Things To Do in the Vail Valley

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Alpine Arts Center

280 Main Street
Unit C-101
Edwards
(970) 926-2732
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Alpine Arts Center is a hub of creativity located smack dab in the middle of the Vail Valley. For those who want to try their hand at artistic mediums such as ceramics, drawing, graphic design, jewelry making, painting, photography, sculpture and general arts and crafts, the center offers an array of classes, workshops and drop-in sessions for artists of all levels and ages. If you're...read more

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Bearcat Stables

2701 Squaw Creek Road
Edwards
(970) 926-1578
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Enjoy a magical outing at Bearcat Stables, which offers summer and winter horse-related activities and a cozy family-style restaurant. During the summer, enjoy guided single-day horseback rides or multi-day outings in the backcountry. When the weather turns cold and snowy, enjoy a romantic sleigh ride or a sleigh ride dinner. Whenever you go, budget in time to peruse the c. 1900s Bearden Homestead, which features historic...read more

Enjoy a magical outing at Bearcat Stables, which offers summer and winter horse-related activities and...read more

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Beaver Creek Resort

Beaver Creek Resort
Beaver Creek
(970) 754-4636
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Locals and tourists alike know that the luxurious Beaver Creek Ski Resort has earned its reputation as a world-class destination with some of the most beautiful views imaginable. This private resort is hidden from view and allows for an intimate and romantic getaway. Athletes and spectators come to Beaver Creek to not only enjoy the annual Birds of Prey World Cup, but also to try out...read more

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Eagle Climbing + Fitness

700 Chambers Avenue, Unit 7
Eagle
(970) 328-0893
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Eagle Climbing + Fitness is a brand-new, world-class indoor climbing facility with bouldering, top rope and lead climbing up to 42 feet. There are climbing options for everyone, from beginners to professionals, and the 8,000-square-foot open design is ideally suited for climbing competitions and special events. A contained, private teaching area is available for lessons, team practices, youth programs and birthday parties, which leaves the...read more

Eagle Climbing + Fitness is a brand-new, world-class indoor climbing facility with bouldering, top rope...read more

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EagleVail Golf Club

459 Eagle Drive
Avon
(970) 949-5267
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

The EagleVail Golf Club is one of the area’s older courses and was designed by Devlin/Von/Hagge to take advantage of the mountain environment. This par 71, 6189-yard public course offers a good value for residents and visitors alike with early and late season rates as well as twilight rates. Natural challenges abound: rivers, streams, ponds, wetlands, forests and gardens. Chill out at the Whiskey Hill...read more

The EagleVail Golf Club is one of the area’s older courses and was designed by...read more

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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road
Glenwood Springs
(970) 945-4228
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park does a theme park in a way only Colorado can: on top of a mountain. Located in Glenwood Springs (approximately 60 miles west of Vail on I-70), the park makes for a great family-friendly day trip from anywhere in the Vail Valley. The adventure starts right out of the gate with a scenic ride up Iron Mountain in the Glenwood Gondola....read more

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Iron Mountain Hot Springs

281 Centennial Street
Glenwood Springs
(970) 945-4766
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

The mineral-rich hot springs that bubble up along the Colorado River in Glenwood Springs have been reputed for centuries to have health benefits. Whether or not there is evidence for their ability to heal, it's hard to deny the relaxation benefits from spending an afternoon soaking in a hot springs pool. With 16 naturally shaped soaking pools and a freshwater family pool, all situated right...read more

The mineral-rich hot springs that bubble up along the Colorado River in Glenwood Springs have...read more

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Maker+Stitch

56 Edwards Village Boulevard, Unit 109
Edwards
(970) 569-2744
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Maker+Stitch is an artisan goods shop founded by two knitters, Cathryn and Liza. The shop offers beautiful yarns, knitting tools, accessories and handmade goods, all inspired by the beautiful landscape of the Colorado Rockies. While the focus of the shop is yarns and knitting kits, customers can also shop for handmade soaps, books, rugs, gift cards and more. In addition, Maker+Stitch offers several different interactive...read more

Maker+Stitch is an artisan goods shop founded by two knitters, Cathryn and Liza. The shop...read more

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Minturn Summer Concert Series

Little Beach Park and Amphitheater
100 Cemetery Road
Minturn
(970) 827-5645
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

The Minturn Summer Concert Series is a true locals' favorite. The free concerts happen on Thursday nights (rain or shine) in July and August at Little Beach Park and Amphitheater, which is tucked along Gore Creek. The views from the cozy amphitheater practically steal the show from the musicians, and it's the perfect event for the whole family because there's a playground adjacent to the...read more

The Minturn Summer Concert Series is a true locals' favorite. The free concerts happen on...read more

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Nova Guides

7088 Highway 24
Red Cliff
(719) 486-2656
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

If you're looking to enjoy a wide array of classic Colorado activities, Nova Guides in Red Cliff is your one-stop spot. During the summer take a jeep or ATV tour, enjoy whitewater rafting or fishing or even try out the popular paintball. In winter take a guided snowmobile tour or a top of the Rockies tour in a snow coach. In addition Nova Guides has a...read more

If you're looking to enjoy a wide array of classic Colorado activities, Nova Guides in Red...read more

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Piney River Ranch

700 Red Sandstone Road
Vail
(303) 905-4439
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Piney River Ranch is one of the Vail area's most spectacular summer and fall destinations for outdoor activities, wildlife viewing and relaxing in a peaceful, high alpine lake setting. This 40-acre ranch is about 12 miles from Vail and is surrounded by thousands of acres of backcountry wilderness. Such a setting makes it a standout location for weddings, events, family reunions and romantic getaways. Rustic...read more

Piney River Ranch is one of the Vail area's most spectacular summer and fall destinations...read more

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Rocky Mountain Silver and Beads

175 Main Street
Unit C-106
Edwards
(970) 926-1006
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Satisfy a creative urge at Rocky Mountain Silver and Beads, which features a wide array of gemstones and beads along with individual and group instruction. If you’re not up for crafting your own trinkets, choose from the store’s selection of regionally made jewelry. The shop also hosts fun-filled activities for kids' parties and other gatherings.read more

Satisfy a creative urge at Rocky Mountain Silver and Beads, which features a wide array...read more

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Root & Flower Wine & Cocktails

288 Bridge Street, Suite C4
Vail
(970) 763-5101
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

At Root & Flower, a tiny space located on one of Vail's bustling side streets, you'll find hugely exciting wine and cocktails. Breakfast bowls, small plates, soups, salads and sandwiches are also available. With a carefully curated wine and drinks menu, this is the place for a true beverage connoisseur — or for someone who wants to become one. While Root & Flower can become...read more

At Root & Flower, a tiny space located on one of Vail's bustling side streets,...read more

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Sage Outdoor Adventures

641 Lionshead Place
Vail
(970) 476-3700
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Whether it's your first time visiting the Vail Valley or you're a seasoned regular in the area, Sage Outdoor Adventures has you covered for summer and winter off-the-beaten-path Rocky Mountain adventures. With three whitewater rafting river outposts and a vast, 6,000-acre mountain ranch 25 minutes from Vail and Beaver Creek, Sage offers year-round outdoor fun. Other Sage adventures include snowmobiling, ATV tours, clay shooting and...read more

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Sage Outdoor Adventures

17 Ranch Road
Wolcott
(970) 476-3700
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Whether it's your first time visiting the Vail Valley or you're a seasoned regular in the area, Sage Outdoor Adventures has you covered for summer and winter off-the-beaten-path Rocky Mountain adventures. With three whitewater rafting river outposts and a vast, 6,000-acre mountain ranch 25 minutes from Vail and Beaver Creek, Sage offers year-round outdoor fun. Other Sage adventures include snowmobiling, ATV tours, clay shooting and...read more

Whether it's your first time visiting the Vail Valley or you're a seasoned regular in...read more

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Shakedown Bar

304 Bridge Street
Vail
(970) 479-0556
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

If you're looking for live music and place to revel in Vail's buzzing nightlife, then head on over to Shakedown Bar in Vail Village. This bar and music venue has a calendar stacked full of live entertainment offerings throughout Vail's winter season and on select days throughout the summer season. The 160-capacity space includes a stellar sound system and provides an intimate setting for enjoying...read more

If you're looking for live music and place to revel in Vail's buzzing nightlife, then...read more

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Synergy Center for Wellness

160 W. Beaver Creek Road
Avon
(970) 748-1911
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Your muscles are bound to shake and burn in the best possible way at this fitness studio. While group and private Pilates classes are Synergy's signature offering, they also teach classes in the M.E.L.T method, barre and TRX and offer a host BASI Pilates teacher-training courses. They offer 60- and 90-minute massages and have a small retail section with yoga and Pilates apparel.read more

Your muscles are bound to shake and burn in the best possible way at this...read more

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The Bookworm

295 Main Street, #C101
Edwards
(970) 926-7323
Riverwalk at Edwards
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Local bookstores are a vital resources for any community, and this is certainly true of the role The Bookworm plays in the Vail Valley. The store has been around for more than two decades, and it’s evolved a lot over that time. These days, it boasts a wide selection of new books by local, national and international authors as well as a cozy café and...read more

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Timberline Tours

1432 Chambers Avenue
Eagle
(970) 476-1414
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Plan your whitewater rafting or backcountry jeeping adventure with Timberline Tours. This outfitting company runs trips on the Arkansas, Colorado and Eagle rivers with professional guides and up-to-date gear. Jeep tours bring you deep into the mountains to find views, wildflowers and wildlife. read more

Plan your whitewater rafting or backcountry jeeping adventure with Timberline Tours. This outfitting company runs...read more

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Town of Avon Recreation Center

90 Lake Street
Avon
(970) 748-4060
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

The Avon Rec Center is at the core of the Avon community. With all-inclusive recreation programs and services available through affordable daily rates, punch cards and monthly memberships, the center is accessible to locals and visitors alike. The 40,000-square-foot facility has space for birthday parties, sports leagues and fitness classes, and childcare is available. The aquatics center is a popular feature, with a five-lane lap pool,...read more

The Avon Rec Center is at the core of the Avon community. With all-inclusive recreation...read more

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Town of Vail

241 S. Frontage Road
Suite 8150
Vail
(970) 477-3522
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Vail is a truly special place, full of magic and wonder. Of course, there's the obvious: 5,289 acres of skiing on Vail Mountain plus plenty of room to roam on foot or bike with 1,100 acres of open space within the town's boundaries and 350,000 acres of national forest land beyond that. There are art galleries, ski shops and fashion boutiques, coffee shops, pubs and...read more

Vail is a truly special place, full of magic and wonder. Of course, there's the...read more

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Vail Brewing Co.

41290 Highway 6
Units 2 & 3
Avon
(970) 470-4351
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Vail Brewing Co. is an independent craft brewery that specializes in hand-crafted beers brewed in small batches. Check out the wide selection of beers that range from hoppy to traditional, blends to cask-conditioned ales. Those who don't like beer can try the homemade kombucha in different flavors. Vail Brewing Co. has two locations, one in Avon and one in Vail, and both are lively and...read more

Vail Brewing Co. is an independent craft brewery that specializes in hand-crafted beers brewed in...read more

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Vail Brewing Co.

141 E. Meadow Drive
Suite 209
Vail
(970) 470-4622
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Vail Brewing Co. is an independent craft brewery that specializes in hand-crafted beers brewed in small batches. Check out the wide selection of beers that range from hoppy to traditional, blends to cask-conditioned ales. Those who don't like beer can try the homemade kombucha in different flavors. Vail Brewing Co. has two locations, one in Avon and one in Vail, and both are lively and...read more

Vail Brewing Co. is an independent craft brewery that specializes in hand-crafted beers brewed in...read more

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Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea Co. Roastery Cafe

23698 U.S. Highway 24
Minturn
(970) 827-4008
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Vail Mountain Coffee and Tea Co. is the primary coffee and tea provider for a variety of coffee houses, restaurants and resorts in the Vail area as well as throughout Colorado and neighboring states. They import 46 coffees and 60 teas from around the world with a commitment to micro-estate, single origin, sustainably farmed products. They freshly roast their coffees locally with expertise about the mountain...read more

Vail Mountain Coffee and Tea Co. is the primary coffee and tea provider for a...read more

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Vail Public Library

292 W. Meadow Drive
Vail
(970) 479-2184
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Vail Public Library is a place to relax, unwind and, of course, read a good book. But it's more than that. Located between Lionshead Village and Vail Village, this multimedia library is central to all that happens in Vail, and it is also a stone's throw away from Gore Creek, making it possible to check out a book and read it outside on a park...read more

Vail Public Library is a place to relax, unwind and, of course, read a good...read more

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Vail Racquet Club

4695 Vail Racquet Club Drive
Vail
(970) 476-4840
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Vail Racquet Club is a tennis destination and so much more. It’s a membership-based private health club and an expansive amenity for guests of Vail Mountain Racquet Club Resort, and the club offers drop-in rates for guests staying nearby. Eight outdoor courts — including three clay courts — offer guests the opportunity to play tennis seasonally with Vail's stunning Gore Range peaks as the backdrop. Racquets...read more

Vail Racquet Club is a tennis destination and so much more. It’s a membership-based private...read more

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Vail Racquet Club Mountain Resort

4695 Vail Racquet Club Drive
Vail
(970) 476-4840
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

In East Vail, a residential area with a hamlet-like feel, Vail Racquet Club Mountain Resort offers the experience of a true mountain getaway. Hiking and snowshoeing trails, mountain biking and fly fishing are all nearby, and Vail's ski slopes are a short car drive or bus ride away. Accommodations range from one-bedroom condos to three-bedroom townhomes. Conference and banquet facilities, including Royal Elk Terrace offering...read more

In East Vail, a residential area with a hamlet-like feel, Vail Racquet Club Mountain Resort...read more

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Vail Stables

915 Spraddle Creek Road
Vail
(855) 743-8324
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

A day spent at Vail Stables' ranch, located just northwest of Vail Village, can help you relax, connect with nature and remind you not to take yourself too seriously. That last part comes from a session of goat yoga, which is exactly what it sounds like: yoga, with goats. During goat yoga, participants practice standard yoga poses while several small goats wander around and in...read more

A day spent at Vail Stables' ranch, located just northwest of Vail Village, can help...read more

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Vilar Performing Arts Center

68 Avondale Lane
Beaver Creek
(970) 845-8497
Thing to Do in Vail Valley

Located right in the heart of gorgeous Beaver Creek, the Vilar Performing Arts Center is a year-round theater that presents Broadway musicals, concerts, dance, comedy shows and other live events. The 535-seat theater offers an intimate and inviting space that boasts high-quality acoustics and unobstructed views. The center also offers community programs as well as facility rentals.read more

Located right in the heart of gorgeous Beaver Creek, the Vilar Performing Arts Center is...read more