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Media Coverage

Welcome to the Media Coverage page for DiscoverVail.com. Here, you can find a selection of articles that highlight some of the best things that Vail has to offer. We are proud to have received recognition from Outside Magazine, USA Today and the New York Times.


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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15 Best Hikes in Colorado, from Alpine Meadows to Otherworldly Rock Formations

September 30, 2022

Top 15 hikes in Colorado featuring Vail’s Shrine Ridge, a four-mile out and back hike featuring amazing views of Mount of the Holy Cross, Uneva peak and nearby ski runs.

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Camp Hale Is Officially a National Monument. Here’s Where It Is.

October 13, 2002

Camp Hale, located just 30 minutes from Vail, is the first national monument designation by the Biden administration. The area provides year-round recreation opportunities for visitors to Vail including backcountry skiing and snowshoeing in winter to summer activities like ATV tours, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and more.

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Vail, Colorado: Here’s why you’ll visit for winter and stay for summer

October 13, 2022

Tops tips for planning a summer Vail vacation from lodging and dining recommendations to activities such as ATV tours at the new Camp Hale – Continental Divide National Monument.

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