Nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, Vail Village/Lionshead is an oasis of mountain beauty, offering a plethora of activities that cater to outdoor enthusiasts, foodies, and shoppers alike. With its unique blend of Alpine charm and contemporary amenities, it's no surprise that this scenic destination is highly regarded as a haven full of fun things to do. As you plan your trip, you'll find there's truly something for everyone.
Things to Do
Your adventure begins in Vail Mountain Village. Famed for its pristine skiing conditions, the village offers something for every level of skier or snowboarder. With trails that wind through breathtaking snow-covered landscapes, it's easy to see why this location is a top choice for winter sports enthusiasts. But don't let the snow fool you; Vail Mountain Village is not just a winter destination. Summertime opens up hiking trails, bike paths, and outdoor concerts, making it a year-round delight.
For the nature lover, a visit to the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens is a must. As the highest botanical garden in the world, this enchanting oasis boasts a variety of alpine flora and fauna. Each season reveals a new aspect of the gardens' beauty, from the vibrant wildflowers of summer to the golden hues of fall.
Vail Farmers’ Market is a foodie's paradise, boasting a wide selection of locally-sourced produce, artisanal foods, and handcrafted goods. From tasting the sweetest Colorado peaches to savoring locally-made cheese, the Farmers Market provides a cornucopia of flavors that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.
Lionshead Village offers a wide array of boutique shops, fine dining establishments, and upscale accommodations. Its charming pedestrian-friendly streets are the perfect place to take a leisurely stroll, window shop, and enjoy a gourmet meal.
Experience the mountain landscape from a different perspective with Vail Stables. Offering guided horseback rides, you can take in the mountain views, meandering trails, and Colorado's brilliant blue skies atop a gentle horse. It's an unforgettable experience that is perfect for the whole family.
On a hot summer's day, there's nothing more refreshing than a leisurely float down the river with Turtle Tubing. Simply sit back, relax, and let the gentle current carry you down the scenic Colorado River.
Epic Discovery provides an array of fun-filled activities for the whole family. From ziplining to alpine coasters, it promises an adventure-packed day that is as thrilling as it is memorable.
After a day of exploring, it's time to unwind at The Remedy Bar. With a menu of innovative cocktails and a stunning view of the surrounding mountain landscape, it's the perfect place to relax and reflect on your adventures.
Explore the Beauty of Ford Park
Ford Park, nestled in the heart of Vail, is a lovely green space offering an array of recreational opportunities, from picnicking spots to a scenic sculpture garden, making it an ideal location to spend an afternoon.
Sunbird Park & Playground, with its fun-filled play areas and well-maintained paths, offers the perfect spot for a family day out. Kids can explore the playground while adults enjoy the peaceful, park-like surroundings.
Enjoy Outdoor Activities at Bighorn Park
Bighorn Park offers open spaces for a variety of outdoor activities, from picnics and barbecues to fishing in the park's beautiful pond. It's a great place to enjoy a sunny day with the family.
Buffehr Creek Park offers impressive views of the surrounding landscape. Enjoy a leisurely walk along the trail, have a picnic, or simply sit back and take in the natural beauty of the area.
About The Vail Luxe Group
The Vail Luxe Group was brought to life by Dana Dennis Gumber and Rebekah Zenor, two of the most successful real estate agents in the Vail Valley. If you're looking to buy or sell a home or have any questions about the Vail Village/Lionshead real estate market, contact The Vail Luxe Group
today. They look forward to helping you get to know this beautiful area!*Header photo courtesy of Vail Luxe Group