Minturn Colorado is a town close to Vail. The Colorado River runs through town and the charming main street boasts a true western spirit. Minturn was named after Robert Bowne Minturn, Jr., who was Vice President of the railroad that founded the town. The downtown area is home to a number of shops and restaurants, most notably The Saloon, the Minturn Country Club, and Weston Snowboards. The Minturn Inn is a quaint Bed & Breakfast and truly the only one of its kind in the area. On Saturdays in the summer Minturn is the place to be with the weekly Farmers Market that offers unique gifts, clothing, and fresh Colorado produce.
There are numerous hiking and mountain bike trails in Minturn and in the winter the famed Minturn Mile takes you from Game Creek Bowl into town where many finish their day at The Saloon. This mountain town is primarily a community of locals with a few vacation homes scattered throughout. Many prefer the laid back lifestyle the town affords.
A wonderful asset in Minturn Colorado is the Minturn Fitness Center. Located near the Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy the MFC is the go-to place for getting in shape. Also located here is Maloit Park which offers a great trail network to enjoy in the warmer months and fantastic Nordic ski trails in the winter.
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Minturn Colorado is home to a variety of homes, including an eclectic mix of old and new. Here you will find small and large single family homes as well as townhomes. The small town feel is what draws most of its residents. The retail and restaurants you find here are locally owned and unique. If you are looking to open a business in the Vail Valley you may be interested in looking at Minturn.
Contact our team at the Vail Real Estate Center today to learn more about Minturn real estate. Having local experience on your side helps people make a wise real estate investment. We welcome the opportunity to start you on your Minturn real estate search and help you find a mountain home that suits your needs and your lifestyle.