Are you planning to stay in Vail, Colorado for Thanksgiving this year? Vail is always a fantastic destination any time of year especially Thanksgiving!
Vail offers a wide variety of things to do, restaurants, shopping, events, and attractions, but Vail is even more fun around the holidays. In addition to turkey and pie, here are 5 things to make sure you do during your Vail Thanksgiving.
1. Ski or Snowboard
Vail opens for the winter ski season November 15, 2019. Thanksgiving is especially a good time to get on the hill because of early season, lower tickets prices AND the extended forecasts are calling for a great winter snow season.
2. Chocolate Chip Cookies
Nearby Beaver Creek Resort opens November 27, 2019, just in time for holiday skiing. In addition to offering impeccably groomed slopes, Beaver Creek hosts an annual cookie competition to determine the “official cookie of Beaver Creek”. Try them all and vote for your favorite. details >
3. Black Friday Shopping
Avoid crazy crowds at home! Enjoy Vail’s world class shopping with top-notch boutiques, national retail chains and everything in between. Take advantage of Black Friday sales in Vail! Find great deals on winter gear and discover unique gifts for everyone on your holiday list. Doesn’t that sound fun instead of the frantic chore?
4. Dine Out or Order In
Let someone else clean that pile of Thanksgiving pots and pans! Vail offers a vast array of dining options. Many local restaurants offer special menus for Thanksgiving. Choose from Thanksgiving menus, buffet dinners, prix fixe options, and more. Look into Terra Bistro, Bully Ranch and La Tour to start. Another fun option in Vail is order a whole Thanksgiving Dinner to bring back to your condo. Bol offers a take away deal and the Gourmet Cowboy makes deep fried turkeys!
5. Quality time with family
Thanksgiving is all about appreciating family, and spending the holiday in Vail means you won’t be tempted by all the distractions of home. Take the family bowling, ice skating or Adventure Ridge! Get out and run the Eagle Vail Turkey Trot or snowshoe on the beautiful trail. Take a break from chores, emails, and errands to focus on what matters most this holiday.
However you decide to spend the time, you won’t regret your decision to spend a holiday in Vail.