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Best of Vail 2017: The complete list of winners

November 14, 2017 — More than 21,500 votes were cast to determine the best this, that and the other. We offer you the top three selections across 74 categories that span food, entertainment, shopping and more.

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Best of Vail: Best Veterinary Practice

November 13, 2017 — 1. Castle Peak Veterinary Service 2. Vail Valley Animal Hospital 3. Gypsum Animal Hospital Castle Peak Veterinary Service opened its doors in 1986 and operates clinics in Eagle and Edwards. Castle Peak takes pride in delivering personalized, compassionate care to patients and their guardians throughout

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Best of Vail: Best Taxi or Shuttle Service

November 13, 2017 — 1. Ride Taxi 2. Colorado Mountain Express 3. The Turtle Bus Ride Taxi is a company built by locals, for locals, and those who aspire to be locals while they are in town. Proudly serving the community in the way that it deserves to be

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Best of Vail: Best Salon

November 13, 2017 — 1. Fusion Hair Studio 2. Noni's Hair Bar 3. Ooh la la Hair Salon If there's a modern-day equivalent to "The Rachel" haircut of the '90s, then Fusion Hair Studio is the place to get it. Their stylists and colorists are passionate about their craft

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Best of Vail: Best Pharmacy

November 13, 2017 — 1. Vail Valley Pharmacy 2. City Market 3. Nearly Everything Store 3. Walgreens Bruce Delnay, pharmacist at the Vail Valley Pharmacy, said that business was likely chosen as Best of Vail because of its customer service, evidenced by the fact that patrons are greeted by

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Best of Vail: Most Pet-Friendly Business

November 13, 2017 — 1. Crazy Mountain Brewery 2. Bart & Yeti's patio 3. The Home Depot Crazy Mountain Brewery is a great place to raise a pint after an adrenaline-fueled adventure. And what's an adventure without your mountain pooch at your side? That's why at the Crazy Mountain

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Best of Vail: Best Auto Mechanic / Car Repair

November 13, 2017 — 1. Leadfoot Linda's 2. Valley Automotive and Tire 3. Big O Tires With the goal of fixing your car right, the first time, Leadfoot Linda's is the Vail Valley's go-to mechanic shop. The team of experts strives to keep customers' vehicles operating smoothly and safely

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Best of Vail: Best Insurance Agency

November 13, 2017 — 1. Cathy Thompson, State Farm 2. Alpine Insurance Agency 3. Brill Insurance Agency Now in its 29th year of serving the area, Cathy Thompson's State Farm insurance agency in Edwards is routinely named one of the top 50 operations among the company's 19,000 agencies nationwide.

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Best of Vail: Best Fly Fishing Shop and Outfitter

November 13, 2017 — 1. Vail Valley Anglers 2. Minturn Anglers 3. Fly Fishing Outfitters Professionalism and experience are at the foundation of Vail Valley Anglers. But a little variety is also one of their hallmarks, with traditional wade and float trips available along with specialty excursions. Their shop

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Best of Vail: Best Adventure Outfitter

November 13, 2017 — 1. Turtle Tubing 2. Paragon Guides 3. Sage Outdoor Adventures Turtle Tubing has a simple business philosophy: Slow down and enjoy the ride. In 2009, company co-founder Shane Ward started hosting trips on the Colorado River between Dotsero and Bair Ranch, just inside Glenwood Canyon.

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Best of Vail: Best Women’s Clothing Store

November 13, 2017 — 1. Valleygirl Boutique 2. Arriesgado Clothing Co. 3. Everyday Outfitters Valleygirl Boutique has been serving the Vail Valley since 2007, combining classic styles with current trends to create its own mix of mountain-chic clothing patrons won't find anywhere else. The inventory is ever-changing since this

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Best of Vail: Best Wine Selection (Liquor Store)

November 13, 2017 — 1. Beaver Liquors 2. Boone's Wine & Spirits 3. Avon Liquor Beaver Liquors — the perpetual unofficial winner of the valley's most tongue-in-check business name — has been a local institution since opening in 1980. And when it comes to wine, the business goes big,

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Best of Vail: Best Toy Store

November 13, 2017 — 1. Wishes Toy Store 2. The Bookworm of Edwards 3. The Toy Store 3. Vail Valley Pharmacy If you're short on time, don't stop in at Wishes Toy Store — it's nearly impossible to run in and out of this whimsical shop packed with toys,

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Best of Vail: Best Tire Shop

November 13, 2017 — 1. Big O Tires 2. Costco 3. Vail Discount Tire Factory If you own a vehicle, and if you're a true American you do, you have walked into an auto repair shop and said something like, "My car is making a ka-chunka-whack noise. What is

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Best of Vail: Best Ski Shop

November 13, 2017 — 1. Base Mountain Sports 2. Buzz's Boards 3. Venture Sports Base Mountain Sports, with locations in Beaver Creek, at the Wyndham Resort in Avon and in Lionshead Village, has been locally family owned and operated since 1980, which said Colter Barnett, rental floor manager, gives

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Best of Vail: Best Shoe Store

November 13, 2017 — 1. Ptarmigan Sports 2. Vail Boot & Shoe 3. Colorado Footwear The days of practical (read: ugly) shoes are way behind us, thank goodness. Ptarmigan Sports has melded the stylish with the sensible in its extensive shoe collection, showcased on the store's expansive wall. Each

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Best of Vail: Best Pet Store

November 13, 2017 — 1. The Pet Spot 2. Wags & Whiskers 3. Fresh Tracks Pet Shoppe Vail Valley residents love their pets, and when it comes to where to shop for them, The Pet Spot in Edwards was voted tops. "We're customer oriented, and a lot of the

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Best of Vail: Best Outdoor Sports Gear

November 13, 2017 — 1. Ptarmigan Sports 2. Alpine Quest Sports 3. Transition Sports We happen to live in an area where the outdoors rules: hiking, biking, running, mountaineering, skiing, snowboarding, camping — the list of things to do in the great outdoors is indeed long. And, of course,

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Best of Vail: Best Men’s Clothing Store

November 13, 2017 — 1. Ptarmigan Sports 2. Arriesgado Clothing Co. 3. Grey Salt Being a well-dressed man in the mountains is very different than being a stylish dude in the city. Luckily, Ptarmigan Sports, with its extensive inventory, can help most any guy find his mountain-style rugged look.

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Best of Vail: Best Children’s Clothing Store

November 13, 2017 — 1. Skipper & Scout 2. KidSport 3. Ptarmigan Sports Skipper & Scout Vail was established in the Rocky Mountains offering the perfect blend of traditional and fun kids' fashions. The store's popularity has prompted owner-buyer Kerry Roach to open a second location. Skipper & Scout

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