Vail, Colorado | By the mid-1970s, discriminating skiers had discovered Vail, and the town had earned the reputation as one of Colorado’s best ski areas. When Gerald Ford, who owned a house in Vail, became President of the United States in 1974, the ski town made front-page news. Vail was soon recognized worldwide as the ski resort. Vail’s leadership position as the Premier International Mountain Resort Community, Vail proudly joined Beaver Creek in hosting the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and has become the new home to the Burton US Open Snowboard Championships. In addition, a $100 million expansion of Vail Valley Medical Center is set to begin that will ensure the continued delivery of exceptional medical care in the community. Vail is also poised to pursue a series of sustainability initiatives to significantly reduce its carbon footprint by the year 2020 with messages of inspiration and embrace through its “Love Vail” campaign.


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Colorado features the Rocky mountains, pine trees, and one of the state's nicknames; "Colorful Colorado." Colorado became the 38th state in 1876.

Colorado is the 8th most extensive and the 21st most populous of the 50 United States. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Colorado was 5,540,545 on July 1, 2016.