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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.

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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!

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A Chill is in the Air; Let's Enjoy Fall Weather in Vail Valley While it Lasts!

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, October 17, 2017
I can feel winter approaching at night. The chill is creeping in as leaves fall from the trees. Vail Valley is entering the final phase of fall before snow really starts falling. For those leaf-peepers out there, your time to enjoy peak mountain fall color is drawing to a close. My guess is you'll have a few more... Read More

Autumn Snow Showers Cover Mountaintops Around Vail: It's a Beautiful Time of Year

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The week started out snowy again, with two Mondays in a row showcasing early season storms! Vail and Beaver Creek mountains, as well as other high-elevation locations, are looking more covered (though there's still more work by Mother Nature to be done). Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, located across the pass in Summit... Read More

Vail Gets a Taste of Winter, Then Lots of Sunshine This Week

By Caitlin Row | Monday, October 2, 2017
Waking up Monday morning to snow – not just on the mountain but at lower elevations, too – was a jolt forward into winter. Early season snowfall is the norm in Colorado's high country, so it wasn't necessarily a surprise. Yet, all that snow certainly snarled Sunday and Monday traffic. It added to Vail Valley's early... Read More

Restaurant Week Arrives in Vail Valley Along with Start to October

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, September 26, 2017
High-elevation snow in Vail brings us one step closer to ski season. It also means it's starting to truly feel like autumn around the valley. Mornings feature a distinct chill to the air and cars are starting to ice over in the night.  Living in a ski town in autumn means I get to enjoy the energy that comes with... Read More

Autumn Colors are on Full Display around Vail Valley This Week

By Caitlin Row | Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Golden yellow looks good on Vail Valley's numerous aspen groves. Now is the time to enjoy scenic overlooks by foot, bike or car. I recently enjoyed the stretch of colorful views between Minturn and Leadville on Highway 24. Another fun place to enjoy autumn is the East Lake Creek hiking trail in Edwards. Temperatures... Read More

Oktoberfest Fun Continues in Vail, Along with Lovely Autumn Color

By Caitlin Row | Sunday, September 10, 2017
Autumn colors are popping up more and more this week around Vail Valley. It's not peak leaf-peeping season yet, but it's certainly well on its way. Consider planning an autumn color viewing expedition in the next few weeks to get the full effect. Temperatures continue to cool as well, though it's still pleasantly... Read More