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Vail Spa Green Initiatives

At Vail Spa, we feel privileged to work and live in this beautiful Colorado mountain paradise and are dedicated to preserving it for generations to come. Our desire to preserve and protect our natural surroundings enhances the environment for all who live here and visit. Vail Spa is committed to being a sustainable business leader and … Read more

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

Vail Mountain Winter Operations 2021/22

Snow is falling and we are mere weeks away from opening day on November 12th! Find your goggles, tune your skis and give this article a quick read so that you know what to expect on the mountain this winter: Reservations Reservations will not be required this winter for mountain access. Gondolas and lifts will … 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.

Your Vail Fall Guide

Grab your pumpkin spice latte (and your water) and hit the trails for some golden leaf peeping! There is NOTHING like walking through the golden aspens in the fall. Here are some of our favorite trails to leaf peep and prepare for spooky season! Ultimate Leaf Peeping Hiking Trails and Scenic Drive –East Lake Creek … Read more

The Sounds of Summer in Vail

Summer events are back in the Vail Valley including LIVE MUSIC! Boy oh boy did we miss live music! Jammin’ with locals and visitors from around the globe out in the fresh air and surrounded by spectacular mountain views; a classical evening at the Gerald Ford Amphitheatre complete with a picnic on the lawn; wandering … Read more

Vail Valley Farmers’ Markets

It’s that time of year again and local farmers’ markets are back in full swing! Here in the Vail Valley you have several options of great markets to suit your needs and schedule. Enjoy browsing and snacking as you go! These markets are a free, family-friendly way to enjoy a weekend morning. Vail Farmers’ Market … Read more

Get Your Hike On

Looking to set off on your own hiking adventure? Here are our top 5 recommended local hikes: Berrypicker Hiking Trail Does this name sound familiar? Instead of gliding down Berrypicker on skis, take this trail in the summer to access amazing wildflowers and top of the world views! See if you can recognize the trail … Read more

Vail Hiking Trail Treasures

Gore Lake There are many things people seek when embarking on an adventure in nature. As John Muir said,” In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Most of us seek simple things; vivid memories of expansive views, beautiful wildflowers, unique vegetation and the privilege to catch a of glimpse of wildlife. And that is really … Read more

Get Up and GoPro: 5 Tips for Good Times at The GoPro Games

Participate: The GoPro Games invokes the spirit of every walk of life in the Vail Valley and our world throughout. Each year it gets better and better with something to offer for everyone. Here is the 2021 event schedule. Prepare: Colorado weather varies daily and changes quickly. Bring layers, water, and sun protective items such as … Read more

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