Within the Vail Valley, Minturn is known as a friendly town that overflows
with historic character. The arrival of the Denver Rio Grande railroad in
1887 transformed Minturn from a small ranching settlement into a bustling
railroad and mining town. As the mining industry began to wane in the 1960's
and 70's the development of Vail Resort enabled Minturn to emerge as a
thriving mountain community offering the finest in outdoor recreation.
Ideally situated with Vail to the east, Beaver Creek to the west and the
breathtaking Holy Cross Wilderness area to the south, our town is at the
heart of your dream vacation. Escape into nature on numerous hiking, biking,
snowshoeing and equestrian trails. Discover the adventure of back country
jeeping or white water rafting. And of course, some of the world's very best
alpine skiing is found right outside our back door at Vail and Beaver Creek
A stroll down Main Street reveals small town charm reminiscent of the Old
West. You're always welcome at The Saloon where Doc Holiday, John Wayne and
Clint Eastwood have imbibed. Enjoy shopping at a variety of antique shops,
specialty stores and galleries. Be sure to stop for lunch or dinner at one of
the fine restaurants located throughout the historic downtown.
Whether your ideal vacation consists of snuggling up by the fire with a good
book, meandering through an alpine meadow filled with wildflowers, or skiing
on the famous Minturn Mile backcountry trail, your stay at the Inn is guaranteed to be one-of-a-kind. Manager Earin Halpin invites you
to share the secrets of the Vail Valley from the deluxe comfort of the Minturn Inn.
If you visit the Vail Valley and miss Minturn,
you've missed Colorado!