We’re back again this year capturing the 2016 Burton US Open from your view! With the best riders in the world here in Vail as well as a contingent of professional photographers and fans, Instagram and Twitter are crackling with beautiful content. Just use the hashtag #BurtonUSOpen when you post your photo to Instagram or Twitter to submit your content to be featured around the mountain and on Vail.com. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite photos in the photo wall below or on Vail.com, and the contributor can win a free GoPro!Read More»
Family vacations at Vail are full of magical moments that are sure to make lasting memories. Recollections of skiing or riding down Vail Mountain, ice skating in one of Vail’s quintessential villages and building snow castles are shared by both the young and young at heart.
But even the most charmed vacations can leave mom feeling a little maxed out. Between packing, dressing the kids, schlepping equipment, preparing breakfast and coordinating various schedules, mom needs a vacation within a vacation! And Vail offers just that. Vail Mountain offers the perfect mix of family adventure, exploration and solo pampering, all while taking in the natural beauty of the surrounding Gore and Sawatch Ranges, to ensure that mom gets the perfect travel experience she wants with the relaxation she needs.Read More»
Colorful lights bouncing off snow-covered hills, ice skaters twirling to holiday tunes and townspeople sipping toasty drinks around warm fires. If you think this only exists in postcards, think again.
While we’re known as a world-class ski town, we have more than meets the eye. Our village comes alive during the holiday season, brimming with magic and good cheer. Alongside storybook decorations, Vail village offers a series of popular holiday events, not to mention hundreds of well-dressed shops and art galleries to help you find the perfect gift for that special someone (or yourself!). Join us this holiday season for our signature events sure to warm everyone’s holiday spirit. Some family members might even mistake this mountain village for the North Pole!
Vail Family Holidaze
This family festival brings an extra heap of holiday magic to the Yuletide. Set in Vail’s already iconic setting, Holidaze hosts an array of outdoor events like concerts, skating, paper lantern-making and cookie decorating to celebrate the holiday season. Held from mid-December through the end of the year, all events are free and open to the public.Read More»
Another snow storm has been rolling through Vail since yesterday evening, bringing 5″ of snow at the 5am report with flakes continuing to fall steadily through midday. Photos from this morning in Vail Village and Lionshead by Andrew Taylor.Read More»
Patrol dog Rocky shoulder-deep in snow this morning. P: Andrew Taylor
Time to get excited – winter is back in a big way at Vail! We received 10″ on the official Vail snow stake at 5am this morning and have seen at least a few more inches fall throughout the day today. The natural snow coverage is building up and chilly temps have allowed snowmakers to fire up guns on Born Free; all good signs for opening day, Nov. 20.Read More»
Snow falling heavily in Lionshead around midday.
The snow has been falling heavily in spurts throughout the day. There’s more in the forecast through tomorrow so enjoy these pictures and video and check the blog tomorrow for more updates!Read More»