More than 5,200 acres of dazzling terrain. World-famous trails, back bowls and tempting parks. Vail is the ultimate mountain playground. As Colorado's single largest mountain ski resort, Vail receives a yearly average of 335 inches of snowfall that lures skiers and snowboarders of all levels to hit the slopes. But it's not just skiing that makes it a premier vacation destination. Vail's captivating beauty and bustling yet quaint village make it an appealing place to visit any time of the year. Enjoy nearby hiking through lush forests in the spring and summer. Marvel at the golden-hued Aspen trees in the fall. And stroll through distinctive boutiques, fine restaurants, charming cafes and art galleries in a town that feels as if it is nestled in the Swiss Alps. Vail truly is a magical place.