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As the second largest ski resort in the U.S., Vail offers over 5,200 acres of terrain that attract passionate athletes from around the world. Pick a trail and enjoy the leaves for all that they are worth. Don’t miss the 4-mile Booth Falls moderately trafficked hike.  In town, go to The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum/ Hall of Fame for a little history and background to help you appreciate the importance of snow sports.