Not all of the daycare facilities at the Vail Resorts are open in the summer, which means that parents looking for a night out or for childcare during the day must find a trustworthy caregiver on their own. Fortunately there are terrific choices.
Most rafting in the mountains is about immersion, not adrenaline. Rivers are portals to areas that are hard or even impossible to reach by road. They meander through their natural channel and provide habitat for all sorts of creatures from bald eagles to barn swallows.
Wondering what’s the dress code for dining out at Vail Resorts in the summer when the temperatures fluctuate wildly? In a word: layers.
If you’re planning to spend part of your summer in Northstar, here are a few things to keep your family happily occupied during the warmer months.
Vail goes the distance to deliver good food at affordable (for ski towns) prices where kids are welcome. Bookmark this page because you’ll be pulling it up the next time you’re in Vail and looking for the best restaurants for families.
There is much to recommend summer in the mountains. At the risk of channeling author Helen Olsson’s inner Julie Andrews, what follows is a list of a few of her favorite things about taking kids to the high country in summer.
Northstar’s Bike Academy offers Bike 101, a package that includes a half-day bike and protective equipment rental, a full-day lift ticket, and two hours of instruction.