Things to do in Vail


Vail, Colorado, is truly one of the most beautiful destinations in the Rocky Mountains. Known for its world-class ski resort and luxury lifestyle, this picturesque destination offers stunning views in every direction. It is full of charming luxury hotels, remarkable restaurants, and fun activities for everyone.

Skiing and Snowboarding

If you are traveling to Vail in the winter, make sure to spend some time on the slopes. Vail is ranked among the top ski resorts in the whole world, and they have over 30 lifts that give access to everything from beginner terrain to double black diamond runs. Vail is one of the largest resorts in the country, so you will never feel too crowded while enjoying your time on the slopes.

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

This magnificent attraction allows guests to roam through a collection of high-alpine plants that thrive in this unique environment. They offer programs, exhibitions, and events throughout the summer that allow visitors to see beautiful alpine plants and gives them the chance to learn about the ecosystems surrounding Vail. Come relax and enjoy the crisp mountain air.

Relax at the Spa

Vail is home to several luxury spas that give guests the opportunity to receive a relaxing massage, rejuvenating body treatment, facial, manicure, or pedicure. The luxury environment provides relaxing décor and specialties like steam baths and relaxation rooms that will leave you rejuvenated and ready for anything.

Play Golf

If you are looking to enjoy golf on your trip to Vail, you are in luck. Vail is home to 7 world-class golf courses. There is a good mix of public and private courses, so you shouldn’t have too much trouble booking a tee time. Each course offers unique experiences but is sure to give you a wide variety of mountain terrain and unbelievable mountain backdrops in every direction.


Vail offers endless hiking opportunities ranging from short waterfall hikes to strenuous hikes to high alpine lakes. Some of the most popular trails include Booth Falls, Berrypecker Trail, and Notch Mountain Trail, but truly there isn’t a bad option nearby.

Looking for a luxury ride from DIA to Vail? Black Diamond Cars offers rides that give guests valuable time to relax, catch up on work, or have meaningful conversations while they travel in style.