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Vail, CO US – Overview

Vail is small town situated in Eagle County, Colorado. It has a population of approximately 6000 people. Vail is home to Vail Ski Resort. It was opened in 1962. The town of Vail is famous for having a single ski mountain. The resort offers a full range of outdoor activities for the enthusiastic tourists, honeymooners and families.

Every year a large number of people from all over the world visit Vail to explore its beauty, culture and attractions. The town of Vail is home to some of the most popular attractions of Colorado.

These include Sonnenalp Resort of Vail, Eagle Point Resort, Manor Vail Resort, Colorado Ski Museum, Vail Golf Club, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Adventure Ridge, Red Sky Golf Club - Norman Course, Golden Leaf Spa, Missouri Lake Trail, Fancy Pass Trail and Ski & Snowboard School at Beaver Creek.

With so many sights and attractions, Vail boast of being one of the most beautiful resorts in the state of Colorado. Vail features a big ski area. It covers the town of Vail Pass and Eagle.

The Valley of Vail is situated at the height of 8150 feet. The town is expanded over 4.5 square miles. The economy of the city mainly depends upon tourism. Skiing and Snowboarding has been the major activities of the tourists.

The town of Vail has also developed a culinary center. There is wide variety of the restaurants offering a big variety of dishes including American, British, Mexican, Chinese and Continental dishes.

The town of Vail offers an array of accommodation options to the tourists. Whatever is your budget, you can find every type of accommodation facilities in this town. There are lodges and big world class hotels. Some of the most popular hotels in Vail are Vail Marriot Mountain Resort & Spa, Antlers at Vail, Hotel Gasthof Gramshammer, Vail Cascade Resort & Spa and Holiday-Inn Vail etc. These hotels offer full range facilities and amenities to suit your style. The town of Vail also hosts a large number of annual cultural events and festivals.

Vail Film Festival and Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival have been the most popular festivals in the state of Colorado. Vail is well-served by all the major transportation options including plane, cars and buses. Vail is served by the nearby Eagle County Airport. Interstate high 70 runs through the middle of Vail.

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  • lindamuraSnowboard and ski in Vail, CO
    review by lindamura posted more then 30 days ago
    Vail is a very popular ski resort located at 109 miles West of Denver. Lots of Europeans and Americans love it not only for its natural beauty but also for its restaurants, shops and lodgings. The sensational mountain and the endless possibilities of having fun are also to be noted. It...
  • lindamuraWhite snow and stunning views in Ski Cooper, CO
    review by lindamura posted more then 30 days ago
    Ski Cooper also referred to as “the Coop” by the connoisseurs is situated about 20 miles south of Vail, close to Copper Mountain, in the San Isabel National Forest. How to get there? If you are in Denver, just take I-70 west to Exit 195 at Copper Mountain Resort then go south on...
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