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

3 Vail Rafting Outfitters for Colorado River Fun this Summer

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Rafting season keeps on going and going this summer due to late winter runoff and a colder than normal spring. That means there's still time to book an epic rafting experience with a Vail outfitter of your choice. Here are three good outfitter options; book your trip today! Timberline Tours Timberline Tours... Read More

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

Explore Vail's Blossoming Wildflower Season with a Jeep Tour

By Caitlin Row | Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Wildflower season is off the charts right now, thanks to lots of rain. Timberline Tours, a premier Vail outfitter, is offering back-country Jeep tours showcasing our blossoms via alpine meadows and expansive mountain views. Call (970) 476-1414 to book your trip! Other ideas for wildflower viewing include getting... Read More

Celebrate 4th of July All Week Around the Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, July 2, 2019
There's no time for a 4th of July hangover in Vail! The fun goes all week, and really all month if you think about it. Independence Day is the unofficial start to summer busy season in Vail, and that means we are heading into the thick of festival and event season. Gypsum Daze is coming up July 18 through 20 in... Read More

Summertime Fun in Full Swing Around Vail

By Caitlin Row | Monday, June 24, 2019
Despite a snowy start to the Summer Solstice, we are chugging right along as far as warm-weather fun. All the farmers' markets are happening weekly, the golf courses are fully open for business, and a variety of free and ticketed concerts (like Bravo! and Hot Summer Nights) are underway. More sunshine is on the way,... Read More