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Try Vail's New Alpine Slide : Forest Flyer



Zoom down the twists and turns that follow Vail Mountain’s natural contours on the Forest Flyer’s raised gravity-fueled track. It combines alpine and coaster for an experience like no other. With rider-controlled cars, you pick your speed and thrill level as you zip into forests and out into breath-taking views during its 3,400 foot descent.

Take a Llama on a Picnic Lunch in Vail this Summer



Everyone has seen a llama off in the distance towering over a heard of sheep or goats in a pastoral setting. They look so regal and proud. Well now you can get to know a llama personally and enjoy a picnic lunch together!

Celebrate July 4th in Vail at America Days



JULY 4, 2016 - VAIL, COLORADO

VAIL AMERICA DAYS! The parade theme this year is the Spirit of America!

A true summer celebration. The weekend features exceptional entertainment including Vail’s unrivaled 4th of July parade & fireworks, complemented by all that Vail has to offer on and off the mountain all summer long.

Kick off Summer at GoPro Mountain Games in Vail June 9 - 12, 2016



Start your summer off by attending - or participating in - the country's largest celebration of mountain sport, soul and culture. Come spend the weekend at Simba Run, and you'll be perfectly located to soak up the entire weekend.

Get your trail running shoes ready! Vail Announced Summer Trail Race Series dates



VAIL REC DISTRICT ANNOUNCES 2016 LA SPORTIVA VAIL MOUNTAIN TRAIL RUNNING SERIES DATES

Spring Lodging Special at Simba Run

Book now for Spring in Vail. Come for great dining specials and GoPro Mountain Games!

Book at 2 Bedroom/2 Bath condominium for just $119/nt++ (2-nt minimum stay requirement).

Valid April 12 - June 8, 2016

Call to book @ 1-800-SIMBARUN or email simba@vail.net

Kids love Vail’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 26, 2016

Families and children, ages 2 to 10, are invited to join the Vail Recreation District for its annual free Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 26, 2016 in Lionshead Village.

The free event will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a visit by the Easter Bunny followed by a quest for prizes and eggs at 10 a.m. The event is always held rain, snow or shine.

Burton US Open returns to Vail Feb 29 - Mar 5, 2016

The 34th Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships returns to Vail , February 29 – March 5, 2016.

The world’s best snowboarders will be competing at Golden Peak for the title in Halfpipe and Slopestyle.

The Burton US Open, which first took place in 1982, is the longest-running snowboarding competition in the world. The event draws the best riders to compete for a coveted US Open title. See Olympic-level slopestyle and halfpipe snowboarding competitions in Golden Peak by day, and enjoy free live concerts from headliner acts and more by night.

Top Things to do with Kids in Vail



Vacations create memories that last a lifetime, especially in Vail, where a multitude of fun activities for kids and teens makes life easy for families.

New-Orleans-style fun returns to Vail Feb 6-9, 2016



CarniVail: Feb 6 - 9, 2016