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

Check Out These Vail Valley Steals and Deals

By Tracey Flower | Monday, November 11, 2019
Ski season comes to the Vail Valley this weekend when Vail Mountain opens on Friday, November 15. Vail Mountain kicks off Opening Day with free burritos and hot chocolate and a live DJ at Gondola ONE from 8 to 10 a.m.  You can celebrate the arrival of ski season by taking advantage of these steals and deals around... Read More

3 Ways to Get Ready for Winter in Vail

By Tracey Flower | Monday, November 4, 2019
Ski season in the Vail Valley is right around the corner, with Vail Mountain scheduled to open on November 15 and Beaver Creek scheduled to open on November 27. With a couple of fall snowstorms already on the books, Mother Nature has been hard at work getting ready for the 2019–20 ski season. Here are three things you... Read More

Things to Do around Vail this Halloweek

By Tracey Flower | Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Happy Halloween week (Halloweek, if you will)! Folks who grew up in Colorado (like those of us who grew up in Michigan) remember many a childhood Halloween costume being ruined by a winter coat. This snowy week in the Vail Valley is sure to create similar memories for this generation of mountain kids. Here’s a... Read More

5 Indoor Activities Near Vail to Love this Fall

By Tracey Flower | Monday, October 21, 2019
The snow has started to fall on the Vail Valley, but ski season won’t arrive for a few more weeks. Meanwhile, hiking and biking trails are too muddy to use, and the glory days of fall are feeling distant. Locals call these few weeks in between the "shoulder season." They serve as a nice bridge between summer and... Read More

Check Out These Fall Activities and Events Around Vail

By Tracey Flower | Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Fall might be Vail’s best-kept secret (shhh). The town is quiet and calm, and the weather can be amazing. Of course, you might catch an early season snowstorm or two, but the weather can also be sunny, cool and crisp (in short, spectacular). Even beyond the glow of September, October is full of events and activities... Read More

4 New Vail Valley Businesses

By Tracey Flower | Tuesday, October 8, 2019
It seems like there’s always a new restaurant to try or store to visit in the Vail Valley. Here are a few businesses that opened up shop in the last few months. Check one out this weekend! Photo: Hygge Life Cafe, Everything Vail Valley Hygge Life Café 41149 U.S. Highway 6, Avon (303) 725-0431 Is it redundant to... Read More