Activities

3 Perfect Summer Days in Vail

Jul. 12, 2015

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As the snow melts, Vail blooms with outdoor activities, events and more. Locals know that summer is steadily becoming one of Vail’s worst kept secrets, so come see for yourself why everyone is falling in love with Vail’s other best season: summer!

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A Summer Full of Music in Vail

Jun. 30, 2015

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Vail has become a live music destination, and summer is where this reputation for incredible concerts really shines. The gorgeous setting and temperate weather make for a perfect setting to enjoy a wide array of musical styles – from bluegrass to classical, rock to reggae, pops to chamber music, the hills are alive with the sound of music each summer in Vail.

Here’s a sampling of what’s in store:

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Free things to do in Vail: the Vail Public Library

Jun. 20, 2015

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Everyone knows Vail is a great place to go hiking, skiing, shopping, dining, après and more – but where do go when you need a break from the nonstop action?

That’s where the Vail Public Library comes in.

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Vail Mountain Opens for Bike Hauls Thursday, June 18

Jun. 17, 2015

Mountain biking on Vail Mountain

Starting Thursday, June 18, Vail Mountain will have mountain biking and expanded hiking from the tops of both the Eagle’s Nest and Gondola One gondolas!

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10 of our favorite summer activities in Vail!

Jun. 10, 2015

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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Vail Mountain opens for summer operations June 5!

Jun. 1, 2015

Overviews of Adventure Ridge on Vail mountain, Colorado.

We’re kicking off Vail’s 2015 summer operations this Friday, June 5! Beginning at 9:30 a.m. Gondola One in Vail Village and the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead will operate for weekend scenic rides June 5-7, and will move to daily summer operations beginning Friday, June 12.

After you’re finished enjoying the mountain, you’ll also be able to check out the vibrant scene at the GoPro Mountain Games. Happening June 4 – 7, this is the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music, with incredible spectator events, giveaways, and more!

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Hiking in and around Vail

May. 20, 2015

2015 Summer Hiking Hero

Whether you’re looking for a gentle nature walk or a half-day’s quad burner, it’s hard to beat the diversity, beauty, and quality of hikes in and around Vail. 

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