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 Lindsey Olander

Hotels in The Vail Area

It’s hard to get much closer to the powdery slopes of Vail than at The Sebastian’s Base Camp ski center. And once you’re there, it’s easy to actually get going, thanks to the many valets who tend to everything from your car to your bags to your bikes in the summer months.

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.