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Easter Brunch In Vail

Easter Sunday is right around the corner and the culinary team in Atwater on Gore Creek is making easy for you to skip the prepping, the cooking and the cleaning!

Easter brunch in Atwater on Gore Creek will feature all of your holiday favorites plus a few extra special buffet items. Our Easter brunch menu in Atwater is sure to please one and all.

For Easter Sunday brunch reservations at our Vail restaurant, call 970-479-7014.

*Non-inclusive of tax and gratuity. Menu is subject to change. Complimentary Valet Parking.

Photo credit: Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet in Atwater on Gore Creek

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Practice Acceptance at Aria Yoga

Practice Acceptance!

“If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation". - J. Krishnamurti

We would like to wish Beth Esser luck in her new endeavors as she relocates to a new town and new life. Thank you Beth for all you have contributed to the Aria yoga program, your dedication and humorous, loving instruction. We will miss you.

New Yoga Instructors/Free Community Class
The Aria Yoga Program would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest yoga instructors, Geordy Ogden and Lindsea Stowe. Both Geordy and Lindsea join us after completing 200 hours of yoga teacher training with Karen Anderson and years of personal practice. Geordy has been a part of our yoga community at Aria for many years and brings dedication, time on the mat and a dry sense of humor to his classes. Lindsea’s bright spirit and enthusiasm create a fun, uplifting environment that will continue to bring you into the studio. Please join them for our Free Community Class on Mondays at 8am beginning in May. These classes will help Geordy and Lindsea gain teaching experience and are FREE for everyone (members and non-members alike). Come in, bring a friend and support our new teachers.


Featured Teacher: Mike Hannigan
Originally from New York, Mike moved to Vail in 1992 to pursue the joys of free skiing.

He has been practicing yoga for about 15 years, Anasura, power, restorative... you name it, he has tried it.

Mike was teaching at Vail Athletic Club for two years, then took a year off due to injury. He started at Vail Cascade in September, 2013. For Mike, yoga gives his life balance. Mike has been bartending for almost 20 years, and the practice of yoga has eased the stresses of that job over the years. Being active in sports such as skiing, mountain biking, rafting, kayaking, snowboarding, and telemark skiing, yoga keeps him flexible and strong with a calm mind in order to make adjustments and decisions that are essential for success.


Featured Student: Magdalena Pritchett
Magda is originally from Poland, and moved to Colorado about ten years ago. She has been a massage therapist for about 15 years, and has been working at the Aria Spa for about nine years. Magda has been practicing yoga since she moved to Colorado, and has been supporting the program at the Cascade ever since she started working there. Between massage and yoga, she also likes to spend her time dancing on various dance floors throughout the Vail Valley. An inspiration to fellow employees and member guests, Magda is there to support her friends who sometimes need a partner to come to class with. The prize, Magda is our yoga student of the month!!!

April Substitutes:

  • Wednesday, April 9th 8am: Linda
  • Friday, April 11th noon: Jan
  • Tuesday, April 15th 8am: Linda
  • Friday April 18th noon: Nicola
  • Sunday, April 20th 5pm: Linda
  • Tuesday, April 22nd 5:30pm: Lindsea
  • Wednesday, April 23rd 8am: Beth
  • Thursday, April 24th 8am: Nicola
  • Friday, April 25th 8am: Beth
  • Sunday, April 27th 5pm: Nicola
  • Monday, April 28th noon: Geordy
  • Tuesday, April 29th 5:30pm: Tara
  • Wednesday, April 30th 8am: Geordy
  • Wednesday, April 30th noon: Libby

See you on the mat!

Libby Maio
Aria Yoga Supervisor
Aria Athletic Club & Spa

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Stay, Play & Save in one of Mother Nature's most picturesque Mountain Playgrounds

Once the snow melts and temperatures rise, ski resorts like Vail, awaken to reveal a playground fitting for kids of all ages. From outdoor Colorado adventures, shopping and Vail dining to pool-side relaxation, spa and meandering, Vail Cascade Resort provides the ideal base camp to experience Vail your way.

Take summer fun to a new altitude with a summer lodging package at Vail Cascade. With our Alpine Ascent experience, families can hike like the locals, traversing a medley of trails that take sightseeing to new heights. With the Stay More, Play More summer promotion, get the green light to explore (and explore some more) with savings up to 15% off extended stays. After a day outdoors, hunker down in style at Vail Cascade Resort with summer programming that includes an assortment of free and moderately-priced activities and experiences.

Photo credit: summer getaways in Vail are mountains of fun.

Undoubtedly, Vail is regarded as a world class ski and snowboard resort, but once the snow melts, a vibrant summer mountain destination emerges. From world class performances and events to invigorating outdoor Vail activities, Vail's summer experience is wide ranging and completely customizable. On property, the Vail Cascade Resort's summer programming slows down the pace but amps up the fun with an assorted lineup of complimentary and moderately priced activities such as dive-in pool movies, s'mores by the fire pit, live music in the Fireside Bar, and summer spa specials at Vail Cascade's award-winning Colorado spa and al fresco restaurant overlooking Gore Creek. For families, Vail Cascade Resort rolls out a summer KidVenture program that keeps kids busy while parents enjoy some quite time. With activities like pizza and a movie, arts and crafts and sports activities in Aria Athletic Club, KidVenture is a fun option for hotel kids ages 5-12.

To learn more about summer in Vail at this Colorado family resort or to book a summer getaway, go here or call 800-282-4183.

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Save this Summer with a Vail Vacation

When the snow melts, the fun warms up at Vail Cascade, a Colorado family resort. Whether you crave adventure, relaxation or family-time, summer vacations in Vail are hard to beat. Shake off the winter doldrums and experience Vail without breaking the bank with Vail Cascade’s Countdown to Summer sale, starting April 28.

Put down the phone, unplug your laptop and disconnect from the digital world and get outside this summer – the fun is calling your name! From outdoor exploration to cultural experiences and Colorado culinary endeavors, Vail offers one and all a way to immerse in surroundings that will bring mind, body and spirit into balance. The only limit to your Vail vacation possibilities is the time to experience them all. But the sooner you act, the greater the rewards with our annual Countdown to Summer sale. Starting April 28, take advantage of the best summer hotel and condo deal in Vail by becoming a Destination Delivers member of Destination Hotels & Resorts. An email with the offer and details will be emailed to all Destination Delivers members on April 28.

Sign up today for Destination Delivers and start counting down the days to your perfect summer escape!

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Spring in Vail Brings A Mountain of Memories

Think amazing snow, sunny skies, free concerts, competitions, spring deals in Vail and unforgettable fun in the mountains. With just a few weeks left, now is the time to rally up some family and friends and head up to Vail Colorado for some white magic under the sun! With great hotel rates available, the question is not IF you can make it up, but rather WHEN you can get away?

Weekend, weekday, one night or two - we've got you covered at Vail Cascade Resort, a Vail Mountain resort!


While the end of the ski season may be drawing near, the fun is just beginning in Vail! Be part of the  biggest end of season bash in the Rocky Mountains. After a day on Vail Mountain, keep the momentum going with free live concerts, Bud Light après after-dark parties, base area giveaways, and so much more! Going on now through Apr. 20, Spring Back to Vail and experience why end of the season is one of the best times to visit Vail.


The World Pond Skimming Championships presented by Red Bull return to Vail Mountain’s Golden Peak base area for the 12th year on Sunday, April 20. Skimmers from far and wide will gather in Vail to test their buoyancy on Lake Golden Peak for the chance at the title of 2014 World Pond Skimming Champion. It is guaranteed to be a wet, wild and wacky good time for participants and spectators alike. Closing day entertainment in Vail also includes a free concert from Steel Pulse at Solaris in Vail Village at 4 p.m.


You made it to Vail and we are excited you're staying at the Vail Cascade Resort! As our guest, we invite you to dine in Atwater on Gore Creek April 19 & 20th for our first 'Put a Fork in Hunger' eat-to-feed fundraising campaign. During that weekend, 10 percent from each guest's dinner bill will be donated to Food Bank of the Rockies to restock their local pantry. It's an easy way to unwind, dine and donate in one sitting! 

For spring lodging and hotel deals in Vail, Colorado, check out our Vail vacation packages.

Photo credit: World Pond Skimming Competition at Spring Back to Vail

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Fly In, Ski Free at Vail Mountain Resort

Skiing the largest ski mountain in America is one thing, but skiing Vail Mountain Resort for free is hard to beat!

When you fly into Eagle County Airport on a commercial flight during the winter ski season, receive a free same-day lift ticket at Vail. Simply present your boarding pass at the ticket window the same day you arrive for a free lift ticket to ski the remainder of the day!


Combine a world-class Vail luxury hotel with free skiing at Vail for an epic ski vacation in Colorado!  

Visit for direct flights to Eagle County.

Photo credit: ski for free at Vail Mountain.

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End of Season Fun at Vail Ski Resort

With only 17 days until closing day at Vail Ski Resort, Vail Cascade is sharing the love for all-things-winter. Mother Nature has been blessing our Colorado family vacation destination with great snow! Yes - with more than 24 feet of snow this winter season in Vail, snow enthusiasts are doing snow angels in celebration. But, the fun continues as we count down the days until closing day.

The annual Taste of Vail is one of the town's favorite spring events in Vail. This year the annual Taste of Vail Lamb Cook-Off will joins with the Après Ski Tasting to create a true Après Ski Party. The food will be great as Atwater on Gore Creek, a top restaurant in Vail, will be participating. Sample an array of lamb dishes, courtesy of the Vail Valley's finest chefs and the Colorado Lamb Board. In the theme of "Life Beyond Chardonnay, Cabernet and Merlot" Taste of Vail's participating wineries will be showcasing wines a wide array of varietals that include Reisling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Zinfandel. The Taste of Vail runs April 2-5, 2014. Learn more about the Taste of Vail.

Photo credit: end of season pond-skimming competition in Vail, Colorado.

Vail's huge end-of-the-season bash, Spring Back to Vail, offers free concerts from national headliners, on-snow events, street parties and more! And don't miss the World Pond Skimming Championships on closing day! Spring Back to Vail takes place April 7-12, 2014.

Don't miss closing day activities at Vail Mountain Resort!

  • April 11: Karl Denson's Tiny Universe with Dirty Dozen Brass Band at Solaris
  • April 12: STS9 with The Polish Ambassador at Ford Park
  • April 20: World Pond Skimming Championships & Free Outdoor Concert: Steel Pulse with Bonfire Dub at Solaris

The legendary World Pond Skimming Championships returns to Lake Golden Peak at Vail Mountain’s Golden Peak base area on April 20, 2014. The venue will open at 1:30 p.m. with expos and giveaways from event sponsors, and the competition will get going at 3:00 p.m.

The annual competition entails floatable (and sometimes sinkable) athletes launching themselves off an on-snow jump onto an icy pond in attempt to successfully exit the pond on both feet. Competitors will vie for both fame and glory in a showing that defies the laws of physics – and perhaps even common sense.

For end of season lodging, check out the Vail vacation packages available at Colorado's favorite family resort!

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