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Vail is a local’s secret with its wide array of activities and its spectacular beauty. With so much to see and do, allow us to be your expert guide. Please explore the many activities available to you as guests of the Vail Valley. Please don’t hesitate to contact Guest Relations at (970) 343-1178. We will be happy to assist with creating your quintessential Colorado experience at our Beaver Creek luxury resort.

WINTER

Transportation
Many transportation options are available to our guests. We offer private and group transportation in and out of both Eagle and Denver airports. Once you are in the Vail Valley we can assist you with around the town transfers or day rentals. Please contact us for more information. 

Ice Climbing 
The mountains of Colorado are home to some of the best ice rock climbing in the country. Try your hand at climbing one the area's frozen waterfalls and expand your comfort zone, however big or small. Private guided trips are available for all ability levels and range from 4 hours to overnight. Lessons are available.

Concert and Performance Series
The Vail Valley has an incredible year round line up of talented acts. Enjoy intimate concerts at the Vilar Center in Beaver Creek and unforgettable performances on the slopes and in Vail Village. From performances by top notch comedians to famous musicians, the Vail Valley offers a little something for everyone. 

Horseback Riding
Experience life as a real cowboy! Saddle up and enjoy one of few winter trail riding opportunities in the Rockies. Embark on a trip though the high desert that accommodates all abilities and lasts one and a half hours. There's no better way to experience the Vail Valley's winter like a cowboy than by horseback. 

Spa
The Vail Valley offers a number of world class spas. Enjoy a massage after a long day of exploring the local towns or skiing the mountain in one of the area's beautiful facilities. If venturing out doesn’t seem like the best option, massage therapists are available to come to your residence at any time. 

SUMMER

Transportation
Many transportation options are available to our guests. We offer private and group transportation in and out of both Eagle and Denver airports. Once you are in the Vail Valley we can assist you with around the town transfers or day rentals. Please contact us for more information. 

Fly Fishing 
To calm the soul, try Fly Fishing on one our beautiful mountain fed rivers and streams, such as Gore Creek, and the Eagle and Colorado rivers. There is a great variety of fishing experience on rivers such as Eagle, Roaring Fork, Frying Pan, Blue, Yampa, and the Colorado -  and creeks like Gore, Brush, Cross, or Homestake. Catch Brown, Cutthroat, Rainbow, and Brook trout. Outfitters offer both wade and float trips for all abilities and ages. Enjoy half day or full day guided trips year round that conveniently offer door to door transportation. 

Hiking
The Vail Valley offers extensive hiking for all ages and abilities. The White River National Forest is right in our backyard and offers a seemingly endless amount of trail systems with over 860 miles of trails to explore. In addition to all the hiking in the immediate area, there are a number of 14,000 ft. peaks close by for the adventurous crowd looking for a more difficult challenge. The peaks of most of these are accessible in the summer without specialized equipment, although it is only recommended for very athletic.

Adventure Ridge

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Vail, Adventure Ridge has awesome activities for all ages with the best view in town! Ride the gondola up to enjoy activities like tubing, disc golf, ziplining and climbing, or just take in the wonderful scenery over a great lunch. On Fridays take in the highest happy hour in town at Friday Afternoon Club and enjoy great food, live music and lawn games. 

Train Rides
Colorado features some unique historic train ridesas well. Both the Georgetown Loop Railroad andThe Leadville & Southern Colorado Train are only an hour away and offer scenic rides through the mountain while serving up incredible photo opportunities. 

Whitewater Rafting
The ‘can’t miss’ excursion in Colorado is definitely whitewater rafting. Ride the river while enjoying the High Country’s gorgeous scenery from a whole new perspective. There are a number of tours available in the area for all ages and ability types. Enjoy half day or full day guided trips that conveniently offer door to door transportation. 

Bowling
If you are looking for a state of the art bowling alley, look no further than Bol in Vail Village. Enjoy a swanky dining area and a private bowling lane for your friends and family. Lanes are available for reservations by the hour. 

Biking
Biking is a favorite activity of the Vail Valley. Enjoy access  to mountain, road, and cruising biking all Summer and Fall. Purchase a lift ticket to access most of Vail Mountain’s terrain with the convenience of a chairlift to bring you to the top. Another famous trip is the Vail Pass Bike Tour, which is available at 9AM, 11AM or 1PM. A guide company will take you up to the top of Vail Pass and you will leisurely ride down either guided or unguided into Vail Village. Finish your 14 mile bike ride with a tour through the Betty Ford gardens and a nice lunch in the Village. 

Farmers Market
Vail and Minturn both host wonderful Famer’s Markets on the weekend. Minturn’s charming market takes place on Saturday throughout the summer and offers plenty of vendors with local arts & crafts, clothing, food, and other goods. Vail’s market takes place on Sunday and is the bigger of the two, with countless clothing, art and food vendors. 

Golf
The Vail Valley offers some of the best golf in the country. There are a number of fantastic golf courses in the area that offer stunning views paired with challenging terrain. Feel the difference of playing at a higher altitude and marvel at your extra long shots! A number of public and semi-private courses are available to you as our guests. 

Tennis
If you're more of a tennis player than a golfer you'll have plenty of chances to swing your racquet. Both clay and hard courts are available to rent by the hour for a minimal fee. 

Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Stand Up Paddle Boarding, or SUPing, is rapidly becoming the most popular sport in the Vail Valley. Tours are available down the Colorado River for all abilities. You can also enjoy still water excursions paired with yoga and meditation classes. 

Spa
The Vail Valley offers a number of world class spas. Enjoy a massage after a long day of exploring the mountains in one of Vail’s beautiful facilities. If venturing out doesn’t seem like the best option, massage therapists are available to come to your residence at any time. 

Ziplining 
For those thrill seekers looking for an eagle eye view of the mountains, ziplining is the perfect excursion. Experience amazing views as you zipline your way across canyons and over rolling hills. This adrenaline pumping tour is not for the faint of heart. Tours available daily for guests ages 6 and up. 

Horseback Riding
Experience life as a real cowboy! Saddle up and enjoy one of the many horseback riding excursions available to you in the Vail Valley. Embark on trips for all abilities lasting one hour to even two days. There's no better way to experience the Vail Valley's wooded trails and high mountain desert terrain than by horseback. Riders must be 7 years of age or older; pony rides are available for younger children. 

Jeep Tours
Four-wheel Jeep adventures provide another opportunity to explore the high Rockies. Enjoy incredible views with spectacular chances to see Colorado's native wildlife that roams the area such as elk, deer, bear, and foxes. These are some of the best vacation  excursions available for families with young children. Set off in the morning or afternoon in an open top Jeep that can seat up to 6 people - snack and refreshments included on the tour. 

ATV and Maverick Tours
For those looking to drive their own vehicles on mountain trails, look no further than ATV and 4 X 4 Maverick Tours. Take the wheel and drive one of these machines through high alpine fields and wooded trails. To cap off your tour get the best views in the mountains for that perfect photo opportunity. Trips range from 1 hour to a full day. ATV's are also available for rent by the hour to take out and explore on your own. You must be 16 to drive a vehicle. 

Rock Climbing 
The mountains of Colorado are home to some of the best rock climbing in the country. Private guided trips are available for all ability levels and range from 4 hours to overnight. If going out into the backcountry sounds a little too daunting for you, there are many climbing walls in the area including at Adventure Ridge on the top of Vail. Lessons are available for the entire family.

Hot Air Ballooning
Soar into the sky to experience a bird's eye view of the majestic Rockies. Hot air balloon tours are a unique way to see the Vail Valley with your friends and family. Tours leave very early in the morning and generally last from 1 - 2 hours. All trips include a post balloon flight champagne toast and certificate of completion. All ages welcome. 

Dining
The Vail Valley has a wide array of restaurants for all occasions. Enjoy fine dining, casual cuisine, and amazing après all in the same day! Vail, Minturn, Edwards, and Beaver Creek truly offer any type of restaurant experience you are looking for.  

Concert and Performance Series
The Vail Valley has an incredible year round line up of talented acts. Enjoy intimate concerts at the Vilar Center in Beaver Creek and unforgettable performances at the Gerald Ford Amphitheatre. From world class ballet companies to famous symphonies to your favorite popular music acts, the area's venues have something for everyone.  

Shopping
The Vail Valley has a wide array of shops located in Vail, Edwards, Beaver Creek, Avon and Minturn. Hundreds of shops offer everything from ski apparel and cowboy boots to jewelry and art. Most shops are accessible via pedestrian paths and are open until 7 or 8 PM. For those looking to take a day away from all the activities the mountains has to offer, enjoy a day trip to the Silverthorne Outlets.