Laugh Out Loud

A Q&A With Comedian Paula Poundstone

A funny phone coversation with the HBO star, author and cat hoarder before her Feb 16 performance at the Vilar.

02/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

The Insider's Guide to Vail Pass

Vail Pass is one big playground, and we offer some tips on how to enjoy the area's natural amenities.

02/10/2017 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

A Night on Vail Pass is a Hut Trip Away

Looking to spend a cozy night in our winter wilderness? Try booking a stay in one of the iconic huts found on Vail's namesake pass.

02/10/2017 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

An Insider's Guide to Vail Pass

Vail's namesake pass is a playground for locals and visitors alike.

02/10/2017 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

Backcountry Skiing and Snowshoeing on Vail's Namesake Pass

Options abound for exploring Vail Pass, but few modes of transportation are more rewarding than your own two feet.

02/10/2017 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

Vail Pass's Must-Try Snowmobiling Tour

Already pining for winter? Once our peaks are covered in snow, a guided snowmobile tour is an unforgettable way to experience Vail's namesake pass.

02/10/2017 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

Getting to Know Vail Pass

Vail's namesake pass is a playground for locals and visitors alike.

02/10/2017 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Arts + Culture

Kick off the New Year with a Classic Vail Itinerary

Check out some of the Vail Valley's most classic happenings for the New Year.

01/05/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Skiing

We Review the Best New Ski Gear for the 2017 Season

From powder boards to cushy carving skis, this is the gear that the best shops in Vail are recommending for skiers who love Vail this season.

11/29/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

Dine

Don't Miss These Opening Day Deals

With Vail and Beaver Creek firing up the lifts on November 25, we found bargains at five aprés ski faves to toast the return of ski season.

11/23/2016 By Abner Pizano

Outdoors

Your Guide to Three Magical Days in Vail

72 hours of Vail bliss, served three ways: Ultimate ski days in Vail and Beaver Creek, plus what to do on your day off.

11/22/2016 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

Before You Hit the Trails, Play it Safe

Hiking in the mountains requires a few extra considerations. Before setting out, especially on the valley’s most challenging trails, take these factors into account.

10/10/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

Purpose Driven

Trails for those who like a mission when they go hiking.

10/10/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

The Vail Valley's On Mountain Escapes

Vail and Beaver Creek aren’t just for skiing — it’s time to break out the hiking boots and hit the best resort trails.

10/10/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

Seven Hikes to Satisfy Your Labor Day Weekend Hiking Needs

Three different kinds of treks to check off before the summer (officially) comes to an end.

10/10/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Zach Mahone Edited by Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

A Guide to the Valley's Most Iconic Trails

The Vail Valley offers an escape for every type of backcountry wanderer. Whether your goal is bagging a peak, trekking to a high-alpine lake, exercising Rover, or conversing with a babbling creek, an endless summer of happy trails awaits.

10/10/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Zach Mahone

Dining

The Very Best Vail Valley Meals

The best meals at the best restaurants in the Vail Valley

07/11/2016 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Article

4th For The Big Kids: Three choices to avoid most of the crowds for the martini crowd

One special event and two nice places with great views highlight options for over 21s

07/03/2016

4th of July

Fireworks, Flowers, Festivals and Fun: How to Celebrate Vail’s 4th Of July in 2017

What to do, what to watch and where to be to get the most out of this year's 4th of July festivities.

06/28/2016 Edited by Kirsten Dobroth

Real Estate

Great Neighborhoods for Families

Community, kids, and culture make Edwards, Miller Ranch, Homestead and Singletree prime locations for locals who no longer want to play the rental game.

06/13/2016