Vail Blog

The Vail Valley offers the best of several worlds: It’s a world-class tourist destination and also a conglomeration of laid-back mountain towns. It’s set in some of the most gorgeous landscapes in the country but also boasts upscale hotels, restaurants and shopping options. It combines a deeply local aesthetic with a world-class reputation. And the Vail Valley information presented in this blog will help you appreciate it all.

Regardless of whether you’re new to the area or a born-and-raised local, the Vail Valley information presented here will help acquaint you with the ins and outs of the area and point you toward the enormous amount of fun, entertainment and engaging activities offered throughout the valley. Consider this blog your friendly, local and intimately informed source for all things Vail Valley. Regardless of the season, our blog will keep you up to date on the latest happenings and exciting activities and events throughout the region. It will give you a sense of what the locals are excited about and steer you toward activities you truly won’t want to miss.

Empower Yourself with Vail Valley Information

Use this blog to stay updated on Vail Valley information that matters to you. From the hottest events around to obscure attractions you’ll be glad to have seen, this blog will keep you in the know about all things Vail Valley. Pore over past and present blog posts to learn more about the area and plan your night and weekend outings. And then get outside and go exploring!

Featured Blog

Vail Mountain Closes This Weekend After an Epic Ski Season!

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Closing Day at Vail Mountain is Sunday, April 21, and what a season it's been! If you remember back to November of last year, Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek opened early due to 4 feet of early season snow. It was the first time in more than a decade that both resorts opened early.  With all the moisture that fell (... Read More

Celebrate Spring Back To Vail With Some Well-Earned Turns

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, April 9, 2019
It's Spring Back to Vail all weekend and that means lots of fun will be had. Conditions on the mountain are perfect for the World Pond Skimming Championships at Golden Peak on Sunday, April 14. If you've never witnessed pond skimming, it's a sight to see. Top male and female contestants will compete for next year's... Read More

Springtime Festivities Abound with Taste of Vail, Spring Back to Vail

By Caitlin Row | Monday, April 1, 2019
There's a lot of fun going on through the month of April. Taste of Vail festivities are happening this weekend, and Spring Back To Vail events, including free live music, are coming up April 11 through 14. Vail Mountain is set to close Sunday, April 21, and Beaver Creek will close a week earlier on Sunday, April 14.... Read More

Taste of Vail Begins April 3 with Seminars & Delicious Signature Events

By Caitlin Row | Wednesday, March 27, 2019
For me, Taste of Vail – this year April 3 through 6 – marks the true arrival of spring in our beautiful mountain town. It means walking around outside without full winter padding, people watching and hopefully tasting some seriously delicious food. Some of the same visitors come year after year for this event, while... Read More

Basking, Snacking & Skiing: It's Vail Valley This Week!

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Hello, spring? Are you out there? The Equinox is happening Wednesday, March 20, and even though I may feel an imperceptible shift in daytime warmth, winter is hanging on.  Here's a fun springtime-in-the-mountains activity ... cooking out at Blue Sky Basin's Belle's Camp at Vail Mountain's Back Bowls. Belle's Camp... Read More

Pink & Green Collide: It's Pink Vail and St. Paddy's Day This Weekend!

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Ever wondered what all the mountains around you are when you're skiing Vail Mountain? When you're looking to the southwest from Eagle's Nest, you can see Mount of the Holy Cross and Notch Mountain. Headed up the gondola? Check out the Gore Range to the northeast. From Blue Sky Basin, you can see the Ten Mile and... Read More