Vail is not only one of the busiest and most beautiful towns in Colorado, it is also home to some of the biggest and most popular ski resorts in the United States. The resorts are strategically located in different parts of the town and are waiting to offer you an opportunity to ski in the powdery slopes and enjoy the captivating and awe-inspiring mountain scenery as you indulge in the numerous luxurious amenities. These are some of the best ski resorts worth visiting:
- Vail's Mountain Haus
Vail's Mountain Haus is conveniently located along Gore Creek in the town center of Vail. It is near a number of Vail’s stunning attractions such as the J. Cotter Gallery, Whisker Jacks, Englishman Fine Art & Antiques, and the Vail Stables. It features an outdoor heated pool, saunas, a modern fitness center, and steam showers. It also offers affordable hotel accommodation and luxury condominiums just steps from world-class shopping, dining, and skiing areas.
To make sure that you are comfortable after a long day of skiing, each guest room is equipped with a gas fireplace, a DVD player, a full kitchen, and free Internet access.
- Tivoli Lodge
Tivoli Lodge is located near amazing attractions such as the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame, General Ford Amphitheater, and the Fancy Pass Trail. The lodge's spacious living room is full of squishy leather sofas, oversize chair,s and a floor-to-floor ceiling fireplace. The living room and kitchen areas offer spectacular views of the Golden Peak, Gore Range, and Vail Mountain.
- Westwind at Vail
Found within a block of the Vail Eagle Bahn Gondola, the Westwind at Vail stands out as one of most family-friendly ski resorts in the area. It is surrounded by wonderful attractions such as the Crested Butte Town Park, University of Colorado Boulder, Mountain Garden, and the Amtrak Station. Apart from having a flat screen television, music system, and a DVD player, the warm and inviting lobby also offers fascinating mountain views. On top of that, the resort offers an outdoor heated pool, hot tubs, a fitness center, and state-of-the-art skiing facilities.
- Four Seasons Resort
Located at the gateway to Vail and near attractions such as the Golden Bear, Cine Bistro, Sabia Talenti, and the Crazy Mountain Brewing Company, the Four Seasons Resort offers more than 100 guest rooms and 24 suites with furnished balconies, not to mention easy access to superb skiing slopes.
- Willows and Riva Ridge
Located right in the heart of the town center of Vail, not far from the prestigious Bishop Park and the University of Colorado at Boulder, this magnificent ski resort offers plenty of options for skiers of all ages and sizes. Its condominiums are equipped with flat screen televisions, fireplaces, cordless telephones, ironing boards, and alarm clocks. In addition, there is a steam room, including a ten-person whirlpool, to make sure you relax your mind and aching muscles by the time you finish participating in your favorite activities.