Where to Ski & Snowboard in Vail

There’s no better winter getaway than an escape to the European-inspired alpine village of Vail, Colorado. But, knowing where to travel on your ski trip to Vail isn’t easy.

So, we’ve done the hard work for you. With thousands of skiable acres to explore, these are the destinations you need to visit on your ski and snowboard trip to Vail.

Most Popular Ski & Snowboard Resorts in Vail

Vail Ski Resort

Vail Ski Resort

Highly regarded as the crown jewel of ski resorts in Colorado, Vail Ski Resort offers 5,289 skiable acres featuring a variety of terrain, 31 lifts, and three terrain parks. The resort also features a European-inspired style in addition to dozens of boutiques, restaurants, and bars to explore off the slopes.

Beaver Creek Resort

Beaver Creek Resort

Located just a short drive from Vail, Beaver Creek boasts luxurious mountain scenery, tracks for all levels of skiers and snowboarders, and 2,000 acres of impeccably groomed runs. Beaver Creek is truly one of the best beginner spots on your ski trip to Vail as it offers specific ski areas and instruction for beginners. Off the mountain, the resort features a charming alpine village with a magical ice rink at its center.

Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain

With close proximity to both Vail and Denver, Copper Mountain is a popular destination among visitors to Colorado. The resort devotes nearly half of its skiable terrain to beginners, making it one of the top spots for novice skiers on your ski trip to Vail. When it’s time to hit the slopes, green ski runs are separate from the blue and black, so beginners truly have an area of their own.

FAQs About Winter Vacations in Vail

Are ski resorts in Vail open?

Yes! Some ski resorts in Vail are open and ready to welcome you. Others remain closed with the intent to reopen soon. We recommend contacting your intended destination to remain informed of any mandates or COVID-related regulations. For added safety, ship your skis, snowboard, and snow boots directly to the slopes with our no-contact pickups and deliveries.

Is Vail Ski Resort good for beginners?

Yes! The expansive skiable terrain at Vail Ski Resort offers slopes and runs for every level of skier. The resort also offers world-class instruction for those brand new to the sport.

How to ship skis on your ski trip to Vail?

Tired of dragging your skis and snowboard through the airport? We understand. Simply pack up your skis, attach your provided shipping label, and Ship Skis will collect your skis from your home, business, resort, or lodge. Arrive at your destination to find your skis and snowboard waiting! Ship Skis will send your skis back home at the end of your ski trip to Vail, too.

Why ship your skis on your ski trip to Vail?

We know you love skiing and snowboarding at venues all over the globe. That’s why Ship Skis is dedicated to ensuring your skis and snowboard arrive safely and on-time on your ski trip to Vail. With an on-time guarantee, complimentary insurance on every shipment, and access to real-time tracking 24/7, Ship Skis is the best way to ship your skis and snowboard on your ski trip to Vail.

How much does it cost to ship skis on a ski trip to Vail?

You can ship your skis and snowboard within the continental U.S. for as little as $49.99 for a small ski or snowboard bag (under 25 lbs.) Pricing may increase and transit times will vary depending on the exact location that you are shipping from/to and your selected service level. International shipping may also increase prices.

Customer Support

As a company of active skiers, we have experienced the hassles of traveling with your gear and understand how important these items are to you. Our team is available 7 days a week ready to help answer any questions or concerns you may have.

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