How to Blow £5,000 in 24 hours at 8,000ft

One day in Vail, Colorado

17:25 13th December 2013 by Heather Irvine @heather_irv


Bowled Over

When you think bowling alley, your mind immediately wanders to dodgy verruca causing shoes, questionable background music and unflattering lighting. They do things differently in Vail; Bol Vail offers fine dining, an extensive wine list and bowling lanes that look like they belong in a palace, this is bowling with a difference. Not a kids birthday party or set of rails in sight.

Lounge on luxurious couches while you wait your turn with a bottle of the finest Chateau Petrus. Prices for the bowling itself are surprisingly reasonable. An hour’s lane rental will set you back £30 with an additional £3 for shoe rental. The bottle of vino however will set you back £2,650 – what’s the harm. Now you can look forward to the most expensive hangover of your life.
The perfect end to the perfect imaginary day in our book!

Time: 10pm till midnight. Spent £4958

Mission accomplished.


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