The Vail Centre has partnered with the following hotels in the heart of Vail to provide special rates during your stay. When you make your reservation, please indicate that you are attending a Vail Centre sponsored course in order to receive the special rate.You may also add a night before or after the program to explore the area at the special rate.
The Sebastian Vail (Preferred Partner)
Antlers At Vail
The Arabelle At Vail Square
The Four Seasons Resorts And Residences Vail
The Lodge At Vail
This is Vail at its most iconic. Our intimate, alpine boutique evokes the charm, warmth and old-school allure of Europe’s finest chalets. The first hotel in Vail, it remains the cornerstone of Vail Village, located just steps from Gondola One. Revel in the proximity to the slopes, exceptional dining, shopping and culture Vail Valley has to offer, all from the comfort of your luxurious home away from home. Click here to make a reservation.
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
How do I get to Vail?
Vail is located in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado, just 100 miles west of Denver and just 30 miles east of Eagle. I-70 is a scenic and direct route into Vail from just about anywhere! For real-time road conditions and trip planning, visit GoI70.
From Denver International Airport (DEN):
- Take Pena Boulevard from DIA to Interstate 70 (I-70) west
- Proceed for approximately 120 miles (estimated time: less than 2 hours) to the Vail exit #176
From Eagle County Airport (EGE):
- Take Cooley Mesa Road (main airport road) to Highway 6. Take a right on Highway 6. You will be heading east.
- Follow Highway 6 to signs for Interstate 70 (I-70) east.
- Proceed on I-70 for approximately 25-30 minutes, to the Vail exit #176
Shared Ride Shuttle:
How do I get around Vail?
Getting around town is easy! View Town of Vail Maps to learn important village locations, town information, skier base areas and more. Click here, for an interactive map.
Town of Vail Buses are FREE and run regularly between the eastern end of Vail Village and the western end of LionsHead. Scheduled buses to East Vail and West Vail run frequently as well. The town’s NextBus system gives you immediate real-time bus arrival information from any stop on Vail’s in-town out outlying bus routes. For information on Vail’s Bus Service, call 970-479-2358.
ECO Transit operates a bus service between Vail, Beaver Creek and throughout Eagle County. Please visit the ECO Transit website or call 970-328-3520.
The Turtle Bus Vail/Beaver Creek Ski Shuttle runs daily and offers transportation to guests needing to travel from Vail to Beaver Creek. See the transportation schedule or call 970-471-0547.
Taxi & Limo Service
High Mountain Taxi
Rocky Mountain Limousine
Vail Valley Taxi
Black Diamond Transportation
Motion Luxury Rent a Car
Central Mountain Express
How should I dress for this course?
The course is business casual including blue jeans that could be worn in a corporate setting.
- What can I do in the Evenings?
What is the average temperature in Vail?
High °F Low °F Month High °C Low °C 28 5 January -2 -15 33 9 February 0 -13 41 16 March 5 -9 49 23 April 9 -5 60 31 May 16 0 70 36 June 21 2 76 42 July 25 5 74 41 August 23 5 66 34 September 19 1 54 25 October 12 -4 37 15 November 3 -10 27 7 December -3 -14
Where can I eat in Vail?
Vail has an unlimited number of eating options, click here for an interactive map of restaurant options in Vail.
Where can I shop in Vail?
There are 100s of different shops in Vail from cowboy boots to ski boots, boutiques to tee shirts shops, click here for an interactive map of choices.
Vail is best known as a winter wonderland with some of the best skiing in the world. Established over 50 years ago, it has turned into a year round resort.”People come for the winter and stay for the summer.”
Just two hours from Denver International Airport, Vail is nestled in White River National Forest of the Rocky Mountains. The summer offers lots of outdoor activities including fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, golf, zip lining and more. Entertainment also abounds with Bravo Vail bringing world class orchestras including the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the Dallas Symphony, The Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic to the Ford Amphitheater during the months of June and July followed by the International Dance Festival. All summer long, there is the Jazz Festival every Thursday from June through August in Lionshead and other music throughout the Vail Valley. Each day, check the local newspaper for events that range from farmers’ markets on the weekends to art walks and culinary festivals just to name a few.
Here are some websites with activities in Vail: