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 and Beaver Creek ski resorts are opening early this week!

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The big news this week is that Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek ski resorts are both opening early – on Wednesday, November 14, and Saturday, November 17, respectively! Vail Mountain had been set to open on Saturday and Beaver Creek the following Wednesday. Paid parking at the Vail lots starts on Friday, November 16,... Read More

Fresh Powder Arrives in Vail as the Final Countdown to Opening Day Arrives

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Early season snow ... it creates this zinging energy in a ski town, and everyone is excited! Thankfully, we were blessed with quite a windfall of white stuff last weekend. On Facebook on Monday, November 5, Vail Mountain posted a photo showing nearly 15 inches of fresh snow via measuring stick. With Opening Day... Read More

Vail Transitions from October to November with Snow in the Forecast

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, October 30, 2018
I woke up today to a fine dusting of snow on my deck chairs, the mountainsides and our car. Trees are sporting winter coats, and temperatures are cooling.  According to OpenSnow on Facebook, "Colorado is locked into the storm track and has the potential to receive 2+ feet over the [next] 10 days." Click here for the... Read More

Enjoy Halloween Festivities Around Vail Valley This Week

By Caitlin Row | Monday, October 22, 2018
Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year! I love pumpkin carving, costumes, candy and Dia De Los Muertos celebrations. This year's calendar of events for the Vail Valley have something for everyone. Keep reading to learn more about fun things coming up. Halloween also marks the quick approach of ski season in... Read More

Off Season: The Perfect Time of Year to Relax & Unwind in Colorado's Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Vail Valley's off season comes in stages. The first part is still warmish, colorful and sunny; then we enter the second phase, when temperatures cool, precipitation hopefully falls and a quieter calendar schedule prevails. It's a beautiful time of year to take a moment to rest, recharge and look ahead to the busy... Read More

Snow Arrives in Vail, Along with Cooler Temperatures & Autumn Events

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Snow arrived across the high country through last weekend and flakes (along with rain at lower elevations) continue to fall all week. This is a great way to kick off pre-ski season. Full disclosure: This wintry weather is really getting me excited and hopeful for the season to come. Currently the weather forecast... Read More