The Vail Area

The Vail Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Vail Area

By Alex Schechter
In Vail, a cozy new steel-accented lobby bar named The Remedy (inside Four Seasons) offers an interactive take on the traditional aprés-ski refresher: tableside cocktail service. Aligning with the bar’s theme of vintage-inspired cures and tonic...
By Caroline Hallemann

Truly innovative playgrounds are a destination all their own. These will make you wish you were a kid again.

By Emma Sloley

Romance heats up in summer, and these destinations guarantee an affair to remember.

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Hotels in The Vail Area

A $30 million renovation in 2008 upped the ante at Vail Cascades, where a new deck looks onto an infinity pool, outdoor fire pits are surrounded by rocking chairs, and all spaces boast views of the mountain and Gore Creek.

Restaurants in The Vail Area

The ski-in availability of the Beaver Creek Resort leads to a winter wonderland of shops, accommodations, and restaurants. Installed in the heart of the resort village, with great views of the public ice skating rink below, sits Toscanini.

Things to do in The Vail Area

The vertical that draws skiers in the winter lures fat-tire aficionados in the summer. The 20 or so trails range from over-your-handlebar black-diamonds to meandering greens that span the ridgeline, so you don't have to be an experienced rider to check out the scene.