Getting to Lion Square Lodge


Vail is located in the central mountains of Colorado with easy access via I-70, Vail/Eagle County Airport (EGE) and Denver International Airport (DIA). You'll find it is very easy to access Vail from outside of Colorado whether you are flying or driving.

Map & Driving Directions
Lion Square Lodge at the Gondola
660 West Lionshead Place
Vail, CO 81657


From Denver International Airport to Lion Square Lodge

Approximately 2.5 hours

  • Take Pena Boulevard from the airport to Interstate 70 West (towards Grand Junction).
  • Stay on I-70 West approximately 120 miles to Exit 176 (main Vail ski area exit).
  • At the bottom of the ramp, go 3/4 of the way through the traffic circle so that you go under the highway's underpass.
  • At the second traffic circle, stay to the right. Take the first exit onto South Frontage Road towards Lionshead.
  • Travel on South Frontage for about a mile until you drive under the pedestrian bridge that goes over both I-70 and South Frontage Road. Then, take the immediate left after the pedestrian bridge onto West West Lionshead Circle. Keep to the left.
  • Take the first left onto West Lionshead Place, between Montaneros and Marriott, towards the Antlers hotel. Follow the road past the Antlers hotel (up the hill to the left). The road leads to the Lion Square Lodge parking lot.
     

From Eagle-Vail County Airport to Lion Square Lodge

Approximately 40 to 45 minutes

  • From the airport access road, turn right onto US Highway 6, into the town of Eagle.
  • Proceed into the roundabout, and follow the signs to I-70 East.
  • Stay on I-70 East about 40 miles to Exit 173 (West Vail).
  • At the bottom of the ramp, go half way around the traffic circle, staying in the right lane, and take the second exit onto South Frontage Road towards Lionshead.
  • Travel on South Frontage for about 2 miles until you see the pedestrian bridge that goes over both I-70 and South Frontage Road.
  • Turn right just BEFORE the pedestrian bridge onto West Lionshead Circle. Keep to the left.
  • Take the first left onto West Lionshead Place, between Montaneros and Marriott, towards the Antlers hotel. Follow the road past the Antlers hotel (up the hill to the left). The road leads to the Lions Square Lodge parking lot.

Free Town of Vail Bus

The Town of Vail operates a free bus service year round, offering complimentary transportation to East Vail, Vail Village, West Vail and Lionshead. GPS technology tracks the buses en route and provides real-time arrival information for passengers. Skis and snowboards are permitted on board provided they do not block the aisle. Bikes must be stored in the external bike carriers. Visit VailGov.com for current bus schedules and routes.