Whether you’re a skilled skier or a beginner, a Vail skiing holiday is a right fit for a fun-filled winter vacation for the whole family.
With more than 5,289 acres of downhill and cross-country trails, Vail is a popular destination and the biggest single ski mountain in North America. Not only does it feature great skiing opportunities at all levels of skiers, it also offers plenty to do off the slopes.
Planning Your Vail Skiing Holiday
Vail ski resorts provide a family friendly atmosphere, and many of them will help with your travel arrangements including air travel, ground transportation, lodging, lift tickets, and more.
You can also make arrangements to rent ski or snowboard equipment through them, as well as make arrangements for other activities around Vail. It pays to plan ahead, and watch for specials.
If you’re new to skiing or want to improve your skills, as you’d expect in a ski destination, various lessons are available. The staff at the Vail Ski Resort has a diverse staff that brings years of experience and skill to the slopes, along with state of the art facilities.
Lessons are offered for groups of adults or children, and private lessons are offered for groups of up to six people. If you want to talk with them about setting up lessons, you can call them at 970-SKI-VAIL.
Other Things to Do in Vail
Complementary Mountain Ski/Snowboard tours leave from Le Grand Rouge Coffee house or from the Mid Vail Sky School each morning at 10:30. Other than skiing, Vail is known for its challenging hiking trails, ice climbing, and scenic panoramic views, but when you’re ready to relax, Vail Village offers world-class dining, galleries, shopping, nightlife and spas.
For families, there are programs geared to include kids through the Adventure Ridge adventure center. Other things to do while you’re there include activities like free concerts, a free family movie, or visit the Betty Ford alpine gardens. Vail is one of those destinations that truly has something for everyone.