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Vail Mountain Resort, Vail

4.6
#1 of 48 in Winter Sports in Colorado
One of the largest and most popular ski areas in the world, Vail Mountain Resort has more than 2,100 hectares (5,200 acres) of navigable terrain and 11.3 km (7 mi) of backcountry. A true gem of Colorado's massive selection of mountains, Vail offers well-maintained snow and grounds, ski parks, race courses, and runs serviced by high-speed and high-capacity lifts. Hit the slopes with a choice of 193 marked trails. If you're skiing with little ones or newbies, many of the lower areas offer safe and easy learning environments. Access the mountain via one of the three base areas, each complete with rental services, restaurants, and entertainment. Check the website for information on ski packages, season passes, and other options for your visit. Use our Vail online visit planner to add Vail Mountain Resort and other attractions to your Vail vacation plans.
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  • September 25, 2017
    Enjoyed throughout the week for various activities, farmers market, Betty Ford garden, strolling. Lots of restaurants and shops, great views of aspens and snow covered peaks  more »
  • September 25, 2017
    Great views and drinks at the bar. Lots of activities up top at the Eagles Nest for all. Enjoy a rigorous hike up and gondola ride down!!  more »
  • September 19, 2017
    Three friends and I came for the weekend in late March. I would love to have come earlier in the year and stay longer than a weekend, but it wasn't doable. A return trip is something I definitely have...  more »

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Since the town itself is designed as a large resort, there are hundreds of lodging options in a concentrated area. These range from hotels with standard, comfortable rooms to full-service luxury resorts and long-term vacation rentals. Consider booking an accommodation package that includes lift passes or equipment.
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