Avon is progressive and welcoming community located in the heart of the Vail Valley, and serves as a major hub of activity for locals and visitors. Avon residents enjoy a strong sense of community and a family-friendly atmosphere. With 6,400 year-round residents and a significant part-time resident population, Avon offers a small mountain town atmosphere with many amenities and strong opportunities for local businesses. The town serves as the gateway to world-class Beaver Creek Resort and is just eight miles west of Vail.
Avon also offers a multitude of recreational opportunities, special events, parks, open space and trails, and hosts a strong mix of local and national shops and restaurants.