GoVail Blog

Our Top 5 Can't Miss Events at the 2017 GoPro Mountain Games

Posted by Jessica Milloy on May 23, 2017 10:35:24 AM

The GoPro games are a much-anticipated event here in Vail, signalling the end of mud season and the beginning of a fun-filled Vail Summer. There's no better way to kick off a season of fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, slacklining, and more than watching the best of the best compete all around the village in a fun and festive atmosphere. The games also offer a plethora of events outside the competition, so there's something to do day or night. Here are our top 5 favorite events at this year's games to keep you psyched for the Summer.

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Topics: Vail, Summer, Vail Activity Guide, things to do in vail co

Fat Tuesday on the mountain: Scenes from CarniVail

Posted by Polina LaConte on Feb 28, 2017 10:16:12 PM

Vail was hit with a spicy taste of New-Orleans-style fun with the return of CarniVail Fat Tuesday celebrations today. Guests enjoyed Mardi Gras merriment and all the Cajun fixin’s from a legendary crawfish boil to live music and après parties galore. 

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Topics: Vail, ski, things to do in vail co

5 reasons why Vail is the perfect vacation destination for families

Posted by Polina LaConte on Oct 21, 2016 8:45:00 AM
1) Variety of activities available
Everyone knows Vail for its outdoor fun. The mountain is among the biggest in the country with 19 high speed lifts taking you across nearly 6,000 acres, there's two mountain bike haul capable enclosed gondolas in the summer, a hard trail rec path system intertwines Vail and connects it to the rest of Colorado, and a soft trail network also connects in with the rest of the county. In addition to mountain biking and snowsports, the Vail area is known around the world for its whitewater sports, fly fishing, rock climbing, ice climbing, and the Vail Pass rec path – the highest elevation paved rec path running along an interstate in the U.S. – is an international destination for road biking and downhill skateboarding. 
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Topics: things to do in vail co

Finding the coolest and hottest restaurants & bars to visit in Vail

Posted by Polina LaConte on Oct 19, 2016 7:45:00 AM
Trying to go first chair to last call at Vail? It's a great place to do it.
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Topics: things to do in vail co

Vail's new Chair 9 is part of $100 Million in improvements across Vail Resorts

Posted by Polina LaConte on Oct 17, 2016 12:40:14 PM

Since the 2011-12 season, Vail Resorts has invested an industry-leading $500 million to enhance every facet of the guest experience at the Company’s 11 U.S. mountain resorts.

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Topics: things to do in vail co

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