Things to Do in Avon, CO

Including Things to Do in EagleVail, CO

If you’re looking for things to do in Avon, CO, then you will find no shortage of options on offer. Avon sits near the middle of the Vail Valley, promising easy access to all of the amazing activities and programs that take place all year round throughout the valley. 

Easily one of the most popular things to do in Avon, CO, is to get active in the great outdoors. The popularity of outdoor pursuits is understandable when you take a look at this place: Avon, CO, (and the entire Vail Valley) is absolutely gorgeous. So visitors and residents alike get out and enjoy the scenery while engaging in adventure activities such as whitewater rafting or kayaking on the Eagle River, paragliding, mountain biking, fly fishing, competing in road bike races that make their way through Avon (or just road biking for fun), hiking and/or camping in the White River National Forest, skiing or snowboarding at nearby Vail or Beaver Creek or snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at Nordic tracks throughout the valley. Because it lies at the base of the mountain right below Beaver Creek, Avon is an especially popular destination for winter travelers looking to take advantage of Avon, CO, things to do. 

Interesting Things to Do in Avon, CO, and EagleVail

Outdoor pursuits are among the most popular things to do in Avon, CO, and throughout the Vail Valley. But what if you’re looking for something a little different? Don’t worry – Avon still has you covered. Enjoy delicious food at great restaurants throughout Avon. Go shopping for new home goods, athletic equipment, gifts and more. Enjoy standup paddleboarding, disc golf, lounging in the grass at Nottingham Park or taking in live music at the park’s pavilion. Attend the various music festivals and other cultural events that take place in Avon all year long. When you’ve finally had your fill, retire to one of Avon’s stellar hotels. You can search all the fun things to do in Avon and Eagle/Vail below by type of activity if you want to hone in, or just enjoy perusing all the options for fun under the Colorado sun!

Avon Recreation Center

Avon Thing to Do
90 Lake Street, Avon
(970) 748-4060

The Avon Rec Center is at the core of the Avon community. With all-inclusive recreation programs and services available through affordable daily rates, punch cards and monthly memberships, the center is accessible to locals and visitors alike. The 40,000-square-foot facility has space for birthday parties, sports leagues and fitness classes, and childcare is available. The aquatics center is a popular feature, with a five-lane lap pool,... read more

The Avon Rec Center is at the core of the Avon community. With all-inclusive recreation... read more

Portofino Jewelry

Avon Thing to Do
240 Chapel Place, Unit B117, Avon
(970) 949-1404

Shop for something special for someone special (even if that someone is you) at Portofino Jewelry. This is a great spot to find one-of-a-kind and handmade pieces, or you can DIY it and make your own jewelry with their large selection of beads and charms. You can also shop for engagement and wedding rings, watches and fashion jewelry. If they don't have the perfect piece... read more

Shop for something special for someone special (even if that someone is you) at Portofino... read more

Synergy Center for Wellness

Avon Thing to Do
160 W. Beaver Creek Road, Avon
(970) 748-1911

Your muscles are bound to shake and burn in the best possible way at this fitness studio. While group and private Pilates classes are Synergy's signature offering, they also teach classes in the M.E.L.T method, barre and TRX and offer a host BASI Pilates teacher-training courses. They offer 60- and 90-minute massages and have a small retail section with yoga and Pilates apparel.... read more

Your muscles are bound to shake and burn in the best possible way at this... read more

Walking Mountains Science Center

Avon Thing to Do
318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon
(970) 827-9725
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail
(970) 479-2291

Whether you're young or young at heart, if you love nature then Walking Mountains Science Center is the place for you. From kids' summer science camps and STEM programming to guided snowshoe hikes and interpretive nature walks, no matter the season there's an opportunity to learn and become immersed in the natural world. They also host an environmental film series, a speaker series and educational... read more

Whether you're young or young at heart, if you love nature then Walking Mountains Science... read more