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Vail is a world-class resort destination in the Rocky Mountains of north central Colorado.

Vail is famous for its skiing, snowboarding and other winter activities. Summer recreation options include mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, white-water rafting and horseback riding.

Vail, Colorado
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The shopping, dining and nightclub scene are in a class all their own and enjoyed year-round.

Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Vail ranks high in air quality, water quality, recreation and family income. Vail ranks low in home sales price, home energy use and demographic diversity.

For more detailed town facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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