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Address: Vail, CO
Activities: Shopping
Description: The heart of the city of Vail where most of the area's restaurants, shops...
The heart of the city of Vail where most of the area's restaurants, shops and attractions are located.
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Best ski resort in the USA

This was my second ski trip to Vail, and I can guarantee this is the best ski resort in the USA. Great snow, scenic views, great town and apres ski, top notch restaurants, amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was my second ski trip to Vail, and I can guarantee this is the best ski resort in the USA. Great snow, scenic views, great town and apres ski, top notch restaurants, amazing spas, Vail has it all! Yes, it is more expensive than most ski resorts, but in my opinion, it is worth it! The ski school is... More 

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Andalusia, Alabama, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Family trip to vail was wonderful. We stayed at the Enzian and it was a perfect location, close to shopping, restaurants, and the gondola. Everything was so convenient. Walking was easy and the free bus to vail village was great. Our ski instructor with vail ski school was fantastic. We rented equipment from vail ski tech and the were great... More 

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Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I like that it was close to the hotel but there weren't many stores that were unique. Also, since it was off season, many of the restaurants were closed.

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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We went to Vail with a group of friends and had an amazing time. The views of the mountains are amazing. The village has it all, restaurants, shops and bars. Excellent to take pictures and walk around the village which looks so much like a German little town.

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Colorado
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We try to make it up at least once in the off season to just stroll around without the summer or winter crowds. Lots of construction getting into the area (roundabouts into Vail Village off of I-70) right now which really congested things up. We weren't really paying attention to which garage we parked in, so spending the day there... More 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We just had a lovely long weekend in Vail Village and it was wonderful. The shops were varied and there were so many choices. The restaurants were charming. Those with outdoor seating were ideal for sharing a bottle of wine in the fall sunshine with friends. It is charming there!

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Park your car and stroll the village. Feels like you are in the quaint European ski villages with beautiful gardens and architecture. Shoppers paradise with everything from the shirt stores to jewelry to art and anything else you can desire. Restaurants and bistros to bars and coffee houses pepper the village. You won't leave hungry. Surprisingly everyone was very friendly... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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133 reviews 133 reviews
49 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Probably what you would expect: quaint & cozy; Swiss chalet environment with lots of shopping and restaurants with living on site available in abundance for strollers, eaters, shoppers and skiing and other winter sports depending on when you are there! Cover bridge good photo opportunities available. Great German restaurant. Rate it: 9 put 10!

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Oshawa, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The towns have tons of things to do, any season. Was there in July, any summer activity you want you can find. Even just strolling through the towns, always busy. Many companies offering rafting, bike rentals. we went with Sage for rafting[ very good company]. There were many families with children of all ages, just running and playing, everything is... More 

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Dallas
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366 reviews 366 reviews
192 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Both Vail and Lionshead provide beautiful, interesting areas to stroll through shops and restaurants. A stream runs through beautifully landscaped areas with bridges, water features, and stunning landscaping. Free parking is available if you choose the right garage and a free bus runs between the two villages and even has a stop near the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Gondolas are... More 

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