Breathe Hard. Or Just Breathe.
From rock climbing to deep tissue massages, there’s something for everyone here.
Located just 100 miles west of Denver, Vail is a showcase for Rocky Mountain beauty, adventure and retreat. Vail Mountain rises to 11,570 feet and boasts 5,289 skiable acres and 33 ski lifts, including two gondolas. Beyond skiing, the mountains offer four seasons of outdoor fun, including hiking, biking, rafting, fly-fishing, golf, tennis, snowmobiling and more.
Vail Mountain Elevation
Adventures Awaiting You
Nature and Nurture go Hand in Hand in Vail.
The town is an inviting place to shop, dine, explore art galleries and pamper yourself. Vail is also home to annual events, such as a food and wine festival, the World Alpine Ski Championships, the GoPro Games, a renowned Fourth of July event and summer music and dance festivals.
Interstate 70 runs east-west through the middle of Vail, offering easy access from Denver International Airport (DEN) less than 2 ½ hours away. The Eagle Airport (EGE) offers non-stop flights year-round from many US cities and is just 40 minutes away.
Peak Summer Temperature
Vail Valley is sunny about 300 days a year. Summer temperatures peak at about 78 degrees, while winter brings about 300 inches of snow—much of it powder-perfect.