things to do during your vail vacation

Vail Activities

With such an impressive landscape and so much going on throughout the year, there’s never a shortage of things to see and do in the Vail Valley. Delight in world-renowned downhill, nordic and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, ice climbing, and snowshoeing during the winter, plus endless year-round Vail activities such as Epic Discovery (on Vail Mountain), hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, golf, horseback riding, climbing, zipline, white water rafting and other river sports such as kayaking and stand up paddleboarding.

Catch a show at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater or a sporting event at Ford Park, home to several athletic competitions. Exciting annual events include the Audi Birds of Prey World Cup, GoPro Mountain Games, Vail Film Festival, Bravo Vail Music Festival and the International Dance Festival to name just a few. View this helpful calendar of upcoming events in Vail to plan your visit and feel free to stop by the front desk at the Highline Vail DoubleTree Hotel for our top recommendations and assistance booking your Vail activities.

Vail Valley

Explore things to do in the Vail Valley–events, festivals, concerts, tours and more.

Vail Lifestyle Hikers in Summer

Fun in Vail happens year round. Hiking, mountain biking, cruiser bike ride, fly-fishing, rafting, climbing, shopping, exploring!  There is so much to do and explore for everyone.

Vail Lifestyle Vail Events

Check out the Town of Vail and Vail Mountain’s events calendar for all the happenings year round.

Vail Lifestyle Mountain Biking Family

Choose a comfort cruiser bike, mountain bike, or road bike to enjoy the lush scenery and fresh Vail mountain air.

Sage Outdoor Adventures

Our preferred offsite Vail activities partner offers snowmobiling, rafting, horseback riding, ATV rentals, clay shooting and more!

Iron Mountain
Hot Springs
Located in Glenwood Springs, CO

Iron Mountain Hot Springs’ 16 natural mineral pools offer everything you need to relax, restore and rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. Receive 10% off your next booking using the “HI-LINE” Promo code! We recommend that you book early asd time slot fill up quickly.

Vail Lifestyle Epic Mountain Express

Epic Mountain Express offer shuttles to/from Denver Airport and Eagle County Airport, as well as private charters, and group event transportation around Vail. Call Highline Vail, or speak to a Highline representative to book your shuttle. We encourage you to book more than 48 hours in advance to avoid any delays.

Vail Lifestyle Matias Luxury Rides

Let Matias Luxury Rides navigate the mountain roads while you enjoy the mountain scenery and the company of your friends, family, business partners or coworkers. Call Highline Vail, or speak to a Highline representative to book your next private vehicle to/from the mountains!

Epic Discovery

Explore Vail Adventure Courses, Ziplines, a Mountain Coaster, Tubing Hills, a Climbing Wall, Bungee Trampoline, and much more.

Winter Activities

Not only does Vail have amazing skiing and snow boarding, you can enjoy numerous other Colorado winter activities. There’s something for everyone. Snow biking, tubing, ice skating, snow shoeing, ice climbing, shopping, fly fishing, nordic or cross-country skiing, and more. Our world class ski and snowboard destination has so much to offer in the category of fun for everyone.

Vail Lifestyle Vail Lift Tickets

Purchase Vail lift tickets online 7 days or more in advance for the biggest savings.

Vail Lifestyle Snowmobile
NOVA GUIDES (in Red Cliff, CO)

There’s more than skiing in Colorado in the winter. Experience a snowmobile adventure you won’t forget with guided tours from our partners Nova Guides. With access to over 100 miles of groomed trails, the opportunities are limitless.

Receive a 10% discount when you book through our Front Desk/Concierge team at Highline Vail!

Vail Lifestyle Skiers Walking

From beginner to advanced, Charter Sports offers quality ski and snowboard equipment for your Vail adventures.