The Vail Area

The Vail Area Travel Guide

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Hotels in The Vail Area

Located at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain in Colorado’s Vail Valley, this sprawling, 72-suite property is known for its contemporary take on the area’s rustic, mountain vibe.

Restaurants in The Vail Area

La Bottega serves Italian cuisine, including interpretations of classic dishes, such as spaghetti carbonara, along with original creations, like slow-roasted duckling with orange grappa (Italian brandy) glaze on polenta.

Things to do in The Vail Area

True, most resorts have a Nordic center, but Beaver Creek's McCoy Park stands above the rest—literally. McCoy's 30 kilometers of Nordic and snowshoe trails traverse aspen glades, open meadows and pine forests at the top of the mountain.