When it comes to the perfect ski vacation where else in the country does everyone consider the primo place to go? Of course, it’s Vail, Colorado. There are lots of ski slopes in California and North Carolina, but you can hit all the slopes in the country and you’ll never find skiing as great as it is in Colorado. Finding that perfect resort to stay in during that perfect skiing Vail, Colorado vacation is of paramount importance. And there are some totally awesome resorts to stay in.

Making the decision on which Vail hotels or resorts to stay in will actually depend on what you want to do most. You could stay at a resort that is close to a skiing school and save yourself the inconvenience of trying to drive to them. If you’re already comfortable skiing, then picking a resort that’ll be close to the slopes you want to ski in will be the choice to make. And, if you’ve got a desire to simply shop and enjoy the beautiful scenery, there are great places to stay that puts you close to that as well.

Here are 6 Vail ski resort locations that will accommodate any of your needs:

1 – Vail Village is the heart of the shopping and dining district with access to the high speed Vista Bahn chair. Heated walkways and no traffic is just one of the unique features.
2 – Cascade Village has it’s own chair lift to Vail Mountain with ski in/ski out convenience as well as awesome accommodation choices.
3 – Sandstone is just across the valley from Vail Mountain and is an affordable place to stay. And to have access to all the good skiing, there is an awesome pedestrian bridge and even free bus service to the foot of the mountain.
4 – Lionshead Village is home to the Eagle Bahn gondola and great ski and snowboarding schools. A few of the amenities are free bus service to Vail Village, fashionable shops and some of the best restaurants. It is also home to Vail’s only ice rink.
5 – Golden Peak is the legendary home for Alpine ski racing. It also has a nursery and a children’s snowboard and skiing school. It is also within walking distance to Vail Village and has handy parking.
6 – East Vail is at the foot of the Gore Range and the first place you come to when entering Vail. Accommodations range from Vail condo rentals to houses, giving you the neighborhood feel. Free bus service will get you to the chair lifts and the rest of Vail.

Regardless of where you stay, Vail hotels and resorts are going to provide you with the comfort and convenience you expect. Getting that perfect resort for you is easy and can help you enjoy that perfect vacation.