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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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,
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,
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
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
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
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
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,
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.
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