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Discover the Best Things to do This Winter in Avon, Beaver Creek, and Vail Valley

As the temperature drops and snow falls, the adventure heats up in the Vail Valley. Powder days entice you to set the alarm clock and claim "first tracks" on the perfect slopes of Vail and Beaver Creek Mountain Resorts. The backcountry of the White River National Forest beckons for exploration on snowmobiles or under your own power on snowshoes and cross-country skis. Perfectly groomed ice rinks invite families to lace up their skates and create unforgettable memories together. Start planning your winter getaway to Avon, Colorado by exploring some of our favorite cold-weather activities and things to do near our resort.
Colorado Skiing & Snowboarding

Skiing & Snowboarding

Safety is the cornerstone of the mountain experience this season. ​Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts are requiring face coverings to access their mountains and in all parts of their operations. To allow for physical distancing, they are managing access to the mountains through a reservation system that prioritizes pass holders and by limiting lift ticket sales


Snowmobiling in Avon


Create lifetime memories and enjoy stunning views of the Vail Valley. Explore more than 100 miles of trails in the White River National Forest! Nova Guides and Sage Outdoor Adventures are here to help make those memories happen.
Nordic Skiing and Snowshoeing, Colorado

Nordic Skiing and Snowshoeing

Discover the Vail Valley on a pair of snowshoes or cross-country skis at either of the Nordic Centers in Vail and Beaver Creek. You can choose a guided tour or set out on your own adventure in the national forest.
Ice Skating at Colorado

Ice Skating

Take the family skating at the many indoor and outdoor ice rinks throughout the Vail Valley. Glide across the ice, teach the kids to skate and and show off your best moves. Enjoy a day of family fun and feel like a kid again.
Educational, Avon


Explore diverse educational opportunities year-round at the lodge, including programs at the Walking Mountain Science Center. This innovative natural science learning campus is located on five acres of wetlands and aspen forest.
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