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“Terrific views”

Vail Mountain Resort
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$36.00*
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Vail Scenic Gondola Ride
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$54.00*
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Vail Epic Discovery Pass
Ranked #1 of 74 things to do in Vail
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Owner description: 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.
Houston, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Terrific views”
Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Took the gondola up from Lionshead on the last weekend open in fall.Ticket for bothways was $26 but after got up there, it was worth it.We hiked off the beaten path back where the bowls are.Saw the biggest buck I have ever seen and lots of changing aspens and beautiful views back toward the bowls.Forget the wimpy Aspen loop unless you are pushing a stroller and walk the backwoods.Lots of trails to follow.If you are tired you can ride the gondola back down.Also food and restrooms at the top of the gondola.

Visited September 2013
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Edwards, Colorado
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“Can't Possibly ski all the terrain!!! What pow pow...”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is a world class resort! I keep trying to see how much vertical I can ski in a day... just really can't seem to go to a part of Vail, then want to leave- not bad lines, great snow! I've skied in Europe, etc... but Vail just ROCKS!!!

Visited March 2013
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Nampa, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Great View from Eagle Bahn Gondola”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

With a lightning delay for the Wedding we attended the trip up and down the mountain was pretty quick! We did see deer, elk and a hawk on a wire from the Gondola. Wedding Deck was a great spot for a ceremony. Have a morning ceremony and get better weather!

Visited September 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“The Views are Fantastic”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

While taking in the views up Vail Mountain we arrived to the top. Wow this is where Breath taking views are over the top. We enjoyed refreshments at the eatery and took alot of Pics. Spent the afternoon in AWE. The Gungle Gyms were awesum. Great for every level of fitness. would love to go back in the winter for some winter funn.

Visited September 2013
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“An absolute must see!”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

Views that went on for miles! absolutely breath-taking! If you go to Vail you must take the lift up and see this. Great photo opportunity.

Visited August 2013
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