Activities

Vail opens for Summer Operations

Jun. 12, 2014

Vail summer opening

We are open for daily summer operations and activities beginning Friday, June 13th! Get the details on current trail openings, gondola operations, bike hauls and more right here.

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#VailBen Ongoing Dispatch: My Favorite Hiking in Vail

Jun. 10, 2014

 

Spotted this little guy along the Pitkin Creek Trail.

Spotted this little guy along the Pitkin Creek Trail.

If someone asked me what I thought was the one thing they should do in Vail during the summertime, I would have to answer “hiking.”

Don’t misunderstand me; the Vail Valley is home to some incredible summer activities, including mountain biking, whitewater rafting, fly fishing, award-winning dining, and A-list performances. But this is a mountain town. So the best way to understand Vail is to venture into those mountains on foot.

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There’s always something happening in Vail

Jun. 5, 2014

Summer in Vail hero goodnessIf you thought that Vail in the summer was just a sleepy little ski town waiting for winter, think again.

Events are happening just about every day, all summer long. We’ve listed just a sampling so if you have questions about the specific days you’ll be visiting Vail, make sure to ask us in the comment section below!

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10 of our favorite summer activities in Vail!

Apr. 26, 2014

Hikes in Vail, CO

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What better way to experience the beautiful scenery, smell the wildflowers and spot the wildlife than on your own two feet? With nearly 25 miles of hiking trails for all abilities on and around the mountain, there is no shortage of routes to take in amazing views. 

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Bringing your dog to Vail

Apr. 26, 2014

Here in Vail, we take our dogs just about everywhere with us – and you can too! Here’s how to make the most of this dog friendly vacation destination.
Dog friendly activities in Vail, Colorado

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Mountain biking guide to Vail: Part 1

Apr. 25, 2014

GoPro of Vail downhillSo you’ve been on a mountain bike but are looking to test your skills with some of our cross country and downhill trails.

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Vail Ski Patrol’s 10 tips for hiking and biking on Vail Mountain

Apr. 23, 2014

Vail’s Ski Patrol exchanges ski boots for hiking boots as they maintain and monitor the mountain in the spring, summer and fall. Here are their tips for staying safe during your summer adventures on Vail Mountain!

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