Whether you enjoy outdoor activities like mountain biking, fly fishing, and hiking, or you prefer world-class events and shopping, the Vail Valley has something for everyone…especially for kids and families!
A natural attraction like the Rocky Mountains is something that should not be missed. Exposing your kids to the wonders of the these mountains will be something they will remember, and you will cherish, for a lifetime. This is one of the best reasons people visit or live here. Luckily we are surrounded by other natural features, events and activities creating a virtual wonderland for families.
Vail Valley summers are stunning, so it’s no wonder that locals try to get outside as often as possible. With incredible weather, outdoor activities rule…but when the skies are less cooperative there’s still plenty to do, from museums, to nature centers, bowling, movies and more.
Shopping abounds, with stores that appeal to all needs and tastes. And there are more dining options than you could ever imagine, from world class haute cuisine to ‘fast casual’ and everything in between.
When you come to our corner of the Rockies, be ready for fun and adventure. Try a classic
Colorado experience like whitewater rafting through red rock canyons, or horseback riding though meadows or wildflowers and groves of quaking aspen trees.
Mountain bike over the multitude of single-track trails and bike paths that interconnect the valley and the ski areas or experience the serenity of fly fishing in a mountain stream, teeming with wild trout.
The Vail Valley is also home to a plethora of entertainment opportunities. As home to the Bravo! Colorado Music Festival, you can relish in the sounds of many of the worlds finest classical orchestras. there are also an amazing array of musical options, from bluegrass and blues festivals, to good ol’ rock and roll.
So get ready to spend some quality and memorable time with your family in this amazing place we call home…The Vail Valley!