Feb 28 22

Explore the Rockies with a Vail Snowmobile Tour

Photo of a person embarking on a Vail snowmobile tour

Photo of a person embarking on a Vail snowmobile tourIf you think Vail is only for skiing during the winter months, think again! Vail Valley is surrounded by the idyllic Rocky Mountains, where you can find hundreds of miles of backcountry trails. One of the best ways to experience the deep powder snow of these trails is with a Vail snowmobile tour. Tours allow you to explore the beautiful backcountry with an experienced guide familiar with the terrain. Book a vacation rental with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and save money on your Vail snowmobile tour!

Sage Outdoor Adventures

Berkshire guests have the opportunity to receive a 10% discount on a snowmobile tour with Sage Outdoor Adventures. You can access the promo code by clicking the logo on our snowmobiling page. The trails at Sage are designed specifically for snowmobiling and even feature more acres than the Vail ski area. 

They have several tour options available that every age and skill level can enjoy. The Adventure Tour is ideal for families visiting the area since you can bring a passenger for no additional cost. The Performance Tour is perfect for seasoned snowmobilers looking for an epic backcountry trip!

Vail Backcountry Tours

Vail Backcountry Tours offers rides through White River National Forest across the street from Vail mountain. The experienced guides offer three expeditions based on your preferences and experience. The 2-hour tour is a short trip perfect for beginners or those who don’t have enough time for the half-day excursion. You can even choose a private tour if you want a more intimate experience for your group. A Vail snowmobile tour is sure to be a heart-pumping adventure during your Colorado getaway.

Nova Guides

Nova Guides has 30+ years of outdoor recreation experience, making them a trusted tour operator throughout the Vail area. The Top of the Rockies Tour is their most popular trip available as a half or full-day tour. You will reach elevations of 12,500 feet with panoramic views of four mountain ranges. 

For thrill-seekers, we recommend high-performance snowmobile tours through historic Camp Hale. If you feel comfortable exploring the backcountry on your own, then you can rent a snowmobile here as well.

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Explore the awe-inspiring scenery of Colorado’s backcountry with an exciting Vail snowmobile tour. It’s important to note that some tour operators are not offering boots, goggles, and other clothing due to COVID-19. Please make sure to dress warm and check the websites for what you need to bring for your tour. Unwind at the end of the day at your Berkshire Hathaway vacation rental. Our luxury properties have everything you need to host the perfect vacation in scenic Vail.

Dec 20 21

Visit the Hot Springs Near Vail, Colorado

Photo of the hot springs near Vail during winter

Photo of the hot springs near Vail during winterColorado is home to some of the most unique and beautiful landscapes in the country. From rugged mountains to desert canyons, Colorado is full of natural diversity waiting to be discovered. Perhaps one of the most distinctive features is the hot springs scattered throughout the state. If you are looking for a unique way to warm up after a day of skiing, then visit the hot springs near Vail. An hour away from Vail and our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices properties, you will find Glenwood Springs, a historic town where you can soak in the geothermal waters of three different hot springs. 

Glenwood Hot Springs Resort

Glenwood Springs has been a destination for healing in the mountains since the late 1800s. Today Glenwood Hot Springs Resort is home to the world’s largest hot springs pool and continues to be a destination where people flock for unique relaxation. Soaking in the hot springs while surrounded by picturesque mountain views is reason enough to visit, but there are also incredible healing benefits. The springs have 15 minerals that relieve aches and pains and promote overall wellness.

Iron Mountain Hot Springs

The next hot springs near Vail can are located at Iron Mountain Hot Springs. Take in picturesque views of the Colorado River and mountain peaks as you enjoy one of the sixteen mineral springs. All of the pools are heated to different temperatures so the water will never be too hot or cold. Fourteen minerals known for their relaxing and healing properties can be found in the water here. A family pool is available for families vacationing in the Vail area this winter. 

Yampah Vapor Caves

The Yampah Vapor Caves provide a unique experience in Glenwood Springs. Instead of soaking in the hot springs, you can relax in a cave where hot mineral waters flow through the cave floors to create a natural steam bath. Inhale the natural steam vapor while surrounded by rocky alcoves in the caves. With 34 minerals to promote healing and rejuvenation, the vapor caves are a must-stop after a day of winter adventures.

Relaxation in the Mountains: Hot Springs Near VailPhoto of one of our luxury properties with Berkshire Hathaway

After a chilly day of winter activities, experience unique relaxation at the hot springs near Vail. Continue to unwind at your vacation rental with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Our spacious luxury rentals offer relaxing amenities such as hot tubs, fireplaces, and in-room massages with our concierge services. Fulfill your luxury lifestyle dreams in Vail with our premier Berkshire properties.

Oct 25 21

Unwind with a Wellness Retreat in Colorado

Photo of candles and towels at a spa for the perfect wellness retreat in Colorado.

Photo of candles and towels at a spa for the perfect wellness retreat in Colorado.It’s finally time to kick off the long-anticipated cold weather and snowy slopes at the nation’s most popular ski mountain. Vail, Colorado brings in thousands of visitors each year to experience world-class skiing on more than 5,000 acres of terrain. But, what makes Vail unique is the diversity of activities and attractions you can’t find anywhere else. Vail is also home to destination spas for the perfect wellness retreat in Colorado. Spend your days on legendary slopes and then unwind at a nearby spa for the perfect vacation in Vail.

Stay with us at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, and you will have easy access to Vail’s winter playground with our ski-in and ski-out lodging options. And our luxury properties are the ideal place to relax after a day of winter activities in Vail.

Local Revival Massage

One of the best ways to soothe sore muscles after a day of skiing is to get a massage from Local Revival Massage. Besides soothing physical ailments, massages also have incredible mental benefits, such as reducing stress and anxiety. Several massages are available to suit your needs, including deep tissue, neuromuscular therapy, Swedish massage, and more that you can read about here.

The Spa at Dryland Vail

Visit the first spa in Vail during your wellness retreat in Colorado for a variety of massages, facials, and other specialty services. Your spa service also includes access to hot tubs, saunas, and steam rooms for the ultimate day of relaxation. The hot stone massage at the Spa at Dryland Vail is an excellent way to warm up and melt away tension from a day on the slopes. And if you are looking for an energizing glow, then opt for the Haus signature facial. 

Bubbles Day Spa

Bubbles Day Spa is located in nearby Avon, about ten minutes from Vail. Facials and massages are the most popular options at this day spa, but they also offer body treatments, waxing, and chemical peels. Choose a Bubbles signature massage or opt for the ultimate relaxation with their luxury massages. Try the unique warm candle massage where warm massage oils are used to leave your skin feeling silky. 

Colorado Wellness Retreat with Berkshire HathawayPhoto of a living room inside a property at Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices

Berkshire Hathaway is the best choice for privacy and luxury while vacationing in the Vail area. When you choose us to host your vacation, you will have the best access to skiing, snowboarding, restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. Our homes and condominiums offer plenty of space and privacy to continue your wellness retreat in Colorado. Relax in front of the fireplace for the perfect way to end a rejuvenating day at one of the local spas. If you have any questions about the area or our rental properties then don’t hesitate to reach out at 970-476-3800.

Aug 5 21

Travel Like a Local: Visit the Vail Famers’ Market

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Photo of person browsing homemade jewelry at a Vail farmers marketOne of the best ways to experience the distinct culture in a new place is by visiting a farmers market. Farmers Markets are a way for people to gather and share their products with the community. The Vail Farmers Market is no different, with over 140 tents featuring local produce, art, jewelry, clothing, handmade soap, sustainable goods, and more. This market is the best place to buy delicious food and see incredible artwork from local artisans. At Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, we have luxury homes available for rent right in Vail Village so that you will have easy access to the market and other attractions. So, visit Vail, stop at the farmers market, and discover why it has been a favorite gathering place for 20 years. 

Vail Farmers’ Market Vendors

The Vail Farmers Market takes place from June to October on East Meadow Drive every Sunday from 9:30 am-3:30 pm. Read on below to learn more about some of the vendors you can stop at:

These are only a handful of the vendors you can find at Vail Farmers Market. Browse all of the vendors by category here

Vail Village Condo Rentals: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

We offer a broad range of condos and homes throughout the Vail and Beaver Creek region. After spending a day at the Vail Farmers Market, you can return to your nearby property in Vail Village with Berkshire Hathaway. The Vail Trails East is a one-bedroom condo, ideal for couples or small groups. On the contrary, the Plaza Lodge is a luxurious five-bedroom condo perfect for family vacations. Browse all of our properties here and call us at 970-476-3800 if you have any questions.

Jul 10 21

Exhilarating Colorado Zipline Tours

Photo of a person taking one of the Colorado zipline tours over forest canopy

Photo of a person taking one of the Colorado zipline tours over forest canopyFor those who love skiing, Vail, Colorado, is probably already on your radar. The winter months attract adventurers looking to ski the legendary back bowls of the Rocky Mountains every year. But, Vail offers exciting activities you can enjoy during any season. In the summer, Vail comes alive with outdoor recreation such as hiking, biking, kayaking, golfing, horseback riding, and even ziplining. Some of the best Colorado zipline tours can be found near Vail. Our vacation rentals at Berkshire Hathaway are the perfect destination for relaxation and Rocky Mountain views. So, join us for an exhilarating Colorado experience on these zipline tours. 

Zip Adventures

Soar through the stunning scenery of Vail Valley Canyon on six zip lines at Zip Adventures. Each zip line course gets progressively higher and more exhilarating. The views from the courses are unbeatable with the fresh air and mountain landscape. Zip past old spruce trees on the Old Abe course and work your way up to the Widow Maker course to see four incredible waterfalls. 

Top of the Rockies Zip Line

Embark on a true Colorado back-country adventure at Top of the Rockies Zip Line. Explore over 8,000 feet of zip lines from the top of the Rocky Mountains. You will see spectacular views of Mt. Elbert and Mt. Massive at varying heights and speeds. There are six different zip line sections, ending with the Big Nugget. This course ends at a 100-foot tall sky tower that provides a perfect opportunity to snap a picture. You may even fly over the historic Leadville Colorado Railroad train. 

Colorado Adventure Center 

The Colorado Adventure Center combines two of the most popular summer activities: whitewater rafting and ziplining. Whitewater rafting is another exhilarating activity to experience the great outdoors in Colorado. Start the day with exciting whitewater rafting on Clear Creek, then follow it up with even more heart-pumping thrills on the zipline course. There are eight zip lines above the whitewater rapids on Clear Creek. This combo trip is an excellent way to experience two thrilling adventures at once. 

Scenic Rentals with Berkshire Hathaway

At Berkshire Hathaway, we have private homes and condos perfect for any group visiting the Vail area. Our condominium in Vail Village is ideal for couples or small groups. Enjoy the comforts of home with our fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities, and WiFi access. You are also conveniently located to various outdoor activities such as golfing, hiking, and shopping. After exploring the Colorado zipline tours near Vail, relax with mountain views in one of our rentals. Browse our complete list of properties here, and call us at 970-476-1383 if you have any questions.

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