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

Enjoy Vail Valley's Full-Blown Springtime Beauty This Week

By Caitlin Row Stoner | Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Our beautiful Vail Valley morphed from mud season to springtime paradise in a matter of 10 days. Leaves have popped, flowers are out and temperatures are warming. The hillsides are a beautiful bright green right now. Weather predictions this week point to sunshine, thunderstorms, clouds and rain. Temperature highs... Read More

Mark Your Calendar with Top Summer Season Events Around the Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row Stoner | Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Summer is just around the corner, so it's time to start planning your next Vail Valley adventure. Here are the top picks from Vail Valley This Week. Bonfire Block Party The annual Bonfire Block Party in downtown Eagle, Colorado, is June 1 and 2. The 2018 musical lineup includes big-name acts like Galactic, The... Read More

4 Fun Hikes for Vail Valley Adventurers

By Caitlin Row Stoner | Monday, April 23, 2018
As the Vail Valley dries out and snow turns to rain and sunshine, hikers are dusting off their boots. It's time to explore Colorado by foot! Local Tip: It can take awhile for snow to melt off a trail, so not all trails will be open quite yet. Springtime offers varied conditions and guesswork when it comes to outdoor... Read More

5 Favorite Vail Valley Restaurants to Enjoy This Spring

By Caitlin Row Stoner | Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Off season around the Vail Valley means less people and a slower pace. Many restaurants stay open, however, and some may even offer deals. This is also a fun time to head a bit off the beaten path, away from Vail and Beaver Creek villages, to enjoy spots more often frequented by locals. Here's a list of my favorite... Read More

Enjoy a Quieter Time Around Vail This Off Season

By Caitlin Row Stoner | Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Off season officially arrived this week with the closure of Vail and Beaver Creek for the winter season. There may still be skiing in Summit County, but Vail is moving on to warmer-weather activities.  Weather is still a varied springtime mix, however, of rain, snow, wind, some sunshine and clouds. Everyone should... Read More

Closing Weekend Arrives for Vail and Beaver Creek

By Caitlin Row Stoner | Monday, April 9, 2018
This past weekend the sky dumped lots of white stuff across the Interstate 70 mountain corridor, resulting in massive powder days. Ski season is officially ending on a high note this Sunday, April 15, for Vail and Beaver Creek. Get outside and enjoy what the mountains have to offer one last time! Weather this week is... Read More