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

Breakfast Restaurants Near Vail For Your Next Vacation

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, May 14, 2019
If you love breakfast (as I do), Vail offers an array of restaurant options perfect for morning indulgence. Here are three picks, courtesy of Vintage 12 Vail Road, Vail Vail's own Vintage is styled after a French brasserie and serves a Champagne brunch daily. It is located next to The... Read More

Make Outdoor Dining a Priority This Summer in Vail

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, May 7, 2019
We may still have periodic snow in the forecast, but summertime in Vail is just around the corner (I promise). To fully enjoy our fleeting (and thus all the more magical) Vail summer lifestyle, make outdoor dining a top priority June through August. Here are four top picks, courtesy of Everything Vail Valley. La... Read More

3 Accessible Vail Hikes Worth Tackling This Summer

By Caitlin Row | Monday, April 29, 2019
Enjoying a Vail-area hike doesn't have to take the whole day. Here are three accessible, half-day options for Vail hiking this summer. Please note: These trails will likely not be open for the summer season until at least Memorial Day weekend. Springtime hiking can be touch and go depending on elevation and if the... Read More

Four Vail Restaurants To Enjoy This Summer

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, April 23, 2019
A visit to Vail isn't complete without culinary indulgence. Here's the good news: Visitors (and locals alike) will find a plethora of Vail restaurants replete with delicious wines and Colorado-sourced menu items.  Here are four of my top picks for Vail restaurants to visit this spring and summer. (Hint: It never... Read More

Vail Mountain Closes This Weekend After an Epic Ski Season!

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Closing Day at Vail Mountain is Sunday, April 21, and what a season it's been! If you remember back to November of last year, Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek opened early due to 4 feet of early season snow. It was the first time in more than a decade that both resorts opened early.  With all the moisture that fell (... Read More