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Vail Mountain

Vail, Colorado
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Under blue skies more than 300 days each year, Vail is an extraordinary mountain resort destination. The vacation experience is exceptional, from the awe-inspiring terrain and natural beauty of the surrounding Gore and Sawatch Ranges to world-class events, activities and festivals, shops and spas, and the abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations that line the pedestrian-friendly streets of Vail Village and Lionshead.

Vail is where outdoor pursuits meet village sophistication. Offering more than 2,104 hectares of developed ski and snowboard terrain including seven legendary Back Bowls in winter, and flourishing with new summer activities in preparation for the debut of Epic Discovery in 2016, the options for year-round adventure are endless. Coupled with the vision inherent in the spirit of Vail’s founders, and a modern day commitment to excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail is a mountain resort like nothing on earth.

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Vail isn't just a place to check off your list, it's a place you'll want to come back to again and again. Friends and families reconnect and celebrate here from year to year and generation to generation. From world-class events and kid-friendly activities to exceptional dining and vibrant nightlife, there truly is something for everyone, whether you’re young or young at heart.

Fun for all

Private and Group Lessons through the Vail Ski & Snowboard School

Tubing, ski biking and more at Adventure Ridge

Ice skating at The Arrabelle at Vail Square, Solaris or Dobson Ice Arena rinks

Gondola and snowcat ride to Game Creek Restaurant on Vail Mountain

Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing at the Vail Nordic Center

Unique shopping experience

World-class events: Holidaze, Snow Daze, Spring Back, Burton USO, CarniVail and Taste of Vail

Kids only

Ultimate 4 Children’s Lessons through the Vail Ski & Snowboard School

Kids snowmobiling at Adventure Ridge

Imagination Station at The Lionshead Welcome Center

Grown ups

Rock Resort Spa treatments at The Lodge at Vail or The Arrabelle at Vail Square

Bars and restaurants throughout Vail and Lionshead villages

Workout and refresh at the Vail Vitality Center or Aria Spa & Gym at The Cascade

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Looking for family-friendly, home-away-from home, ski-in ski-out village accommodations in Vail? Look no further than The Vail Signature Collection. Each of the four Vail Resorts owned and operated properties, The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort, The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Vail and Austria Haus Hotel, provide guests with an exceptional, seamless experience on- and off-mountain. A plethora of alternative lodging options are available as well at vail.com.

The Arrabelle at Vail Square, located in the heart of Lionshead, is just steps away from world-class skiing and is the ideal setting for the ultimate ski vacation. The luxurious hotel is reminiscent of grand resorts in the European Alps and was inspired by the architecture that graces such European cities as Innsbruck, Prague and Salzburg. It features 62 spacious and elegantly designed rooms, as well as several five-bedroom private residences. Unwind in the state-of-the-art RockResorts Spa and fitness centre or just breathe in the fresh mountain air while lounging in one of the rooftop pools.

Located at the base of Vail Mountain, in the heart of Vail Village, The Lodge at Vail is an award-winning lodge combining old-world charm with world-class services and exceptional dining. Enjoy quick and easy access to Vail Mountain’s ski lifts and trails along with high-class dining, festivals, art galleries and boutique shopping just outside your door! The Lodge at Vail features two exceptional restaurants on the property including, Elway’s, a luxurious RockResorts Spa, exercise room, and sparkling outdoor pool.

Set in the heart of Vail, walking distance to The Eagle Bahn Gondola, is the most exclusive address for those seeking the highest standard in luxury mountain retreats. Sophisticated design and state-of-the-art amenities are complemented by the legendary personalised service of Ritz-Carlton. A collection of 71 whole-ownership, two to six-bedroom luxurious turn-key residences range from approximately 154 to 428 square metres and offer a special Social Membership opportunity to The Arrabelle Club, Vail’s newest private alpine club with ski-in/ski-out valet services, a private owners club and locker rooms, a robust social calendar and special access to Vail Mountain.

Since the mid-1960s, Austria Haus Hotel has welcomed skiers from around the world to experience Western luxury and sophistication wrapped in European charm. Inspired by authentic, family run ski chalets of the Austrian Alps, this exquisite 25-room boutique hotel emanates warmth and hospitality from the moment you arrive. Nestled between Gore Creek and Meadow Lane, the hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of Vail Village.

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From the views of the 10th at Mid-Vail to the family-friendly atmosphere at Bistro Fourteen, on-mountain dining at Vail is as varied as the terrain. Grabbing lunch on the go while skiing with your family? Don’t miss the famous chili at Two Elk or BBQ at Wildwood. There are also a plethora of family-friendly options in Vail and Lionshead villages, including Vendetta’s, Pazzo’s, Big Bear Bistro, La Bottega, Blue Moose, Tavern on The Square at The Arrabelle and Cucina at The Lodge at Vail.

Bistro Fourteen

Named after the view of the more than four thousand metre Mount of the Holy Cross, Bistro Fourteen offers casual, sit-down dining with a full bar at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola. Perfect for lunch, après, or a post-Adventure Ridge appetite, Bistro Fourteen's variety of menu items has something for the whole family, including a full $10 kid’s menu. Open both summer and winter.

Game Creek Restaurant

Nestled just below Eagle's Nest and just above the Game Creek chair lift, Game Creek Restaurant is a truly unique location where guests can enjoy a gourmet dinner and an exceptional dining experience while overlooking the beautiful Game Creek Bowl. Game Creek Restaurant offers a delectable, five-star, distinctive American cuisine, an award-winning wine list and superior customer service.

The 10th

Situated at the heart of Vail Mountain, The 10th redefines on-mountain dining. Overlooking the majestic Gore Range, The 10th hosts a sit-down, fine dining experience for lunch. With a superlative interpretation of classic alpine dishes, The 10th is simply: Modern. Alpine. Inspired. Guests access The 10th via ski-in ski-out or by riding the state-of-the-art Gondola One. The 10th is open for regular lunch service during the winter ski season, and hosts weddings, private events and functions in the summer.

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Nearest city:
Town of Vail - 11km

Nearest airport:
Vail-Eagle Airport - 56km

Nearest train:
Glenwood Springs Train - 97km

Phone: +1 970 754 8245

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