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Vail Family Activites

Austria-haus_exterior_v3.jpgMountain activities in Vail have been a family tradition for generations. Make a new tradition with your family by visiting Colorado's vacation headquarters. With more than enough activities and attractions to keep everyone in the family entertained, you'll be glad you chose Vail as your vacation destination.

No matter the season, the mountain activities for kids and adults alike are almost endless. Join us any time of year to experience the magic of a Vail family vacation.

Winter Mountain Activities in Vail

  • Stop by Adventure Ridge for the snow tubing, ski biking, kids snowmobiling, and one amazing snow park that measures the length of a football field for all the snowy adventures you could ask for. Set off on some snowshoes to explore the terrain, or experience all the fun of nighttime snow tubing. For all your winter dreams come true, there's even a bungee trampoline. Be sure to pack the camera to record memories that will last a lifetime! And don't forget to warm up with a signature hot chocolate in the lodge before you call it a day.
  • Dying to check out the wicked Vail backcountry and test your skill in the Bowls? Not to worry, the kids will be having the time of their lives in Vail, leaving you to venture off for some alone time or explore the trails with your sweetie.

Summer Mountain Activities in Vail

Summer in the mountains is taking on a whole new feel with Vail's Epic Discovery. With Adventure Courses, Ziplines, a Mountain Coaster, and much more, the options are endless. Start the adventure off with a Scenic Gondola Ride from Lionshead or Vail Village and experience magical views of the Vail Valley as a family.

Get the best value on a day of adventure with one of our pass options, the Adventure Pass or Scout Sampler. Or sample some of the Epic Discovery activities with Individual Activity Tickets.


Vail may have forged its epic reputation in winter sports, but by no means does it pale in the summer sun. Family activities for everyone abound when the seasons turn, and you won't want to miss your chance to experience the warm, sunny side of Vail. With out-of-this-world weather and mountain vistas for miles, it's an outdoor paradise year-round.

  • Adventure Ridge transforms into a plethora of mini golf, bocce ball, horseshoes, disc golf, ziplining, ropes challenge course, and more! It even features a rebound trampoline and climbing wall especially for the little ones.
  • Vail guided hikes are one of the most popular ways to see the valley, and fun for the whole family.
  • Always popular, the Discovery Center is a great way to sneak some educational benefit in for the kids, while keeping them - and you - entertained.
  • It wouldn't be summer in Vail without a horseback ride through the Valley! See the sights from a whole new perspective for a memorable day in the heart of Vail.
  • Looking for more ideas? Explire teh camelot hot air ballooning, available between June and September.

For more information about family activities in Vail, give us a call at (855) 399-7625 to book your room, or contact Austria Haus Hotel for more information and activity details.

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