Vail is an exceptional family ski resort, offering year-round Vail kids activities for children of every age. Winter Vail family activities include skiing and snowboarding, ice skating, snowshoeing, dog sledding and hot air balloon tours. Families will enjoy Adventure ridge, which offers ski bikes, children's snowmobile track, family tubing lanes and more. Vail summer activities include hiking, whitewater rafting, fly fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking and a variety of championship golf courses. Guests of Destination Resorts Vail receive discounted equipment rentals from Vail Sports and Vail Ski Base.
In the evening, Vail Village and Lionshead Village offer wonderful, kid-friendly dining and shopping opportunities throughout the year. Vail family activities can include huddling around the fire and listening to stories of astronomy and animals hosted by the Gore Range Natural Science School.