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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

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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Gerald Ford Amphitheater
Gerald Ford Amphitheater
Attraction type: Theaters
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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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Bravo!Vail
Bravo!Vail
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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
Sweet Basil
Sweet Basil
Ranked #3 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
Game Creek
Game Creek
Ranked #4 of 101 restaurants in Vail
Price: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, French
Dining options: Reservations
Lord Gore Restaurant at Manor Vail
Lord Gore Restaurant at Manor Vail
Ranked #5 of 101 restaurants in Vail
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Tivoli Lodge
3.5 of 5
Tivoli Lodge
$165 - $542
Ranked #1 of 33 hotels in Vail
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The Sebastian - Vail
4.5 of 5
The Sebastian - Vail
$242 - $1,544
Ranked #2 of 33 hotels in Vail
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Lodge at Lionshead
3.5 of 5
Lodge at Lionshead
$145 - $536
Ranked #1 of 33 Specialty lodging in Vail
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort
4.5 of 5
Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort
$285 - $1,474
Ranked #3 of 33 hotels in Vail
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Sonnenalp
4.5 of 5
Sonnenalp
$196 - $624
Ranked #4 of 33 hotels in Vail
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Austria Haus Hotel
3.5 of 5
Austria Haus Hotel
$175 - $850
Ranked #5 of 33 hotels in Vail
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Galatyn Lodge
4.0 of 5
The Galatyn Lodge
$300 - $2,200
Ranked #7 of 33 hotels in Vail
Ritz-Carlton Club & Residences, Vail
5.0 of 5
Ritz-Carlton Club & Residences, Vail
$306 - $2,506
Ranked #8 of 33 hotels in Vail
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Four Seasons Resort Vail
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Resort Vail
$293 - $1,175
Ranked #9 of 33 hotels in Vail
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