America’s Best Summer Job | Vail

Mar. 5, 2014

Want to get paid $1,000 weekly to experience all of Vail in the summertime while simply sharing your experiences by blogging, interacting on social media, capturing videos and more? Then apply for America’s Best Summer Job in Vail! 

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Blue Sky Basin in Summer

Aug. 30, 2013

One of the best loved areas in Vail, Blue Sky Basin is known for its beautiful views and endless glade skiing. We were lucky enough to get back there this August and experience this beautiful spot in all its summer glory. See any spots you recognize from winter?

Vail Back Bowls Summer

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Mountain biking guide to Vail: Part 1

Aug. 25, 2013

Sam Chipkin mountain bikingAuthor Sam Chipkin, originally from New Jersey, moved to Vail last winter. He’s an avid downhiller who spends every day he can on a mountain bike. Follow his adventures on Instagram

GoPro of Vail downhillSo you’ve been on a mountain bike but are looking to test your skills with some of our cross country and downhill trails.

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

Aug. 18, 2013

Vail Restaurant Week

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

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Vail Summer: Gourmet on Gore

Aug. 10, 2013

This Labor Day weekend Vail, Colorado’s renowned local chefs gather for Gourmet on Gore – a fun, outdoor culinary celebration of Vail’s finest restaurants.
Gore Creek Drive in Vail, Colorado

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Jul. 10, 2013

Many residents of Vail share a sentiment often expressed by the phrase “I came for the winters, but stayed for the summers.” Visitors during the summer months can relate: Vail is a mountain paradise full of events, activities, and things to explore.


What is your favorite thing about Vail in the summer? Hiking? Biking? Enjoying music in outside venues like the Ford Amphitheater? Let us know in the comments!

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Featured Vail Hiking Trail: Fireweed

Jul. 9, 2013

Vail hiking trails

Fireweed Trail is a beautiful, cruisy trail between the tops of our two gondolas, Gondola One and Eagle Bahn. A great option for families or guests just starting to get acclimated to the altitude, this gradual trail is about a mile long and takes between 30 and 40 minutes.

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