Offseason

Five Deals We're Loving This Fall

From alpine and backcountry ski swaps to 2-for-1 local whiskey: A local's guide to shoulder season bargains.

10/18/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Locals We Love

Introducing A Made-in Minturn Stylish (and Sustainable) New Fashion Label

Born over the course of a trip overseas, Vela Apparel is the newest business that the valley can claim as its own.

10/18/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Curbside Appeal

The Artful Touch Behind Vail's New Roundabout

Word on the street is that the town's newest traffic pattern is more than just an efficient cut through — it's also a work of art.

10/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Cinema

America's Highest Drive-In Theater* Extends Its Season

The valley's drive-in move theater looks to fall, with spooky screenings throughout the month of October, and plans for an indoor venue set to open in November.

10/09/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Snow

OpenSnow's Joel Gratz Talks Powder for the 2017/18 Season

We asked Colorado's go-to powder forecaster when it will snow (again), and what we can look forward to for the upcoming winter season.

09/20/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat + Drink

The Inaugural Fall Food & Wine Classic is Coming to Vail

The Taste of Vail is adding a weekend-long event in September featuring southern hemisphere wines, guest chefs, and plenty of local flavor.

09/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Weekend

If You Want to Hike, Hike to the Mic

The Beav's newest musical festival is upping the game — with a high altitude venue and a weekend full of outdoor fun.

09/11/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Deals

Six Affordable (and Luxurious) Places to Stay in the Vail Valley this Fall

An aspenglow lover's guide to the best off-season hotel deals in the Vail Valley.

09/07/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Hiking

Trail of the Week: Lost Lake Trail

On a quest for mountain views, foliage, and lakeside serenity? Skip Piney, and hike to its lesser-known neighbor.

09/05/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Game On

The Valley's Superlative Sports Bars

With football season upon us (and MLS playoffs approaching), it's time to break down where to catch the week's big game (and why).

09/05/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Foodie Fun

Sneak Peek: Gourmet on Gore 2017

Vail's ode to food and drink returns for its annual Labor Day takeover of the village.

08/29/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat

Five Perfect Picnics

What better way to toast the final days of summer than with an on-mountain spread of gourmet goodies?

08/22/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Hiking

Trail of the Week: The Davos Trail

A West Vail favorite, regardless of season.

08/16/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat + Drink

The Sebastian's New Brunch Is the Toast of the Village

With all-day rosé and full spread of breakfast goodies, Leonora puts a decadent twist on Sunday brunch.

08/15/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Book Club

Five Reads to Get You through the Rest of the Summer

Can't decide which book to pick up next? We asked the staff at the Bookworm of Edwards for recommendations from their summer reading lists.

08/15/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Astronomy

The Eclipse Viewer's Guide to the Vail Valley

The most-ballyhooed celestial event of our century streaks by the Vail Valley at near totality, and we've got all the information on how to catch it.

08/14/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Hiking

Trail of the Week: Mount of the Holy Cross

Everything you need to know to tackle (and conquer!) the valley's token 14er.

08/09/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Ready, Set, Go

The Leadville Trail 100 Races Kick Off This Weekend

Mountain bikers and trail runners "race across the sky" in Leadville's annual 100-mile event.

08/09/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat + Drink

Sandwiches Have Never Looked (or Tasted) So Good at the Valley's Newest Eatery

With a Sweet Basil pedigree, Craftsman puts a deliciously upscale (and affordable) spin on the lowly sandwich.

07/29/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Concerts

Copenhagen's Danish String Quartet Is Making a Stop in the Vail Valley

Critically-acclaimed, and proclaimed among the world's best, the ultra-hip Danish String Quartet are bringing their classic sounds to Edwards and Eagle.

07/25/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth