Whenever you head out to unfamiliar climes, you need to be prepared for the unexpected — a tumble on the trail, a rainstorm, a road so bumpy it leaves the back seat passengers queasy
Unlike most rental condos, The Antlers at Vail come equipped with aluminum foil, plastic wrap and containers, a fully equipped kitchen and more. The location also can’t be beat—at the Lionshead base area a short walk on a pedestrian path from Vail Village.
Local kids in Vail Valley say there’s so much to love about the area. Hear directly from kids themselves about their favorite ski runs, off slope activities and more!
Food certainly has come a long way at ski resorts, including options for those who are Vegan, Vegetarian Gluten Free. But it is expensive – my Ramen was nearly $16.
The condos here range from one to four bedrooms but they all are unique—the one bedroom we have, for example, has a separate alcove with two bunk beds—perfect for a young family.
And what better place to be than Vail -- and Vail’s legendary Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin. And though much of the terrain is for experts, you’ll find trails that suit every level and every style of skier.
The newly re-opened Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum (it’s free!) in Vail is a great place to learn about the tremendous influence those 10th Mountain Division veterans who founded the modern US ski industry
Every day at The Sebastian, a family-oriented hotel in the heart of Vail Village, there is a complimentary kids’ activity so parents can relax over a drink in the Frost bar, grab a nap or luxuriate in a spa treatment
At the Four Seasons Vail, men come for a restorative massage after skiing including the “brew and renew” that incorporates warmed cans of Crazy Mountain Brew rather than hot stones. The treatment finishes with a can of cold beer.
These days across ski country you’ll find not only plenty of old-fashioned celebrations for Independence Day but also a growing number of mountaintop and mountainside activities