Best activities to do in the summer in Vail

Vail, Colorado is best known as part of the famous and popular Vail Ski Resort. The town is situated at the base of the famous ski camp. While this town is known most for its connections to winter sports, especially skiing, there are varieties of lesser-known but equally enjoyable summer activities that offer fun for all.

Vail is a gorgeous town in the summer with breathtaking vista all around. Those who want a more laid back daytime activity should check out the multiple opportunities for sightseeing around the area. One of the most popular options is the gondola that takes visitors 1,052 meters up to the top of Vail Mountain. Other ways to sightsee include partaking in a guided adventure in rented Hummers or Jeeps, taking a horseback ride through the valley or hiking and mountain climbing throughout the area.

Cultural opportunities also abound throughout the spring and summer. The Vail Film Festival occurs annually in early spring, and summer concerts abound at the Vail Valley Music Festival for weeks during mid-summer. Some of the orchestras that participate in these summer concerts include the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic as well as countless other musicians.

Vail river rafting is another fabulous opportunity to be had in the crisp mountain air. Both the Blue River and the Colorado River are nearby and offer rafting and kayaking options for everyone, from the beginner to the experienced. Trained guides make Vail river rafting safe, enjoyable and informative.

There are also a handful of clubs that offer golf in Vail. The experience here is different from at many other clubs because of the climate and terrain. Golf courses wend around mountains, forests and rivers. Beginners wishing to golf in Vail will be able to partake in professional instruction as well.

Summertime in Vail offers a varied array of experiences, sports and cultural events. People of all ages will enjoy the beautifully moderate weather and the small town friendliness that permeates the vicinity. Visit Vail in the summer for a unique and memorable experience.

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