Summer in the Valley

Vail Valley summers are stunning, so it’s no wonder that locals try to get outside as often as possible. Whether you enjoy outdoor activities like mountain biking, fly fishing, and hiking, or you prefer world-class events and shopping, the Vail Valley has something for everyone. Click the traveler types above to see what locals suggest for a perfect vacation in the mountains during the summer.

Visitor News

#BaldTiresSuck: New Campaign Calls on Coloradans to Check Tires

Advocates Encourage Travelers to Use Transit In Place of Driving Denver- As Colorado’s mountains get blanketed with snow, advocates with CoPIRG Foundation and the I-70 Coalition gathered at a Park-n-Ride in Golden to launch a new campaign called #BaldTiresSuck aimed at educating drivers to check their tires before driving into the mountains. The groups highlighted that driving on bald tires along I-70 and other mountain roads in winter...
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Blue Sky Basin Opens, Vail Mountain Boasts Most Open Terrain in North America with More Than 4,200 Skiable Acres

VAIL, Colo. – Nov. 29, 2018 – After receiving an additional four inches of snow overnight and more in the forecast through the weekend, Vail Mountain opened Blue Sky Basin today. This is the second-earliest opening for Blue Sky Basin in history, behind only the Nov. 25, 2002 opening. Vail is now offering 4,200 skiable acres of terrain, the most currently open in North America. “There is no doubt that Vail is the place to be for the...
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Vail Mountain Offering Most Open Terrain in North America

Resort Opens China and Tea Cup Bowls VAIL, Colo. – Nov. 26, 2018 – Continuing its legendary start to the 2018-2019 season, Vail Mountainopened China Bowl and Tea Cup Bowl today, with plans to open terrain in Siberia Bowl on Tuesday. This expansion increases the resort’s open skiable acreage to 3,348, the most in North America. “To have the most skiable terrain in North America right now is a testament to the hard work and...
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