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Winter in Vail
- 715 West Lionshead Circle
- Vail, Colorado
- 81657 USA
Winter in Vail
The snow is falling, the skis and snowboards are waxed, the fires are lit. There are 300 days of sunshine and an average of 350 inches of pure, light snow. This is what winter in Vail, Colorado is all about. But there are also plenty of activities that don’t require skis or a snowboard – just an adventurous spirit.
Colorado's Premier Ski Vacation Resort
All four seasons in Vail, Colorado brilliantly produce what you would expect; spring flowers, perfect summer nights, crisp cool air and changing leaves that arrive with fall, and snowy winter slopes. For ski and bike rentals on property, contact Charter Sports by calling 1-888-295-9797.
The activities in Vail are endless, including:
- Snow skiing: Vail Mountain (0.1 mi) or Beaver Creek (12 mi)
- Biking trails
- Fly-fishing (1 mi)
- Hiking trails
- Horseback riding
- Adventure Ridge at the top of the Gondola
- Family friendly activities
Epic Season Ski Pass
Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing
There are plenty of alternatives to skiing if you need a break from the slopes. Set out to explore the backcountry trails through White River National Forest or have a guided snowshoe tour with an expert naturalist from the Nature Discovery Center at the top of the Eagle-Bahn Gondola. Vail’s Nordic Center offers snowshoeing and Nordic trails that follow Gore Creek. Whatever you choose to do, there are many trails to explore.
Vail’s Mountaintop Adventure Center allows you to play all day and night. Have fun tubing, skibiking, trampolines, snowshoeing and a kids’ snowmobile track or enjoy a meal with a view at Bistro 14.
Please call our concierge desk at 970-476-4444 for further details.
Vail offers a wide variety of music genres in their concert series. See what is going on while you are in town.
Take a ride on a snowmobile through endless miles of open meadows in White River National Forest to truly explore winter in the Rockies. Whether you choose a one- to two-hour tour or a half or full day tour, you are guaranteed to experience stunning views and the thrill of the adventure. Lap tracks and smaller snowmobiles are available for kids who want to take a ride on their own. Our concierge can help arrange a trip to tailor to your needs.
From dancing to the band, to singing along with the band, or even bellying up to the bar when the sun goes down, Vail offers every type of bar or nightclub to suit your style and mood.
Nordic activities include snowshoe, cross-country, and backcountry ski tours utilizing 33 trailheads on the White River National Forest.
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort is only 150 yards from the Eagle-Bahn Gondola, the quickest way to the top of Vail Mountain, and perfect for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. Uncover the Front Side, Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin. If you are seeking an adrenaline rush, head to one of the three terrain parks that Vail Mountain has to offer. Other activities on the mountain include snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, tubing and snowmobiling.
Call Charter Sports, our in-house rental company, at 888-295-9797, or click on their discounted early reservation form below to reserve ski or snowboard rentals. Guests of Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa receive a 20% discount on any rentals.
Vail Square (formally Lionshead Village), featuring a variety of souvenir and specialty shops, restaurants, and Vail Valley's only gondola, is located less than a mile west of Vail Village and adjacent to the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort.
Vail presents hundreds of boutique shops and ski shops. Find the perfect pair of ski boots or an unexpected piece of jewelry. Everything from apparel to art with many unique stores in between including A Secret Garden, Mountain Dog Biscuits, Gorsuch and more.
Our fitness center provides all the equipment you need to keep your daily routine on track. Accessible 24 hours a day with your key, the fitness center features:
- Star Trac elliptical machines
- Star Trac treadmills
- Stationary bikes
- Leg extension/leg curl Hoist machine
- Free weights
- And much more!
Golden Leaf Spa
Golden Leaf Spa offers a variety of beauty and therapeutic regimes for men and women of all ages. Relax. Rejuvenate. Invigorate. Our licensed and educated team of professionals will expertly personalize every guest's therapeutic needs. Take advantage of our spa amenities including a 24-hour fully-equipped fitness center; heated pools; whirlpools, and a steam room privately housed in each locker facility.