Getting to Vail by car is simple via Interstate 70. Vail is located in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado, just 100 miles west of Denver and just 30 miles east of Eagle.
Benefit of renting a car
The biggest benefit of renting a car is Vail is located in the heart of Colorado. Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone are all close and are on the EPIC pass.
Downside of renting a car
Colorado is know for getting lots of snow and Vail pass is no exception. The pass often gets closed due to weather and can cause the 100 mile drive from Denver to take twice as long.