10 Reasons Why Vail Is The Best Ski Resort In Colorado
Never-ending terrain. Legendary back bowls. Top-shelf service, dining and lodging. There’s a reason Vail sets the gold standard for ski vacations. As the locals say, “you haven’t skied until you’ve skied Vail.”
Here are 10 more reasons why Vail is the best ski resort in Colorado:
We are the single largest resort in the United States
With 5,289 acres of diverse, exciting terrain, you will never be left searching for something new. In fact, you may have to start planning another trip just to experience all the runs in Vail.
There’s something for everyone
Vail’s size and diversity means that everyone can discover their favorite area of the resort, whether you prefer gentle groomers or prefer more advanced terrain. We groom over 1,200 acres a night, and boast some of the most epic back bowls around.
Our on-mountain dining menus are as diverse as our terrain
When you’re hungry for something special, you don’t have to look far. Vail has diverse dining options at every elevation on the mountain.
From casual restaurants such as Bistro Fourteen to upscale dining like the all-new The 10th, there’s no need to say goodbye to the mountain at any point in the day.
Top level service is never far behind, no matter where you go in Vail
From unparalleled lodging to personal concierge services, each staff member in Vail has one goal: to make your stay unforgettable.
We have runs designed specifically for kids
Vail has unique Kid’s Adventure Zones all over the mountain. With banked turns, tunnels, and small glades, these safe, fun areas are perfect to build confidence and challenge your child’s skiing and riding abilities.
There's lots more to do besides skiing at Adventure Ridge
After you've enjoyed as much of those 5,000 skiable acres as you can take, head over to Adventure Ridge for a great selection of winter activities, including tubing, snowshoeing, and even a zipline.
We have more than 100,000 square feet of spa services
The Arrabelle’s RockResorts Spa alone is 100,000 square feet and includes 11 treatment rooms, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a full-service nail salon.
You can immerse yourself in indulgence all day long.
Our on- and off-mountain events are world famous
If you’re looking for exciting events to get your blood pumping, we have dozens of celebrations and competitions in Vail every year.
The Burton US Open and Snow Daze especially draw some of the best on-snow and musical talent from across the country.
Five-star restaurants around every corner
With such inspirational scenery outside every window, is it any wonder why world-renowned chefs like Kelly Liken come to Vail to combine their love of food with their rustic alpine muse? Vail has an incredible selection of top-notch cuisine catering to just about every taste. Check out our dining guide here.
We offer private ski lessons to take your skills to the next level
Personalized service at every turn includes custom ski lessons for all ages. During a private lesson, we will tailor the instruction to exactly the areas where you need improvement.
Take a private class with the entire family and increase your skills together.
With so much to offer, it’s no wonder why so many people plan their ski vacations to Vail… whether it’s for a weekend, a week or a month.