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Local Attractions & Activities

As Colorado’s premier recreational destination, we’re home to exceptional natural landscapes, outdoor adventures, and things to do in Vail—and all are just minutes away from The Hythe.

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Local Activities

Vail Sports

Onsite at The Hythe
Gear up for adventure and fun at Vail Sports, our on-site ski, snowboard, and bike rental shop with everything needed to enjoy Vail Mountain.

Vail Mountain

150 yards from The Hythe
Ski, snowboard, and snowshoe your way around Vail Mountain, featuring runs from green to triple black diamond, as well as freestyle terrain. During the summer, you can also enjoy miles of scenic biking and hiking trails—starting from The Hythe and at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola. Learn More

Epic Discovery

29 miles from The Hythe
Experience summer in the mountains with Vail’s Epic Discovery and its adventure courses, ziplines, a mountain coaster, tubing hills, bungee trampoline, and much more. Learn More


Dobson Ice Arena

12 Miles from The Hythe
Open year-round, Dobson Ice Arena is located in the heart of Vail and offers public skating, private skating instruction, hockey, and broomball, as well as non-ice events. Learn More

Nature Discovery Center

6 miles from The Hythe
Adjacent to the Eagles Nest gondola at the top of Vail Mountain, the Nature Discovery Center offers local natural history exhibits, interpretive programs, hikes, and tours. Learn More

Vail Golf Club

12 Miles from The Hythe
Highlighted by views of the Gore Mountain Range, this mountain-style, 18-hole course features unique fairways and a scenic layout amidst the White River National Forest. Learn More

Piney River Ranch

12 Miles from The Hythe
Surrounded by thousands of acres of backcountry wilderness within the White River National Forest, Piney River Ranch offers horseback riding, fishing, canoeing, and hiking. Learn More

Apex Mountain School

12 Miles from The Hythe
Go on a rock climbing tour with Vail’s original mountaineering school and climbing guide service, with guides passionate about rock climbing, ice climbing, and skiing. Learn More

Colorado Snowmobile

12 Miles from The Hythe
Be miles away from it all, create your own backcountry adventures, and experience Colorado’s beauty with snowmobile and ATV guided tours and rentals. Learn More

Lakota Guides Rafting

12 Miles from The Hythe
Go from mild to wild with Lakota Guides. They offer trips for every level of rafter and include quality equipment, experienced guides, and a priority on safety. Learn More

Beaver Creek Golf Club

12 Miles from The Hythe
Nestled against the slopes of Beaver Creek Mountain, this course was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and is renowned for its challenging fairways and stunning scenery. Learn More

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Vail Attractions

Vail Village

1.4 miles from The Hythe
Connected by pedestrian-friendly heated streets, Vail Village is the perfect place for families to stroll after a mountain adventure, or for groups to bar hop at night. Learn More

Lionshead Village

1.4 miles from The Hythe
Completely closed off to cars and buses, this beautiful village is a short walk to the Arrabelle Square outdoor ice rink (with skate rental) and an array of shops and restaurants. Learn More

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

1.4 miles from The Hythe
Dedicated to the conservation of high mountain plants and habitat, the highest botanical garden in the world features beautiful exhibits, tours, and workshops. Learn More

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

29 miles from The Hythe
Head to America’s only mountain-top theme park for thrill rides, family-friendly attractions, cave tours, laser tag arena, and a 4D motion theater. Learn More