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Vail Dec15-19

Vail Dec15-19

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Colorado,
North America,
United States,
Vail

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Pepi's, Colorado

Gasthof Gramshammer Hotel, 231 E. Gore Creek Drive
Vail, Colorado 81657
Tel: 970 476 4671
Website: www.pepis.com

Pepi's, which is Austrian down to its lederhosen, is located in the chalet-style Gasthof Gramshammer hotel in Vail Village. Between foamy pints of Spaten Pilsner, sample specialties such as jagerschnitzel (pork or veal medallions lightly floured and pan-fried in a white-mushroom sauce) and sauerbraten (beef loin au jus with a touch of ginger zest). The place strikes just the right vibe for a ski town, as evidenced by the red-cheeked skiers who usually hit Pepi's right off the slopes and hunker down for the evening.

Eating

Bart & Yeti's, Colorado

551 E. Lionshead Circle
Vail, Colorado 81657
Tel: 970 476 2754

A local dive that's consistently voted "Best Burger" by Vail's faithful denizens, Bart & Yeti's—named after two dearly departed dogs who served as establishment mascots—is also the place to go for chili, baby back ribs, steak, and fried chicken. You'll probably run into your kid's ski instructor and the boisterous ski patrol crew chilling at the end of the day.

$400 or more
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Hotel

The Lodge at Vail, Colorado

174 East Gore Creek Drive
Vail, Colorado
Tel: 877 528 7625 (toll-free), Fax: 970 476 7425
Website: lodgeatvail.rockresorts.com

Because it sits nearly in the lee of the Vista Bahn, Vail Village's main (and overly crowded) lift, the Lodge is the go-to property for skiers and snowboarders obsessed with leaving the day's first tracks. With a choice of 150 rooms that range from comfortable studios to bring-on-the-party three-bedroom town houses, the lodge has a dual clientele of powderholics and luxury hounds. Like many RockResorts properties, the design is more boutique than chain: The interior is accented in warm pine and festooned with the expected alpine-inspired decorations. Amenities for aching bodies (nothing like the first day back on the slopes to discover muscles you forgot you had) include a heated outdoor pool flanked by hot tubs, a fitness center, requisite sauna, and a full spa, completed in 2008. Rounding out the property are two of the Village's better restaurants, Elway's and Cucina Rustica. Note, though: Due to Vail Village's ongoing construction, you'll want to request a room with a pool or mountain view. (Village views will likely be of cranes and hardhats.)

Information may have changed since the date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.