Vail is a haven of winter activities teens love, on and off the slopes, under the sun or moon.
SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Vail Ski and Snowboard School offers teen programs for ages 13-15. Terrain parks are spread across Vail’s front-side runs, Golden Peak being the hub, and park and pipe lessons are also available. For a more tailored experience, a private lesson allows for up to six students.
On the heels of the holiday bustle, January is a month when Vail sighs into some of winter’s best and calmest skiing. With the crowds gone, leaving the slopes tantalizingly vacant, it’s a great time to dine at three of Vail’s smaller, yet remarkable, on-mountain lodges. Here’s an insider’s guide.
No matter which holiday you celebrate during December, Vail is a magical place to enjoy it. Lights and garlands hang from lampposts, buildings and trees, illuminating the blanketing snow with a welcoming glow. Firepits offer places to stop and warm your hands. Ice skaters shout and laugh on quaint rinks. Making the season even more festive is Vail Holidaze, December 16-18 & 31.
Vail will be open from Friday, November 25, 2016, and will close Sunday, April 23, 2017.
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Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week returns September 30 through October 9, 2016. The fouth annual event will be throughout Vail and Beaver Creek. Restaurant week features a wide variety of prix fixe dining specials all set at $20.16. To further enhance the already wonderful dining experience, each bite will be perfectly paired with stunning autumn vistas sweeping across the spectacular mountain backdrops of Vail and Beaver Creek.
While changing aspens dazzle the surrounding mountainsides, Vail hums with events and festivals.
Bavarian tradition comes to the picturesque Rocky Mountains for Vail Oktoberfest™ the weekends of Sept. 9-11 in Lionshead and Sept. 16-18 in Vail Village.