T+L editor Amy Farley takes a unique look at America’s largest single ski resort.


Vail Resort

Vail Resort, owned by the mountain resort company Vail Resorts, is an expansive skiing and snowboarding area developed around Vail Mountain. The area is known for it seven back bowls, as well as plenty of moguls, cliffs, and ridges for intermediate and expert skiers. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, the resort and its parent company also offer instructional courses for women, as well as ski biking and Nordic skiing. Hotels are located throughout the area. Dining is available at several restaurants, including Vail Mountain's flagship Two Elk Restaurant, which serves breakfast and lunch.