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Vail is the largest mountain destination in the Inspirato Collection, with countless accommodations. Stay steps from the gondola in the heart of Vail at one of our 25 luxury condos at Solaris, ranging in size from two to six bedrooms. The Bavarian-style Sonnenalp hotel offers cozy suites in the heart of the village, as well as a European spa and on-site dining.
For sweeping valley views, stay in a modern duplex like Grand View atop a mountain ridge. Nearly all homes come with one or two parking spots in the village.
Boasting thousands of skiable acres, posh residences and an array of world-class amenities just steps from the lifts, Vail Mountain is a magnet for discerning jetsetters and dedicated skiers. Known as the largest, and arguably the most popular, ski mountain in the United States, Vail offers nearly 200 trails for serious mountain devotees to explore. At its base, Vail Village is reminiscent of an elegant alpine resort, teeming with upscale boutiques, Michelin-starred chefs, and laid-back bars serving up cold drinks and warm company. Off the slopes, Vail Village offers every comfort and pleasure, from spas and shopping to après and fine dining.
Adrenaline junkies rejoice! Get your blood pumping with Zip Adventures. They cater to families of all sizes and ages. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the mountainous landscape and a whole lot of fun.
Grab dinner and then head to a show at Gerald R. Ford's Amphitheater. The venue plays host to a variety of internationally renowned classical music and dance acts. You can also enjoy local choir and theater performances.
After breakfast at the Little Diner, a legendary local spot for breakfast near Vail Square, pack a picnic from the French Deli. The Eagle Bahn Gondola will transport you to the top of Vail Mountain for an afternoon picnic.
Drive just 10 miles to Beaver Creek Rodeo at Traer Creek, which runs on Thursday nights starting June 26 through August 14. Pony rides and succulent BBQ are great reasons to see the rodeo grounds behind Chapel Square in Avon.
Dirndls, steins and lederhosen: Vail is the place to be! For the first two weekends of September, you can enjoy a celebration of all things German, including Bavarian music, yodeling and Bratwurst eating contests.
Open from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday through Sunday (hours reduce for shoulder seasons), the Vail Member Lounge is an extension of your Inspirato residence. Enjoy a cold beer or a glass of wine with complimentary light snacks while making plans for your current or upcoming vacation.
Chef Nobu Matsuhisa serves up only the finest fusion cuisine. Try his lobster ceviche on limestone lettuce, free range chicken with wasabi pepper and desserts you won't find anywhere else; yogurt hibiscus panna cotta and kabocha squash tarts.
Coloradans often refer to this state as the Napa Valley of beer. Fat Tire is the most famous export (besides Coors Light), but keep an eye out for Dale's Pale Ale, Sunshine Wheat, O'Dell's IPA and lesser known gems from Crazy Mountain and Bonfire Brewery.
While ski season is the most popular and summer offers the warmest temperatures, the most beautiful time to visit Vail is arguably in September. As the aspen leaves change to a bright yellow, the crisp mornings make for amazing hikes and mountain biking.
With over 20 Inspirato Residences in Vail, Colorado including three to six bedroom residences at Solaris in Vail Village and private homes throughout the valley, Inspirato Members have made this a favorite mountain destination for the entire family.
The Colorado sun is intense, even on the rare occasion when it's behind the clouds. Therefore, sunscreen with a high SPF rating is a must. Colorado's mountain weather is another part of the adventure. A winter snowstorm can last for days and produce three feet of fresh powder. Warm breezes often usher in afternoon rain, and you can expect a slight chill when the sun sets.