Jun 15 24

Discover Hidden Gems in Vail, Colorado

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hidden gems in Colorado, alpine lakeVail, Colorado, may be known as a ski destination, but our mountain town offers a treasure trove of experiences beyond our slopes. Get off the beaten path this summer and uncover the hidden gems in Vail, Colorado, during your stay with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties. Whether you are interested in public art, goat yoga, or backcountry hiking trails, there is a unique outing for everyone’s interest. Book your vacation rental in Vail Valley and check out these hidden gems:

Find Art in Public Spaces

Stroll through Vail and Lionshead Villages and discover more than 60 art pieces with the Art in Public Places Program. Use this interactive map to find sculptures, murals, and paintings around town. And don’t forget to check out the Wednesday Summer Art Walks from July to August!

Do Yoga with Adorable Goats

Visit Vail Stables and enjoy a one-of-a-kind afternoon of yoga with goats. Sign up for Goat Yoga and hang out with adorable goats while you stretch and pose amidst the scenic backdrop of the mountains. This lighthearted outing is sure to be a great experience for everyone in your family!

Embark on Adventures with a Local Guide

Explore Vail Valley with a local guide on a unique adventure. Paragon Guides offers an opportunity to Take a Llama to Lunch and hike through nature trails with a friendly llama by your side. If you want something more adventurous, we recommend the rafting, ATV, and fishing tours with Sage Outdoor Adventures

Explore Hiking Trails Off the Beaten Path

If you are looking for hiking trails off Vail Mountain, we recommend heading to:

Learn History at the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum

Enjoy free admission to the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and learn about the local history of snowsports. Stroll through exhibits chronicling the history of skiing, ski resorts, and ski fashion. Then, sign up for the Vail History Walking Tours during the summer and walk through the Town of Vail, learning all about our storied history.

Reserve Vail Valley Vacation Rentals with Berkshire

Book your stay with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties and discover the hidden gems in Vail, Colorado. Browse our collection of vacation rentals in Vail Valley and find the ideal lodging for your summer getaway. Ask our friendly reservation specialists which one of our rentals in Vail or Beaver Creek is right for you!

May 15 24

Exploring Vail’s Luxury Rental Retreats at Berkshire

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Interior of Vail luxury rentals with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Interior of Vail luxury rentals with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServicesVail, Colorado, is a premier luxury destination known for its world-class ski resort, gourmet dining, exclusive shopping, and upscale vacation rentals. Fulfill your luxury vacation dreams with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and experience the height of extravagance in the Valley. From 7,000-square-foot chateaus in the mountains to opulent condominiums at Timbers Bachelor Gulch, we have Vail luxury rentals for every discerning taste. Start planning your dream Vail vacation today!

Timbers at Bachelor Gulch- Vail Luxury Rentals

The Timbers at Bachelor Gulch are the finest luxury condo rentals in Vail Valley. Berkshire Hathaway is proud to represent dozens of luxury condos at Timbers, available as two and three-bedroom options:

Room Amenities

  • Gourmet kitchens
  • Open living rooms
  • Spacious dining areas
  • Lavish master bedrooms
  • Full-size washer and dryer
  • Pullout sofas in the living room
  • Luxury bathrooms with heated Italian marble floors

Timbers Gulch Amenities

  • Lift tickets are included in the price of the rental
  • Valet parking and bellhop service
  • Personal concierge services
  • Ski valet services
  • Private ski shop
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Game room
  • Timbers Tykes room for kids
  • Fitness center, business center, and conference rooms
  • Fireside terrace
  • Hot tubs

You also have free access to amenities at the adjacent Ritz Carlton Hotel, like spas, grotto rooms, fitness centers, heated pools, fire pits, and restaurants.

Private Luxury Homes in Vail

In addition to our luxury condos, we offer private homes for visitors who want more space and seclusion during their getaway. From extravagant five-bedroom estates nestled in the mountains like 349 Holden Road to sophisticated two-bedroom cottages like 4112 Spruce Way, we have something for everyone!

Book Your Luxury Getaway in Vail, Colorado

Book the Vail luxury rental of your dreams with Berkshire Hathaway! Ask our friendly reservation specialists which one of our rentals in Vail or Beaver Creek is right for you. Don’t hesitate to contact our concierge at frontdesk@bhhsvail.com to help you plan what to do during your visit!

Apr 15 24

Vail Colorado Summer Events to Plan Your Vacation Around

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People sitting and watching music during Vail Colorado events

People sitting and watching music during Vail Colorado eventsThere’s always something happening in Vail! Plan your vacation around one of our annual Vail Colorado events and make your summer getaway extra memorable. From comedy festivals to craft beer events and free live music, there is something for everyone’s interest. Book your vacation home with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and enjoy the privacy and space of our luxury accommodations. Read on to learn more about the top summer events in Vail Valley:

May-Vail Comedy Festival

Plan your vacation around Memorial Day and attend the Vail Comedy Festival for three days of hilarious fun. This event will feature 30+ comedians, family-friendly entertainment, and over 20 events.

May-Springfree Bluegrass Festival

The Springfree Bluegrass Festival is another fantastic Memorial Day weekend event, offering free live music all weekend long. 

June-GoPro Mountain Games

Experience the country’s most celebrated adventure sports, art, and music festival at the GoPro Mountain Games. Spectators can enjoy fun adventure sports like biking, kayaking, rating, climbing, and yoga. Daytime music and art activations will be free. 

June-Vail Craft Beer Classic

Calling all craft beer lovers to the annual Vail Craft Beer Classic event in the Village. Sample drinks from breweries across Colorado, vote for your favorite drink, listen to live music and dine at the food trucks. If you’re more of a wine lover, plan your visit to the Vail Wine Classic in August instead!

July-Vail America Days

Plan a vacation in Vail on the 4th of July and attend the Vail America Days celebrations. Enjoy a classic Independence Day with parades, family entertainment, a patriotic concert, and fireworks.  

Vail Valley Weekly Summer Events

No matter when you plan your summer vacation, there are fun events to attend throughout Vail Valley. From Hot Summer Nights, which offers free music every Tuesday, to the Town of Eagle Showdown Town’s free Thursday concerts, there is something for everyone!

Book Your Vail Valley Vacation Rental this Summer

Attend one of these fun Vail Colorado events and make the most of your summer vacation with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Browse our Vail Valley vacation homes and find the perfect basecamp for your Colorado adventures. Whether you are looking for a one-bedroom condo in the heart of the Village or a luxurious five-bedroom home for the whole family, we have you covered. If you need assistance reserving your Vail getaway, please contact us at 1-800-571-0055. 

Jan 15 24

Skiing the Legendary Vail Back Bowls

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Picture of a person riding the Vail back bowls on a sunny winter day

Picture of a person riding the Vail back bowls on a sunny winter dayVail, Colorado, is world-renowned for its epic skiing and is home to the second-largest ski resort in North America. Vail Ski Resort offers 5,317 skiable acres, including the epic Vail back bowls away from the main base. These back bowls have reached legendary status, offering 2,785 skiable acres on 47 trails for all skill levels. Get off the beaten path, discover the epic powder skiing of Vail’s backcountry, and choose Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties to host your getaway!

Vail Back Bowls

Enjoy some of the best skiing in the country at the Vail Back Bowls. Use this map for assistance and purchase lift tickets to access the epic back bowls. Stop at the Legacy Hut at the top of Mountain Top Express and purchase postcards of the Vail back bowls for the perfect souvenir!

Sun Down Bowl

Total Acres: 625

Chairlift Access: #3 and #17

Sun Down Bowl is known for having the most skiable acres of the back bowls, offering complicated and hidden terrain for more advanced skiers.

Sun Up Bowl

Total Acres: 475.2 

Chairlift Access: #5 and #19

Sun Up Bowl is Vail’s first bowl to feature the legendary Back Bowls Corbel, denoting the area’s most famous peaks. 

Tea Cup Bowl

Total Acres: 277

Chairlift Access: #36

Tea Cup Bowl is one of the lesser-known back bowls, hidden between Sun Up and China Bowl. 

China Bowl

Total Acres: 601

Chairlift Access: #21 and #36

China Bowl offers wide-open intermediate bowl skiing and steep extremes. 

Siberia Bowl

Total Acres: 336

Chairlift Access: #21 and #22

Siberia Bowl offers something for every ski level, including low-angle open glades, large cliffs, and steep vertical drops.

Inner and Outer Mongolia Bowls

Total Acres: 470

Chairlift Access: #21 and #22

Inner and Outer Mongolia Bowls is the best option for skiers looking for secluded, expert backcountry terrain. 

Book Your Vail Winter Vacation Rental Today!

Discover the Vail back bowls during your winter getaway with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties. Stay close to the action with our vacation rentals in Vail Village, just a short walk away from the ski slopes of Vail Mountain. Whether you are planning a couples retreat or a family getaway, we have the perfect property for your winter getaway in Vail!

Oct 13 23

How to Get Around Town: Vail Transportation Guide

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View of Vail Transportation bus stop during winter

View of Vail Transportation bus stop during winterNo matter what time of year you plan your getaway, getting around Vail is easy! Take advantage of the free year-round bus services and easily get around town without worrying about driving or where to park. Stay with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties and access bus stops near your vacation rental. Skip the traffic and maximize your vacation with the Vail transportation network!

How to Get to Vail, Colorado

Last year, we covered How to Get from Denver to Vail During Winter, highlighting shuttle services, buses, and carpooling options from the Denver airport. Use these resources to get to our mountain town:

How to Get Around Vail

Vail Bus Transportation

The Town of Vail Bus offers free year-round transportation to Vail Mountain and the Village. Utilize Ride Vail Transit for real-time information on bus locations, service alerts, and arrival predictions. Please check out the useful bus information before taking transportation. 

ECO Transit

ECO Transit offers bus services to the surrounding communities of Leadville, Minturn, Eagle-Vail, Avon, Edwards, Eagle, and Gypsum. Check out the bus schedule and download the Eco Transit app to manage your visit. 

Car Rental

If you are driving to Vail, we highly recommend reading through local parking information. Consider buying a winter parking pass and check parking availability during your visit. 

Avon Transit

If you are staying in Avon, you can use the free Avon Transit to get around town. This station also connects to ECO Transit, so you can access everything Vail Valley has to offer!

High Mountain Taxi

If you want to get around by taxi, we recommend High Mountain Taxi

Book Your Vail Vacation Rental Today!

Utilize the free Vail transportation to get around town during your upcoming Colorado getaway with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. We offer a wide selection of properties close to the action, including ski in/out, walk to slopes, and free shuttle. Hop on the Town Shuttle and access restaurants, shops, and attractions throughout the Village without the stress of driving. Book your Vail vacation today!

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