In the Long Run

The town of Vail recently began to explore becoming a sustainable destination. Our fragile mountain eco system depends on active preservation efforts from all members of the community. Vail Spa and East West Destination Hospitality have established an Eco Care committee that takes great pride in active involvement and leadership in sustainable practices. As a … Read more

Individual Impact

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” —Jane Goodall I don’t know if it is the natural beauty of the mountains that draws me or the people with … Read more

Vail Veterans

Most people that have visited Vail know that our little slice of heaven was greatly influenced and by the impact of the 10th Mountain Division and it’s soldiers. Many of the soldiers who fought in World War II had a common love for the outdoors, which translated to skiing.  And for some that passion led … Read more

What is Mud Season?

As we trudge through what the rest of the country calls “spring”, the Vail Valley and surrounding mountain towns endure “Mud Season.” Beyond the mixture of rain and snow that defines the shoulder season, it is a time treasured by locals. The villages are void of skis, turning lifts and filled with great restaurant and retail … Read more

Dog Sledding

A dog sledding tour is a family favorite allowing you to break away from the crowds and travel through untouched meadows and forests of Aspen and Pine. Fun for all ages, view wildlife in its natural element and take in the breathtaking Colorado landscape. Witnessing sled dogs in their true element is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Snowshoe & Cross Country Skiing

Need a day off the slopes? Take a backcountry snowshoe or cross-country ski tour in the beautiful White River National Forest, or learn new skills like Telemark. Free your heel and free your mind! Learn new on-mountain skills or improve your current abilities. Workshops, small group and private lessons are available with half or full … Read more

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Repost: 9 News Expect a great year for Colorado’s fall colors

Expect a great year for Colorado’s fall colors Experts say the precipitation over the summer months will help our fall colors flourish in just a few weeks. Author: Rachel LeuthauserPublished: 10:40 PM MDT September 3, 2019 COLORADO, USA — Colorado always looks good. It will arguably look even better in about two weeks. Get your camera ready. … Read more

Golf Course Review: Eagle Vail Golf Club

Eagle Vail Golf Club, the local’s favorite Why not golf where the locals golf? Not only does Eagle-Vail Golf Club offer some of the most beautiful golf holes with the most dramatic elevation changes in the Valley, but it is also the best value in the area.  It is for these reasons that year after … Read more

Rafting options in mid July

After a record snow year, the whitewater is running high (but not too high!) in the Vail Valley. We are looking forward to one of the longest rafting seasons we’ve ever had. Currently Sage Outdoor Adventures and Timberline Tours are running trips down Gore Creek, the Colorado River, Brown’s Canyon, and the Eagle River. Below is … Read more

Welcome to the Vail Spa blog!

Finally, after the biggest winter in record, it’s summertime in Vail!  Welcome to the Vail Spa blog, which provides you with booking specials and up-to-date concierge information! This weekend, June 24 to 26, brings an extraordinary mixture of cultural and athletic events to the Vail Valley.  Today the Colorado-Eagle River Ride opened registration for its 10th Anniversary. Interested parties … Read more

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