Vacation Planning

5 Must do Family Activities in Vail

Jan. 3, 2017

Planning a family vacation to Vail? Be sure not to miss out on the following activities that the whole family can enjoy.  

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

Sep. 21, 2016

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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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5 Things to Know When Planning Your Ski Vacation

Aug. 28, 2016

A group of friends skiing groomed terrain on Vail Mountain.

Planning any vacation can feel like a daunting under taking, particularly a ski vacation. Between selecting the perfect lodging, to dealing with all your clunky skis, boots and gear, and determining which lift ticket or ski pass is the best option for your stay-length, even the savviest traveler may become fatigued.

But have no fear, the ultimate ski vacation is waiting for you and we’ve got the tips that will help you get there! From booking dates to hitting the slopes, we’ve got you covered!

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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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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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