Mountain Living

The Science Behind Life in the 8,000-Foot Club

The 8,100-foot base area elevation of Vail and Beaver Creek puts our resorts in a rarefied-air coterie that includes six continents and 140 million people.

02/11/2019 By Daniel Shaw

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: February 8-10

From a martini luncheon to a night at the ballet, editor's picks for navigating the weekend.

02/05/2019 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: February 1-3

From country music at the Vilar to Super Bowl watch parties, editor's picks for planning one super weekend.

01/30/2019 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Health + Wellness

7 Spa Treatments for Beating Winter Weather

From full body wraps and facials to some of the most powerful skincare products on the market, seven Vail Valley spas spill on their best antidotes for dry, winter skin.

01/29/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Celebrations

4th of July Lights up the Sky over Nottingham Lake

The town of Avon hosts a do-over for this summer's cancelled 4th of July fireworks show.

01/11/2019 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: January 11-13

The Beaver Creek Snowshoe Series kicks off on Sunday—plus, plenty of live music and two nights of Vail Yeti hockey to pack your weekend schedule.

01/10/2019 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: January 4-6

Christmas tree bonfires, Vail Yeti hockey, and plenty of live music get us through this first weekend of 2019.

01/02/2019 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: 28-30

If you're a child of the 60's: The Beach Boys spend two nights at the Vilar in Beaver Creek. 90's babies? Blind Melon jams late night at Avon's Agave. And everyone else? Our weekend agenda is jam-packed with live music to keep you grooving 'til it's 2019.

12/26/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Thanksgiving

The Valley's Guide to Thanksgiving

What’s cooking this Thanksgiving? We dish on everything from slopeside feasts to Turkey Day trots around the Vail Valley.

11/15/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: November 9-11

We're counting down the days til Vail Mountain opens for the season—and must-do weekend activities to hold you over in the meantime.

11/06/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: November 2 & 3

One last chance to celebrate Halloween—plus, plenty of live music to get you through the first weekend of November.

10/30/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: October 19-21

From a backcountry ski swap to fundraisers around the valley, your guide to the weekend.

10/16/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Halloween

13 Spooky (and Festive) Ways to Celebrate Halloween

From late-night costume parties to trick-or-treating around Vail Village, our top picks for Halloween in the Vail Valley.

10/15/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Coffee

A Coffee Lover's Guide to the Vail Valley

From roasteries to craft coffeehouses, a comprehensive guide to drinking local in the Vail Valley.

10/10/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: October 12-14

The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa throws a bash for its 10th birthday—plus, Man of the Cliff, and pumpkin picking in Eagle all round out our top picks for this weekend's agenda.

10/09/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: October 5-7

Alpine Quest hosts a backcountry ski and snowboard swap—plus, a community day at Mountain Valley Horse Rescue, an open house at the West Vail Fire Station, and a 5k fun-run in Gypsum.

10/02/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Wellness

Massages That Take Your Spa Experience to a Higher Level

Four CBD-infused rubdowns that give new meaning to high country R&R.

10/02/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: September 28-30

Restaurant Week kicks off around the valley—plus, a mountain bike festival and one last chance to cheers to Oktoberfest.

09/26/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: September 14-16

The season might be slowing down, but one more weekend of Oktoberfest—plus, live music and a one-day yoga festival in Vail—keeps us moving and grooving through the month of September.

09/12/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff