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Vail, USA

Vail, a succession of villages spread out along a valley floor, is well known for its world-class skiing but this affluent resort is also a popular summer destination.

Vail is the largest ski resort in the United States, and the second largest in the western hemisphere behind Whistler. The pristine mountain setting, immaculately kept lawns and pedestrian streets lined with special boutiques, art galleries, sports shops and restaurants give it a chocolate box charm.

Getting out of town is all important though, and one of the best ways to explore the region is to take the gondola up the mountain to get a spectacular perspective of the rugged Rockies or perhaps enjoy an invigorating mountain walk. Throughout the summer there are also free concerts in the pedestrianised village to enjoy.

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Suggested Vail itinerary

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Vail, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Accommodation choices for Vail

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Vail. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Four Seasons Resort Vail, Vail

      Four Seasons Resort, Vail

      Deluxe

      Sitting at the foot of Vail Mountain, and only minutes from the Village of Vail, the Four Seasons Resort is a contemporary hotel offering rooms, suites and private residences.

    • Sebastian Hotel, Vail

      Sebastian Hotel

      First Class

      The Sebastian is one of Vail’s newest and most stylish boutique luxury hotels. It features luxury hotel rooms and is located in the heart of Vail Village.