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    Best Ice Skates for Kids

    Kids and ice skating go hand in hand.  There is nothing more thrilling then gliding across the ice with family and friends and getting up the courage to try a trick, like a skate stop, backwards skate, or even a dare-I-say, JUMP. Bundled up in warm winter clothes, sipping hot chocolate and enjoying the season with your new skates laced up tight. But how do you get your kids started on this journey and what is the best ice skates for them to learn and advance?

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    10 Gifts to Keep Kids Active in Winter

    It can be hard to keep your kiddos entertained and get them outside once the snow flies and the temperature drops. Here are 10 great holiday gift ideas to keep kids active and looking forward to winter. This list includes sleds, ride-on excavators, igloo builders, snowball launchers, snowman decorations, snow tubes and more.  Have fun and GET OUTSIDE!

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    Teaching Kids to Snowboard-Start Young

    Teaching kids how to snowboard can be fun and rewarding but it will also be frustrating, and call for painstaking patience. Many kids, will take to snowboarding like a duck to water but most will need a little more guidance to get comfortable on a snowboard.

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    Halloween in the Vail Valley-2018 events

    A complete list of Halloween activities in the Vail Valley including kids events, trick or treating, pumpkin carving, movies, concerts, costume contests, parties and spooky festivities. We love Halloween here in the Vail Valley, we love it so much, that one night is not nearly enough and we spread it out over 2 or 3 days or even a whole week! Enjoy the spooky spirit in Minturn, Vail, and Edwards and down valley. Grab your monster garb and your vampire teeth and let the festivities begin, here are all the valley’s Halloween happenings. Check back often because this list will be updated as more events are added.

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    Warm Halloween Costumes-10 Hot Disguises

    The 10 Best Halloween costumes for kids and adult to keep you cozy and comfortable while trick or treating. In Vail, Colorado even if the day is sunny and warm, once the sun goes down, the temperature drops and a chilly wind picks up and it’s even known to snow!. This all lends itself to the spooky, scary atmosphere that we love about Halloween but it doesn’t help keep me warm if I am dressed as a skimpy, sexy devil. My husband never gets cold, but my son and I do, and if we get too cold we stop trick or treating and then I have to hear about how…

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    Vail Winter – Kids Activities in Vail, Colorado

    Winter in the Vail Valley is a magical place and offers so many family-friendly activities and fun things to do for kids of all ages. Families can enjoy a variety of wonderfully, unique programs, experiences and adventures. Whether’s its skiing, tubing, ski-biking, snowshoeing, horse drawn sleigh rides, ice-skating, bowling, creating art, reading a good book or one of the may other family friendly activities available in Vail, Colorado, you are sure to find something fun for everyone in your group.

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    Best Vail Hiking Trails (for Kids)

    Welcome to ThinkVail – We hope you find this article about the Best Vail Hiking Trails for Kids helpful. Summer is a magical time here in the Vail valley and one of the reasons for that is because of all the GREAT hiking that is found literally right outside your front door.  No matter where you are staying in Vail, a great hike is just minutes away. Hiking is the perfect way to get away from it all, listen to the sounds of nature, enjoy beautiful views and just a wonderful way to remember what is important in life. Kids are natural hikers, so get them outside and teach them…

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    Movies in Vail – See All Showtimes

    This is a list of all movie theaters in the Vail Valley with its location, and a link to the theater’s showtime schedule.  Just CLICK on the name of the theater to be taken to the theater’s showtimes, list of featured films and a description of what is playing.