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Address: Top of Gondola One, Vail, CO 81658
Phone Number: 970 476 3600
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Offering more than 5,289 acres of downhill and cross-country trails, Vail...

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.

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Stunning - Even In Summer Time!

Just going up the mountain with the gondola is an experience in itself. The view over Vail village is beautiful but even that is overshadowed by the majestic mountains and wild... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ina S
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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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113 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just going up the mountain with the gondola is an experience in itself. The view over Vail village is beautiful but even that is overshadowed by the majestic mountains and wild life on the mountain. We spent almost 2 hours at the top of the mountain because it is definitely food for the soul. It was a gorgeous fall day... More 

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Deposit, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Delightful ride to the top of the mountain. There is an adventure park at the top with many activities if you are so inclinded and of course many hiking and biking trails.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We're from the East Coast and I thought this would be like Vermont (which I think is lovely). This is totally different. It has an Swiss feel to it. It's so quaint you'd swear you are in Europe. We stayed in Breckenridge and made a day trip and enjoyed lunch. We were shocked how cool the mountains were in August!... More 

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leics. UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic views. Lovely walks across to Eagle's Nest, some fairly easy, others very hard at altitude.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new lions head peak attractions are great. Tube rides mini snowmobiles and trampoline and zip lines. Doing great for all levels and some stuff for non skiers. I lived here a few years but it's getting more and more fun even for my wife who has to suffer each visit cause she doesn't really ski.

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Overland Park, KS
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought is sounded interesting but wasn't, my husband ordered the buffalo brat it was over cooked. Stick w/ the outdoor BBQ food, you will be happier.

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Peoria, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Summer ride to the top will cost you about $36. The views are pretty amazing, but not as grade as Zermatt Switzerland if you have been there. The top is really gear to entertainment for kids, hikers and bikers. Zip lines for kids and adults, down hill tubing, hiking tours and obstacle simulations available. Not sure what the cost might... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 gondolas operate at Vail in the summertime- Gondola One (out of Vail Village) and Eagle Bahn (out of Lionshead). If you take Gondola One, affectionately known as Gondy One, you'll be at the head of different hiking trails or bike trails. An easy hike would be the Wildfire trail (approx 1 mile) flat wooded terrain to Eagle Bahn. The... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must do one-day activity with kids and seniors alike. Has great food and activities for all ages up the mountain. Also do the jeep tours at an additional cost, however, worth it for the views.

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Glen Carbon, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a free day in Vail, so paid the money to go to the top on the Gondola. We then hiked further up to the top, and then down to the bottom. We had a hard day the day before, so needed an easy hiking day, and this filled the bill. You can ride up and down as much as... More 

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