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

4 Things To Do This Week Around Vail

By Tracey Flower | Monday, February 24, 2020
Happy Leap Week! Leap Day – February 29, 2020 – is Saturday, which means you get an extra day this month to enjoy all the Vail Valley has to offer. At the time of this writing, the forecast for this week includes a hearty balance of snow and sun as we charge into March. Here are my top picks for things to do this week... Read More

4 Vail Valley Small Businesses You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

By Tracey Flower | Tuesday, October 1, 2019
From products that are made in the Vail Valley to a beloved small-town book store, these four independently owned small business are unique to the Vail Valley. The Bookworm 295 Main Street, C101, Edwards In an age when the local, independently owned book store has become a fading memory for many small towns, The... Read More

4 Vail Valley Adventures for Thrill-Seekers

By Tracey Flower | Tuesday, September 24, 2019
There are the obvious activities for adrenaline junkies in search of a thrill in the Vail Valley: skiing or snowboarding, downhill mountain biking or whitewater rafting. Thrill-seekers in search of an adventure that ups the ante, however, should check out one of these spine-tingling options. Go ziplining with Zip... Read More

5 Great Pet-Friendly Patios Near Vail

By Tracey Flower | Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Colorado is a pretty pet-friendly place overall, and the Vail Valley follows suit with options for pet-friendly lodging, shopping and, of course, dining. If you find yourself in or around Vail with your favorite four-legged buddy in tow, I recommend checking out one of these pet-friendly patios. Photo: Courtesy of... Read More

4 Great Date-Night Dining Options Near Vail

By Tracey Flower | Tuesday, September 10, 2019
I love a good dinner date. Of all life’s simple joys, it’s one of my all-time favorites. Picking the perfect restaurant is, of course, critical to the success of any date-night dining experience, so here are some of my Vail Valley favorites. You bring the someone special, and these four spots will bring the atmosphere... Read More

Check Out These Vail Bars For Great Live Music

By Tracey Flower | Wednesday, September 4, 2019
There are dozens of bars and restaurants in and around Vail that feature live music, but these four spots are my personal tried and true favorites.   Photo: Courtesy Shakedown Bar The Red Lion 304 Bridge Street, Vail Best for: a lively après scene The Red Lion is a Vail institution. It’s the first place I ever... Read More