Nature Discovery ... Read More
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO
Located on top of Iron Mountain in Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves is a constant 52 degrees! Check out both the King's Row Tour and the Historic Fairy Caves Tour. Travel deep inside the mountain and experience the most highly decorated cave room in Colorado. Both tours last 40 minutes and are appropriate for kids. No reservations needed for walking tours. The Wild Tour is a 2-hour, on-your-belly tour of rarely visited areas of ... Read More
Paint-your-own pottery is the perfect art activity for all ages. Come in to Alpine Arts Center and choose from a selection of pieces including mugs, plates, animals, piggy banks, platters, and more. Then get creative with ceramic glazes, stamps, and brushes to design your piece before it is fired in the kiln. Alpine Arts Center can ship pottery or have it ready for you to pick up. Read More
Winterhawk offers the total dogsledding experience. Enjoy crisp mountain air and breathtaking views while gliding silently down the trail behind a team of Alaskan Huskies. Snuggle up under warm wool blankets and let an experienced guide do all the work or you can harness up and drive your own team! A photographer is on trail to capture your trip.
After the ride, enjoy a kennel tour plus snacks and beverages. Winterhawk offers trips for families, special ... Read More
From Mommy and Me Get Messy to Beginning Pottery, Digital Photography, and Cocktails & Canvas, there is something for everyone, both the artistic and not-so-artistic. Take advantage of the beautiful scenery to get inspired and creative, and drop in for art activities, register for session classes, or form your own art club. In addition to art classes, Alpine Arts Center also offers camps for ages 3-6, 7-12, and 13+, as well as art excursions for ... Read More
The Back Bowl Family Entertainment Center in Eagle offers 20 state-of-the-art, computerized bowling lanes, and a full-service restaurant. Great for family entertainment, a relaxed dining experience or a unique private party. Kids' gutter guards on every lane. Neon Nights transforms the Back Bowl into one of the hottest spots for late-night excitement. Live entertainment as well as Live Comedy in the Bowlmor Cafe. The sports bar has 12 large, LCD screens ... Read More
Experience flying above mountains and valleys, living the dream of foot-launched flight. Paragliding is the simplest form of aviation, designed like a parachute but shaped like an airplane wing, a paraglider can soar just like an eagle.
The company's priority is for you to experience flying comfortably and safely. Certified USHPA tandem pilots will ease you into the air on a tandem flight that's simple and easy - with the pictures to prove it! And ... Read More
The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue is a two-hour, family-fun dinner show with professional seasoned talent performing a variety of entertaining pieces guaranteed to make you laugh your worries away.
You'll see classic comedy bits, audience participation numbers, old-fashioned tap dancing, creative novelty songs, a 1918 one-man orchestra and unique original performances never before seen on stage. With a quality menu served by the performers and a full bar ... Read More
An outdoor, public botanic garden curating a fully-documented collection of high elevation plants. Explore and enjoy our stunning mountain garden situated high in the Rocky Mountains. In the shadow of Colorado's Gore Range, our assortment of perennial beds, rock gardens and waterfalls dramatically display an astonishing array of the world's most unique and beautiful high elevation plants. The Gardens provide numerous educational programs for children and ... Read More
Let Charter Sports' knowledgeable staff select the right bike for you. Save 30% off a 4-hour, 8-hour or 24-hour bike rental.
Join Charter's professional guides for a 2-hour, thrilling-yet-easy coast down 3,000 vertical feet on the Vail Pass paved bike path! Or try the 4-hour full suspension bike rental with lift ticket for downhill, single track mountain biking at both Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts.
5 convenient summer locations to shop or pick up ... Read More