There’s More to Vail Than Meets the Eye

A Cowboy at a RanchOf course, you can always find a Vail resort and hit the snows. It’s vetted as one of the outstanding ski destinations in the country, so give it a try. But the stunning place has more to offer than what meets the eye.

There are many other things you can do than simply finding Vail ski rental shops and spending the entire day riding the slopes. Here are some of the highlights of a vacation adventure in Vail, Colorado:

Ski and Snowboard Schools on Beaver Creek

Haven’t skied or boarded in your life? Pick your board and learn how to ride. Vail is a great place to take the kids and teach them how to ski. If you don’t know how to ski, then allow the instructors to show you the ropes. Choose among the training packages for the entire family.

Food and Beer Tasting Tours

Are you a foodie? We all know that each place has its own local cuisine, and Vail Village is no exception. You'll find many locally owned restaurants in town and you will enjoy every culinary flavor presented your way. The array of beers is also an adventure for any tourist, so don’t miss the experience.

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

Do you want to enjoy some live country music during your family vacation? Visit Vail during the summer and you can enjoy free concerts. Note that this amphitheater is quite popular, so expect a crowd. The place is an outdoor venue and you can choose your spot, which allows for some sort of privacy. The snacks and drinks are all worthwhile.

Piney River Ranch

This ranch isn’t that easy to get to. You have to drive, but the trip is worth it. The trail is stunning and you will enjoy the natural landscape. The food is good as well.

Colorado Ski Museum

What do you do in ski city? Well, you ski, but you can also get to know how skiing and snowboarding soared to fame. That’s what you’ll get from this museum.

As you can see, there’s more to the Vail than just hitting the snow. But once you're there, consider trying other activities the place has to offer. You can bring the entire family and experience the wonders of this part of the country.