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Compared to most other Colorado ski towns, Vail is a new creation: only a handful of farmers lived here before the resort opened in 1952. Built as a relatively unimaginative collection of Tyrolean-style chalets and concrete-block condos, at least the town is a compact and pedestrian-friendly place, albeit pockmarked by pricey fashion boutiques and often painfully pretentious restaurants. Vail Resorts, which operates the ski area at Vail, also owns an even more exclusive gated resort, Beaver Creek, eleven miles further west on I-70. Lift tickets between the two are interchangeable, which – given the …
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Englishman Fine Art & Antiques, The

With locations in London, Atlanta, Naples and Vail you will be sure to find sophisticated items in both furnishing and art. All of the antiques found at the ...

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Alpenrose Restaurant

A charming ambiance coupled with flavorsome food is what the Alpenrose gives you. The patio of the restaurant has some mesmerizing views of the mountains and is perfect for a romantic date. Alpenrose is essentially a bakery that serves some amazing Austrian and German dishes. Authentic recipes, fresh ingredients and perfect balance of flavors make all their dishes delectable. To accompany the lip smacking food, they have a long list of beers and wines. So all those who like a bit of high spirits with their food, this place is perfect you.