The Vail Ski Resort is one of the top places to ski in the country, but our mountain town offers much more beyond the slopes! Whether you are looking for a break from the slopes or want to try something new, there are plenty of things to do in Vail for non-skiers. Choose Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties to host your winter getaway and stay in the heart of Vail!
1. Explore Vail and Lionshead Village
One of the most magical winter activities is strolling through the Bavarian-style villages surrounding Vail. Explore Vail Village and discover fantastic shopping, dining, and entertainment! Then hop on the free bus to Lionshead Village and enjoy the old-world European charm during your exploration. We recommend checking out the ice skating rinks here: Alderhof Ice Rink and Solaris Plaza Ice Rink!
2. Enjoy Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing
Slow down this winter and explore the Vail backcountry on our snowshoe and cross-country ski trails. Visit the Vail Nordic Center and enjoy 17km of groomed trails in the heart of town, or head to the Vail Pass Recreation Area and discover 55,000 acres of backcountry trails!
3. Sign Up for Snowmobiling Tours
Experience exhilarating winter exploration with a guided snowmobile tour. Vail Backcountry Tours offers the most convenient option just across the street from Vail Mountain. Take in views of breathtaking terrain and stop at a private yurt for a beverage and a snack.
4. See Vail from a New Perspective
Sign up for a sleigh or gondola ride and see Vail from a new perspective this winter! Cozy up on a horse-drawn sleigh ride with Bearcat Stables or 4 Eagle Ranch and enjoy majestic Vail Valley views while sipping on your favorite beverage. We also recommend the Winter Scenic Gondola Ride for breathtaking views of the Gore Range!
5. Relax with a Spa Treatment
Indulge in luxury this winter with a revitalizing Vail spa treatment! The RockResorts Spa at The Lodge at Vail offers fantastic alpine-inspired treatments for your getaway. Choose from facials, massages, body treatments, facial sculpting, waxing, and more.
Book Your Winter Getaway in Vail, Colorado
Plan your winter getaway with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and discover the best things to do in Vail for non-skiers. We offer the best Beaver Creek and Vail vacation home rentals in a wide selection of private homes and condos to suit everyone’s needs. Whether you are looking for a one-bedroom condo for couples or a five-bedroom home for your extended family, we have you covered!