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Kardashian-Jenner Clan Goes To Vail Despite Rob, Blac Chyna’s Engagement; 5 Must-Visit Spots In Colorado's Ski Town

Apr 09, 2016 04:10 AM EDT
The Kardashian-Jenner family was recently out for some skiing in Vail town in Colorado.
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The "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" clan escaped the summer heat by heading up to Vail, Colorado for a surprise vacation on Tuesday, April 5. However, nowhere to be found is Rob Kardashian and her fiance, Blac Chyna.

According to Pop Sugar, the Kardashian-Jenner clan tried a lot of activities. Kourtney, Khloe and Kylie went skiing. Kourtney's former beau, Scott Disick, was also spotted bonding with them. Meanwhile, Kendall tried snowboarding while in a printed snowsuit, as per Teen Vogue.

As expected, eldest sister Kim documented the whole trip on social media, posting snaps of the snow-filled Colorado town while spending quality time with her daughter, North West. "I would call this a blizzard, but it's just snowing really hard," Kim said on Snapchat.

On April 4, a day before the Kardashian family landed on Colorado, TMZ reported that Rob and Blac Chyna announced their engagement on Instagram after only two months of dating. Blac Chyna was seen sporting a big diamond ring while Rob was all smiles. The newly engaged couple is not with the Kardashian-Jenner clan in Colorado and, interestingly, the reality family has yet to comment on Rob and Blac Chyna's engagement.

Just like the Kardashians, are you also planning to hit the slopes this summer? Here are the top five must-visit spots in Vail, Colorado, as per Gadling.

1. Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Located at an altitude of about 8,200 feet, the Betty Ford Alpine Garden is named after First Lady Betty Ford. The world's highest botanical garden is home to 2,000 kinds of flora including wildflowers and alpine plants. The vast property is comprised of five main areas: Children's Garden, Schoolhouse Garden, Mountain Perennial Garden, Mountain Meditation Garden and Alpine Rock Garden.

2. Vail Ski Resort

Vail is one of the most popular ski and snowboarding spots in the Northern U.S. If you're ready to take on the rugged landscape or just looking for a more groomed terrain, the Vail Ski Resort offers 5,200 acres of white mountain for pro and beginner skiers and snowboarders.  While in Vail Ski Resort, veer from the crowd of tourists and try the Blue Sky Chairlift for an intimate picnic with family and friends.

3. Lionshead Village

Satiate your thirst for simple country living in Lionshead Village, a quaint little town located at the foot of the mountains. Here, you can indulge your tastebuds at the quirky coffee shops and restaurants or channel your inner love for art at the various galleries. Lionshead Village also features Vail Square's whimsical skating rink.

4. Adventure Ridge

For a fun-filled family adventure, Vail's Adventure Ridge offers ski bikes, snowmobiles and an expansive snow park for kids to play and roam around. Bistro Fourteen also serves comfort food with the snowy mountains as the backdrop. Drink a cup of warm chocolate while enjoying the view.

5. Samana Lounge and Cecilia's Martini Bar

After a long day of physical activities, enjoy a few drinks at Samana Lounge or Cecilia's Martini Bar. Samana Lounge has a vibrant young scene and impressive DJs to fuel your night with good beats while Cecilia's Martini Bar features a combination of modern clubbing with its big dance floor as well as a classic cigar bar for lounging out. 

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