the what to do blog

Curious on where to find the best sledding, summer hiking, or things to do inside when visiting Summit County and Vail Valley? We've got you covered.

Colorado Mountains

9 Fishing Tips for Beaver Creek and Vail Colorado

August 20, 2022

Fishing is a perfect way to enjoy the beautiful scenery, the comfortable temperatures and the incredible rivers and lakes of Colorado. If you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers and tips for Vail and Beaver Creek Fishing.  VAIL FISHING TIPS GUIDES KNOW…

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Colorado Fun Facts

Colorado Fun Facts!

April 25, 2022

Want to learn more about Colorado? Check out this list of Colorado fun facts to expand your knowledge! The name Colorado means “colored red” Colorado became a state in 1876 Colorado’s nickname is The Centennial State, since it became a…

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Baby Fox with mom

Wildlife in the Colorado High Country

February 24, 2022

When traveling in the high country there are many different kinds of animals you might encounter. Read on to learn more about the wildlife in the Colorado High Country. Elk A male elk is called a bull. A female elk…

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Loveland Pass Summit sign

Scenic Drive: Loveland Pass

July 28, 2021

This scenic drive over Loveland Pass takes you to the Continental Divide above timberline at an elevation of 11,991 feet and offers views that go on for miles. From I-70, take exit 205 and head East on Highway 6. You…

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Outdoor Family Fun in Vail Valley

Vail Nature Activities with Walking Mountains Science Center

July 7, 2020

LET’S TALK DIRTY: GETTING BACK TO NATURE IN VAIL If you’ve ever taken a summer trip to Vail or Beaver Creek, you already know you’ll find fabulous activities like mountain biking, hiking, rafting and horseback riding. You’ll also find a…

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People rafting on the Arkansas River in Colorado

10 Things To Know About Colorado Rafting

June 16, 2020

Planning a Colorado rafting trip on your Summit County vacation? There are lots of options near Breckenridge, Keystone, Dillon and Frisco. If it’s your first rafting trip, you probably have a lot of questions. Whether you have safety concerns or…

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Colorado Marijuana Tourism | What To Do

What to Expect at a Pot Shop on Your Colorado Vacation

March 10, 2020

Colorado marijuana tourism is just one more way to enjoy your Rocky Mountain vacation. But, if shopping at a marijuana dispensary is a new experience for you, it can be intimidating. Fortunately, the Vail Valley & Summit County area offers…

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