No matter what time of year travelers enjoy time in charming Vail, Colorado, they’re in for a mountain town treat. Known and loved as a world-class ski destination in the winter, summer is Vail is just as inviting thanks to lush terrain, amazing trails to explore, and a full lineup of savory stops to check out too. Of course, if it’s romance you’re looking for, Vail is also the perfect place to spend quality time with the one you love most. The following Vail romantic getaway ideas are sure to inspire travelers who are hoping to connect during their next Vail-bound adventure.
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Savor Stunning Views from Above Together
The gondola at Vail Ski Resort makes for an efficient and undeniably scenic way to elevate yourself 10,000 feet above the ground. It’s also one of the most romantic options around for those couples who are looking to relish the landscape at a slow and steady pace. Once you’ve booked your ride, you’ll be well on your way to admiring stunning valley and mountain views from a bird’s eye perspective. It’s a vantage point that promises to be unforgettable. You may have want to check out some of these Vail instagrammable spots for inspiration, too!
Have a Romantic Photo Taken on the Vail Wedding Deck
Once you and your partner disembark the gondola, you’ll be well within reach of the iconic Vail Wedding Deck. Located at the top of Vail Mountain, this locale offers sweeping 360-degree views of Vail Valley and the Gore Mountain Range that can be relished for as long as you’d like. It also provides the perfect place to grab a romantic photo or two that you can cherish long after you’ve left your romantic getaway in Vail behind you. That said, if you happen to have time to renew your vows while you’re in town, this destination is an inspiring spot to commit to each other once again with a spectacular background built right in.
Make it a Romantic Hike
While romantic trips to Vail in winter can always include downhill fun, the mountains offer up just as much in the way of exciting excursions for couples when the snow melts away. A great way to spend time together on a romantic getaway when the weather is warm is to plan a hike along the Booth Falls Trail. Located within the Eagles Nest Wilderness, this route is a chance for couples who share a passion for the outdoors to enjoy amazing forest and wildflower views as well as stunning waterfalls too. There are also chances to enjoy wildlife viewing, so be sure to bring your binoculars.
Dine in Style
Couples ready to take their romantic getaway to the next savory level will find they can dine in Parisian style right in the heart of Vail. Head over to Left Banks at 183 Gore Creek Drive or La Tour at 122 E. Meadow Drive to enjoy French cuisine at its best restaurants while you’re in town. While Left Bank offers couples a luxurious take on French dining options, La Tour leans towards French bistro style. The options make it simple for couples to customize their European-inspired dinner enjoyed together in Vail.
When you’re looking for romantic lodging options to top off your stay in Vail, The Lodge at Lionshead has what you’ve been searching for. Reach out today to learn more and to start planning your next trip!