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

Check Out These Fall Activities and Events Around Vail

By Tracey Flower | Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Fall might be Vail’s best-kept secret (shhh). The town is quiet and calm, and the weather can be amazing. Of course, you might catch an early season snowstorm or two, but the weather can also be sunny, cool and crisp (in short, spectacular). Even beyond the glow of September, October is full of events and activities... Read More

Wax Those Skis! Lots of Snow Will Lead Up To Weekend In Vail Valley

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, February 5, 2019
It seems that any time I even think about driving over Vail Pass these days, cycles of snow and wind make me think twice. That's OK because staying in the valley these days is quite all right. At the time of this writing (February 5), we are facing a substantial winter-storm warning, with up to 18 inches of snow... Read More

We're Barreling Into February; It's Vail Valley This Week!

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, January 29, 2019
February has long been my favorite month to ski and revel in wintertime fun. Snow conditions are generally quite good, plus it's my birthday month. The Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships is kicking off on February 25 at Vail Mountain as well, bringing the best snowboarders in the world to my hometown. Yay!... Read More

Avon's Big Fireworks Display is Friday & Snow Continues to Fall

By Caitlin Row | Wednesday, January 23, 2019
For me, Fourth of July fireworks are a tradition. When they were canceled over the summer due to fire risk, I knew it was the right choice, but I was still a little sad. That's why I'm happy to announce Avon's July in January: Salute to the USA fireworks this Friday, January 25, at Nottingham Park. Keep reading for... Read More

More Snow On The Way Means You Should Ski This Weekend

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, January 15, 2019
More snow is on the way to Colorado's mountains. That's good news for everyone hitting the slopes this weekend around the Vail Valley.  According to OpenSnow, on Friday, January 18, Vail is earmarked with an alert, with a forecast of 6-plus inches from the previous night and current day. As OpenSnow is my most... Read More

Let's Enjoy Lots of Live Music In January!

By Caitlin Row | Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Driving back from Denver into the high country on Monday meant I got a taste of the end-of-weekend snow-pocalypse. Cars were inching in swirling snow as gusts of wind rocked my car. Even though it took an hour and a half longer to get back home, I was glad to see even more snowfall in the mountains. This winter's snow... Read More