Welcome to Vail, the location of your next Time & Place luxury vacation rental. Think glamour, glitz and epic recreation. Surrounded by the White River National Forest, Vail is considered one of the world’s best alpine resorts for skiing and snowboarding. Not to mention snowshoeing, sleigh rides and snowmobiling in the winter. In the summer, there is kayaking and rafting, mountain biking, hiking, golf, fly fishing and more.
Shop in Vail village, where high-end brands merge seamlessly with mountain town aesthetics. Enjoy a round of golf or two. Vail offers innumerable world-class galleries, chic spas, cultural events and concerts, family-fun activities and the largest farmer’s market in Colorado.
Food in Vail is like no other – there is a restaurant for every palate. Exceptional dining is a trademark of this elite resort. Apres ski or summertime happy hour on a patio, Vail’s outstanding collection of dining options has you covered. Whether you require multiple courses with wine pairings or a simple (yet delectable) beer and burger, Vail has everything and anything you may crave. If haute cuisine is more your style, you won’t be disappointed by the offerings of several well known chefs that have made Vail their home or the familiar outposts from more metropolitan chefs.
The locals are friendly and helpful, openly offering their advice on everything from the greatest powder of the day to where to take your kids for pizza. You will love Vail regardless of the season, and we know you will enjoy your luxury vacation with Time & Place.
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One of the top ski destinations in the US, Vail offers spectacular skiing and snowboarding conditions with over 5,000 acres of terrain. Built specifically to support the ski resort, the town of Vail has everything you’d expect from the largest ski resort in the country. With year-round events and enough activities on and off the slopes to keep you busy, Vail is paradise nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Visit spring, summer, fall or winter and you will love it!
Enjoy the Vail Valley on horseback, complete with a picnic lunch or wine and cheese.
For a quasi-celebrity chef experience, check out Top Chef’s Kelly Liken’s restaurant to eat like Padma and Tom.
Yes, it’s obvious but the skiing and snowboarding are simply out of this world.
Nothing should get in the way of your perfect experience. Check these helpful tips for ensuring a smooth journey.VIEW LIST
United States citizens do not need a passport or visa to visit Vail.
In the case of minors, when traveling with your children, but without your spouse or partner, please have a notarized letter from the non-present parent authorizing the child’s travel. If not, the child may be held at security and unable to travel. This letter is highly recommended for any international destination (airlines include Hawaii in this case), and suggested for travel within the continental United States.
The weather changes quickly in the mountains. In summer months, expect afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Dress appropriately for changing conditions especially when hiking. In the winter months, layering your clothes will give you the most versatility for temperature changes.
Annual Average High: 50; Annual Average Low: 22
As a person climbs to higher elevations the air becomes thinner. In Vail the amount of oxygen in the air is 30 percent less than at sea level; humidity is 50 percent less. Most visitors can expect some degree of change in their bodies. Symptoms range from restlessness, to shortness of breath, coughing, dizziness, headaches and increases in heart rate. To avoid the symptoms make sure you are well rested prior to arriving. On arrival, rest appropriately and don’t overexert yourself. Avoid alcohol and caffeine and increase your water intake by 50 percent.
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Vail is in the Mountain Time Zone and observes Daylight Saving Time from late March until late October.
If you are traveling with prescription medicines, carry them in their original containers and bring a copy of your prescription. If you buy medications abroad, be aware that they may not be FDA-approved or allowed into the United States. For more information on customs rules and regulations, please contact 202.354.1000 or visit www.cbp.gov.