As spring travelers search for vacation destinations that bring fun, sun, and family time, it is easy to see why Vail is a popular choice! If you haven't yet planned a spring trip to Vail, then it is time to add it to your to-do list! To inspire you, here are a few activities you can enjoy while you're in town.
Hit the Slopes
Vail Ski Resort has some of the best ski slopes in the world! The latter half of ski season always brings bluebird days, soft now, and gorgeous conditions. The slopes stay open until late April, so you can ski and snowboard well into the spring. Pack your sunscreen and get ready to have some fun!
Try a New Snow Sport
Want to play outside but looking for an alternative to skiing or snowboarding? You've got a few options! Snow tubing is fun for all ages. It is the perfect way to spend an afternoon with the family while getting a small adrenaline rush. For a calmer activity, try snowshoeing. For an unexpected option, check out the fat tire biking options! If you've never heard of a fat tire bike, it is a biking option that allows riders to bike on unstable or soft surfaces such as snow. It's a blast!
The biggest shopping hubs in Vail Valley are Vail Village and Lionshead. As you stroll through town, you'll find dozens of shops selling everything from ski gear to Western attire to art! The cobblestone streets are charming, and the shopping options are extensive. Local favorite shops include The Golden Bear, Gorsuch, Cos Bar, Kemo Sabe, Lionshead Jewelers, and the Boot Lab. Whether you're after souvenirs, gifts, or something to treat yo'self with, you're sure to find what you're looking for!
Explore Vail's Culture
Head indoors for a bit and visit one of Vail's cultural attractions! The Colorado Snowsports Museum offers visitors a deep dive into the history of Vail and snow sports. For all of the art that your heart could desire, check out Vail's amazing art galleries! For a special treat, head to Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, which features a stunning collection of alpine plants.
What's your favorite spring activity in Vail? Tell us in the comments!