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Oktoberfest is here in Vail!

Munich comes to the streets of Vail in September for the world’s greatest celebration of beer, music and autumn: Oktoberfest! Dust off the lederhosen, throw on the dirndls and toast your steins to the world’s most popular party. Emulating the more than 200-year-old celebration known by millions around the world, Vail’s Oktoberfest will delight guests … 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 your Hike on

The Walking Mountain Science Center offers many free activities that continue through the beginning of September. Listed below are some of these free events. Events are also offered at their Avon location. Enjoy these last few weeks of Summer with some fresh air and beautiful views. Nature Hikes 7 Days a Week, 11am-12pm & 2-3pm.  Most ages … Read more

Product Pride

At Vail Spa pride is more than just a virtue, it is part of our brand. I have never felt such an immense sense of pride, in my work, my team and most of all our leadership.The honor produced by our team’s many accomplishments can be overwhelming and yet so fulfilling. ” Pride and its accompanying … Read more

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

Vail Film Festival

The Vail Film Festival kicks off today through Sunday at the Cascade Theater and the Cinebistro in Solaris along with several other events throughout the villages. Four day festival passes start at $50, you can also volunteer for the event. On Saturday at the Vilar Performing Arts Center there is a free screening at 4:30 … 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

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 event schedule Prepare: Colorado weather varies daily and changes quickly. Bring layers, water, and Sun protective items such as sunscreen … Read more

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