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There’s no place like Vail for year-round recreation, outdoor pursuits and cultural experiences in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. Nestled at the foot of Vail Mountain and just two hours west of Denver, Vail’s fresh air, rugged beauty and charming pedestrian villages await visitors. Discover quaint Bavarian villages where outdoor activities abound and the performing arts flourish. Matching the incredible mountain experience, Vail is characterized by a rich culinary scene, family activities, world-class events and everything in between.

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A family of four digs into shared dishes at an outdoor table in Vail Village with trees bedazzled in summer foliage as the backdrop. They smile as they dig into their food.

2023 Family Tipsheet

Check out a snapshot of activities and places for families to experience during a summer stay in Vail.

Family Tip Sheet
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Summer 2023 Media Tipsheet

Discover what’s new in Vail this summer with hotel experiences, inventive dining, a recovery lab, arts, events and more!

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Vail Fast Facts

Quick facts about Vail including location, shopping, elevation information, transportation, history and more.

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Media Coverage

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How to Tread Lightly in Fragile Places

August 26, 2023

Consider any of these U.S. destinations as an alternative to classic European holiday destinations.

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You Need to Visit These Adorable U.S. Main Streets ASAP

August 7, 2023

Whether you’re a city slicker or rural native at heart, it’s near impossible for anyone to resist the undeniable charm of a quaint small town, be it the handful of mom-and-pop businesses that you can’t find anywhere else or the completely idyllic scenery.

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Taking the kids: Vail in summer is a deal for families

July 20, 2023

There’s a chance to teach kids about the mountains and animals who call this region home too. Vail’s Fireweed and Eagle’s Loop Trail have story stakes that feature mountain flowers and a series of animal ability installations. See the mountains as animals would. Vail has partnered with the US Forest Service and Walking Mountains Science Center for the experience.

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I visit Vail, one of the US’ most famous ski towns in the summer. Here’s what it was like without winter crowds and sky-high hotel prices.

July 31, 2022

What to do during a summer visit to Vail including restaurant and lodging recommendations. Insights into the charm of Vail’s European Village.

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A Road Trip to Sample America’s Many, Many Music Festival

August 5, 2022

Bravo! Vail listed among the many music festivals sampled on this writer’s summer road trip.

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 How to Tread Lightly in Fragile Places

August 26, 2022

Tips for how travelers can tread lightly and educate themselves on how destinations are managing sustainability practices. Vail noted in the story for attaining the Mountain IDEAL standard of certification meeting more than 40 sustainability criteria.

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Awards and Accolades

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

The 10 Best Resorts in Colorado 2022

  • No. 3 – Sonnenalp Hotel
  • No. 9 – Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail
  • No. 10 – The Sebastian – Vail

U.S. News & World Report

Best Hotels in Colorado

  • No. 3 – The Sebastian – Vail
  • No. 9 – Sonnenalp Hotel
  • No. 14 – Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail
  • No. 17 – The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A Rock Resort
  • No. 25 – Grand Hyatt Vail

Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Top 20 Resorts in the Mountain West 2022

  • No. 1 – Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail

Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Best Resorts in the World 2022

  • No. 21 – Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail

Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Top 25 Hotels in The Southwest and West 2022

  • No. 5 – Gravity Haus Vail
  • No. 24 – The Sebastian – Vail

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We also welcome visits by media and influencers as we know experiencing Vail makes your job easier. We assess and handle each visit individually based on assignments, target media outlets, your audiences, etc. Please contact Malen Yantis Public Relations at (970) 949-7919 or [email protected] to request a visit or for more information.