20 of the Best Things To Do in Vail, Colorado
Home to both Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts, the Vail Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Famous primarily for its skiing and snowboarding, Vail also offers endless opportunities for recreation and adventure, world-renowned cultural events and performances, fine dining and boutique shopping. You won’t be short on outstanding things to do in Vail, Colorado. We invite you to come take a stroll through the quaint alpine pedestrian villages and take in the breathtaking scenery. You will never want to go anywhere else!
- Whitewater rafting & kayaking
- Mountain & road biking
- Fly fishing
- Horseback riding
- Golf courses
- Jeep & Side-by-Side ATV tours
- Summer signature events
- Farmers’ markets
- Skiing & snowboarding
- Snowmobile tours
- Sleigh ride dinners
- Ice climbing
- Cross country skiing
- Hot air ballooning
From world-class cultural events to fun-filled festivals to concerts, Vail & Beaver Creek has something for everyone all year long.
We are happy to suggest our favorites, and there are many! Check out the Vail Valley Dining Guide for menus and more information.
Leave the shopping to someone else! Have groceries and/or libations delivered to your condo prior to your arrival in Vail. All you have to do is make your selections at least a few days prior to your arrival. A nominal delivery fee and service charge will be added to the total bill.
Bike Rental (summer only)
Vail Bike Tech in Lionshead Mall is the place to go. Rentals include bikes for every type of biking and every type of person – cruisers, mountain bikes, downhill bikes, tandems, kid’s bike, trailers for even littler kids and mountain scooters (not really a bike, but still lots of fun). You can also purchase bike clothing and gear or sign up for one of their many guided bike tours. Vail Bike Tech offers competitive pricing and has a courteous and knowledgeable staff ready to offer advice on everything from the right gear for you to what trails you want to ride. To save 30% on your rentals once you have reserved your lodging with us, please visit their shop online.
Ski & Snowboard Equipment Rental
Our favorite local shop is Performance Sports. Located in Lionshead on the way to the lifts, it has a wide selection of equipment, competitive pricing and the kind of unsurpassed service that keeps our guests going back year after year. To save 20% on your rentals once you have reserved your lodging with us, please visit their shop online.