Located in Eagle County, the Vail Valley is home to two world-class ski resorts, a hospital, a community college, a variety of arts and cultural opportunities, a regional airport and jet center, a wide array of recreational opportunities, and a vibrant tourism economy. Within the Vail Valley are ten unique communities that suit all types of people, businesses, and lifestyles. The area’s mix of urban amenities and small-town charm attracts people from all over the world who want to visit or make their home in the Vail Valley. As a result, the entire Valley has become an ideal environment for entrepreneurs and small business owners looking to craft the business and lifestyle they have always wanted.
While Vail Resorts is the main employer of those seeking the ski town lifestyle, the economy continues to flourish, allowing employees and business owners to maintain a life that is both lucrative and enjoyable. Resort jobs are plentiful and so are the entrepreneurs working hard to live and work in an extraordinary place. While many people love Vail Village, locals find community in some of the smaller surrounding towns such as Minturn, Avon, Edwards, and Eagle. Each of these areas offer exciting adventures, such as snowshoeing, biking, hiking, and fishing, and career opportunities that allows for the work/life balance residents covet.