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

Live Music, Tastings and Eclipse Viewings Planned This Week Around Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Monday, August 14, 2017
It may still be summer, but for many of my friends (myself included) this is when we start looking ahead to winter things – snow, ski passes, new gear and the upcoming holidays. I know, I know, it's too early for such talk. But if you don't have your ski pass figured out yet, now's the time to give it some thought.... Read More

Cooler Days and Even Cooler Nights Welcomed in August Around Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Monday, August 7, 2017
The last few mornings around the Vail Valley have been deliciously cool, with temperatures hovering in the 50s while I start my day. To me, this is perfect weather to cuddle up with a coffee and a blanket as I read the morning news. Temperatures are indeed trending down this week with highs only predicted in the 70s... Read More

First Week of August Means Big Fun and Good Food Around Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Monday, July 31, 2017
It's finally August around Vail Valley! This gorgeous summer month offers mild weather, mushroom hunting, wildflowers, evening "monsoon" rain and a busy event schedule. There is, in fact, something fun and entertaining to do every week this month. Vail Dance Festival, put on by Vail Valley Foundation, is in full... Read More

Last Week in July Means Lots of Fun Around Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Monday, July 24, 2017
Monsoon season has arrived in Colorado's Vail Valley. At the time of this writing, eight of the next nine days have thunderstorm predictions. Saturday is the only rain-free day on the books at this juncture until the following Thursday, then more rain graces the 10-day forecast. It's not going to be raining all day,... Read More

Rain Showers Mean Summer Wildflowers — and Inside Fun — Around Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Monday, July 17, 2017
It's rained almost every day for more than a week. All the fresh wetness has resulted in super-green greens and colorful wildflowers decorating Vail Valley. It's a lush and beautiful time to be here. I was recently hiking the Eagle Vail Trail and noticed plenty of blooms dotting the path, which also hosted aspen... Read More

Vail Valley Offers Sunshine, Thunderstorms and Lots of Live Music Including Trace Adkins

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Mid-July sneaked up on me pretty fast. Vail's busy summer season is upon us and it's full of fun things to do for visitors and locals alike. With evening thunderstorms in the forecast every day this week and into the next, now's also a good time to seek out some indoor activities like dining, an escape room, yoga and... Read More