Winter Adventure in Vail, CO

European Style Meets American Culture

Winter Activities

  • Visit Adventure Ridge at the top of the gondola for snow tubing, ski biking, and other activities.
  • The Vail Nordic School has snowshoe, cross-country, and backcountry ski tours for everyone.
  • To escape the cold, visit one of Vail's award-winning spas for rejuvenation and relaxation.
  • Snowshoe tours are available on select full-moon nights, an experience that is truly unforgettable.
  • Spend the day skiing or snowboarding the slopes on Vail's famous mountain.
  • Zip lining may sound like a summer activity, but the zip line in Vail runs all year long.
  • Let you kids cruise around the Blizzard Speedway in special, handcrafted mini-snowmobiles for kids.
  • Bistro Fourteen is named after the view from Mount of the Holy Cross, and has a full bar at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola.

    Vail Resort
    Vail Resort
    Season Dates Nov. 18 - Apr. 15
    Number of Mountains
    Total Skiable Acres
    Base Elevation
    Number of Runs
    Average Snowfall
    8,120 feet

    Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE)
    Denver International Airport (DEN)

    About Vail, CO

    Vail creates an unparalleled vacation experience with the largest expanse of snow-covered trails in the United States, downtown events and sights, and enough mountain activities to please any outdoor enthusiast. More than 5,000 acres spread across groomed trails and seven powdery bowls make this world-class resort the ideal destination for a ski trip with friends or a wintertime getaway. The Bavarian-styled atmosphere of the base village creates a remarkable space for lounging after exploring the slopes, shopping, or dining at the foot of the awe-inspiring peaks. The town caters to elite travelers with world-class spa facilities, designer boutiques, galleries and specialty stores.

    Non-Stop Flights

    Flying into Eagle County Airport:

  • New York, NY (LGA, JFK) via American Airlines
  • Newark, NJ (EWR) via Continental Airlines
  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX) via American Airlines
  • Denver, CO (DEN) via United Airlines
  • Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) via American Airlines
  • Houston, TX (IAH) via Continental Airlines
  • Minneapolis/Saint Paul, MN (MSP) via Delta Airlines
  • Chicago, IL (ORD) via American Airlines
  • Atlanta, GA (ATL) via Delta Airlines
  • Miami, FL (MIA) via American Airlines

  • Highlighted Properties in Vail

    Vacation Homes:
    A vacation home is the perfect way to feel at home and comfortable while on a winter vacation.


    The perfect condo can set the tone for your entire summer vacation.


    Choose from a wide selection of hotels to find the one that fits your needs and puts you near the mountainside.


    Best Way to Experience Vail

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: The Little Diner $
  • Lunch:Eat on the mountain at Game Creek $
  • Afternoon: Spend your day shredding the slopes on Vail Mountain and enjoying some of the best on-mountain dining.
  • Dinner: Montauk Seafood Grill $$
  • Night Life: Whiskey Jack's $

  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Westside Cafe &Market $
  • Lunch: Sweet Basil $$
  • Afternoon: Choose between spending your day at Adventure Ridge, snowshoeing Vail's backcountry, or getting pampered at the spa.
  • Dinner: Blue Moose Pizza $
  • Night Life: Shakedown Bar $