Blog 2019-04-27T14:29:41-06:00

Vail Mountain Lodging News

72 Hour Guide to Vail

A Full Vail Travel Guide for Winter Experience this iconic alpine village retreat Only have 72 hours in Vail? Check out our 3-day Vail itinerary and get inspired for a short but sweet visit. Nestled in the Rocky Mountain of Colorado, Vail is made of up two villages, Vail Village and Lionshead. Modeled after Switzerland’s Zermatt and exuding [...]

Essential Packing Guide for a Vail Getaway

‘Tis the season for a mountain/ski vacation! Visiting a winter-wonderland brimming with outdoor recreation can be a magical and memorable – especially when you’re prepared for the elevation and elements. Following is our list of must-haves and nice-to-haves for your next winter retreat. Weather-appropriate clothing, including: » Thermal underwear and/or base layer, top and bottom » Wateroof [...]

5 exercises for ski season

by Shelby Crummer - Digital Marketing Specialist As the head volleyball coach at a local high school in the Vail Valley, I often think about the importance of both physical and mental preparation. Our team just finished the volleyball season last week and with winter being just around the corner, I’ve been considering the best ways to prepare [...]

Summer Activities in a Pandemic

Typically a time when calendars are chalk full of travel plans, cookouts, live music, sporting events, markets, camping, family and friend gatherings, beaches and swimming pools. Typically a time when children squeal and play, while adults reconnect and relax. But during these unprecedented times we’re all rethinking what to do, where to go and most importantly, how to [...]

Vail Winter Events 2019-2020

  Snowflakes have begun to fall as temperatures drop this time of year. We are excited for a beautiful winter! This stirring season brings many events and gatherings to the calendar in Vail, Colorado. Don’t miss these incredible opportunities to engage in the community and make memories in such a special place. Enjoy Vail or Beaver Creek Mountain Resort [...]

GoPro Mountain Games 2019

June 6th – 10th, 2019 This year, you definitely don’t want to hesitate in signing up or showing up to the 2019 Go Pro Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado. Proven to be a wildly fun time, there are plenty of events to meet the liking of any athlete or spectator. If you are an athlete considering competing, there [...]

2019 Top Workplace in Colorado

THE DENVER POST NAMES EAST WEST PARTNERS AND FAMILY OF COMPANIES AS NO. 1 LARGE COMPANY IN THE COLORADO 2019 TOP WORKPLACES AWARDS CEO Chris Frampton, CEO of East West Partners, and the Family of Companies Comprised of East West Partners, Slifer Smith & Frampton and East West Hospitality, Earn Top Honors in Annual Workplace Recognition Program (DENVER, Colo.) [...]

10th Mountain Division

Honor 10th Mountain Division History & Be Refreshed by Vail’s Heritage Vail, Colorado wears many hats to various visitors and locals throughout the year; but, something steadfast within the valley is universal esteem held for its intrinsic history. The founders of Vail, as many of us know, were Pete Seibert and Earl Eaton. Seibert was enrolled in the 10th [...]

Top 5 Kid-Friendly Activities in Vail

Vail hosts incredible family experiences all year long, so don’t pass up these stops as you plan your Colorado getaway. Bowling + Dinner If your family is looking to book exceptional evening plans, look no further than Bol. Tucked within the Solaris Plaza, Bol exists as a hot spot for dinner, with a side of fun! Hosting a [...]

Colorado Fall Colors

Colorado is full of color at every season. From snowcapped mountains with brilliant blue skies to golden hills covered in Aspen trees. There's approximately one month for the best "leaf peeping" in Colorado. Here are some of our favorite drives. Independence Pass to Aspen Take Highway 24 from Minturn over Battle Mountain. After Leadville, you'll see signs for Highway [...]

Fall Food and Wine

Your fall vacation in Vail should include The Fall Wine and Food Classic which will take place in Vail on Saturday, September 22 and 23, 2018. Experience mountain vistas while tasting tastings and wine from the Southern Hemisphere put on by Taste of Vail. The weekend is comprised of daily events: Saturday, September 22, 2018 | 9:00 am – [...]


The hills come to life during three weekends of Oktoberfest in Beaver Creek, Vail, and Lionshead. Don't miss any of the action including live music, Bavarian competitions, and of course beer and bratwurst. Beaver Creek Oktoberfest September 1 and 2 Saturday, September 1 11:00 a.m. Traditional Keg Tapping – Bier Garden Opens! 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Live Music [...]

Gourmet on Gore

Gourmet on Gore returns to the Vail Valley next month offering a unique culinary experience which in the heart of Vail Village over Labor Day weekend. Sip on world-class wines, beers and spirits while enjoying delightful culinary delights from Vail’s top culinary experts.  Events include the kick-off Tasting Tour, Open-Air Tasting, Rose on the River, Brunch off Bridge Street [...]

Vail Dance Festival

2018 marks the 30th anniversary season of the Vail Dance Festival. From July 28 through August 11, 2018, enjoy a two-week celebration featuring both dance performance and educational elements. All performances will be in the art of ballet but will vary differently from Hispanico, International, and American influences. The performances will take place at the Gerald R Ford Amphitheater [...]


Bravo! Vail returns to the Vail Valley on June 21st for five weeks of musical masterpieces. From orchestra concerts to small ensembles, and education & engagement you will be sure to find what interests you most. Orchestra concerts include the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and New York Philharmonic. A few [...]

4th of July in Vail

Independence Day Celebrations are full of live music, parades, and of course fireworks! Here's a list of this year's 4th of July Events. July 2 Minturn Independence Day Celebration Enjoy music, fun, and entertainment for the whole family from 5:30 - 9:00 pm. July 3 Avon Salute to the USA The Town of Avon celebrates Independence Day with a celebration [...]

GoPro Mountain Games

GoPro Mountain Games Whether you are an athlete, a spectator, or visiting Vail with your family, the GoPro Mountain Games are not to be missed. June 7-10th Vail Village will be energized with exciting events for the young and the young-at-heart comprised of adventure sports, art, and music. There are multiple events happening each day throughout the day. Here are [...]

June Vail Vitality Center Events

SOUL STRETCH WEEKEND WITH CHARRY SHAKTI OM | June 1 - June 3 Save the date for this popular weekend to kick off the summer. Each session moves according to the Divine flow. Ground down, connect, work with nature’s gravity force for the rebounding, uplifting, take off and expansion of spirit. The mountains provide the essential backdrop for the [...]

Purchase Your Epic Pass Today!

The 2018/19 Epic Pass is on sale now! Purchase before April 15 and get 6 Buddy Tickets (discounted rate tickets that remain the same rate for the entire season, the rate is determined in October of 2018) for the 2018/19 season! Other reasons to purchase your Epic Pass: 2018 Summer Scenic Access including gondola rides Eligible for Pass Insurance [...]