Vacation Planning

Insider’s guide: The Best Times to Visit Vail in the 2016-2017 Season

Sep. 21, 2016

In Vail, Colorado.

Vail’s Opening Day is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about your ski vacation to Vail. We’ll let you in on a little secret…visit Vail during our suggested times below and you’ll enjoy the best deals (ski school, dining, lift tickets, you name it!) the best lift access and a quiet alpine village all to yourself.

When are these magical times? See our insiders guide to the best times to visit Vail in the 2016-2017 season.

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Top 5 Reasons to Take a Lesson

Sep. 6, 2016

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Whether it’s your first time on snow or you are a seasoned skier looking to find the best terrain on the mountain, spending a day with Vail’s ski and snowboard professionals will help you make the most of your time on the mountain. See our Top 5 Reasons why taking a lesson with the Vail Ski and Snowboard School will be the best decision of your ski vacation. 

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On-Mountain Easter Services

Mar. 23, 2016

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Join us for our Easter tradition this year in Vail! Our sunrise service at the top of Vail Mountain is the perfect venue to celebrate the holiday! Not much of an early riser? We have two other day-time services available this Easter Sunday.

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Guide to Spring Skiing

Mar. 3, 2016

Sun-filled days, endless blue skies and temperatures that make you feel spoiled—spring skiing in Vail is an experience all its own. The snow is soft, the vibe is laid-back and the après scene takes on a new energy. If winter skiing is all you’ve known, get ready to enjoy the mountain in a whole new way as you close the season out in style.

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5 Ways to Spring Break in Vail for a Steal

Feb. 10, 2016

 

Back Bowls of Vail, Colorado.

Our temperatures in Vail are rising, the days are getting longer and spring break is beckoning. It’s time to warm up this spring break and our sunny blue bird days, soft and unmatched skiing conditions, and a whole host of springtime events and festivities make Vail the perfect 2016 spring break destination. So whether you’re interested in basking in the sun on the lift between laps on the mountain or enjoying one of our restaurant patios for Après Ski dining and drinks, find out how to make the most of your spring break and save big. Here are some ways to save big while still enjoying the Spring Break of a lifetime in Vail.

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Early Season In Vail: What To Expect

Oct. 31, 2015

Eary Season Conditions at Vail

Curious what it’s like to visit Vail in November through mid-December?

Here’s a taste: events abound, there are more affordable lodging options, quieter slopes and a friendly, slower-paced vibe in town. Snow conditions can vary quite a bit from season to season, so we caught up with meteorologist Joel Gratz to get his take on the long-range forecast. 

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Fall in Vail

Sep. 21, 2015

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September and October are some of the most beautiful months to be in Vail. As the nighttime temps start to drop, the fall colors begin to pop up from Game Creek Bowl to East Vail. Here are some of our favorite spots to experience the changing colors. So grab a thermos of hot cocoa, a camera, and get ready to soak up the breathtaking views.

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