Take a tour of the White River National Forest in a heated snowcat.
You can experience the beauty of winter in Colorado from the comfort of a heated, 13-passenger snowcat during a tour through the White River National Forest. There are both morning and afternoon tours, and the whole family is welcome. Redcliff, Colorado | 888.949.6682 | novaguides.com/snow-cat-tours.php
Explore the Vail Valley from the sky during a hot air balloon ride.
Tour the sky in a sunrise hot air balloon ride at Camelot Balloons. The hot air balloon tours run year round, and each balloon can fit up to eight people per flight. Reservations are required, and everyone older than six-years-old is welcome. Vail, Colorado | 800.785.4743 | camelotballoons.com
Take a break from the slopes and enjoy a day of dog sledding during your vacation to Beaver Creek or Vail.
The six-mile, two-hour-long dogsled ride at Mountain Musher is located about 10 miles outside of Beaver Creek, and takes place on all of their own private trails. Dog sledders don’t have to share the path with snowmobiles or other vehicles, making this tour a peaceful ride through the trees. Children over four-years-old are allowed to ride on the two-person sleds. Wolcott, Colorado | 970.653.7877 | mountainmusher.com
Bundle up and enjoy a winter trail ride in Wolcott, Colorado.
Take a trail ride at 4 Eagle Ranch, in Wolcott, Colorado, any season of the year. Open seven days a week in the summer, and Monday through Saturday during the rest of the year, children and parents can enjoy scenery of the Sawatch Range, Castle Peak, and Red and White Mountain on horseback. The ranch is located 23 miles from Vail and 16 miles from Beaver Creek. Wolcott, Colorado | 970.926.1234 | tripleg.net