Summer

Top 6 Hidden Treasures of Vail

Jul. 21, 2015

llama rides vailWhen you come to Vail, there are certain boxes you have to check: 1) ride the gondola, 2) head to a show at Ford Amphitheater, 3) explore Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, 4) enjoy the dining and shopping in town. While these are all some of our favorite activities, they only just begin to scratch the service of what Vail’s summer season has to offer. 

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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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Incredible Time-Lapse Video: Shot in and around Vail, Colorado

Jun. 30, 2015

Experience a day in and around Vail, Co: from sunrise to star-filled sky. All locations are either in Vail or can be accessed from hiking trails that originate in the Vail Valley. Locations include Deluge Lake, Shrine Pass, Gore Lake, China Wall, Pitkin Lake, Booth Lake, Piney Lake, Upper Piney Lake, Bald Mountain, Back Bowls (China Wall), Vail Village, Lost Lake, North Trail, and Buffer Creek.

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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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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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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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