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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 deals. I encourage any avid mountain lover to come visit during this so-called down time. Each year the mud season gains more and more popularity for tourists seeking solitude and quiet reflection. Click here for [...]


Vail Restaurant Month starts today with Market to Table Week

Week 1: Sept. 19 – 25 Market to Table Week : Schedule of Events Tuesday, September 20 Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes Sweet Basil 5:30 to 7pm, $25 Executive Chef Paul Anders discusses the many varieties of Colorado heirloom tomatoes and demonstrates interesting alternatives to feature them on your dinner table. (970) 476-0125   Wednesday, September 21 Feast of Colorado Sweet Basil Cocktails at 7pm, 7:30 to 10:30pm, $95 A special evening features a five course dinner and beverage pairings with “everything Colorado.” Special guests included Lynn and Guy Borden from Borden Farms. [...]