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

Celebrate Vail's Abundant Snow with Lots of Après-ski Fun

By Caitlin Row | Monday, January 9, 2017
It's all about skiing in Vail right now. With 99 percent of terrain open at Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek, there is plenty of ground to explore.  I skied Vail Mountain Sunday, and despite only cranking for a few hours my legs are still pretty sore. Let's chalk it up to making deep turns through lots and lots of... Read More

Rejuvenate in 2017: Explore the healthy side of Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Traveling (or even staying put) for the holidays can be stressful. That's because extended celebrations, especially while on vacation, often mean breaking away from healthy routines. Dining out, less than eight hours of sleep and erratic fitness times are the norm. The good news is Vail Valley's flourishing spa and... Read More

Ring in 2017 right around Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, December 27, 2016
With New Year's Eve just days away, those who aim to go out must decide where to ring in 2017 ... pretty much now. Whether it's an afternoon of football, a six-course meal, a rowdy night of dancing or fireworks, Vail Valley This Week's calendar listing has it covered. So check it out and make reservations as... Read More

Snow Delivers the Goods for Vail's Biggest Holiday Week

By Caitlin Row | Friday, December 16, 2016
2017 is fast approaching, and with it lots of lively entertainment is planned around Vail Valley. From family-friendly activities to happy hours, recreation and lots of live music, options are plentiful for visitors and locals alike. Want to see Santa? Beaver Creek has you covered. Does a visit to an outdoor ice... Read More

Welcoming Vail’s Holiday Season

By Caitlin Row | Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Colorado's beautiful Vail Valley epitomizes holiday magic and luxury. This is why it has become a premier winter destination, popular among regional and global travelers alike in the weeks leading up to New Year's.  Here at Vail Valley This Week, we work hard to offer the most up-to-date event and activity listings,... Read More