Avon On a Budget
SightsMany people use Avon as a gateway to Beaver Creek. The area is filled with natural beauty and plenty of outdoor experiences. The town itself doesn't offer a wide range of sights, but a quick hop into the surrounding wilderness offers a number of great hiking trails and scenic viewpoints. Despite its mountain setting, terrain in the area is kid friendly and you'll find many families vacationing here.
NeighborhoodsAvon is located down the mountain from Beaver Creek along I-70. It's also about 10 miles from Eagle Vail. Other nearby neighborhoods include Wildwood, Mountain Star, and Wildridge.
ActivitiesAvon's proximity to world class skiing and pristine natural settings make it a great year round destination. The area really comes to life during the ski season when the obvious activity is to hit the slopes, but there are still plenty of things to enjoy during the warmer months. The summer offers a much more tranquil experience that lets you enjoy the area's nature and hiking trails.
Food and DiningAs a vacation destination, there are a number of restaurants in Avon that offer a diverse range of cuisines and styles. The nearby towns of Beaver Creek and Vail also have nice selections of restaurants that you can choose from.
TransportationAvon has a free public transportation system that visitors can use and is made up of four bus routes. There is also a county-wide system with routes that go throughout Eagle County, connecting Avon with Vail and other areas.
Denver International Airport is the closest major airport, 130 miles away. Shuttle bus services are available for a price.
Having a car is recommended.
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