Whether you want to enjoy an apres-ski brew or cool down with a refreshing drink in the summer, it’s always a good time to visit the breweries in Vail Valley. Sample beer that captures the mountain spirit in every sip, or join us for one of our annual craft beer festivals! Regardless of when you plan your getaway, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties has the perfect lodging for your time in Vail!
Vail Brewing Company specializes in handcrafted ales and lagers using mountain-fed waters in every brew. They offer two locations: the Eagle-Vail Brewery and the Vail Village Tap Room. They offer rotating taps and three core beers, including a crisp pale ale, traditional IPA, and citrus blonde ale.
Stop at Hermits in the heart of Vail Village, steps away from Gondola One. Since closing the Eagle location, most of the drinks on the menu have been updated to wine and cocktails.
Craftsman Brew Co. offers a rotating selection of craft beers brewed on-site and taps from the best Colorado breweries. Their menu currently features lagers, IPAs, pilsners, and porters. Pair your drink with food from their handcrafted menu ranging from spare lamb ribs to lobster roll sandwiches.
If you are looking for more breweries, head half an hour east of Vail to find more brews at Angry James Brewery and Dillon Dam Brewery.
The Vail Craft Beer Classic is an annual festival in June for craft beer enthusiasts! This two-day event brings craft brewers from all over the state to showcase hundreds of unique brews. From crisp ales to fruity lagers and creamy stouts, sample a variety of beers while taking in the scenic views of Vail Valley. Chill out at this festival with live music and delicious dining from local food trucks!
This August, the fourth annual Vail Valley Brew’Au returns to Avon, Colorado! Enjoy samples of over 40 brews from breweries across the country. Other activities include a luau, live music, water lanterns, food trucks, kids’ activities, and lawn games.
Whether you are looking for breweries in Vail or craft beer festivals to plan your vacation around, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is your ideal base camp! We represent vacation rentals throughout Vail Valley from Arrowhead to East Vail. Find your perfect home away from home in beautiful Vail today!
After a day of skiing the legendary slopes of Vail Mountain, head into the villages for apres-ski activities. Discover a treasured winter pastime at the Vail ice skating rinks throughout our mountain villages. Imagine skating under the canopy of twinkling lights, surrounded by beautiful Bavarian architecture, with the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. Whether you want to stay in the heart of Vail Village or outside of town in Avon, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices offers vacation rentals close to several magical ice skating rinks.
The Alderhof Ice Rink can be found next to The Arrabelle in Vail Square. This open-air rink is open daily throughout the winter from 1-9 pm. Experience the magic of skating under twinkling lights and warm up in front of the fire pits after you’re done!
The Solaris Plaza Ice Rink is located in the center of Vail Village, offering panoramic views of the ski mountain. They are open daily from 3-9 pm, with skate rentals available next to the Bol restaurant.
The Dobson Ice Arena is a multi-purpose arena for ice skating, hockey, and broomball. The 35,000-square-foot rink is one of the largest in Western Colorado, conveniently located between Lionshead and Vail. We recommend signing up for the ice bumper cars if you visit the area with kids. Zoom around the rink together with this one-of-a-kind activity!
If you are staying near Avon, we recommend taking your group ice skating at Nottingham Lake. The lake is cleared for skating every winter, complete with fire pits and seasonal music. They are open from 4-8 pm on weekdays and 12-8 pm on weekends.
Enjoy ice skating in the heart of Beaver Creek Village daily from 1-8 pm! This rink is an excellent place to teach the kids skating. After skating, there are plush couches to hang out and relax right outside the rink together.
Eagle, CO, is home to an NHL size ice rink that offers public skating, learn-to-skate classes, and youth hockey programs. Keep up with their winter public skating hours on the Mountain Recreation calendar.
No matter which village you stay in this winter, you can always find Vail ice skating rinks nearby. Discover the best Vail luxury vacation home rentals with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices today!