offers much more than just great skiing
- and can make a great romantic vacation
any time of
the year. Among the popular summertime activities in Vail
: Mountain Biking, Hiking, Rock Climbing,
Horseback Riding, Jeep Tours, Golf, and Fishing.
also has several cultural events during the off season. These include the Vail International Dance Festival
(every August), and the Vail Valley Music Festival
(June - August).
Each April for the past 14 years, Vail
been host to host to a food and wine
, called "Taste of Vail
." (The 15th Annual festival
is slated for April 6-9, 2005.)
In nearby Beaver Creek is the Vilar Center for
the Arts, which features entertainment year-round.
, of course, draws more visitors to Vail
than anything else. There are seven 'bowls' in Vail
the Sun Up, Sun Down, Tea Cup, China, Siberia, and the Inner and Outer Mongolia Bowls.
Each bowl offers unique and challenging slopes for skiiers and snowboarders alike.
valley actually consists of several small towns: Vail
, Beaver Creek, Avon, Edwards,
Minturn, and Eagle. Each town has its own cultural flavor, and features different attractions.
For more information about Vail
, visit Vail's
chamber of commerce page.