JAS Labor Day Festival, Snowmass Village

The JAS Aspen Snowmass Experience

The JAS Aspen Snowmass Experience returns to Snowmass Labor Day Weekend with a huge line-up of artists you don’t want to miss: No Doubt,Hozier, Lenny Kravitz, The Fray, Fitz & The Tantrums, Jimmy Cliff and more! Make plans to attend … Continued

G4 Weekend at Snowmass Base Village from June 20-23

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CAMP ASPEN SNOWMASS Teens get to hang out with other camp teens and enjoy their favorite camp activities! Reservations Required. Activities include: • Teen Mountain Boarding: Mondays, July 6 – August 3 • Downhill Biking: Tuesdays and Thursdays , July … Continued

Snowmass Colorado Family Vacation

VIK Sunday

MOMMY & ME SPA AND POOL DAY Enjoy two-for-one manicures and pedicures while mom sips on a complimentary glass of wine and VIK’s enjoy a fruity elixir. Before or after your trip to the spa, enjoy the luxury outdoor pool … Continued

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VIK Saturday

ACES WILDFLOWER HIKE Explore the Snowmass Nature Trail on a two-hour guided tour with an ACES Naturalist. Learn about the incredible diversity of wildflowers and more as the gentle trail winds in and out of lush alpine meadows and Aspen … Continued

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VIK Friday

Family Bike Day See why Snowmass is a premier biking destination.  Your family can ride or cruise through a variety of paved and dirt trails together after visiting Gene Taylor’s Sports. Receive half-off bike rentals for VIK parents and kids … Continued

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VIK Thursday

PAINTBALL Join Camp Aspen Snowmass for a rousing round of paintball fun at their Snowmass outdoor mountain course. Reservations required 24 hours in advance. AGES: 8-12 years WHEN: Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 9-September 3 TIME: Varies WHERE: On-Mountain COST: $124 … Continued

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VIK Wednesday

YOUTH TENNIS Brush up on the basics. Students will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court. Instructors zero-in on building the foundation and cultivating a love of the game through basic strokes … Continued

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VIK Tuesday

PAINTBALL Join Camp Aspen Snowmass for a rousing round of paintball fun at their Snowmass outdoor mountain course. Reservations required 24 hours in advance. AGES: 8-12 years WHEN: Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 9-September 3 TIME: Varies WHERE: On-Mountain COST: $124 … Continued

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VIK Monday

YOUTH TENNIS Brush up on the basics. Students will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court. Instructors zero-in on building the foundation and cultivating a love of the game through basic strokes … Continued

Yoga in Snowmass Colorado

YOGA

Realize the essence of “namaste” by making it part of your Snowmass experience. Snowmass Village offers an expansive repertoire of opportunities for all levels that will leave your body and soul awakened, rejuvenated and feeling more alive than ever, whether … Continued

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Aspen Art Galleries

Stand on any corner in Aspen’s downtown core and you’ll see an incredible array of art galleries sustained by this thriving small town. Aspen’s celebrated passion for art is evidenced by over 25 galleries showcasing everything from innovative contemporary sculpture, … Continued

Ashcroft Ghost Town Aspen

Ashcroft Ghost Town

If you’re interested in soaking up some old west history with stunning mountain scenery, then Ashcroft Ghost Town is a place you want to visit! This old west ghost town situated at 9,500 feet elevation currently displays 9 original buildings … Continued

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Elk Camp Adventures

Summertime tourists in Snowmass seldom miss the opportunity for an unforgettable gondola ride. But the sweeping views on the way up the Elk Camp Gondola are only half the fun. Have a look at our suggestions for things to do once … Continued

Aspen Club & Spa

The Aspen Club & Spa

The Aspen Club & Spa’s majestic setting attracts those in need of fitness, spa services, sports medicine and more.  With 77,000 square feet of open space, the Aspen Club & Spa is Aspen’s premier fitness center and spa.    It is … Continued

Hot Air Ballooning Snowmass Colorado

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Imagine waking before dawn on a cool summer morning and floating up in a hot air balloon just after sunrise, with the stunning expanses of Aspen and Snowmass, Colorado stretching out for miles beneath you. There’s nothing quite like welcoming … Continued

Mountain Biking Snowmass Colorado

Mountain Biking

Every cycling enthusiast knows that there’s no better way to explore rugged the Colorado terrain than with a mountain bike. With over 50 different mountain biking trails — from the beginner-level Espresso to the experts-only Valhalla experts ­— Snowmass has … Continued

Maroon Bells Snowmass Aspen Colorado

Maroon Bells

If you’re up for 14,000-foot peaks, fields of wildflowers, and a whole host of creatures in their natural habitat, look no further than Maroon Bells. Located just minutes from Aspen, Maroon Bells is actually composed of two peaks – Maroon … Continued

Snowmass Colorado Jeep Tours and Adventures

Jeeping/4WD Tours

If you’re looking for an exciting new way to enjoy the beauty of Snowmass, guided 4WD and Jeep tours put a whole new twist on off-road adventures. These guided 4WD and Jeep tours take you where others only dream of, … Continued

Aspen Historical Society

Aspen Historical Society

Aspen, CO is a unique town that is rich with history and majestic surroundings. The town of Aspen began with humble roots – beginning as a summer hunting camp for the Ute Indians, then later morphing into a mining boom … Continued

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Aspen Center For Environmental Studies (ACES)

Located on the 25-acre Hallam Lake Nature Preserve near the heart of Aspen, the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) offers adventures, education and a variety of other activities throughout the year. Come find out why visitors call the preserve … Continued

Aspen Music Festival & School

Looking for a one of a kind listening experience during your summer escape in Aspen and Snowmass? Consider catching one of more than 300 musical events presented by the Aspen Music Festival and School. Founded in 1949, this is a … Continued

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Campfire Dinners

The Burlingame Cabin on Snowmass is an authentic western cabin that offers a family-friendly venue for an incredible evening of western dining and live entertainment that culminates in an unforgettable mountain experience for all ages. Enjoy a campfire dinner on … Continued

Camp Snowmass

Adventure is the spirit! Hours of excitement for children ages two to teens, including mountainboarding, skateboarding, rafting, paintball, rocket camps, and much more! Daily, weekly, and monthly rates. June 1–Sept. 4. Group and private lessons available for all ages. Ask … Continued

Family Trout Fishing

Experience the thrill of landing a Rocky Mountain rainbow trout on a private guided fishing trip. Cost includes transportation, equipment, snacks and drinks. Begins June 1, daily at 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., size limit: 6. Call Blazing Adventures to … Continued

Fly Fishing

“Gold Medal” rainbow and brown trout streams surround the Snowmass area. Local outfitters will fill you in on the rules, rent the equipment, and provide the license. Lessons are available. Full/half day trips available.

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Golf

Snowmass Golf Club. Ready for an unforgettable, unparalleled high altitude golfing experience? This championship mountain golf course features stunning views of Mt. Daly and the Snowmass Ski Area. The challenging landscape inspires and excites every level of golfer to arise … Continued

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Gondola Rides

The Elk Camp Gondola can’t be missed.  There’s something for everyone – mountain bike trails, hiking, disc golf, paintball and more.  In between activities, make sure to enjoy lunch at Elk Camp. The Silver Queen Gondola travels 2½ miles to … Continued

Hiking

There are countless trails in Snowmass for everyone from the extreme hiker to the not-so extreme nature walker. Our concierge has maps and can recommend trails, or you can see the backcountry on a guided tour.

Horseback Riding

Enjoy a variety of trail rides for all levels and abilities at Aspen Wilderness Outfitters or T-Lazy-7 Ranch, plus wagon rides, pony rides, and more.

Independence Ghost Town

Self-guided tours of an authentic 1879 mining town located 13.5 miles east of Aspen on Highway 82. Open daily for self-guided tours, June–Sept. Suggested donations $3/adults, children free.

Kids’ Krafts

The mountains are sure to inspire unique creations at this free crafts hour for children. Parents can join in the fun or drop off their children to fashion unique vacation mementos such as hats, backpacks, treasure boxes and bird feeders. … Continued

Nature Walks & Hikes (On-Mountain)

Check out the spectacular mountain views, alpine forests, and wildflower meadows while learning about local wildlife on these Aspen Center for Environment Studies (ACES) naturalist-guided walks or hikes. Averaging around two hours, these tours are an ideal introduction to Snowmass’ … Continued

Nature Trail Walk

Enjoy an easy two-hour guided walk along the gentle, kid-friendly Snowmass Nature Trail. A naturalist from the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) shares tips on wildflowers, animal tracks and birds. Daily, 10 a.m., meet in the Ticket Pavilion at … Continued

Paintball

Snowmass offers an outdoor paintball course at the top of the Burlingame chairlift for children ages 8 and older and adults. Special group rates and packages available. Fri., Sat. & Sun. at 9:30 a.m. (or by appointment for private groups … Continued

Paragliding

Soar amongst scenic peaks with an USHGA-certified pilot on a tandem paragliding flight from near the summit of Aspen Mountain with Aspen Paragliding! No prior experience necessary.

Rodeo

Every Wednesday night until August 19,2015 at the Rodeo Grounds in Snowmass Village.  Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and Rodeo starts at 7:00 p.m. For more info call 970-923-8898

Theatre Aspen

Theatre Aspen’s shows are presented in the heart of Rio Grande Park, along the Rio Grande Trail, just next to the river. With daytime views of Aspen Mountain and nights filled with stars, theatre-goers are treated to an experience that … Continued

Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center

This amazing 25,000 sq. ft. facility in Base Village shares the wonder of the mountain environment in tactile, fun, and educational ways for every family to enjoy. The Treehouse includes six age-specific, interactive, nature-themed rooms created to bring the outdoors … Continued

West End Walking Tour

Aspen Historical Society’s West End Walking Tour begins at the historic Hotel Jerome and ends at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum, $10 per person, Tuesday–Saturday.

Whitewater Rafting

The Aspen/Snowmass area is one of the top ten whitewater rafting areas in the entire country. Select from calm float trips to hair-raising rapids and just about everything in between! Half day and full day trips are available from Blazing … Continued

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Climbing Wall

Test your agility on the rock-climbing wall. Try it for fun or challenge yourself on the different routes. An exciting atmosphere for the whole family. All ages welcome (harness must fit properly). Open daily, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $9/climb, $39/five-punch … Continued

ANDERSON RANCH ARTS CENTER

Snowmass is home to one of the most respected arts centers in the nation. Take a self-guided tour through this historic ranch-turned-arts community. Meet the artists, browse the Art Works store, and visit galleries showcasing the work of renowned instructors … Continued

ASPEN ART MUSEUM

The Aspen Art Museum celebrated its grand opening on August 2, 2014 in its new architecturally celebrated building designed by world famous architect Shigeru Ban. With frequently rotating world class exhibitions, the museum is celebrated as a national leader in … Continued

SNOWMASS RECREATION CENTER

Over 18,000-square-feet of pure recreation await at this spectacular new facility. Unique saline outdoor pools open year-round compliment a state-of-the-art cardio and weight room, and a brand new indoor gymnasium, aerobics classes, climbing and bouldering walls, and more. Brush Creek … Continued