Edwards, Co. is nestled in the Vail Valley just west of the famous ski and resort town of Vail. Edwards is the fastest growing community in Eagle County. Founded in the late 1800s, Edwards is home to many resort employees who make the easy commute to Vail.
Along with the world-class skiing just minutes away, Edwards serves up many other outdoor adventures. From fly-fishing with a guide, to floating down the Eagle River, to hiking through serene wilderness areas - it's all available around this mountain town.
In town, the Riverwalk offers a variety of inviting shops and eateries. From a lively brewery to the quintessential outdoor store, community establishments in Edwards are full of locals planning yet another Colorado adventure. There are also plenty of boutiques, art galleries and specialty shops right next door in the pedestrian-friendly Vail and Lionshead Villages.
Continuing in Vail's upscale tradition, Edwards is also home to several bistros with excellent wine lists and a plush lodge and spa where visitors are treated to the finest in mountain pampering. There are also over a dozen golf courses near Edwards; at an elevation of 7,220 feet, your drives will go at least 10 percent farther than on sea-level courses.
Region: Northwest Regional Information
Proximity to other towns: Located 95.3 miles from Boulder, 4.8 miles from Avon, 11.8 miles from Minturn, 15.8 miles from Vail, 16.2 miles from Eagle
Elevation: 7226 feet
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