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Other Winter Activities Besides Skiing for Family with Teena

Dallas, Texas
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Other Winter Activities Besides Skiing for Family with Teena

We are heading to Beaver Creek for Spring Break skiing. We go to Vail/Beaver Creek every Summer but this will be first time in the winter . We plan to ski 3 days and have one additional day to do something different besides skiing. Any suggestions? We are a family of four with two teenage boys (ages 13 and 15). We thought about snowmobiling but you have to be 14 to drive and the 13 y/o has no interest in riding on the back (says that is no fun)! We prefer to stay in the Vail/BC area as much as possible in case it's inclement weather for driving.

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Furlong PA
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1. Re: Other Winter Activities Besides Skiing for Family with Teena

I thought the skiing museum in Vail was pretty interesting.

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Revie…

In Leadville, the mining museum gets good reviews here but I can't comment presonally

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Revie…

Charleston, South...
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for Charleston, South Carolina, Telluride
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2. Re: Other Winter Activities Besides Skiing for Family with Teena

Isn't Teena the llama from Napoleon Dynamite?? I am just teasing you of course, (I'm sure it was a typo) but when I read it I got a sudden mental image of the llama on skis!😜 Hope you have a great vacation!

Edited: 21 February 2018, 16:03
Edwards, Colorado
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3. Re: Other Winter Activities Besides Skiing for Family with Teena

There are so many different things to do, depending on how adventurous you'd like to go! Snowmobiling and dogsledding are the most popular, but there's also paragliding, horseback riding, rock/ice climbing, snow coach tours...the sky is the limit! What interests your family typically?

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