Vail Ski Resort, Colorado – the largest single mountain resort in the United States. Today you are going to learn more about the city, which feeds visitors to this wonderful manicured mound of white powder. City of Vail, which is in the grounds – a place that delights the heart of every visitor at the moment when he set foot on it, and here you will know why.
Lionshead and Vail Village:
The city has two main groups: Lionshead and Vail Village. This is where most of the activity takes place on the basis of each day. From here on out, "Eagle-gondola", "Born to express", "Cascade lift", "Vista Bahn Express", "Riva Bahn Express", it all starts here. It is therefore not surprising that the vast majority of enterprises in the city is in the area.
Hotels, condos, rental houses, restaurants, bars, ATMs, ski shops, Vail Valley Medical Center and shopping mall up the bulk of business in this part of the base area. Since the long lines in places rebound elevators & # 39 are normal, you will naturally want to find a place to stay in any of these two communities. Being a fairly small town, every important place is within walking distance. Perhaps this is one of the most attractive fundamentals, which add power resort. It's as if the whole place – a large yard.
Every winter here agree the influx of visitors, most of them – someone who is in the field of entertainment and business. Therefore it is clear that the entrepreneurial institutions, primarily hotels and condominiums, upscale. Thus, you will find luxury amenities such as the latest spa centers, fitness centers, restaurants for exquisite hotels, ATMs on site, fully equipped business center with free internet access and a heated room. and many of them have an outdoor swimming pool with a fantastic view of the mountains.
When we said "influx of visitors," some time ago, we could not add "from around the world." Since the resort in the peak season becomes fleshy diverse culture, different discriminating tastes were organized at different restaurants. Thus, Vail become remarkable in salad bowl of food. Some restaurants have special dishes, while others, particularly large, have different sections that offer American, Eastern European and Mediterranean cuisine.
Vail is not all about skiing. Year-round variety of cultural events paint the city calendar. Here are some of the cultural sites and events, revealing another image of this place. Named in honor of Vail most distinguished visitor, the US president. Gerald Ford, Gerald Ford Amphitheater concert venue was like Elton John and Billy Joel. A few steps to the left of the amphitheater is a small building, which houses a comprehensive collection of information about skiing and its rich and fascinating history – Skating Museum of skiing and snowboarding and the Colorado Hall of Fame.
On Thursday night throughout the summer in Beaver Creek, which is just a 13-minute drive, is Vail Beaver Creek Rode, where visitors can savor a real Western BBQ while watching the competition.
Other cultural activities – Bravo! Music Festival, Farmers Market, Concerts on the night of Tuesday and Dance Festival in Vail. Since then, as a resort began to build their summer activities, visitors & # 39; Traffic has been increasing in the warmer months. Thus, now the town is slowly resort; one that no longer relies only on the snow on the power.