Communities

Life in the Vail Valley means activity right outside your door, incredible dining opportunities, events that entertain, and a gateway to all things outdoors all year long. With so many options we're giving you some insight to each of our small mountain communities that together, make the Vail Valley like no place on earth.

Arrowhead

Arrowhead

Arrowhead is the western-most destination on the Village-to-Village ski experience. It is home to the Broken Arrow Restaurant as well as many private homes and distinctive Colorado ski condos available for vacation rentals. Guests who rent here have main access to the Arrowbahn Express lift for beginner and intermediate terrain, and will also find Broken Arrow Restaurant at the base of the lift with outdoor patio and bar. The pedestrian-only village and gated community is only minutes from world-class fly fishing and hiking and also features an exclusive Jack Nicklaus golf course.
Location: Arrowhead Village | Beaver Creek
Bachelor Gulch

Bachelor Gulch

Bachelor Gulch is is home to The Ritz-Carlton and a multitude of stunning vacation rental homes. It is a perfect place to stay for slope-side access and mountain serenity. The Ritz-Carlton offers day passes for its ultra-luxe spa and guests can also find a multitude of dining options inside as well as a: lift ticket office, ski & snowboard school, retail apparel, and equipment rentals. There is also main access to the Bachelor Gulch Express lift for beginner and intermediate terrain.
Location: Bachelor Gulch Village | Beaver Creek
Beaver Creek Village

Beaver Creek Village

The heart of the resort, Beaver Creek village is full of quaint shops, art galleries, bars and restaurants; all conveniently linked by heated walkways and escalators. From the base of the village guests have main access to the Centennial and Strawberry chairlifts for beginner, intermediate, and advanced terrain. The village itself has a lift ticket and pass office, multiple equipment rental and ski storage options, ski & snowboard schools, ice rink, the Vilar Performing Arts Center, and a multitude of restaurants and bars.
Location: Beaver Creek Village | Beaver Creek
Avon

Avon

Located at the base of Beaver Creek, Avon is your main point of access for groceries, liquor stores, and all the necessary items one might need to make their vacation great. The town itself is also small enough to walk around, while still offering a free daily shuttle that connects the town to Beaver Creek Village as well as major lodging, dining, and shopping hubs within city limits.
Location: Avon | Beaver Creek
Cordillera

Cordillera

Cordilleras neighborhoods wrap around four championship golf courses and spectacular mountain views that defy the imagination. The four communities that make up Cordillera are home to some of Mother Natures most captivating settings. Designed by Jack Nicklaus, Hale Irwin and Tom Fazio, the golf courses at Cordillera truly captures the imagination of every golfer and transcends their experience beyond anything they have ever known before. The courses are private, but guests of select hotel partners may play during their stay. Each course features its own award-winning Clubhouse and offers members and their guests culinary delights that satisfies any appetite. Away from the fairways and greens, enjoy swimming, tennis, fitness and an infinite array of other social activities.
Location: Cordillera | Edwards
Eagle-Vail

Eagle-Vail

Eagle-Vail is a vibrant mountain community nestled just 8 miles from Vail and 4 miles from Beaver Creek. Surrounded by hiking trails, community gardens, a pavilion with a pool and playground, and its own golf course most often the toughest decision guests have to make when staying here is where do I begin?!
Location: Eagle-Vail
Lionshead Village

Lionshead Village

Along with its nearby location to Vail Village and reputation as Vail Mountains second base area, the village of Lionshead has its own charming appeal. Browse an assortment of shops, cafes and restaurants along the heated brick walkways of the pedestrian-friendly village. Join your friends and family on an eight-person gondola and take in the splendid mountain vistas. Enjoy convenient access to Vail Village and the many activities and festivals in the surrounding area and Arrabelle at Vail Square.
Location: Lionshead Village | Vail
Vail Village

Vail Village

Enter the heart of the Vail Valley where world-class skiing and stunning views of the Gore Range are sure to be unforgettable. The heated Gondola located at the end of Bridge Street swiftly takes guests up to mid-vail where they have access to some of the best ski terrain in the United States. Along with the cool mountain air and hot apres-ski scene, Vail Village is the place to be with its charming and luxurious array of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Enjoy world-class concerts and festivals all year round in this unique mountain village.
Location: Vail Village | Vail
West Vail

West Vail

If you don`t mind catching the complimentary Town of Vail Bus to get to the slopes or the heated cobblestone streets of Vail or Lionshead Village, then West Vail is a great option! Rentals in this area give you a chance to make friends with locals and fellow skiers on the ride in, and also give you a peek into what it really is like to live in this beautiful mountain environment.
Location: West Vail | Vail
East Vail

East Vail

When driving up from Denver your first views of Vail will be that of the East Vail Residences nestled under the dramatic East Vail Chutes. The East Vail neighborhood is a quiet, family-friendly place with several hiking and biking trails, off-leash dog parks, and playgrounds. It is also home to The Racquet Club which features a gym, outdoor heated pool, and East Vail`s premier restaurant and bar: Blu`s. For groceries, stop by Sim`s Market at Pitkin Creek or drive the 10 minutes to West Vail for a larger selection in Safeway or City Market. Depending on where you stay, the bus ride to Vail Village typically takes 15-25 minutes.
Location: East Vail | Vail
Edwards

Edwards

Located just a few miles west from Beaver Creek and Vail, the vibrant Riverwalk of Edwards commands your attention for a night on the town or a day of shopping. Old mining-town charm meets modern shops and dining options nestled along the Eagle River. Edwards also serves as home base to the communities of Arrowhead, Singletree, and Cordillera where world-renowned golf courses await!
Location: Edwards
Minturn

Minturn

The town of Minturn might be small, but it is big in personality. This old mining town with one main street sits along the river and is home to its fair share of saloons, restaurants, and parks. During the summer months be sure to check out the drive-in movie schedule for the United States` most elevated movie experience, as well as the farmers market hosted every Saturday.
Location: Minturn
Red Cliff

Red Cliff

The oldest town in Eagle County Red Cliff once boomed as a mining town with saloons, a sawmill, and even an opera house. Today it is a great stopping point to have some tacos or a margarita on the rooftop deck at Mangos or to make the climb to Shrine Pass during the summer months.
Location: Red Cliff
Leadville

Leadville

At the bottom of some of Colorado`s highest 14,000 foot mountains lies Leadville; a small town that once was in line to become Colorado`s state capital. Leadville`s history is filled with dramatic stories and the town`s architecture and charm still emanate that history today. Seven museums, a mine tour, and cute shops and restaurants down Main Street let you experience life during the silver boom.
Location: Leadville