Welcome to Vail
A quiet and private rural-suburban neighborhood in Colorado
Vail is a large community located deep at the base of Vail Mountain, west of Denver. Known for being a primarily quiet rural-suburban area with plenty of parks, mountains, and hills, Vail is a beautiful hidden-gem neighborhood near the great Mount of the Holy Cross. The area and its housing availability are fit for affluent families; the atmosphere here provides a community-oriented feeling year-round, and it’s perfect for those who want to live away from the city.
Vail offers its residents more than just greenery and the outdoors—the area is also known for its golfing, scenic overlooks, winter resorts, and summertime festivals. This large town in Colorado, due to its location, is subject to warm to hot weather during the spring and summer months. In the winter months, you can expect it to be cold and snowy.
This neighborhood, perfect for those looking to live in a secluded area far outside Denver, has an array of spacious multi-room homes. Properties throughout the area will range in price anywhere between $1.78 million to as high as $45 million.
What to Love
- Luxurious homes deep in the mountains
- Resorts and seasonal activities
- Affluent residents
People and Lifestyle
Vail is perfect for those looking to live in a rural-suburban area located in a valley—it’s a long trek from the nearest city, Denver. The area is accommodating to all cultures and is diverse overall. Residents tend to be very affluent, professionals, retirees, and anyone who wants to live in a peaceful, private area in Eagle County.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Though the town may be small, there’s plenty to do, as it provides many amenities for its residents. There are various parks, trails and mountaintops, delicious restaurants, and mom-and-pop shops you’ll find nowhere else.
If you’re getting ready to ski or snowboard and are missing some equipment, visit Gorsuch
. They have everything from gloves, goggles, boots, parkas, and more. For outdoor-ready basics and other clothing options, browse the shelves at Patagonia
. For the days that are a bit warmer, head on over to Lululemon
for their breathable, fashionable athletic clothing options.
Spend the evening at the stylish dining room and lounge located in the Four Seasons Resort, Flame
. This highly-reviewed premium steak house is a divine must-try. Or choose something new at Pepi’s Bar & Restaurant
. Here you’ll find wild game dishes, though if that doesn’t interest you, there’s also a year-round deck and recurring live entertainment. For brunch, consider visiting The Fitz
for its upscale hotel venue and vintage-chic decor. Here they serve seasonal American cuisine while guests sit in their scenic patio area.
Things to Do
The residents of Vail make the most out of their days outdoors under the Colorado sun. There truly is something for everyone here in this town.
Walk the stone trails of Ford Park
and experience the colorful vegetation, shade, and sculptures. If you have children, this park also has a playground area. Attend the local open-air theater, Gerald R Ford Amphitheater
. Mostly operable during the summer, this venue hosts live dances, music, and other various entertainment performances. If you enjoy being near running water or perhaps fly fishing, head on over to Gore Creek
, a waterway that cuts through the entire town of Vail.
During the autumn months, Munich comes to the Vail area to celebrate its own Oktoberfest
. For two full weekends, you’ll be able to enjoy beer, live music, great-tasting foods, and an overall fun atmosphere. A bit west of Vail, in a town named Avon, you’ll find the GoPro Mountain Games
and be able to watch (or participate) in sports such as kayaking.
Vail has schools to serve children and teenagers of all grades. These schools are:
- Red Sandstone Elementary School, PK-5
- Homestake Peak School, PK-8
- Battle Mountain High School, 9-12