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Everything you need to know for the 2020-21 Vail Resorts ski & snowboard season.
Visiting the Vail Valley in 2020-21: new ski pass reservation system, Covid-19 safety measures, and available activities
First things first; if you're headed to the Vail Valley to ski or snowboard, familiarize yourself with Vail Resorts' new Pass Reservation System. All Vail Resorts properties, including Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts, require you to reserve both your ski pass and your ski days in advance. This allows Vail Resorts to control on-mountain capacity in order to ensure all Covid-19 safety protocol is being properly followed. Check out the clickable infographic below for a quick summary of both the pass system and the Covid-19 safety protocol at Vail Resorts mountains.
If you're traveling for fun and relaxation but don't plan to ski, we've got you covered. Keep scrolling!
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Maybe hitting the ski slopes just isn't your thing. Maybe you're in on the secret that there are so many other interesting activities to do in Edwards and the Vail Valley besides world-class skiing. Maybe you just want to experience it all in the span of a single trip! Whatever your motivation, you are sure to find something that piques your interest.
Join a tour or rent on your own. Whichever you choose, you are sure to have an amazing day zooming through the Camp Hale area. The 10th Mountain Division ski troops trained here during World War II, and with good reason. The trail up to the Continental Divide would be a grueling trip on foot, but it is a cinch on a snowmobile. You won’t believe your eyes when you get to the top of the mountain!
What activity could be more quintessentially “winter wonderland” than dogsledding? Great for families or romantic outings, you will love riding through the pristine wilderness while taking in the sights.
Vail Performing Arts Center hosts world-renowned artists ranging from musicians to dancers, artists to comics. Crowd sizes are small but the entertainment is big.
Alpine Arts Center hosts classes for all ages. Plus, they offer drop in paint and pottery hours. Some of the more popular classes are Cocktails & Canvas, Cupcakes & Clay, and Vacation Camps for Kids.
Is it possible for a mountain community seemingly in the middle of nowhere to have a robust and varied culinary scene? You bet! An abundance of flavors and cuisines can be found close to The Inn at Riverwalk, plenty of which are within walking distance. Get your fix of sushi, Italian cuisine, game meat, baked goods, and more. Most restaurants source locally in terms of ingredients but you'll find chefs come from around the globe to bring us the international flavors we enjoy!
Cafe 163: breakfast favorites with a modern twist. Edwards
The Bookworm: crepes, smoothies, toasts and more housed in an independently owned book shop within walking distance of The Inn at Riverwalk. Edwards Riverwalk
Hovey and Harrison: artisanal bread, pastries, made from scratch cafe menu, farm fresh produce and a killer drink menu. Edwards
Riverwalk Theater: perfect for a quick grab-and-go burrito, smoothie or waffle. Directly across from The Inn. Edwards Riverwalk
Northside Kitchen: house made doughnuts and breakfast favorites. A local favorite! Avon
Westside Cafe: perfect for brunch and a hearty meal on your way to Vail Mountain. Vail