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Things to do in Eagle County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Lodging
“1h 30 min drive to get to the resort (plan ahead if you're traveling to on a Friday or Saturday and returning on a Sunday as traffic can be REALLY bad.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“In the summer the gondola is working so go site seeing or hiking at the ski resort. Summer ice skating is available at specific times. Look at the Vail Daily News paper for special events here and at Nottingham Lake in Avon and in Vail.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Convenient and across the street from Chapel Square! Open from 6AM to 11PM.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of the mainstays of Fine Dining in Vail. This is a treat restaurant and expect an expensive treat.”
  • 33 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Great wine bar/restaurant that has a nice happy hour scene. Happy Hour is 5-630pm. During the busy season there will be a line outside waiting for it to open up. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
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“Vail /Village One of the best restaurants in Vail, with a rustic Vibe. Their web site is full of descriptions like, honest no fuss food. Make no mistake you will make plenty of fuss over the joy of choosing to eat in this restaurant! Even their cocktails are heavenly! If you can't get in try getting seating at the bar, you won't regret it!”
  • 35 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great option for breakfast and lunch. Also good for take-out coffee, bagels and baked goods. Reasonable prices and quick service. A local favorite.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great local coffee shop. Beautiful deck with great views of Beaver Creek in the summer!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
“Cute restaurant serving fantastic donuts and breakfast along with a full bar and menu throughout the day”
  • 28 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Good decently priced Mexican food. They also sometimes have live music which can be a nice evening event to have dinner and dance a bit.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Delicious fresh baked goodies as well as breakfast food, burritos and lunch options”
  • 22 locals recommend
Night Club
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“Legendary après scene with huge nachos and live music. The patio is a must for après people watching - if you can get a seat.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Whether you're in Vail or Avon, Pazzo's is a good choice for pizza and bar food, with great prices on beer and drinks at happy hour.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Easy to access and close by. Get everything you need. Reminder - grocery stores in Colorado only sell beer with 3.2% alcohol. For real booze go next door to the liquor store.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cinema
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“Theater with restaurant and bar, big comfortable chairs, recommend reservations”
  • 27 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Etown has great food at reasonable prices. If you are wanting to watch a game they have plenty of TVs and all the sports packages to find what you are looking for. ”
  • 22 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“One of the mainstays of Fine Dining in Vail. This is a treat restaurant and expect an expensive treat.”
  • 33 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Great wine bar/restaurant that has a nice happy hour scene. Happy Hour is 5-630pm. During the busy season there will be a line outside waiting for it to open up. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
“Vail /Village One of the best restaurants in Vail, with a rustic Vibe. Their web site is full of descriptions like, honest no fuss food. Make no mistake you will make plenty of fuss over the joy of choosing to eat in this restaurant! Even their cocktails are heavenly! If you can't get in try getting seating at the bar, you won't regret it!”
  • 35 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great option for breakfast and lunch. Also good for take-out coffee, bagels and baked goods. Reasonable prices and quick service. A local favorite.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Great local coffee shop. Beautiful deck with great views of Beaver Creek in the summer!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
“Cute restaurant serving fantastic donuts and breakfast along with a full bar and menu throughout the day”
  • 28 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Good decently priced Mexican food. They also sometimes have live music which can be a nice evening event to have dinner and dance a bit.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Delicious fresh baked goodies as well as breakfast food, burritos and lunch options”
  • 22 locals recommend

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