Are you heading to Vail for the weekend? We have everything you need to know about how to make it your best Vail visit yet. Explore the slopes on ski and shoe, indulge in five-star dining, and attend one of Vail’s exciting events. Start planning with our guide to the best things to do in Vail this weekend.
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The Best Things to Do in Vail This Weekend
Get out and explore this weekend. Hit the slopes, hike the mountainside, or check out some of Vail’s most exquisite restaurants. Here are four of the best things to do in Vail this weekend. For our full Vail itinerary, click here!
Eat at Vail’s Top Restaurants
Dining in Vail is unparalleled. From authentic European chalet-crafted entrees to cutting-edge, five-star dining, there is truly something for all palates to enjoy in Vail. Stop by Mountain Standard for a tavern-feel paired with wood-fired dishes. Check out Almresi for a Swiss-inspired menu and the best cheese Fondue in town. Sweet Basil is a Vail classic featuring modern dishes and expert cocktail options.
Explore the Slopes
Chances are if you’re visiting Vail during the winter season, you’ve already carved out time to hit the mountain. Discover everything you need to know about skiing in Vail this weekend with our exclusive insider’s guide. Unlock the secrets of purchasing lift tickets, Epic Passes, renting your gear, exploring all 5,300 athings cres of snow-covered terrain this season.
Hike the Mountain
If you’re visiting during the warmer months, plan to explore the mountain on two feet. Upper Piney River Falls Trail is just under six miles out and back and boasts views of the open meadows, wooded forest, and Piney Lake. Shrine Ridge Trail is perfect for bringing along the kids and discovering the pristine wildlife. If you’re looking to put in some distance, set foot for Gore Creek Trail to Buffalo Pass. At just under 13 miles, this trail wanders throughout the most beautiful sections of Eagles Nest Wilderness. Explore all of our favorite trails with our on-the-go Vail hiking guide.
Vail is bustling with exciting annual events! During the winter months, history buffs will want to check out the Vail Legacy Days celebrating the 10th Mountain Division and its efforts during World War II. Throughout the summer months, you can sit back and take in the sounds of Moe’s Original Bar B Que Hot Summer Nights.
Find Your Home With Gore Creek Properties
Spend your weekend in your private home away from home, overlooking the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Gore Creek Properties has a home to fit all of your wishes during your next visit. Book your stay in Sundial Townhome #D5 in East Vail and enjoy stunning creek and mountain views, three spacious bedrooms, three baths, and 2500 square feet of living space. We can’t wait to welcome you to Vail!