Travel to the Vail Valley

Getting Here

The Vail Valley is nestled in the center of Colorado with easy access from Eagle County Airport to the west and Denver International Airport to the east.

EAGLE COUNTY AIRPORT

Skip the traffic by flying directly into Eagle County Airport (EGE), located just 30 minutes from the resorts of Vail and Beaver Creek. Your vacation starts the moment you walk off the plane, with less time traveling and more time in the mountains. For more information, visit flyvail.com.

Please note: flight service may be reduced due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit flyvail.com for updated information and flight schedules.

DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Located two hours east of the Vail Valley, Denver International Airport (DEN) boasts non-stop service to over 100 cities worldwide on 16 airlines. Book flights, find shops and restaurants and check the airport security wait times at flydenver.com.

Shuttle Service

  • Epic Mountain Express — Rental cars are not needed and often are not driven except to and from the Denver Airport. Avoid parking hassles and don’t worry about driving through the Rocky Mountains or road conditions. Epic Mountain Express’ drivers are trained for Colorado’s weather, and will deliver you confidently to start your ski trip off right.

CHARTERED FLIGHTS

The Vail Valley Jet Center, located at the Eagle County Airport, offers numerous services for personal aircraft and assists in arranging charter flights. Dedicated to providing exceptional operational and technical service, the Vail Valley Jet Center offers a comfortable lobby with a fireplace, grand piano, fresh-baked cookies and popcorn, concierge, two conference rooms, business center, private changing areas with showers and more. Visit vvjc.com for more information.

Restaurants & Bars

In the Vail Valley, eating isn't merely sustenance - it's an important part of the lifestyle. From fine dining hotspots to casual comforts, it's not hard to find great food. Colorado is known for their locals breweries, distilleries and even wineries. Come sample a taste of Colorado and even international spirit favorites.

Activity Providers

Sure, Vail is world-renowned for its skiing and snowboarding, but the Vail Valley offers plenty beyond vast bowls of bluebird powder days and grippin' groomers. Whether you prefer your adventure water-drenched, iced, air-borne, cliff-side, cycled, motorized or snowy out mountain recreation covers it- and much, much more.

Vail Valley Events

Ski terrain and wonderful snow put the Vail Valley on the map, but it's more than just a ski resort. The calendar is packed with events that are a big part of the Vail Valley's culture. From outdoor concerts at the Ford Amphitheater to bull riding at the rodeo, it's easy to stay busy.

Visitor Information from the Locals

The Ultimate Beach Getaway in the Mountains

Sometimes choosing between the beach and the mountains for a summer vacation is a tough decision, but there is a way to have both.  Picture this…  you wake up in the morning to the serene tranquility of the mountains. The sun rises over the horizon as you ride your bike through stunning scenery. After a long day of adventuring and exploring, you are ready for some relaxation in the water.   The Vail Valley offers several water activities...
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What to Know About COVID-19 and Colorado Travel

Visit Vail Valley understands travelers may be concerned about COVID-19 and how it may affect them. We will be sharing the latest information on this page as we receive it. Eagle County Visitors The Vail Valley is welcoming visitors now. Our valley is strong and ready for you! Our community and businesses have all been working together to keep residents and visitors safe by following the protocols and guidelines provided by the CDC, state...
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Questions & answers about the statewide mandatory mask order

ABOUT THE EXECUTIVE ORDER What is the statewide mandatory mask order? Executive Order D 2020 138 requires all people in Colorado over ten (10) years old to wear a face-covering over their noses and mouths: When entering or moving within any public indoor space. While using or waiting to use public (buses, light-rail) or non-personal (taxis, car services, ride-shares) transportation services. People do not need to...
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