Vail offers something for every kind of adventurer, from ski enthusiasts to avid anglers. Anglers fall in love with the abundance of rivers that flow through the valley that offer exceptional trout fishing. Discover the best spots for Vail fly fishing from Gore Creek to Eagle River with a local guide. Choose Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices to host your fishing getaway and discover the best fishing in the valley!
Fly fishing guides offer the best ways to get on the water! Our guides are experts in the area and know where to go, which flies to use, and where to cast your line. Here are a few of our favorite outfitters for your Vail fishing trip:
Gore Creek Fly Fisherman is Vail Valley’s oldest fly fishing shop and guide service in the Valley. They offer guided trips to Eagle River, Gore Creek, Colorado River, Roaring Fork River, and Yampa River. All trips include waders, boots, rods, reels, flies, and beverages. Choose from wade or float trips for half or full-day adventures!
Sage Outdoor Adventures offers guided half-day fishing trips on Homestake Creek, The Eagle River, Gore Creek, and the Colorado River. They are walking and wade trips, so you can quickly move around to chase the trout. Your trip will include waders, wading boots, rods, reels, and fishing tackle.
If you are looking for a unique Vail fly fishing trip, Minturn Anglers is your outfitter! They offer float and wade trips on Colorado’s beautiful rivers and lakes. Or experience the unique Horseback Fly Fishing trip and combine western fun with the thrill of fishing!
Join Vail Valley Anglers for guided fly fishing on the Roaring Fork, Blue River, Colorado River, Gore Creek, and Eagle River. All trips include waders, fly rods, reels, bottled water, and a knowledgeable fly fishing guide. Choose a standard wade or float trip, or sign up for a unique specialty trip.
Eagle River Outfitter offer guided fly fishing trips exclusively on the Eagle River. They offer walk and wade trips for half and full-day trips. These trips include everything you need for the day, including waders, boots, rods/reels, flies, and tackle.
Summer is a beautiful time of year to plan a Vail fly fishing trip with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. We offer a wide selection of vacation homes throughout Vail Valley, from Arrowhead to Eagle-Vail. Find the perfect property for your group and spend your summer in Vail!
Vail is one of the most sought-after winter destinations in the country, offering world-class skiing and charming villages that look straight out of the set of a Hallmark movie. One of the most picturesque options is Lionshead, a Bavarian-inspired village lined with picturesque cobblestone streets. After a day on the slopes, explore the restaurants, shops, and activities available in Lionshead Village, such as:
Lionshead Village offers fantastic restaurant options, whether you are looking for fine dining or something casual.
The most popular winter activity in Lionshead Village is ice skating at the Alderhof Ice Rink. This ice rink is open daily, with equipment rentals available on-site. The village is also a short walk away from the Eagle Bahn gondola, which takes you straight to the slopes of Vail Mountain. Families looking for an afternoon activity can stop at Imagination Station, a hands-on children’s museum with fun workshops and activities.
Stroll through Lionshead Village and explore the stores and boutiques that line the streets. Discover beautiful jewelry showcasing Native American designs at Dakota Craftsman. Or shop for outdoor apparel at Helly Hanson and Outdoor Divas. Browse all of the stores and boutiques available in the village here.
Stay right in the heart of Lionshead Village with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. We offer over 20 vacation rentals in Lionshead, ranging from two to five bedrooms. Our properties put you within walking distance of the slopes, shops, and restaurants. Book your winter getaway in Vail today!
With the Vail ski season right around the corner, travelers are already thinking about their next epic winter getaway. If you’ve never visited our mountain town before, you may be wondering about the easiest way to get here. Most people decide to fly to the Denver International Airport and make the two-hour trip on land from Denver to Vail. There are many ways to get here, whether you want to rent a car, take the shuttle, or enjoy a private SUV. However, you get to Vail, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has the perfect vacation home waiting for your arrival!
The Epic Mountain Express offers a shuttle service from the Denver International Airport to Vail throughout the year. This is one of the most affordable and convenient travel options taking just over three hours. If you are looking for private, luxury transportation services, you can take advantage of Premier Mountain Express. This option offers a personal chauffeur service in an SUV or charter van.
Berkshire Hathaway guests will receive a 10% to 20% discount on transportation using our code 30755 during checkout.
The cheapest way to get from Denver to Vail is the bus through the Colorado Department of Transportation system. Bustang departs from the Union Station in downtown Denver to the Vail Transportation Center. The Bustang West Line offers the easiest route to get you to Vail in 2.5 hours, traffic permitting. Once you have arrived at the Transportation Center, you can use the Eagle County bus or rent a car to get to your vacation rental.
If you want the freedom to get to Vail on your own schedule, we recommend renting a car from the Denver Airport. Keep in mind that Vail Village is car-free, but luckily many of our vacation rentals offer on-site parking. The drive is around 100 miles on I-70 and can get quite busy during winter. Renting a car provides a fantastic opportunity to take things slow and explore the charming mountain towns along the way. Some of the most popular pit stops include the charming cities of Golden and Georgetown.
However you want to travel from Denver to Vail, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has the perfect property waiting for you! We offer a wide selection of Vail vacation home rentals with a broad range of property types, amenities, and locations. So, whether you are looking for a luxury multi-family home or a slopeside condo, we have something for everyone. Book your winter getaway in Vail today!
Most people save their Vail vacations for winter, looking to shred the slopes at one of the best ski resorts in the country. However, Vail is beautiful year-round, and you don’t have to wait till winter to experience the best of Vail. Fall is the perfect time to visit Vail; when the crowds die down, there is a comfortable chill in the air, and the scenery is as beautiful as ever. The colorful yellow leaves of the mountains offer the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventures like hiking, biking, horseback riding, and fishing. Fall in Vail may be short-lived, but it provides one of the best times to visit our Colorado mountain town. Stay with us at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and stay close to the action in one of our luxury vacation rentals.
Fall in Vail offers an excellent opportunity to get on the trails with hiking and mountain biking adventures. If you are a family visiting Vail, we recommend the Lost Lake Trail, which offers a level footpath and rewards hikers with views of Piney Peak. The Upper Piney River Falls Trail is the most popular fall hike, around six miles long, and offers some of the best views in Vail.
Explore even more trails this fall with mountain biking adventures. You can find the most extensive mountain bike trails on Vail Mountain, where you can take a gondola ride to the trails. Discover our favorite Vail Mountain Biking trail on our blog.
Fall also brings some of the best events and festivals to our town. In fact, the Vail Oktoberfest has been named among the country’s top ten greatest Oktoberfest celebrations! Our German-style alpine village offers the perfect place to drink beer, listen to music, and celebrate autumn. Join us for traditional Bavarian music, bratwurst eating competitions, and of course, tasty beer.
Or embrace your true lumberjack spirit at the Man of the Cliff event in Avon, Colorado. This one-day festival will have everyone wearing flannel as they sip on craft brews and watch keg tossing competitions.
Fall is a beautiful time to take advantage of the weather and get outside for fly fishing. As the summer crowds dwindle and the weather cools down, fly fishing is at its best. The Eagle, Colorado, and Roaring Fork rivers offer limitless opportunities to catch trout with wade or float trips. Cast your line on your own or consult a local expert who will take you to the best local fishing spots. Outfitters like Gore Creek Fly Fisherman and Vail Valley Anglers offer everything you need for a successful day on the water.
Plan your Colorado mountain getaway today and experience the magic of fall in Vail. Whether you want to hike vibrant fall foliage trails or visit us during Oktoberfest, there is something for everyone this season! Choose Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices to host your getaway and enjoy more space together in one of our Vail vacation rentals.
You may think the best time to visit Vail is during the winter, but summertime in Vail offers just as much exhilarating fun. During summer, the ski trails on Vail Mountain transform into an impressive network of biking trails. So, whether you are a seasoned mountain biker or are trying the sport for the first time, there are plenty of trails that cater to every age and ability. Choose Berkshire Hataway HomeServices to host your Vail vacation and unwind in one of our spacious rentals after a day of adventures. Read on to learn more about our favorite Vail mountain biking trails!
To avoid the hassle of transporting your bikes during vacation, we recommend renting a mountain bike in Vail. Venture Sports offers a complete collection of mountain bike rentals in Avon and Vail Village. They also offer guided bike rides with local experts if you are not comfortable hitting the trails on your own.
The most extensive collection of mountain biking trails is accessible from Vail Mountain. Many bikers take the Gondola One or Eagle’s Nest Gondolas to access the trails without biking up the mountain. You can also rent a bike at the ski resort to conveniently access the trails. Here are a few of the top tracks you can access from the gondolas:
If you are looking for longer rides away from the crowds of Vail mountain, there are several options for you! Bike over twelve miles of paths on the North Trail section and enjoy switchbacks, aspens, and wildflowers. The Meadow Mountain Loop offers similar views on a ten-mile trail with a more challenging climb. Speaking of challenges, if you are up for the ultimate challenge, then Son of a Buffeher is for you! This twenty-mile trail includes 3,000 feet of elevation gain and is not for the faint of heart!
Gather your family and friends and get ready to embark on the scenic Vail mountain biking trails this summer. And choose Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices to host your summer vacation in Vail. Stay close to the action in Vail Village in one of our spacious Colorado condo rentals. Discover our complete list of properties here and find the perfect place to call home during your Vail vacation.