Avon Area with Kids
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.
915 Spraddle Creek Rd, Vail, CO 81657, USA
You can literally ride to your heart’s content with this local stable. Choose between a variety of guided excursions, ranging from one to three hours in length. You’ll ride through fields of wildflowers and Aspen glades, up and down mountains and...
Beaver Creek, CO 81620, USA
Skiers at Beaver Creek Resort have a sweet surprise awaiting them at the top of the Strawberry Park Express Lift and Upper Beaver Creek Mountain Express Lift. The Candy Cabin, which debuted for the 2014-2015 ski season, feels like an old fashioned...
90 Lake St, Avon, CO 81620, USA
The Avon Recreation Center is a modern fitness facility with 40,000 square feet of family fun and is open seven days a week. Lift weights, swim, do yoga, take kayaking lessons. Tourists can buy punch cards while local receive special deals on...
231 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657, USA
Just off of I-70 in the town of Vail is the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum. It contains artifacts from Olympians and provides the history of Vail Ski Resort. It also has a gallery dedicated to the famed ski troops of the 10th Mountain Division...
414 W Beaver Creek Blvd, Avon, CO 81620, USA
Harry A. Nottingham Park is a beautiful 48-acre open space with walking trails and tennis courts. Adding to ambience is the lake, which is presently undergoing major repair work. In the summer you can rent paddle boats and in the winter go ice...
151 Main St, Minturn, CO 81645, USA
It may not sound like a Greek fast food place, but Nicky’s Quickie certainly delivers some tasty and healthy food. You can dine in or do takeout. The menu is huge, but the Nicky’s Chickie is especially good after a grueling mountain bike ride.
82 E Beaver Creek Blvd #104, Avon, CO 81620, USA
By day, Loaded Joe's is a gourmet café that serves artisanal coffee by Seattle-based Rococo Coffee Roasting company and hearty breakfasts and lunches made with local, sustainable produce. By evening, the relaxed space becomes an entertainment...
161 Main St, Minturn, CO 81645, USA
When traffic gets backed up in the small town of Minturn, there’s either a farmers’ market or a professional bike race going on. If you smell organic crepes, then it’s probably the former. If that’s the case, you can find ski resort jigsaw puzzles...
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