While the activities available at Vail and the surrounding areas are too numerous to take in on a single trip, it's always fun to try! In addition to year-round on-mountain activity, you can always take in the international culture through shopping and dining, feel the thrill of the rivers, tour the local breweries, take a backcountry ride, or just get outside and take a family photo from the perfect spot. Learn it all to do it all!

Gore Creek Fly Fisherman - Lionshead

Gore Creek Fly Fisherman is recognized as Vail Valley's oldest and most prominent guide service for over thirty years. The guide staff are incredibly experienced and talented, and share a love of teaching the art of fly fishing. Many say the most exciting thing, year after year, is the look of shock and excitement on peoples' faces when they catch their very first fish. From Gore Creek Fly Fisherman you have access to the Colorado River, Eagle River, Gore Creek, the Roaring Fork, Yampa River, and the most extensive National Forest Service permits in the Vail Valley so you are sure to have quite the adventure when you join them on a float trip.

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High Adventure 4x4 Adventures

If you're looking for a true adventure in Beaver Creek, want to be able to see parts of the area you otherwise would have never known existed and want an activity that is fun for the whole family, 4x4 tours are the answer. Tours begin at Spruce Saddle on Beaver Creek Mountain and highlight the natural and geological beauty of the area. 

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High Gear Cyclery

High Gear Cyclery provides a hub for cycling enthusiasts.  Whether you’re a weekend warrior or hardcore racer, commuter or tourer, expert or beginner, High Gear shares your passion for bicycles. Offered are road and mountain bikes from select brands, as well as cycling gear and clothing for performance and style.

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Inyodo Martial Arts

Inyodo Martial Arts offers classes 7 days a week for all ages and skill levels. They are highly regarded for their athletic building, life-skill oriented Taekwondo program, professional Kickboxing, Brazilian Jui-Jitsu classes and PeeWee/ Litle Ninja programs. They really do have a program to match each person's individual needs. In addition to the traditional programs, they also have a Vail competition team and women's self-defense seminars.

Beaver Creek,Edwards
Family,Grown Ups

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Lakota Guides

If you and your friends and family are looking for a true adventure, look no further than Lakota Guides. They offer all levels of truly incredible trips including rafting trips, offroading and EPIC trips. These "Exclusive Programs In Colorado" range from stand-up paddle boarding to night vision rafting, ATV rides, and horseback riding. These activities will get your adrenaline racing, your heart pumping, and with a setting like gorgeous Colorado, will rejuvenate you in every sense of the word.

Beaver Creek,Edwards

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Mountain Musher Dog

Mountain Musher offers the best dog sledding in the Vail Valley with private beautiful trails, free from snowmobiles, in the quiet mountain air. They run on a private trail in Wolcott, CO, sledding through the glades of Aspen and Pine trees. They often see wildlife including fox, coyote, deer and elk. 

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Nature Discovery Center

Explore an array of natural history exhibits about local wildlife such as ravens, weasels, lynx, and black bears. Nature Hikes and Snowshoe Tours are also offered from the Nature Discovery Center. From animal tracks to the mountain pine beetle, the Nature Discovery Center is your source for all things wild.


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Nottingham Lake & Cabin

The Log Cabin on Nottingham Lake servers as the central headquarters for Avon’s summer and winter activities in Nottingham Park. During the summer there are paddle boats that can be used on the lake along with athletic sports equipment to use around the park such as soccer balls, frisbees, and croquet sets. During the winter months, the ice rinks are open for ice skating.


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Paragon Guides

Paragon Guides have over 34 years experience providing outdoor adventures to the Vail community. They have a wide variety of excursions to choose between, in both the summer and the winter. The experience they provide allows the participants to get a lot out of their time exploring, including personal growth and an expanding knowledge of the outdoors. One unique feature they offer is the opportunity to lease a llama to help carry gear on your camping trip or to spend the afternoon with one of the llamas as you hike through the forest and meadows. 

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Piece Art Gallery

 This newly opened gallery (formerly Pismo Fine Art Glass, Vail Colorado) presents the works of several generations of artists as well as craftsmen and craftswomen. A focus on glass remains the primary interest and vision of the gallery. However, other mediums like ceramic and bronze are present.

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Riverwalk Theatre

When the idea of a relaxing afternoon beckons, it's time to settle down into a comfortable chair, relax and enjoy a show at the Riverwalk Theatre in Edwards. Featuring popular movies you're looking to see, the venue provides friends and family  time to relax and be entertained. The ticket prices are also very reasonable at $10 for adults and $7 for child/matinee.

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Small World Play School

The Small World Play School is an exclusive program created just for kids ages 2 months through 6 years old. The program is designed to keep their brains active through activities in the child care centers that fit their age and stage. The program is operated by Vail Resorts and meets or exceeds the standards set by the Colorado Department of Human Services for ski area child care facilities. The Small World Play School offers half day and full day options for added convenience.

Beaver Creek,Avon

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Sonnenalp Golf Club

At the Sonnenalp Golf Club, the private club ambiance which prevails here affords you the opportunity to enjoy an uncrowded, unhurried day spent in the company of friends. Golfers of all levels will enjoy the everyday playability of the course and the challenge it offers to those who seek it. Surrounded by the spectacular natural beauty of the Colorado Rockies, the award-winning layout and impeccably maintained grounds take you to elevated tees with inviting fairways framed by spectacular mountain views.

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The Club at Cordillera

With the majestic Rocky Mountains providing an awe-inspiring backdrop, The Club at Cordillera offers members an incomparable lifestyle experience. From world-class golf to a winter wonderland filled with unlimited recreational and leisure activities, Cordillera leaves members craving for more.


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