We didn't like Vail much. It was a quiet little "town" that seemed to consist of a bunch of condos and a ski area.
Cities near Vail
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Minturn is a diamond in the rough. If you are staying in the Vail/Eagle area, it is a small local town just a few minutes up the road with one main street, but lots of character.
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Driving distance from some major resorts like Vail, this is a fantastic little ski town.
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Resolution Bowl is basically heaven on earth! It's the best of the summit county resorts but the least known.
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Downtown Frisco has a bunch of nice restaurants and boutiques. Nice way to spend an afternoon walking around.
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Love it hear!!!!!! Wouldnt wanna be any where else
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90 minutes from Denver, this city has a small town feel with big time slopes. I took some skiing lessons last Spring in Breck and loved the Colorado snow. The last time I had been skied was in Northern California, and I discovered I prefer Colorado snow. You can also go dog sledding just outside of Breckenridge, and I loved ...
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Aspen is a gorgeous mountain town, known for it's multi-million dollar homes, upscale restaurants and shops, and world class skiing. But it's a lot more than that. It's got fantastic hiking; music, food, and film festivals; the Aspen Institute, which offers seminars and conferences on critical issues; Anderson Ranch, a phenomenal space for artists (budding and established) to take workshops.... ...
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Idaho Springs has dubbed itself the birthplace of the Colorado gold rush. You can visit gold mines and actually pan for gold yourself. The museum of mines tell the story of the earliest discoveries in Gregory Gulch and has many interesting artifacts. Today Idaho Springs is builts around tourism. There are many restaurants and cafes that serve reasonably priced pizza, ...
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Check out this little town for music festivals, eateries and the historic town of South Park.
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I spent a lot of time here as a kid. It still has this rough and tumble miner charm that is often washed away in the ski resorts nearby. Don't miss a trip to Turquoise Lake, the Fish Hatchery or a steak at Quincy's.
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Snowmass is just a hop, skip, and a jump from Aspen with great hills to ski down. It's a cute little village that you should definitely take the opportunity to visit.
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Central City was one of the busiest sites of the Colorado gold rush and was once considered one of the wealthiest pieces of real estate in the United States. Today Central City and Black Hawk play up their gold rush in another way--gambling. These two tiny communities along the Peak to Peak highway are flush with casinos and restaurants of ...