If you live in or have ever visited Avon, CO, then you probably already know what dominates the winter social scene in Avon and throughout the Vail Valley. But in case you’re new to the area, let us clue you in: When it comes to Avon, CO, winter activities, it is all about the powder.
Skiers and snowboarders of all stripes – from amateurs to world champions – flock to the Vail Valley each year to hit the slopes at world-renowned Vail and Beaver Creek resorts. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers also make their way to the region to take advantage of some of the valley’s best-kept secrets: the Beaver Creek Nordic Center and the Nordic track at Cordillera in Edwards, which is just 4 miles from Avon.
If you count yourself among these powder devotees, then Avon makes for the perfect home base. The town is located right below Beaver Creek and even has a gondola that runs from downtown Avon to the resort. Avon is also a mere 10-minute drive along I-70 to Vail. What this means is that you can experience some of the best Avon, CO, activities in the form of skiing and snowboarding at two of the best ski resorts in the countr, and you’ll barely spend any time in transit.
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Let’s say you're tired of being cold or your quads finally need a break from all that skiing, snowboarding or snowshoeing. Are you destined to be bored until you’re ready to get back on the slopes? Not in the slightest! The town is beautiful in the winter, and it boasts its own wintertime Avon, CO, activities in the form of great shopping, dining and romantic strolls beneath beautiful lights. (Just remember to bundle up!)