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

Head Down Valley for Gypsum Daze This Weekend; Plus More Vail Things To Do

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Gypsum Daze is here! Activities for this full down valley festival kick off on Thursday, July 18, with fishing at Gypsum Ponds. Other event highlights include a youth talent show (Saturday, July 19), Gypsum Daze Stampede (also Saturday), the Gypsum Daze Parade (Sunday, July 20) and the Saturday night concert with... Read More

Mountain-Bike Shops You'll Love Near Vail

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, June 4, 2019
The beginning of Vail bike season is here! If you haven't done it already, it's definitely time for a summer tune and maybe even some new gear. Whether you're local or just visiting for the weekend, it's also handy to know a bike shop is nearby in case of a popped tube or broken chain. (I've already done both this... Read More

Bonfire Block Party Kicks Off the First Weekend In June!

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, May 28, 2019
It's that time of year again! Bonfire Block Party, a big Down Valley party, returns to Eagle this weekend: Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2. Lots of craft beer and live music, including local musicians and national acts, are planned.  Here are some highlights: Railroad Earth will perform Friday, May 31, from 9... Read More

Best Mountain Bike Trails Near Vail and Beaver Creek

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Though our mountain town spring has been a wet one, Vail-area bike trails (primarily those between Eagle and Avon) are open for business. Just remember – if it recently rained or the trail looks wet, delay your ride until it dries out. This prevents trail damage and degradation.  Don't have a mountain bike? Consider... Read More

Breakfast Restaurants Near Vail For Your Next Vacation

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, May 14, 2019
If you love breakfast (as I do), Vail offers an array of restaurant options perfect for morning indulgence. Here are three picks, courtesy of EverythingVailValley.com. Vintage 12 Vail Road, Vail Vail's own Vintage is styled after a French brasserie and serves a Champagne brunch daily. It is located next to The... Read More

Make Outdoor Dining a Priority This Summer in Vail

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, May 7, 2019
We may still have periodic snow in the forecast, but summertime in Vail is just around the corner (I promise). To fully enjoy our fleeting (and thus all the more magical) Vail summer lifestyle, make outdoor dining a top priority June through August. Here are four top picks, courtesy of Everything Vail Valley. La... Read More