Vail’s 50th Birthday Party and Hot Deals!

1962-2012 VAIL 50 and winter mountain scenesVail Turns 50 on December 15th!

Vail celebrates its half-century milestone on Saturday and the legendary ski resort is preparing for the rest of the month to be a party remembered for the next 50 years. SO BOOK NOW TO SAVE ON VAIL ACCOMMODATION! The official birthday celebration will feature a free outdoor party to honour the resort’s vaunted history and continuing evolution, moving into the future. Starting at 5:30pm at Mountain Plaza, the village will light up for the big 5-0-birthday shaker, with fun activities for the whole family. Take part in the monumental occasion at the Gondola dedication ceremony (the world’s fastest gondola at 1,200 feet-per-minute and wifi-equipped) with appearances by some of Vail’s legendary founders. Then sit back and enjoy the fireworks that light up the starry Colorado sky.

In addition to being named the third best ski resort in North America by SKI Magazine, Vail was ranked first for Digital Presence, recognizing the resort’s progressive stance at revolutionizing the ski-vacation experience. Follow @vailmtnalerts on Twitter for updates on lift status; download the Vail app for the latest info on snow conditions, traffic delays, and much more; or sign up for Snow Alerts via email or RSS and don’t miss a beat this winter. Vail is still the classic mountain experience that skiers have loved since 1962, but with some excellent upgrades. Come help celebrate all that Vail is and will be this December and make it a holiday to remember! Cheers friends new and old to another excellent 50 years.

Vail Holidaze

Vail Family Holidaze: December 16th - 31st

There is no place quite like Vail at Christmas, and the festivities of Family Holidaze will make your winter vacation a highlight for the old memory bank. Returning for its third season, the Holidaze event brings the merriness to Vail with these activities to bring the family together:

  • Free Concerts
  • Winter Solstice on Ice with World-class ice skaters
  • Skate with the Stars
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Family Movie Nights
  • Kids Zones
  • Dickens Carolers with hot cocoa
  • Candy Cane Patrol
  • New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade & Fireworks
  • Vail NYE 2013 with Thievery Corporation (21+)
Vail’s going all out this year and the Christmas extravaganza promises to be a beauty. We’ve got the best available rates on accommodation so if you feel like making this holiday season truly sensational, look no further than Enjoy Vail. Check out our early booking offers and save up to 33% at select hotels and condos

To help you decide, here are our top three recommendations for Vail hotels:

1. Manor Vail Lodge: UP TO 25% OFF + FREE BREAKFAST
  • Just a few steps from the Golden Peak base area, Manor Vail Lodge offers great deals in a Studio, One or Two Bedroom Condo, all with full kitchen and fireplace, the longer you stay. All rates include daily hot buffet breakfast and stays 5 nights or longer also receive a $50 Food & Beverage Credit. Rates starting from $279 per night.
  • (Travel: Jan 5 – Apr 15, 3013)
2. Lodge at VailSAVE UP TO 45% + COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST
  • Elegant and tranquil, The Lodge at Vail offers visitors a wonderful blend of rich history and modern amenities, making it one of the most revered places to stay in the resort. Just steps from Vail’s newest Gondola “One” you really have all the world at your fingertips. Rates starting from $329 per night.
  • (Travel: Now – Apr 14, 2013 - Book by Jan 31, 2013)
3. Westin Riverfront & Spa: FREE NIGHTS ALL WINTER
  • Located in the town of Avon at the base of Beaver Creek, the Westin Riverfront offers spectacular views and one of the areas best pool and hot tubs. With its own Gondola a few steps from the lobby you will be on the hill in under 15 minutes! And with these offers you are getting bargain prices in luxurious accomodations: Buy 2 Nights – Stay 3 or Buy 4 Nights – Stay 6, that’s 2 Free Nights! Rates starting from $169 per night.
  • (Travel: Now – Apr 7, 3013 - Book by: Jan 13, 2013)

Experience the best of Vail in its 50th year and make it a Christmas to remember. BOOK NOW!

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