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  • Vail Chalet

Lighting the Tyrolean Chalet, Before and After

When it comes to luxury homes in Vail, it’s no wonder that Tyrolean Chalet is the most coveted residence in the Valley. The stunning, bespoke chalet is a piece of Vail’s history, as the residence is the converted Tyrolean Restaurant, a family institution in Vail for more than 33 years. Tyrolean Chalet was renovated into

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  • Vail Farmers Market

To Market We Go

  With only a month left of the 15th year of the Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show, I’m not letting a single Sunday go by without making my way down to Meadow Drive.With the planet beginning to gently move our gorgeous corner of the world away from the sun and indulge our addiction to

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  • Gourmet on the Gore

Gourmet on the Gore 2016

I can’t believe it’s already time for Vail’s famous Gourmet on the Gore event! It kicks off with a tasting tour from 6-9pm on the Friday evening of Labor Day weekend; this is essentially a culinary and beverage progressive with stops at some of Vail’s best restaurants. At each one, we get to enjoy a

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  • Vail Oktoberfest 2016

Vail Oktoberfest 2016

The days are already getting cooler and the kids are going back to school. Vail Oktoberfest is just around the corner! It's hard to believe that the summer is almost over. But, with the ending of summer comes the fun Fall events and eventually winter, and skiing. 2 weekends of Oktoberfest kicks off on Friday,

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  • Contemporary Mountain Homes

Celebrating Luxury in the High Country

Trends in contemporary mountain homes When you think of the traditional mountain home, visions of rustic enclaves filled with wood burning fireplaces and families gathered around the hearth come to mind. While that sounds cozy on a snowy day, in the last decade, the Vail Valley has truly transformed the classic alpine home into an

  • Visiting Telluride, Colorado

Weekend in Telluride

Though it’s true that many people believe that the town’s name comes from the expression “to hell you ride,” an affectionate reference to the harrowing drive from Silverton to Old Telluride and then on up to what is called Mountain Village, some fears are worth facing. The San Juan Mountain Range circumscribes the entire box

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Golfing in the Vail Valley

 There are those moments in the Vail Valley that the beauty of the mountains and warm smiles from close friends and family make you realize you’ve uncovered a secret way of life. Hitting one of the local yet world renowned golf courses on a sunny day is one of my favorite. Almost four decades ago

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  • vail-dance

Vail International Dance Festival 2016

The Vail International Dance Festival returns for its 28th season. Every year the Vail International Dance Festival brings renowned dance companies and performers from all over the world to Vail. This year the two-week festival features American Ballet Theater performer Isabella Boylston and will run from July 30 through August 13. It is also the 10th anniversary with Damian Woetzel

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  • Summer Camp For Kids

Summer Camp for Kids

  The Vail Recreation District offers a Summer Camp for Kids called Mad Scientists that teaches elementary school age children about fun sciencey stuff! With so many physical activities in the Mountains, it's nice to have options for the kids that also help them learn. Summer is a time for kids to take a break

  • Vail America Days

Vail America Days 2016

 Every year on the 4th of July the Town of Vail puts on a large parade followed by fireworks celebrating our country. The Vail America Days celebration begins at 10am with the parade, this year's theme is the Spirit of America. The parade starts at near Golden Peak and ends up in Lionshead Village. The fireworks

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