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Vail Valley

Vail, CO
+1 970-477-4002
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Such an amazing little town! Can't wait to visit again!

We came to Vail for our anniversary and we loved every minute of our visit. This little town is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
hillarymayrhofer
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Arlington, Texas
Nice Resort Area

We stopped at the Vail Ski resort and Vail Village in the Vail Valley. We walked along the... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
Bourlingueur60
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Albany, New York
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The heart of the city of Vail where most of the area's restaurants, shops and attractions are located.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ski village” (5 reviews)
“off season” (12 reviews)
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Vail, CO
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+1 970-477-4002
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"boutique shops"
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"ski village"
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"off season"
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"town area"
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"lots of shops"
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"great place to walk"
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"winter or summer"
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"ice skating"
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"parking garage"
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"beautiful mountains"
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"ski vacation"
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"horseback riding"
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"lionshead"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came to Vail for our anniversary and we loved every minute of our visit. This little town is absolutely stunning. Can't wait to come back soon!

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We stopped at the Vail Ski resort and Vail Village in the Vail Valley. We walked along the pedestrian streets and looked in a few of the shops. We had lunch at one of the restaurants. It has a German style appearance that is attractive....More

Thank Bourlingueur60
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice place. It was modeled after St. Anton am Arlberg in Austria and that is a pedestrian village that works real well. I’ve been skiing there, too. But Vail is in the US, and it doesn’t work as well; did you take the bus to...More

4  Thank OnThe50YardlineDan
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Plenty of shops. Tons of great places to eat delicious food and drinks. Views are beautiful. Overall, it's a nice place to spend the day.

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

We go so often I can’t say how many times we’ve been. Bring money. The mountain tax is pretty high. Beautiful Winter and Summer.

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Vail Valley is comprised of 3 separate but interconnected areas: Golden Peak, Vail Village, and Lionshead. Each of these has its own shops and restaurants and lifts up the mountain. Once on the Mountain, you can ski down to any of those areas and take...More

2  Thank shellyf
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Winter or Summer you can't go wrong with this destination. If you love the outdoors, great dining and lots of activities, this is the place for you.

1  Thank hollym557
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

Vail is a great ski resort however I feel that the City of Vail is compressed along Highway 70 and has a claustrophobic feel to it until you get to the Avon area and the valley opens up.

Thank Thomas S
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

Visited Dec 25, 2017. Village architecture was awesome. Lots of shopping. The skating rink was terrible as it was covered with snow - it should have been cleared. The xmas lights were pathetic - SO DISAPPOINTED. DO NOT GO FOR XMAS atmosphere. You can park...More

1  Thank Linda A
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Love the international feel of the community. The Farmers Market on Sunday is a must. Be sure and check out the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

1  Thank Jana E
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Response from OnThe50YardlineDan | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend skiing at Breckenridge which is 40 minutes away and closer to Denver. They are higher elevation (9,600 feet at base) because Vail is lower elevation and the front of the Mountain melts early in the spring... More
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Response from Edgardo M | Reviewed this property |
In most sport goods stores you can find hiking maps with a difficulty rating and expected time for the whole run. The selection of the best runs depends on your condition and expertise level besides weather conditions that... More
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