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Address: Top of Gondola One, Vail, CO 81658
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Offering more than 5,289 acres of downhill and cross-country trails, Vail...

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.

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There's No Place Like Vail

My family has skied in Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, California and all over Colorado...nothing compares to Vail. We have stayed at the resort twice, but on our last trip to Colorado we... read more

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Baltimore MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family has skied in Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, California and all over Colorado...nothing compares to Vail. We have stayed at the resort twice, but on our last trip to Colorado we stayed at Keystone. We took a day trip to Vail and it reminded me how much better Vail is than other resorts. The wide open bowls and trails make... More 

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Forget about Europe, Aspen or Telluride Como to Vail , manicured mountain , always TOP Quality Expensive lift tickets but you are at the best ski resort of the world If you ski buy the Epic Pass when it comes out , it's a bargain if you want to ski 6+ days in a year

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best place for ski and snowboarding. The village is very charming. Good snow and lifts. Different levels and easy to ski.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Family of 4 with 2 small children (4,6) did first-time ski school for 3 days. Great experience for the most part...although pricey. Vail ski school for children was good for our kids and everyone learned something including my 4 year old. The Vail ski school for adults was great for my wife. She was very intimidated by the height of... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food is pricey, but soups are plentiful and portions are good. Nice views from inside the lodge. Be sure to hydrate as altitude sickness is prevalent. There are water stations in several places.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is mini Switzerland. Such an amazing beautiful resort with so much to do. Amazing eateries, shopping and hotels. Tucked away in the mountains

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was complimentary upgraded. This could be for one, none, or two reasons. I'm gold with Marriott. It's good to be able to use points here. I applied a years worth of business travel earned nights. I think finding a brand and staying loyal is worth it if you can be patient Long term. Marriott has been good to me... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So Vail resorts has been putting out these pre-booking packages so that you can "save money" by pre-booking. You had better make darn sure that you will absolutely be able to do these dates. We had realized three months prior to our trip that we were going to not be able to make this time. This was well outside of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing skiing, great staff in all areas, the gondolas & lifts are safe and perfect for getting all over the mountain, can't wait to visit again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I couldn't believe how much it cost for a lift ticket. Almost $200! Get the most out of your trip by doing some research beforehand. First, purchase the ticket online prior to the trip. Second, study the resort map and have an idea of how you want to spend the day. The snow conditions were perfect, but I just wish... More 

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