Destination guide

The majestic setting of Vail is ready to explore

The mountains and riverfront create a pretty picture of Vail. This scenic city is known for its skiing, snowboarding and hiking. Vail Ski Resort and Betty Ford Alpine Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Vail

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing, snowboarding and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Vail a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Vail Ski Resort (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Beaver Creek Resort (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Copper Mountain Ski Resort (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Breckenridge Ski Resort (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Vail Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Blue Sky Basin (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Vail

Vail is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, December, February or May, when snowfall averages 60.00 inches and temperatures average -17°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Vail

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Vail is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Betty Ford Alpine Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Booth Falls Trailhead (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Little Beach Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Beaver Lake Trailhead (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Shrine Pass (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Mount of the Holy Cross (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Vail

The nearest airport is in Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), located 28.3 mi (45.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Vail?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,177 holiday rentals around Vail. From 1,447 Houses to 37 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Vail is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vail?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vail:

  • Vail Ski Resort: 4,273 holiday homes
  • Vail Village: 735 holiday homes
  • Lionshead Village: 1,122 holiday homes
  • Intermountain: 680 holiday homes
  • West Vail: 1,639 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Vail?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Vail. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Steadman Clinic: 5,285 holiday rentals
  • Riva Bahn Ski Lift: 5,592 holiday rentals
  • Avanti Express -2: 5,928 holiday rentals
  • Eagle Bahn Gondola: 5,085 holiday rentals
  • Sourdough Express -14: 9,263 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vail listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Vail?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,447 Houses in Vail. Our other popular types of Vail holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 37 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 4,307 holiday houses
  • Villas: 90 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vail?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,616 holiday homes with pool available in Vail. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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