Summer

The GoPro Mountain Games return to Vail June 5 – 8!

May. 30, 2014

There’s no better way to kick off summer in the Rockies than with the largest celebration of mountain sport and lifestyle in the country: the GoPro Mountain Games, June 5 – 8 in Vail.

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America’s Best Summer Job | Vail

May. 19, 2014

Congratulations to America’s Best Summer Job Winner, Benjamin Solomon of Brooklyn, NY!  Benjamin-Solomon_ABSJ-Vail_blog

Benjamin will be escaping the heat of the city to experience all that Vail has to offer this summer – concerts, events, festivals, hiking, biking, rafting, fishing and more. He’ll also be calling the hotels of Vail home while he keeps track of his adventures through blogs, videos and social media (#VailBen).

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Blue Sky Basin in Summer

Apr. 27, 2014

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 in August 2013 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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Bringing your dog to Vail

Apr. 26, 2014

Here in Vail, we take our dogs just about everywhere with us – and you can too! Here’s how to make the most of this dog friendly vacation destination.
Dog friendly activities in Vail, Colorado

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Mountain biking guide to Vail: Part 1

Apr. 25, 2014

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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Vail Ski Patrol’s 10 tips for hiking and biking on Vail Mountain

Apr. 23, 2014

Vail’s Ski Patrol exchanges ski boots for hiking boots as they maintain and monitor the mountain in the spring, summer and fall. Here are their tips for staying safe during your summer adventures on Vail Mountain!

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Star-Gazing in Vail, Colorado

Apr. 22, 2014

On clear nights, stars and constellations are abundant in the skies above Vail and the surrounding valley. With very little light pollution the sheer number and brilliance of the stars you can see hanging in the night sky is enough to leave you in awe. Constellations, shooting stars, planets and meteor showers are easily seen if you know where and when to look for them. So grab a blanket this summer and bask amongst the wildflowers and under the stars to try and spot these amazing scenes in the sky.

Stargazing in Vail, CO

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