Vail Ski Resort Activities, Tours & Things To Do

Look no further than Vail’s famous Adventure Ridge for the kids and the kid in you. Choose from ski bikes, a kid’s snowmobile track, and rip-roaring tubing lanes plus you can grab a bite at Bistro Fourteen.

Epic Mix Race Area is for those of you who like to get your race on. Pace yourself against your friends or the daily pacesetter and share your results.

Kids Adventures Zones are offer banked turns, tunnels, and more in a safe fun area that builds confidence and memories that last a lifetime.

Nature Discovery Centre

Atop The Eagle Bahn Gondola is the region’s highest altitude nature center, with fun exhibits that reveal the wonders of Vail’s wilderness. Free to visit for all ages.

Free Naturalist Guided Snowshoe Tours

Strap on some snowshoes for an educational tour through the forests atop Vail Mountain. Majestic alpine views while learning about winter ecology and animal adaptations awaits. Make sure you dress to remain outside in winter conditions for an hour. Snowshoes are provided. Ages 10 and up.

Free Evening Snowshoe Tour

Once again you travel by snowshoe through the distinct calm of the evening forest as you learn about the habits of nocturnal animals and other mountain creatures. Snowshoes are provided. Tours for ages 10 and up. Reservations required.

Forest Flyer Mountain Coaster

Location: Adventure Ridge
Fly through the forest on a raised alpine coaster, winding your way 3,400 feet down the mountain
Phone: +1 970-754-8245


Location: Nature Discovery Center
From animal tracks to the mountain pine beetle, guided snowshoe tours with an expert naturalist.
Phone: +1 970.754.3210

Ski Biking

Location: Adventure Ridge
Description: Nighttime guided tours are unique to only Vail.
Phone: +1 970.754.8245

Nature Discovery Center

Location: Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola, Vail Mountain
An array of natural history exhibits about local wildlife. Nature hikes and snowshoe tours are also offered from the Nature Discovery Center.
Phone: +1 970.754.4675

Scenic Gondola Rides

Location: Gore Mountain Range
If you aren’t skiing or riding, you can still experience one of the greatest views of the Vail Valley with a scenic gondola ride.
Phone: +1 970-754-8245

Kid’s Snowmobile

Awesome fun with Snowmobiles made for kids.
Children must be 6-12 years old, at least 42″ tall, and under 100 pounds.


Multi-lane hill features music, long runs, and “The Adventure Bahn” covered carpet to transport tubers to the top. Tubers must be 42″ or taller. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult in a separate tube.

Happy family at the end of a ride in an inflatable at a snow field