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An Insider’s Guide to Vail

Colorado’s resort towns are booming, and not because of the fresh pow. There has never been more to see and do in these so-called “seasonal ski spots” than now, which are evolving into year-round communities. With the increase of telecommuting, and an entirely new generation of employees and business owners working remotely, resort towns are seeing a surge of activity from buyers, not only looking for second-home escapes, but also to set up primary residences in the mountains.

Colorado’s resort towns have been on the roll! With the so-called “seasonal ski spots”, evolving in to a year-round communities.
With the new generation of technology, business owners & employees are now able to work remotely, it has increased demand for those types of home buyers.

With the surge of population increase, the state’s resort town remains the same with world class skiing, bars popping up and setting up shop, multiple and diversified boutiques,
and different types of attractions.

Vail

What Makes Vail stand out?

Are you a snow chaser, a foodie, an avid hiker craving majestic mountain views? Whatever your mood, the small town at the base of Vail Mountain has all this and more. With its world-renowned ski resort, mix of heart-thumping recreation, and elegant entertaining, Vail is a place that continues to draw a crowd, and for good reason. At the heart of town sits Vail Ski Resort, offering a variety of terrain, back bowls, and 5,289 skiable acres.

From Ski Areas, Fishing, amazing views, snowboarding, gold and much much more. Music festivals and beautiful trails, and amazing food, Vail is known to attract the most luxurious vacation goers. It mixes both resort & mountain living with the same elegance as the big city, all while staying true to its easy going, family-friendly roots. With 370+ inches of snow anually, Vail is known for multiple of activities in both summer & winter.

Local Favorites

Chophouse in Lionshead is great for visitors and locals who après ski. Owner and entertainer Phil Long makes an appearance a few times each week, and lots of Denver folks make the trek up the mountain to see what he’s up to. And it would be remiss not to mention the Annual Vail Snow Daze Event – the largest early-season mountain bash in North America! Fresh tracks on the mountain, a sponsor expo village, après parties, and free live concerts make for one memorable weekend in the mountains.

For families, there is always Adventure Ridge at Eagle’s Nest. This sizable Vail Mountain park is chock full of thrill rides both in the summer and winter seasons, including the Game Creek zip-line tour, the Forest Flyer mountain coaster, a trampoline, tubing, and ski biking.

 

Source: Colorado Real Estate Diary