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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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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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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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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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The Little Diner
The Little Diner
Ranked #1 of 119 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $8 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Diner
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mountain Standard
Mountain Standard
Ranked #2 of 119 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $10 - $35
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free, International, Grill
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Westside Cafe & Market
Westside Cafe & Market
Ranked #3 of 119 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Gluten Free
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sweet Basil
Sweet Basil
Ranked #4 of 119 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $25 - $50
Cuisines: American, European, Gluten Free
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Up the Creek Bar & Grill
Up the Creek Bar & Grill
Ranked #5 of 119 Restaurants in Vail
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Tivoli Lodge
3.5 of 5
Tivoli Lodge
$181 - $622
Ranked #1 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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Sonnenalp
5.0 of 5
Sonnenalp
$248 - $1,007
Ranked #2 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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Antlers at Vail
3.0 of 5
Antlers at Vail
$182 - $529
Ranked #1 of 39 Specialty Lodging in Vail
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Sebastian - Vail
5.0 of 5
The Sebastian - Vail
$298 - $1,593
Ranked #3 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail
$275 - $1,239
Ranked #4 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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Austria Haus Hotel
3.5 of 5
Austria Haus Hotel
$218 - $859
Ranked #5 of 33 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
$338 - $1,617
Ranked #7 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort
4.0 of 5
The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort
$242 - $849
Ranked #9 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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Vail Cascade Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5
Vail Cascade Resort & Spa
$281 - $1,117
Ranked #10 of 33 Hotels in Vail
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