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

Let's Go Snowmobiling with Nova Guides this Holiday Season!

By Caitlin Row | Monday, December 10, 2018
Well, folks, I just got done taking my first self-driven snowmobile tour with Nova Guides. As an avid skier, snowmobiling was something I did occasionally – sitting on the back while someone else drove it. This time, I took control. Granted, we did the easier trail (Tigiwon Snowmobile Tours, near Minturn), but I was... Read More

The Holiday Season is Officially Here in the Vail Valley!

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, December 4, 2018
December in Vail is a truly magical time of year. Trees are well-adorned with holiday lights, temperatures dip, and the healthy event season kicks off. It's also when locals, visitors and second-homeowners alike are getting in the swing of ski season, building strength and confidence on the slopes. With all this early... Read More

December Fun Begins This Weekend Around The Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, November 27, 2018
I can't believe this weekend marks the start of December! We are in the final stretch heading into the New Year, and time is just flying. It feels like it's already been winter for a little while now. The big snow storm after Thanksgiving meant that Vail and Beaver Creek are both substantially ahead as far as terrain... Read More

Thanksgiving Week is Blessing Vail with New Snow, and We Are Thankful!

By Caitlin Row | Monday, November 19, 2018
It's Thanksgiving week and everyone in the Vail Valley has a lot to be thankful for this year!  Snow is plentiful and more is on the way. Predictions point to snow on Thanksgiving Day and then more to follow on Saturday, November 24. Click here to read the most recent OpenSnow report, which predicts "pretty good pow... Read More

Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts are opening early this week!

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The big news this week is that Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek ski resorts are both opening early – on Wednesday, November 14, and Saturday, November 17, respectively! Vail Mountain had been set to open on Saturday and Beaver Creek the following Wednesday. Paid parking at the Vail lots starts on Friday, November 16,... Read More