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Vail Gongola in the Summer

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Vail in August

If you're still thinking about a late summer trip to Vail, we have you covered. August is an excellent time to vacation in the valley. Due to the amazing snow season, this is one of the most gorgeous summers Vail has seen. Browse our top 5 reasons why coming to Vail during late summer is truly awesome.

1. Fun Events

The fantastic summer programming continues through August. Some of Vail's best events take place in late summer including: Moe's Original BBQ Hot Summer NightsVail Kids Adventure Games, Vail Dance FestivalVail Jazz Festival, and Mountain Top Yoga.

2. Great Fishing

August fishing requires some strategy shifts and getting an earlier start, but the fishing remains superb! The rivers slowing down provide more opportunity for wade trips. For August angling guidance and guided trips visit Vail Valley Anglers

3. Perfect Weather

The weather in late summer is wonderful. August temperatures find a balance between hot July days and cool fall evenings. Late summer is the perfect time experience all of the great Vail summer outdoor activities with temperatures averaging 70 degrees during the day. 

4. Fewer Crowds

Looking for an authentic mountain town adventure? August is the optimal time to visit for guests looking to enjoy all summer in Vail has to offer without the crowds. Schools starting back this month allow other visitors to come and enjoy Vail all to themselves. 

5. Trail Access

Vail Mountain has all of their hiking trails open and ready to be traversed. Looking for more of an adrenaline rush? Vail Mountain has over 18 mountain biking trails open. These trails are easily accessible via the Eagle Bahn Gondola, only 75 yards from Destination Resorts Vail.

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