Vail Vacations & Travel Packages!
A Home Rule Municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States, Vail is a town that was established and built as the base village to Vail Ski Resort. Vail is located around 25 miles from Camp Hale. Topnotch ski resorts, cozy lodges, and luxurious condos surround a village sporting lots of restaurants indulging visitors. The town is an abode for a plethora of big annual events, incorporating a food wine festival. Vail is ideal for skiing in the winters and it is replaced by first-rate cycling, hiking and golf opportunities in the summers.
Places of Interest in Vail
Vail Ski Resort
A vertical drop of around 3450 feet and 31 lifts, Vail Ski Resort boasts 5289 skiable acres offering unmatched ski opportunity to adventure enthusiasts. Its 193 trails cater to an immense assortment of skiers with excellent slopes for novices and rugged runs for veterans. All of this primo powder is found on a single mountain thus making it the largest single-mountain resort in the country.
Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
Hosting some of Vail's most popular events like the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival and International Dance festival, Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater is an outdoor performance venue named after former U.S. President Gerald Ford. This amphitheater is located near the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in central Vail. During the warmer months, performances are held on a regular basis here.
Holy Cross Wilderness Area
An excellent place for a daytrip during the warmer months, Holy Cross Wilderness Area straddles the Arkansas River around 30 miles south of Vail. This area encompasses a spectacular 122797 acres of rugged Colorado landscape. The landscape incorporates jagged mountains, verdant aspen forests, and lush valleys. Holy Cross Wilderness Area is an abode to 164 miles of biking and hiking trails as well.
Colorado Ski Museum & Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame
A quick tour to Colorado Ski Museum & Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame before hitting the ski slopes can be a great experience for adventure buffs. It is a small facility in central Vail that pays tribute to the reputation of the city as a winter wonderland. The exhibits of the museum focus on the development of the ski resorts. Tourists can also get knowledge of how the U.S. Forest Service has worked to make certain the safety of skiers for decades.