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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Live Music at the Top of Vail Mountain: FAC & Saturday Sundown Series

Jul. 8, 2015

Live Music at the top of Vail Mountain
Mountaintop music at Vail returns this weekend with Schlep n’ Wolf at FAC (Friday Afternoon Club) at Eagle’s Nest on July 10, followed by music from Johnny Schleper Duo on July 11 at the Saturday Sundown Series.

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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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Best Photos of the 2014-2015 Winter Season

Jun. 22, 2015

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Opening Ceremonies of the 2015 World Alpine Championships at Solaris in Vail Village. Photo: Jack Affleck
 

While we’re excited to be rolling out our mountain bikes and strapping on our hiking shoes during Vail’s incredible summer season, when you love skiing and riding as much as we do, winter is always on the brain.

So join us in celebrating our picks for the Top 10 photos captured by our photographers last season at Vail!

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Free things to do in Vail: the Vail Public Library

Jun. 20, 2015

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Everyone knows Vail is a great place to go hiking, skiing, shopping, dining, après and more – but where do go when you need a break from the nonstop action?

That’s where the Vail Public Library comes in.

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