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*Alpine Adventures Dog Sledding

Alpine Adventures offers the best in dogsled excitement in the Vail Valley. Dogsledding is great for people of all ages and allows alpine dogsledding customers from ages 9 and up to mush the dogs. Children ages 3-8 can ride in the basket of the dogsled while another adult mushes the team. Alpine Adventures currently has around 100 Alaskan and Siberian Huskies ranging in age from puppies to 15 years. They are open 7 days a week during the winter season creating memories for every family, group of friends and individuals who are looking for an enjoyable winter activity.

Vail,Beaver Creek
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*Nova Guides

Nova Guides offer adventures in both the summer and the winter, ranging from snowmobiling and snowcat tours to teambuilding, mountain biking, white water rafting, jeep tours and everything in between. Whether you're looking for fun with your family or your friends, there will definitely be something for everyone at this amazing lodge. If you're looking to spend the night there are lodge rentals and you can even book your wedding venue here! Perfect for the peaceful mountain setting you've been searching for.

Vail,Beaver Creek
Family,Grown Ups

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*Sage Outdoor Adventures

Sage Outdoor Adventures is a family owned and operated guide service serving Vail and Beaver Creek, Eagle and more. The adventures are perfect for groups of friends and families alike, from water to land based fun, you're sure to have an adrenaline rush on your excursion.

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Family,Grown Ups

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4 Eagle Ranch

Crisp mountain air, star-lit skies and a horse-drawn sleigh all await you at 4 Eagle Ranch. When you first arrive, you may choose to enjoy a warm drink and a bowl of Juan’s famous chili before snuggling under cozy blankets for an unforgettable sleigh ride beneath wide open, star-lit skies. When you return, an authentic ranch dinner will be waiting for you with some of the finest cooking this side of the Continental Divide. 


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Adventure Ridge

Vail Mountain offers everything from fun, on-mountain activities like Ropes Challenge Courses and a Zip Flyer to trails you can enjoy on your own two feet - or wheels. With dining options at the top of both gondolas as well as live music Friday and Saturday nights, your summer trip to Vail isn't complete without a ride on Gondola One in Vail Village and the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead.


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Alpine Arts Center

Alpine Arts Center offers art classes for all ages at all stages! From Mommy and Me Get Messy to Beginning Pottery, Digital Photography, and Cocktails & Canvas, there is something for everyone, with regular classes and options to drop-in for just a day.  Alpine Arts Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am-6pm for drop in activities and paint your own pottery, or come in shop for local jewelry, artwork, pottery, and art supplies. 

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Alpine River Outfitters

Alpine River Outfitters is Colorado fly fishing at its finest, offering guided fly fishing trips year round. Vail, Colorado offers some of the best fly fishing in the US. Alpine River Outfitters offers their trips on both private and public water, while providing all the gear you need for a successful day of fly fishing in the Rocky Mountains. The guides are all incredibly experienced fly fishers who live locally and fish throughout the state. Come out for a day of float or wade fishing trips with the company that makes it their priority to offer the best guides, fishing and retail operation in the region.

Beaver Creek,Edwards
Family,Grown Ups

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Apex Mountain School

Apex Mountain School specializes in climbing and mountaineering adventures, skills training for backcountry preparedness, and group activities at the base of the Rocky Mountains. They are Vail's oldest continually owned mountaineering school and climbing guide service. Their credentials are unmatched as they have over 75 years combined experience, more American Mountain Guide Association training sessions and certifications than any other guiding service in the area.

Beaver Creek,Avon
Family,Grown Ups,Historical and Educational

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Art of the Valley Gallery

Art of the Valley Gallery features original paintings, photography and sculpture by a range of emerging and established award winning Colorado area artists. The gallery represents a varied range of styles, techniques and mediums that showcase the beauty of the Colorado and western region.


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Avon Public Library

If you're on vacation in Avon and looking for a quality book or just a quiet place to get away, the Avon Public Library is your best option. They have wireless internet and a wonderful selection of books.

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Bearcat Stables

Bearcat Stables offers horseback riding for all abilities in an Old Western Rocky Mountain Ranch atmosphere. They offer rides from 1 to 4 hours, the most advanced of which serves lunch. If you are searching for a truly unique experience, join them for the Vail to Aspen ride which lasts 4 days and 3 nights creating memories you will never forget under the beautiful starlit sky of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. They even offer horse drawn sleigh rides followed by gourmet dinner at their historic mountain cabin, just 15 minutes from Beaver Creek. 

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Beaver Creek Bungee Trampoline

Beaver Creek Bungee Trampoline is located in the Beaver Creek Village at the base of the Centennial Express Chairlift and offers a fun place for kids of all ages to feel like they're flying on this fun trampoline. It is open from 9 AM until 5 PM with an opening date of Memorial Day. 

Beaver Creek,Avon

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Beaver Creek Children's Museum

The Beaver Creek Children's Museum educates kids of all ages in a fun and engaging way. The Children's Museum is located in the village next to the Beaver Creek Hiking Center. The museum consists of featured exhibits, special presentations such as educational workshops, star-gazing nights, and so much more. Some of the exhibits featured at the museum include toddler town, the computer zone, science gadgets, a fossil dig, a fish tank and a working theatrical stage filled with costumes and props. Best of all, admission to the Children's Museum is completely free of charge.

Beaver Creek,Avon
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Beaver Creek Children’s Ski and Snowboard School

Beaver Creek Children’s Ski and Snowboard School meets in Gerald R. Ford Hall and groups the kids into lessons by ability and by age to provide the most comprehensive lesson possible. Registration begins at 8:30 AM and the lessons offered range from half day to full day and the instructors have the patience and the personality to get your kids on the slopes and keep them smiling on the mountain. Take a look at their site to determine which package is best for your child or teen.


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