Dining

The Perfect 4 Days in Vail

Feb. 4, 2016

Vail_blog_imageVail truly is like nothing on earth. Discover what makes this the perfect place for making memories by experiencing the perfect 4 days in Vail. There are a myriad of lodging options, such as the iconic Lodge at Vail, the first hotel and cornerstone of Vail Village. Plus, the Lodge is just steps from Gondola One, the fastest and most advanced gondola of its kind, complete with free Wi-Fi and heated seats. You could also choose to make your home base The Arrabelle at Vail Square, located at the bottom of Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead. The stunning Arrabelle offers a luxurious, old-world charm and countless amenities to make you feel right at home. Whether you are on the mountain or in the village, you are mere steps away from all Vail has to offer.
Book your hotel at Vail


Day 1

Priority #1 after you check in – get on the mountain! Whether this is your first or 50th ski trip, prepare for one of the most exhilarating days of your life. Start the day off with one of our ski guides to help you get familiar with our 5,289 skiable acres. Our world-class pros offer beginner, intermediate, expert and private instruction, so you can choose the level that fits you best.
Reserve your ski guide now

Read More»

Vail Insider–Did You Know?

Dec. 11, 2015

Did you know that you can ski free the day you fly into Vail/ Eagle Airport, slip into cozy slippers during your ski day or ride a gondola to dinner? Check out these hidden gems in Vail that you won’t want to miss this season.

Great early season powder at VailDemo the best. Did you know that Vail Sports offers a test fleet of high-performance demo skis and a Try-Before-You-Buy Program? If you are shopping for new skis for the season, stop by Vail Sports in Lionshead Village or Vail Village where you can sample the season’s hottest new demo skis.

Read More»

Vail’s On-Mountain Decks

Mar. 10, 2015

030715_Vail_WindowsDeckBLOG_RicMorenoContro
Parker’s Deck (aka Window’s Deck) offers some of the best views of the mountain

When the weather is sunny on Vail Mountain, there is no better place to sit during your lunch break than one the many decks and grills offered at Vail. Some are easy to find, others are out of the way, but each one has its own unique reason to drop by, if anything just to sit down for a second and enjoy the scenery.

Read More»

An Intermediate Skier’s Guide To Vail

Oct. 2, 2014

Intermediate-skier-guide-Vail

With nearly 5,300 acres of world-class skiing and snowboarding terrain, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed with a day or eight at Vail. But for intermediate skiers – those who enjoy mostly green, blue and some black runs – the size of the mountain offers a giant learning environment with dozens of runs to develop skills and gain confidence while working up to the steeps, deeps and bumps of Vail’s vast terrain.

Read More»

#VailBen Dispatch 10: My Favorite Spots for Summer Apres and Vail Happy Hours

Jul. 21, 2014

Benjamin enjoying a late afternoon strudel at Alpenrose.

Benjamin enjoying a late afternoon strudel at Alpenrose.

Apres Ski is as much a part of Vail culture as actual skiing. But just because the snow melts doesn’t mean the sunset parties stops.

Read More»

#VailBen Ongoing Dispatch: The Best Food I’ve Eaten in Vail.

Jun. 17, 2014

Benjamin showing off his Rocky Mountain Trout at Terra Bistro.
Benjamin showing off his Rocky Mountain Trout at Terra Bistro.

My summer in Vail hasn’t been all rivers, and mountains, and slackline lessons. Part of having America’s Best Summer Job means experiencing all Vail has to offer—and that includes the food. In fact, dining out in Vail might be one of the best perks of the job.

Read More»

New Years Eve in Vail

Dec. 25, 2013

New Years in Vail, ColoradoPlanning on celebrating New Year’s Eve in Vail? There are plenty of options for both families and 21+! A concert by Mix Master Mike and Special Guest DJ Logic at Dobson Arena may be the biggest party of the night, but there are plenty of other parties in town, and don’t miss the torchlight ski down Golden Peak and the fireworks show!

Read More»