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Discover Awe, In a Place Like Nothing on Earth

When you first step foot in Vail, setting your sights on the majestic mountains and charming village, it’ll start to sink in. You’re in a place truly like nothing on earth. You’ll feel the tingle of anticipation as your family starts talking about the day, with endless opportunities at your feet and memories waiting to be made.


A Family Itinerary for Your Best Trip to Vail

A day in Vail is unlike any other, filled with special moments on and off the mountain. Starting your day on the mountain, you and your family won’t waste any time once you see the new snowfall and feel the cool mountain air. With 5,289 acres of skiable terrain, Vail boasts some of the most renowned runs in the world. And that’s not to mention the incomparable Back Bowls, with wide-open swaths of fresh powder for you and your family to explore. 

Off the mountain, the first stop for any ski family is après. While the kids sip on homemade hot chocolate, you can enjoy a delicious cocktail from one of Vail’s many esteemed après spots, while watching the sun set over the last few runs of the day. 

Endless family fun awaits in the villages. With abundant shopping and a variety of entertainment options, you can feel a certain energy in the air in town. It feels like another world, yet like you’re right at home, all at once. It ignites your curiosity and fuels your sense of adventure.

Just as the atmosphere inspires you, so will the world-class dining scene. Whether you’re a pizza purveyor or fine-dining aficionado, dining in Vail is second to none, with options for every palate. To put a cap on an already incredible day, stroll the heated, cobblestone streets and make your way to one of the ice rinks in town to skate under the stars. It’s the perfect finish to a day that’ll undoubtedly inspire a family tradition.

For a more detailed family itinerary, check out this article> 


Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So what better way to explore a family vacation in Vail than through the lens of our seasoned visitors and guests? Explore the best of Vail from our visitors’ point of view, from on-mountain adventures for the whole family to the simple luxury of the Village. Add your own photos using #Vail and #VailSnow next time you post!


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