The Town of Avon is a Home Rule Municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. Avon is the gateway to the Beaver Creek Resort which lies about two miles south of the town.
Beaver Creek Resort is a major U.S. ski resort near Avon, Colorado, run by Vail Resorts. The resort is comprised of three villages, the main Beaver Creek Village, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead to the west. It is the sister resort of Vail, Colorado. Beaver Creek is a regular host of Alpine skiing World Cup events. Beaver Creek regularly wins awards and accolades for its food, wine, service, lodging, safety standards and environmental efforts. It's a resort where the staff are trained to not just provide what guests want, but to anticipate it.
The resort is known for its upscale family-oriented accommodations and great terrain. The town hires extensively from the East Coast, Australia, South America, and Argentina to fill its large seasonal employee rosters. Vail Resorts (formerly Vail Associates) is the corporation that owns Beaver Creek mountain, as well as Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, and Vail Mountain.