Vail Is Nothing Short of Extraordinary
Wandering through alpine villages surrounded by fallen snow, twinkling lights, and a majestic snow-capped mountain evokes visions of old world Switzerland, but this prized European inspired town can be experienced without a passport. Attracting visitors from all over the world, Vail Colorado is undoubtedly the most beloved ski resort town in the U.S, and is an absolute highlight for winter sports enthusiasts, and holiday travelers. Nestled amongst the Colorado Rockies, this breathtaking destination is best known as a mecca for avid skiers, and snowboarders, but if hitting the slopes isn’t your thing, Vail offers an abundance of year-round activities from magical sleigh rides, and ice skating, to panoramic hiking trails.
Standing at an awe-inspiring 11,570 feet at its peak, Vail Mountain is an evergreen studded paradise with more than 5,300 of varied terrain for outdoor lovers of all skill levels from advanced downhill skiers, to cross country beginners. Vail Village is at the heart of this small town where visitors will find primary ski lift access, the legendary Vail Ski Resort, and storybook streets lined with fine restaurants, unique shops, and day spas. The nearby villages of Lionshead, and Golden Peak also provide a gateway to the mountain along with luxurious lodging, ice rinks, and beautiful residential neighborhoods. A brilliant public transportation system runs past midnight giving visitors a convenient way to get around, and keeps its charming streets congestion free.
Vail is the go-to winter destination for affluent ski enthusiasts, but is equally as magnificent during the summer season. After the last of the powder has melted, visitors can marvel at the outdoor splendor that Colorado is known for, and take part in a variety of outdoor recreation including biking, horseback riding, meandering through botanical gardens, and world-class golf. Summer lifts will take you to new heights on a gondola ride up the mountain for an array of activities from volleyball, to disc golf. Vail is a haven for art, and music lovers hosting an exciting calendar of events including the Bravo Music Festival, vibrant farmers markets, and art galleries to please any connoisseur. For anyone looking for the quintessential winter wonderland, or create summer memories that will last a lifetime, Vail is about as perfect as it gets.