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Tucked beneath the Gore Range on I-70, Vail offers up just about everything you could ever ask for from a mountain resort. The village areas at the ski area base have cobblestone walkways and are designed to look and feel like a Tyrloean mountain town. The town has some of Colorado's best restaurants – and a gorgeous crowd of well-heeled spenders that light up the night when slopes close.


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