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Top 5 Things to Do in Vail this Thanksgiving

Vail ThanksgivingPlanning a trip to Vail, Colorado for Thanksgiving this year? Vail is a fantastic destination any time of year with a wide variety of activities, restaurants, shops, events, and attractions, but it’s 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.

Ski or snowboard

Vail opens for the winter ski season on November 22nd, and a series of October storms has almost guaranteed great conditions for Opening Day. Enjoy world class terrain from beginner to advanced while paying lower, early season ticket prices.

Eat Cookies

Nearby Beaver Creek Resort opens November 27th, just in time for holiday skiing. In addition to offering impeccably groomed slopes, the resort will also be hosting a cookie competition to determine the “official cookie of Beaver Creek”. Try all five and vote for your favorite.

Black Friday Shopping

Vail is home to world class shopping with top-notch boutiques, national retail chains and everything in between. Take advantage of Black Friday sales to get great deals on winter gear and find unique gifts for everyone on your list.

Dine Out

Sampling Vail’s vast array of dining options is a must no matter when you visit, but many local restaurants offer special menus for Thanksgiving. Choose from Thanksgiving menus, buffet dinners, prix fixe options, and more.

Enjoy 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 a break from chores, emails, and errands to focus on what matters most this holiday.

A Vail vacation is the perfect way to spend Thanksgiving this year. Take advantage of everything this incredible ski town has to offer.