Vail Valley Itineraries for Your Girls’ Trip, Solo Stay, or Couple’s Getaway This Valentine’s Day

Nestled within the stunning Vail Valley, Edwards, Colorado, offers a serene escape for those seeking a Valentine's Day getaway. Whether you're a couple looking for a romantic retreat, a solo traveler in need of some solitude, or a group of friends planning a girls' trip, Edwards is the place to be during this time of year. With the added bonus of Presidents Day weekend on February 19th, you can easily turn this Valentine's Day into an extended stay in the mountains. To help you plan your stay, we’ve put together three itineraries to use as a guide for what to see and do while you’re in town. 

Where to Stay: The Inn at Riverwalk

For an unforgettable stay, look no further than The Inn at Riverwalk. Ideally located in the heart of Edwards, this independent boutique hotel combines high end comfort and modern amenities fit for both outdoorists and those just looking to relax in the mountains. Offering a variety of rooms and suites, it’s perfect for an ideal couples’ getaway, solo travelers seeking tranquility, and groups of friends looking for a cozy place to reconnect and create lasting memories. 


Couples Retreat:

Day 1:

- Morning: Begin the day with a scenic walk along the Eagle River on the Edward’s Riverwalk Trail. The peaceful ambiance sets the stage for a romantic day.

- Afternoon: Indulge in a couples spa treatment at one of the local wellness centers, like Revival or Simply Massage in Avon.

- Evening: Enjoy an intimate dinner at Juniper Restaurant, known for its upscale American cuisine and extensive wine list.

Day 2:

- Morning: Embark on a snowshoeing adventure in the stunning Sylvan Lake State Park. Guests at The Inn at Riverwalk can check out a pair complimentary from the hotel’s Gear Garage.

- Afternoon: Visit a local art gallery or boutique for a unique shopping experience. Edwards’ Riverwalk, has a variety of boutiques like Chics Couture and Pinecones Vail.

- Evening: Dine at Zino Ristorante, offering delectable Italian dishes in a cozy atmosphere.


Solo Traveler Escape:

Day 1:

- Morning: Explore the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, showcasing a breathtaking collection of alpine plants. Along with their beautiful grounds and indoor education center, they offer monthly events.

- Afternoon: Have a solo lunch at Craftsman, a local spot known for its artisanal sandwiches and craft beers.

- Evening: Attend a live performance at the Vilar Performing Arts Center for a cultural experience.

Day 2:

- Morning: Take a scenic drive through the Vail Valley and capture the picturesque landscapes of Eagle County.

- Afternoon: Join a yoga class at a local studio like Dogma Athletica or Embody Vail to rejuvenate the mind and body.

- Evening: Savor a quiet dinner at The Gashouse, a historic steakhouse known for its cozy ambiance. End the night stargazing while relaxing in The Inn’s hot tub!


Galentine’s Trip:

Day 1:

- Morning: Kickstart the day with a group yoga session to energize the senses.

- Afternoon: Explore the boutique shops in the Riverwalk and treat yourselves to afternoon drinks and appetizers at Harvest.

- Evening: Have a lively dinner at Mountain Fish House, known for its vibrant atmosphere and delicious seafood.

Day 2:

- Morning: Head to Beaver Creek for a fun-filled day of skiing or snowboarding.

- Afternoon: Enjoy a leisurely lunch at Coyote Cafe near Beaver Creek, offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

- Evening: Unwind with cocktails at Main Street Grill, a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. Cheers to a weekend well spent with s’mores at The Inn at Riverwalk’s fire pit.

 Whether you're in the Vail Valley for romance, solitude, or a fun-filled girls' trip, Edwards, Colorado, provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable Valentine's Day escape. Book your stay at The Inn at Riverwalk for a comfortable and stylish stay, with all the amenities to make the most of this charming mountain area in the iconic Vail Valley.