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Vail Mountain Resort, Vail

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#1 of 50 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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  • We have been going to Vail for almost 20 years as our family vacation. We could not be happier with the entire experience. It is the largest ski area in North America and there for a week and ski all ...  more »
  • Vail was wonderful! I recommend checking out both villages, but go to Liomshead for shopping and Vail for dining. They have a local hockey team that doesn't charge admission if youre looking for inexp...  more »
  • Having a great sunny day front side...life is good! Lunch at Garfinkels. Front side coverage will be better with grooming after the big snow fall. No place like Vail...love it!  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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