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Free Summer Things To Do In Vail

The town of Vail offers several free activities for the community. Get to know Vail while you're in town by participating in these activities!

Art & Nature Walks

Vail offers free art walks during the summer.

Available through August 31, 2011

Enjoy a walking tour of Vail's public art collection. The tour begins at the Vail Village Visitor Center and focuses on how Vail's public art enhances its charm.

Guided Nature Walks

Vail offers free Art and Nature walks.

Available daily through August 30, 2011

The walks will begin at the Nature Discovery Center, adjacent to the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain. Your tour guide will help you discover how plants and animals acclimate to elevated conditions on the mountain.

Creekside Nature Tours

Vail offers guided walks along the creek.

Available every Sunday at 11:30am and 1:30 pm throughout the summer

Meet at the Vail Farmer's Market and take a walk through Vail's paths along the streams.

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

The Betty Ford Alpine Center in Vail is a great place to visit.

Open from dawn to dusk every day through September.

These are the highest botanical gardens in the world, and showcase a unique collection of alpine, sub-alpine and other mountain plants and flowers.

Family Fun Ride

Vail offers guided bike tours through town.

Available Memorial Day through Labor Day

A one hour guided bike tour through Lionshead Village, Vail Village and Golden Peak is the perfect way to get to know Vail! You can bring your own bike or rent one.

Family Saturday Afternoon Club

Vail has lots of family activities to offer tourists.

Available July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13

Bring the kids to Lionshead between 3 and 6 pm and enjoy the Kid's Fun Zone and Crafts Center, hosted by the Blue Creek Chilren's Theater Company. There is face painting, a Hula Hoop Zone, and Kids' Discovery Zone featuring a special theme and guest each week.

Adventure Ridge at Slackline Park

Slackline Park at Adventure Ridge is a great place for kids to play in Vail, Co.

Come play bocce ball, horse shoes, bean bag toss and dino dig at Slackline Park! Kids can dig through sand to find dinosaur bones while learning about these prehistoric animals.