Thanksgiving in the Rockies marks the kick-off of winter season and Winnow has put together our list of the best things to do in Aspen or Vail on your vacation. This list has got you and your group covered with lots of options, even if you don’t ski, have pregnant family members or are looking to get the kids in on the action.
Hit the slopes
The combination of mother nature blessing us with a very healthy start to the season and Thanksgiving being a week later this year bodes well for the conditions on the hills. Vail Mountain opened on Nov. 15th and Aspen is slated for Nov. 28th as of press time, with rumors swirling of an earlier opening. If you’re looking to skip the lines and crowds, consider.
Try Nordic Skiing
Not a skier but looking for an outdoor adventure to embark on?(also known as cross-country skiing) has seen a surge in popularity over the last few years and it’s easy to see why: no lines, it’s gentle on the knees and induces a meditative quality.
Take a handcrafted family portrait
Tintype photography is making a come back and for good reason; combining science with art resulting in a wonderful family heirloom in a historic saloon is a win in our books. Take a trip to the incredible hipster town of Minturn and enjoy a.
Hire your own paparazzi
Whether you're putting together the perfect holiday card or looking to create some content for your Instagram feed,to show you the local viewpoints and capture some magical moments for you and your tribe.
Thanksgiving is known for its food, but cooking or going out for every meal while on vacation can be exhausting. This year you can go on a culinary adventure and get at least one meal off your plate while wowing your group with a.
Remove some energy blocks
Show your body some gratitude this Thanksgiving season and.
Winter fly fishing
Brace the chill with: Thought that getting on the river was just a summer activity? Think again, and this time imagine having the river mostly to yourself, with a hot beverage close by and views of snow capped mountains in the background. According to our outfitting experts, fall and winter are actually their preferred times to cast a line. Come see why for yourself.
Vino & Vinyasa
The perfect way to decompress apres your outdoor activity of choice.. Our expert local guide is both a professional sommelier and yoga teacher. The perfect pairing.
Design your very own cowboy hat
Are you even on vacation in the Rockies if you aren’t wearing your cowboy hat?while learning about the history of the West over cocktails.
Dive into a distillery tour
Learn about Colorado’s most sustainable distillery while taking a.