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Address: Vail, CO

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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One of the most beautiful I have seen

Vail pass and the Vail area are absolutely gorgeous! I love the area and look forward to the drive each time I am there.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Vail pass and the Vail area are absolutely gorgeous! I love the area and look forward to the drive each time I am there.

Thank granmab
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to vail village after couple of days of hiking in and around Aspen during 3rd week of july. So, it was a different experience to walk around the shops, hotels and restaurants. Vail Valley is an imitation of a Swiss town, there is also a water stream going through the middle of the valley, where kids can play.... More 

Thank Venkata V
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just driving through and decided to stop in Vail since it has been a while since their upgrades and additional buildings. Vail has grown. Upon arriving the Vail parking signs stated parking was limited to park in Lionshead. We arrived and park in the lower level and hardly anyone there. Watch for bikers - they are everywhere with... More 

Thank 77TrvlGrl77
Palm Springs, California
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopping in Vail is a must. This is a great place to visit and you don't have to be a skier but it helps of you like the winter season. Great shops and eateries. We were lucky as parking was free.

Thank DBrown92264
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This manufactured, artificial "village" is not of Colorado. The faux "European" architecture, like everything else here, is a flight of someone's imagination that is true to no aesthetic or historical tradition. The "village" sanitizes and cannibalizes the beautiful setting of Gore Creek, making it into a shopping destination. It's an incredible turn off for anyone who values the natural beauty... More 

2 Thank Jill C
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106 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the great things about visiting Vail in the summer is the free parking in the Vail Village Parking Building or the Lionshead lot. When you exit the freeway into Vail Village, the Lionshead lot is to the right and Vail Village Free Parking is to the left. But beware: as you take the roundabout to the left for... More 

2 Thank rjmartintx
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

I was SO lucky! March 31st: 9 inches fresh snow and no crowds. April 1st: slightly overcast and no crowds. April 2nd: Beautiful gorgeous, sunny, bluebird day. A little crowded, but it was a Saturday! Spring skiing is ALWAYS great any time you can get it!

Thank Cee D
West Palm Beach, Florida
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655 reviews
303 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This ski village is much nicer and more integrated compared to Aspen. Parking is difficult as the village is auto free. Also their is lots of construction going on along I-70 and you need to get creative in your routes. This is my third visit and it was more quiet this time. It seemed like most stores were closed by... More 

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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Vail Village is full of quaint shops and great restaurants. It is easy to get to and the free parking (during the summer) is a plus. The Intown Bus (free) is great when traveling with one who walks with a cane. We would love to come back again and again!

Thank Ed D
Nashville, Tennessee
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170 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The thing I noticed and loved most about this little slice of heaven was that everyone is friendly, outdoorsy and healthy looking. It's a joy to walk around where people are so friendly...everyone says hi. The gardens and flower boxes are just bursting with color and they are lovely. There is a lot of public art and numerous fountains spread... More 

1 Thank Beachgalxo

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