Vail hosts walking tours |

Vail hosts walking tours

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – In celebration of National Planning Month in October, the town of Vail Community Development Department will host walking tours on Thursday and Oct. 28 to showcase development projects within Vail Village and Lionshead. The tours will showcase both the exterior and the interior of these projects. –

The tours are free and will include insights from town planners on each project and their impacts on Vail. The tours will highlight how planning documents have shaped the town. Further, the tours will provide a sneak peak of the interior of the projects.

The tours will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on each of the two days. Thursday’s tour will meet in front of Garfinkel’s in Lionshead, and will include tours of the Landmark Condominiums, Lion Square Lodge North and the Ritz-Carlton Residences. The Oct. 28 tour will meet in front of the Colorado Ski Museum at the Vail Transportation Center and includes visits to Solaris, plus Sebastian (formerly Vail Plaza Hotel) and the Four Seasons, which will open in December.

Participants must wear sturdy walking shoes and are encouraged to bring water. Hard hats will be provided.

To RSVP for the tour, call Chief Planner Warren Campbell at 479-2148. Walk-ups are also welcome. –

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