Vail, CO Information & Travel Guide

Vail is a giant among the world's ski resorts in size, reputation, annual skier visits. Sprawling 5,289 acres with seven legendary Back Bowls that stretch six miles, Vail Mountain is the largest ski resort in the United States, welcoming approximately 1.6 million skiers and snowboarders annually.

Off the slopes, the town of Vail is completing a renaissance with a variety of new hotels, shops and restaurants. Old-world feel with new-world additions, the resort is eco-friendly, with energy credits against all the lifts, solar panels on mountain restaurants and hybrid low-pollution buses. 

Check our comprehensive Vail Information Guide below for travel information and trip planning:

Important Vail Info.

Vail Information on Vail Ski Resort


Consistently voted the #1 ski resort, Vail is the second-largest resort in North America.

Activities in Vail, CO, Vail Information


In addition to its winter popularity, Vail offers up great summer events and activities.

Shopping in Vail, CO, Vail Information


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Restaurants in Vail, CO, Vail Information


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