Nov 22 23

Discover Vail Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

couple gliding down vail cross country skiing trails during a sunny winter day

couple gliding down vail cross country skiing trails during a sunny winter dayVail is one of the top downhill skiing destinations in the country, but did you know that our mountain town also offers fantastic Nordic skiing? Slow down this winter and enjoy the peace and tranquility of our Vail cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails! Glide through the groomed trails at the Vail Nordic Center or forge your path at the backcountry trails at the Vail Pass Recreation Area. No matter your interests, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices offers the perfect basecamp for your Colorado winter getaway!

Vail Nordic Center

During winter, the Vail Golf Club transforms into the Vail Nordic Center. Enjoy 17km of cross-country trails and 10km of snowshoe trails. They offer rental equipment on-site, so you don’t have to worry about traveling with your gear. They also offer lessons, clinics, a full-service retail shop, and an on-site restaurant. 

Beaver Creek Nordic Center

Visit the Beaver Creek Nordic Center and take the lift to the McCoy Park natural area. There, you can access 19km of groomed trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing and enjoy breathtaking views of the Sawatch Range. The center also offers a rental shop, lessons, and tours for visitors looking to sharpen their Nordic skiing skills. 

Vail Nordic School

If you are looking to snowshoe or ski with a local guide, we recommend the Vail Nordic School at the base of Golden Peak. They specialize in backcountry tours that allow you to see Vail like never before. Please call 970-754-4390 to book your private Vail cross-country skiing tour!

Vail Pass Winter Recreation Area

The Vail Pass Winter Recreation Area is a 55,000-acre area offering 119 miles of motorized and non-motorized trails. Please read the backcountry recreation safety guide to learn how to navigate the trails safely. Enjoy dozens of trails for varying skill levels at Vail Pass this winter!

Book Your Winter Getaway in Vail, Colorado

Slow down this winter and explore the snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails around Vail! Choose Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices to host your winter getaway in Vail Valley and find the perfect vacation home for your unique needs. Whether you are looking for a one-bedroom Vail condo rental or a multi-family home, we have you covered. Book your Vail winter getaway today!

Apr 17 23

Things to Do in Edwards Colorado

View of things to do in Edwards, CO during summer

View of things to do in Edwards, CO during summerNestled on the western end of Vail Valley, you will find the charming mountain town of Edwards, Colorado. Edwards is an excellent base camp for your mountain getaway, offering an abundance of hiking, horseback riding, fishing, dining, and shopping. There are plenty of things to do in Edwards, CO, and you are a short trip away from endless adventures in the valley. Choose Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices to host your getaway, and select the perfect vacation rental in Vail Valley today!

Explore the Great Outdoors

Get outside and explore everything Edwards has to offer, from walking trails to horseback riding and fly fishing:

  • Freedom Park: Visit Freedom Park and stretch your legs on the walking path, cool down at the splash park, or play at the multipurpose fields.
  • Horseback Riding: Join Bearcat Stables for a guided horseback ride through Rocky Mountain scenery past wildflower meadows, groves of aspen trees, and local wildlife.
  • Fly Fishing: Eagle River is a popular fly fishing spot for wild brown and rainbow trout. Join Vail Valley Anglers for guided fly fishing trips on the river year-round!

Things to Do in Edwards, CO: Dining

Stroll along the Riverwalk at Edwards and discover dining, shopping, and entertainment the whole family will love!

  • The Gashouse Restaurant: Dine at this family-owned restaurant, serving the Valley for over three decades. Choose from their menu of steak, seafood, wild game, and soups.
  • Zino: Enjoy contemporary Italian cuisine like brick oven pizzas, handmade pasta, and refreshing salads at Zinos.
  • Main St. Grill: This Edwards restaurant offers casual dining overlooking the Eagle River. From happy hour drinks to Louisanna-inspired dishes, there is something for everyone!

Shopping in Edwards

  • Edwards Corner Farmers Market: Visit the farmers market on Saturdays from June-September. Shop for fresh produce, meat, baked goods, coffee, and more!
  • The Bookworm of Edwards: Stop at the Bookworm and find the perfect reading material at this local bookstore. Then visit the on-site cafe for coffee, breakfast, or lunch. 
  • Alpine Arts Center: Shop for locally made jewelry, pottery, knitting, and paintings here. Discover the perfect souvenir to bring home with you! 
  • Wild Heart: Browse the boutique clothing shops like Wild Heart to find a unique piece for your wardrobe, ranging from jewelry to cardigans.

Vacation Rentals Near Edwards, CO

After discovering all the things to do in Edwards, Colorado, return to your luxury vacation rental with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. We offer several property options near Edwards in Avon and Eagle-Vail. Regardless of where you stay, our private mountain homes are the perfect place to fulfill your luxury lifestyle dreams! 

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