Christiania at Vail sits on the edge of vibrant Vail Village, Colorado. With its shops and restaurants, events, activities, and access to Vail Mountain, Vail Village is the historical epicenter of the pedestrian-friendly destination, as alive and bustling today as it has been for more than 30 years.
Directions & Parking to Vail Village
From I-70, take exit 176. Exit onto Vail Road, then Frontage Road from the second roundabout. If you are coming to the Christiania, turn right onto Vail Valley Drive then right onto Hanson Ranch Road. If you are just coming to Vail Village, from Frontage Road turn onto E Meadow Drive and look for the Village Parking Structure.
Restaurants & Bars in Vail Village
There are so many options! The well-known Red Lion with its expansive outdoor seating, Vendetta's for incredible pizza, Sweet Basil and Left Bank for upscale dining, Pepi's for authentic Austrian cuisine, La Bottega and La Tour for Italian and French fare respectively, Slope Room and The George, plus casual food at Blu Cow or Joe's Deli, coffee at Two Arrows, craft whiskey at 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirits, and sushi at Yama are just some of the options within the walkable confines of Vail Village. Eat somewhere new every night or find a favorite and stick with it.
Shopping Vail Village
Well known brands adjacent to only-found-in-Vail-Village boutiques make the destination a favorite for casual and diehard shoppers alike. Refresh your essentials at global retailers like Burton, Lululemon, and Patagonia, then pair them with one-of-a-kind finds from the Vail Village boutiques like Perch, Blitz, and Karats.
Other things to do in Vail Village
Pirate Ship Park - every child should experience the magic of this custom built playground in the heart of Vail Village!
Colorado Snowsports Museum - exhibits that detail the birth, rise, and growth of skiing in Colorado.
Gore Creek - watch the kayakers run right through Vail Village (especially exciting during GoPro Games weekend!)