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6 Best Off-Season Activities in Vail, Colorado

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 Natalie Kowalewski
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6 Best Off-Season Activities in Vail, Colorado

Although Colorado is most well-known for its winter scene, you'll find plenty of activities to keep you entertained year-round. Here are some of our favorite off-season activities in Vail, Colorado near Wander Vail Valley.

Vail Segway Tour from Vail Village

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Vail Segway offers a quick and easy way to see the town! This 1.5-2 hour guided scenic tour of Vail is the best way to avoid crowds, discover hidden gems throughout the town, and see some breathtaking scenery along the way.

The tour includes segway training and photo stops en route. Expert guides will tell you more about Vail’s history and give you some tips and tricks for navigating the area. Tours are offered everyday year-round, costing approximately $89 per person.

Tip: The minimum age for this tour is 12 years old and it's not suitable for young children. It’s best to do the tour early on in your stay, so you know where you would like to return to during your trip!

Vail Venture Scavenger Hunt

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This immersive activity allows you to find hidden gems around Vail. This is a great way to find local hangouts, unusual oddities, and meet new people!

Note that this activity is remotely hosted, meaning that you must have a working domestic phone number in your reservation. Be sure to have at least one fully charged smart phone that has GPS where you can can send and receive data, photos, videos, and text messages.

If you have an international phone number, you may complete the scavenger hunt via WhatsApp or email. Just make sure to let the operator know beforehand!

Fat Bike Beer & Distillery Tour

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Interested in a boozy ride? Ridden offers guided pedal and sip rides through Colorado’s beautiful landscape on a 2.5- to 3-hour bike and beer tour from Breckenridge.

Follow your guide on a 4-mile trip with stops at Broken Compass Craft Brewery and Breckenridge Distillery to try some of their best craft beers. Afterwards, you can relax in a comfortable return transfer to the La Cima Mall.

Eagle River Outfitters: Half Day Walk and Wade Fly Fishing Trip

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Eagle River Outfitters runs a 4-hour fly fishing trip with expert guides. Your guide brings the waders and boots to the fishing location so no valuable fishing time is wasted at a fly shop.

Eagle River Outfitter staff will have all the fishing gear necessary - rods, reels, flies, terminal tackle. Tours are offered every day year-round, costing approximately $425 per person.

Tip: The minimum age for this tour is 12 years old and it is not suitable for young children. All trips start with a quick casting clinic on the water before rods are handed out.

Vail Golf Club

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Nestled at the base of the Gore Mountain Range, the Vail Golf Club offers golfers with a unique and scenic 18-hole, par 71 experience. After a day at the course, be sure to check out Grill on the Gore restaurant for some rocky mountain-style fare.

The golf club's practice facilities offer a full-length driving range, chipping and sand practice areas, and video swing analysis. Advance reservations are required, public tee times are also available. 

Tip: Golf bikes are available to help you get around the course! Other golf courses in the area include: Eagle-Vail Golf Club, Beaver Creek Golf Club, Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club and Eagle Ranch Golf Club.

Sage Outdoor Adventures

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  • Distance from Wander Vail Valley: 7-20 miles (depending on activity)

  • Location: 41466 US-6, Vail, CO 81657

  • Hours: 8AM-5PM daily 

  • Phone: (970) 476-3700

  • Website: https://sageoutdooradventures.com/ 

Craving adventure? Sage Outdoor Adventures offers a variety of guided outdoor activities including horseback riding, fishing, ATV tours, and rafting.

Horseback riding tours are available for 1 hour or 2 hour sessions, as well as private group tours. The terrain is incredible with expansive views of Castle Peak Mountain and Vail Valley. You'll also ride through beautiful fields of sage and juniper, and pine groves.

Two-hour side by side or private ATV tours are offered through 6,000 acres of private land. All drivers must be 16+ with a valid drivers license.

Meanwhile, rafting and fly fishing tours are also available. More details can be found on the website.

Regardless of the season you're staying at Wander Vail Valley, our concierge desk is open 24/7 all year round who will make sure that you'll have the best vacation ever. Text +1-737-377-3205 to get started!

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