Dining

Vail’s On-Mountain Decks

Mar. 10, 2015

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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.

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An Intermediate Skier’s Guide To Vail

Oct. 2, 2014

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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.

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#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.

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#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.

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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!

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Dining at Altitude: Vail and Beaver Creek Restaurant Week Sep 27 – Oct 6

Aug. 18, 2013

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The first annual Vail and Beaver Creek Restaurant Week, Dining at Altitude, is almost here!

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Sunday brunch atop Vail Mountain at Game Creek Restaurant

Jun. 14, 2013

So you’ve had brunch. But have you had a gourmet brunch in an alpine chalet accessible only by gondola, horseback or on-foot? Here’s your chance:

Vail on mountain dining brunch

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