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Vail
North America's biggest and most popular ski resort, Vail is an alpine village in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Long a favorite of serious skiers and jet setting celebrities, Vail now also draws a younger, hipper snowboarding crowd. Skiing is king at Vail Mountain and the Blue Sky Basin, but the area's vast splendor is perfect for hiking, biking, snowmobiling or scenery-gazing at any time of the year.

All things to do » Things to do

Gerald Ford Amphitheater
Gerald Ford Amphitheater
Attraction type: Theaters
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Vail Mountain
Vail Mountain
Offering more than 5,289 acres of downhill and cross-country trails, Vail is considered one of the best all-around ski mountains in the world.
Attraction type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Mountains; Biking Trails; Resort Communities
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Bravo!Vail
Bravo!Vail
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Blue Sky Basin
Blue Sky Basin
A newly expanded area in Vail that offers challenging trails for intermediate and advanced skiers.
Attraction type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
This beautiful alpine botanical garden, located at the foot of Vail Mountain, is open to the public.
Attraction type: Gardens
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Little Diner
The Little Diner
Ranked #1 of 101 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $9 - $15
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Café
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Westside Cafe & Market
Westside Cafe & Market
Ranked #2 of 101 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Game Creek
Game Creek
Ranked #3 of 101 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, French
Dining options: Reservations
Sweet Basil
Sweet Basil
Ranked #4 of 101 Restaurants in Vail
Price:
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Mountain Standard
Mountain Standard
Ranked #5 of 101 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $10 - $35
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, Bistro, Grill
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Tivoli Lodge
3.5 of 5
Tivoli Lodge
$150 - $749
Ranked #1 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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The Sebastian - Vail
4.5 of 5
The Sebastian - Vail
$197 - $1,331
Ranked #2 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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Sonnenalp
4.5 of 5
Sonnenalp
$190 - $1,067
Ranked #4 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Lodge at Lionshead
3.0 of 5
Lodge at Lionshead
$127 - $601
Ranked #1 of 33 Specialty Lodging in Vail
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Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort
4.5 of 5
Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort
$305 - $1,803
Ranked #3 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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Austria Haus Hotel
3.5 of 5
Austria Haus Hotel
$182 - $998
Ranked #5 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Ritz-Carlton Club & Residences, Vail
5.0 of 5
Ritz-Carlton Club & Residences, Vail
$482 - $2,864
Ranked #6 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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Four Seasons Resort Vail
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Resort Vail
$101 - $1,351
Ranked #8 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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Solaris Residences
4.5 of 5
Solaris Residences
$468 - $3,083
Ranked #5 of 33 Specialty Lodging in Vail
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