Avon Area with Friends
Collected by Frederick Simeon
Like most ski towns, Avon has a dual personality. In winter, it's bustling with activity and there's excitement over the next powder storm. In summer, it's laid back and people take time to appreciate the wildflowers. Through it all, Avon offers endless adventures.
Beaver Creek, CO 81620, USA
Whether the ski season is on or not, the Beaver Creek location of this Colorado restaurant franchise is worth a visit. The spot is always fun with its lively, old-West vibe. Come for the food and ambiance. Their special burgers are also great—you...
352 E Meadow Dr, Vail, CO 81657, USA
Mountain air can make you hungry, especially if you've spent your day on the slopes. A food tour of Vail Village might be the antidote you need. Meet chefs, learn about local produce and products, and sample your way through some of Vail's...
Avon, CO, USA
Spring runoff is the wild time for freestyle kayakers at Avon’s Whitewater Park as the Eagle River surges. Visitors can sit on flat boulders or watch from a bridge or viewing terrace. When the water level is low in the fall, it’s a pleasant place...
56 Edwards Village Blvd, Edwards, CO 81632, USA
Dish is a popular happy-hour place, but it also has a great dinner menu. The food is inspired by different regions of the world, but the ingredients are sourced locally. Check out the five-course tasting menu, with wine pairings.
55 Village Rd, Beaver Creek, CO 81620, USA
This restaurant is one of the best in Beaver Creek, and features French/Belgian cooking and fine wine. While it's a fine dining experience, it's also family friendly, with a separate children's menu. It’s located inside a charming old home.
131 Main St, Minturn, CO 81645, USA
No, it’s not anywhere near a golf course—it's actually in an old mining town along a river. If you’re looking for grain-fed beef, this might be the place. They are cooked on a lava rock grill. In addition to the restaurant, Minturn also has a...
127 W 2nd St, Eagle, CO 81631, USA
It began in a garage, but now Bonfire Brewing is a proper small brewery and taproom. The variety of beers (roughly 10 on tap—check out their website to see which beers are currently on offer) are available in pints, samples, and growlers, and the...
146 Main St, Minturn, CO 81645, USA
The Minturn Saloon was once honored for producing the “Best Margarita in the Rockies,” and says it offers some of the best tequila north of the border—and who are we to doubt them? The saloon benefits from a great setting, right by the Eagle...
72 Beaver Creek Pl, Avon, CO 81620, USA
Get a taste of high-altitude coffee. Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea Co. says that when you roast coffee beans at high altitude, they caramelize at a lower temperature, which makes the coffee less acidic and gives it a smoother taste. The company uses...
106 North Main Street, Minturn, CO 81645, USA
Developing a good cast is one thing and figuring out what the fish are biting on is another. Fill your head with crucial local knowledge at this fly-fishing shop. They also offer private instruction and guided tours, including helicopter...
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