User-Generated Reviews for Vail

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Vail to better plan your ski trip. Vail reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

Overall Rating: 4.1

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All Mtn. Terrain
  • 66
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.9
  • Nightlife
  • 3.8

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 57%
  • Beginner
  • 32%
  • Families
  • 58%
  • Intermediate
  • 52%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 53%
  • Advanced
  • 58%

Helpful Highlights:

This is our first time skiing here and today was our first day on the slopes. The white out conditions were a little too much for my kids, but I truly enjo...

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  • 5

    Vail: Great Vacation

    by K2Skier - 25th July 2011

    Pros: Back Bowls, Blue Sky Basin, Nightlife

    Cons: Crowds, Not Enough HardCore Terrain

    Vail is a great place to visit at least once in your life. The Back Bowls are really what make this a unique resort. As they say, "There is No Comparison"... Full review

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  • 4

    One day is not enough...

    by ranpyon - 20th July 2011

    Pros: Large mountain terrain, long runs, good snow

    Cons: Price, expensive parking

    We had spent 2 days at Breckenridge and then headed to Vail on our third day. Boy did we wish we went to Vail first. The lines were reasonable and the gon... Full review

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  • 4

    I've Skied Better

    by sampanning - 17th April 2011

    Pros: Size & Location

    Cons: Price, Lifts & Snow in Back Bowls

    I would be lying if I told you that I didn't have the highest expectations coming to Vail. When I compare my experience at Vail to my times at places like S... Full review

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  • 5

    Out of sight...

    by Tremblay - 25th February 2011

    Pros: Mountains, bowls, everything...

    Cons: Not really welcome when from outside the resort...

    Valet parking at 45$ at Golden Peak, Lionshead parking at 25$, no discount lift ickets available, no day lodge to put your boots on for people from outside.... Full review

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  • 4

    Vail Review MLK

    by govey80 - 24th February 2011

    Pros: Enormous amount of terrain, Well run public transit system & Ticket pricing options

    Cons: Not very challenging terrain, stuckup and pretentious town and visitors, & lodging prices

    Vail is notorious for being both massive and decadent. Both descriptions are accurate, but not in a positive way. Vail is expansive and seems to go on for... Full review

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  • 5

    Vail: Incredible, Amazing, Better than I expected x10

    by Magfired - 24th February 2011

    Pros: Talcum Powder Bowls, Fresh Lines! Tahoe like scenery

    Cons: People will tell you not to go, don't listen to them! Seriously GO!

    Hi! I just got back from Colorodo. I am an avid 30 year old East coast skier, I actually like Killington and Belleayre for their trees and bluebird days, I ... Full review

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