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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.

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Vail Mountain Resort
Vail Mountain Resort
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; Biking Trails; Mountains; Beach & Pool Clubs
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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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Vail Valley
Vail Valley
The heart of the city of Vail where most of the area's restaurants, shops and attractions are located.
Attraction type: Neighborhoods
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Booth Falls Trail
Booth Falls Trail
Six-mile hiking trail climbs 3,000 feet in elevation as it passes varied scenery including lakes, waterfalls and aspen forests.
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Vail / Beaver Creek Resort
Vail / Beaver Creek Resort
One of the premier ski areas in the world, Vail and Beaver Creek offer excellent skiing and many other attractions.
Attraction type: Ski & Snowboard Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Little Diner
The Little Diner
Ranked #1 of 123 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $8 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Diner
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Westside Cafe & Market
Westside Cafe & Market
Ranked #2 of 123 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sweet Basil
Sweet Basil
Ranked #3 of 123 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $25 - $50
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mountain Standard
Mountain Standard
Ranked #4 of 123 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $10 - $35
Cuisines: American, International, Grill
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bully Ranch Restaurant
Bully Ranch Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 123 Restaurants in Vail
Cuisines: American, Bar, Soups, Grill
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Sonnenalp
5.0 of 5
Sonnenalp
$250 - $1,185
Ranked #1 of 31 Hotels in Vail
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Tivoli Lodge
3.5 of 5
Tivoli Lodge
$210 - $984
Ranked #4 of 31 Hotels in Vail
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Antlers at Vail
3.0 of 5
Antlers at Vail
$139 - $1,208
Ranked #1 of 38 Specialty Lodging in Vail
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail
$429 - $3,142
Ranked #2 of 31 Hotels in Vail
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The Sebastian - Vail
5.0 of 5
The Sebastian - Vail
$296 - $1,529
Ranked #3 of 31 Hotels in Vail
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Austria Haus Hotel
3.5 of 5
Austria Haus Hotel
$219 - $1,017
Ranked #5 of 31 Hotels in Vail
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort
5.0 of 5
Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort
$287 - $3,112
Ranked #9 of 31 Hotels in Vail
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Ritz Carlton Club & Residences
4.5 of 5
Ritz Carlton Club & Residences
$513 - $3,912
Ranked #10 of 31 Hotels in Vail
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Hotel Talisa, Vail
4.0 of 5
Hotel Talisa, Vail
$243 - $1,074
Ranked #12 of 31 Hotels in Vail
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