Sep 15 23

Start the Day with Breakfast in Vail

Photo of breakfast foods on table: breakfast in Vail

Photo of breakfast foods on table: breakfast in VailBefore heading out for adventures, start your day with a hearty breakfast in Vail! Fortunately, finding the perfect breakfast spot near your vacation rental is a breeze when you partner with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Whether you are craving savory breakfast classics or something sweet, there is something for everyone’s taste buds. Discover the flavors of Vail during your next getaway!

The Little Diner

The Little Diner is the only full-service diner serving all-day breakfast in Vail Valley. They specialize in breakfast classics and regional specialties using locally sourced ingredients. They offer an expansive menu including crepes, omelets, breakfast platters, mini crepes, breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, and more!

Westside Cafe & Market

Head to Westside Cafe & Market for a hearty breakfast in Vail. They are known for their delicious eggs benedicts but also offer omelets, biscuits and gravy, french toast, buttermilk pancakes, and healthy options. We recommend pairing your breakfast with their award-winning bloody marys!


If you wake up too late for breakfast, no need to worry because Vintage offers a fantastic brunch menu! This French brasseries-style restaurant offers a wealth of brunch options, including eggs benedict, puff pastry galettes, french toast, and waffles. But what sets Vintage apart are the specialty brunch cocktails, mimosas, bloody marys, and champagne cocktails. 

Big Bear Bistro

Big Bear Bistro offers delicious breakfast items just steps away from Gondola One on Vail Mountain. They serve breakfast all day with options like burritos, breakfast sandwiches, omelets, crepes, french toast, pancakes, and avocado toast. 

Loaded Joe’s

Start your morning at Loaded Joe’s in Avon or Vail. They serve gourmet espresso for those who need their morning cup of joe. Their menu includes breakfast sandwiches, burritos, acai bowls, and smoothies. 

Book Your Vail Vacation Rental Today

No matter what time of year you plan your visit, you can always start the day with a delicious breakfast in Vail! Stay with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and discover our broad range of property types, amenities, locations, and prices. Browse our Vail vacation rentals and find the perfect property for your Colorado getaway today!

Aug 15 23

Fall Family Getaways in Colorado

View of family hiking during a fall family getaway in Colorado

View of family hiking during a fall family getaway in ColoradoFall is right around the corner, and if you are looking for family getaways in Colorado, you’ve come to the right place! Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties invites you to spend fall in Vail Valley with your loved ones. Our Bavarian-inspired mountain town sets the stage for family-friendly activities like hiking, biking, ziplining, and horseback riding. Experience the season’s splendor in beautiful Vail, Colorado!

7 Fall Family-Friendly Activities in Vail

There are endless ways to keep your family entertained this fall, such as:

  1. Enjoy Vail Mountains Epic Discovery Centre through the end of September! Your pass includes the mountain coaster, rock climbing, bungee trampoline, tubing, and more. Kids under 12 can also enjoy a free scenic gondola ride. 
  2. Embark on a family-friendly hike backdropped by the vibrant fall foliage in the Valley. We recommend Eagle’s Loop, Gore Creek, Village Loop, and North Trail!
  3. Take in views of fall foliage from the saddle with a family-friendly horseback ride! Bearcat Stables offers rides for all ages and skill levels through the end of September. 
  4. Witness Vail from a new perspective with Zipline Adventures, offering six unique ziplines that take you through the vibrant landscape.
  5. Explore the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, the highest botanical garden in the country! Stroll past rare and exotic plants and enjoy family activities like scavenger hunts, tabletop activities, and a children’s garden. 
  6. Enjoy a family-friendly picnic! Or take the kids to burn off some energy at our local playgrounds, such as Pirateship Park.
  7. When the weather doesn’t cooperate, head indoors to Imagination Station for family-friendly fun! This hands-on children’s museum features an indoor playroom, art and science projects, and virtual reality!

Plan Your Family Getaway in Vail, Colorado

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties offers the perfect lodging for family getaways in Colorado! We provide properties throughout Vail Valley ranging from one to five bedrooms to accommodate families of all sizes. Reach out to our friendly reservation specialists at 1-800-571-0055 to discover which one of our Vail or Beaver Creek rentals is right for your family!

Mar 10 23

Top Breweries & Craft Beer Events in Vail Valley

Photo of people holding craft beer from breweries in Vail Colorado

Photo of people holding craft beer from breweries in Vail ColoradoWhether 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!

Breweries in Vail Valley

Vail Brewing Company

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.

7 Hermits Brewing Company

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

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.

Craft Beer Festivals

Vail Craft Beer Classic

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!

Vail Valley Brew’Au

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. 

Photo of exterior of 2109 B Chamonix vacation rental in VailThe Top Vail Valley Vacation Rentals

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!

Dec 9 22

Winter Activities: Vail Ice Skating Guide

Photo of two pairs of ice skates enjoying Vail ice skating

Photo of two pairs of ice skates enjoying Vail ice skatingAfter 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.

Alderhof Ice Rink

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!

Solaris Plaza Ice Rink

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. 

John A. Dobson Ice Arena

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!

Avon Ice Skating

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. 

Beaver Creek Village Ice Skating

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 Pool and Ice Rink

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.

Vail Village Luxury Vacation Homes

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!

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