Vail Colorado Mountain Driving, Safety & Tips

Vail Colorado
> Scenic Drives
> Mountain Driving

Mountain Driving

If you have never driven in the mountains, it can be an adventurous trip. It is the best way to be able to view all the beautiful scenes, enjoy the fresh air and view the wildlife. However, driving on winding roads in an area that you are not familiar with can prove to be wearing on both you and your vehicle. It is always best to be well prepared when you are planning on a mountainous road trip. Here are some helpful hints. Read More

  • Keep your vehicle in good condition and road worthy.
  • Don't speed on the downhill sections.
  • Stay on your own side of the road.
  • Be aware of other traffic on the roadway.
  • Be sure that someone is aware of where you are going and when you expect to be back
  • Take water, food, and be prepared for unexpected cold weather.
  • Be courteous and use common sense.
  • Take you time, after all that is the point of driving yourself.

Mountain driving is not the same as hurrying down the freeway or driving on the straightaway. Take you time and enjoy the scenic beauty of Vail and Beaver Creek from the comfort of your own vehicle or a rental car decked out for your needs.