What to Do around The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain
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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.
61 Avondale Ln # 101, Avon, CO 81620, USA
There are really four attached ‘galleries’ at this Beaver Creek spot, each with its own theme to suit any art lover’s tastes. There’s a Western selection, complete with works featuring cowboys and horses and everything you’d expect from a Colorado...
Piney Lake, Colorado, USA
The Upper Piney trail is about a 12-mile roundtrip hike through aspen and evergreen trees. You can cut it in half by turning around at the picturesque waterfall about 3 miles in. Beyond the falls the trail gets steeper the closer you get to Upper...
318 Walking Mountains Ln, Avon, CO 81620, USA
Walking Mountains Science Center is a relatively new park with delightful nature walks and learning programs for children. If you’re interested in architecture, the buildings feature the latest in green technology. Surprisingly, it’s free and open...
126 Riverfront Ln, Avon, CO 81620, USA
Enjoy a variety of activities in Avon with Beaver Creek Sports! Located at The Westin Riverfront, they offer a wide array of ski, snowboard and snowshoe rentals in the winter and bike rentals in the spring summer and fall. The shop is also home to...
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...
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...
Avon, CO, USA
The Eagle River is 70 miles long and is one of the few remaining rivers that isn’t controlled by a dam. A great way to see it is to stroll or bike along the paved Eagle Valley Trail. It runs from Avon and through the neighboring town of Edwards.
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...
100 W Beaver Creek Blvd, Avon, CO 81620, USA
Traveling with a bike on the airlines can be difficult, but there’s a solution if you don’t want to miss out on the area’s spectacular cycling. Venture Sports rents both road and mountain bikes and offers guided tours. More than likely, you’ll see...
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...
McCoy Park, Colorado, USA
Whether you need gear, lessons, or both, Nordic Sports Center has you covered. The full-service shop is located across from the covered bridge in the Strawberry Park building and next to chair 12 at the Strawberry Park express lift. The shop...
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