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
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
The 2013 USA Pro Challenge gives visitors to Snowmass the opportunity to see the best cyclists in the world in action. The 2013 race begins in Aspen/Snowmass on August 19 and travels around the area until the final rider crosses … Continued
Summertime tourists in Snowmass seldom miss the opportunity for an unforgettable gondola ride. But the sweeping views on the way up the Burlingame chairlift are only half the fun. Have a look at our suggestions for things to do once … Continued
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
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
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
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
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, 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
Located on the 25-acre Hallam Lake Nature Preserve near the heart of Aspen. Natural history displays, classes, workshops, nature tours, and special activities for those who love the outdoors. 100 Puppy Smith St. in Aspen, behind the Post Office.
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
This evening jeep excursion and dinner at the historic Burlingame Cabin on Snowmass offers sprawling vistas of Mount Daly and a delicious dinner hot off the grill. A campfire, live music, s’mores and a golden sun setting against the magnificent … Continued
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
Challenge yourself on our 18-hole on-mountain disc golf course. The course meanders from the top of the Burlingame lift all they way down to the Snowmass Mall. Score cards and course maps are free and available at the top of … Continued
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
“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.
The completely re-created Snowmass Golf Course, designed by James Engh, features stunning views of Mt. Daly and the Snowmass Ski Area. Just minutes from Snowmass Village lies the Aspen Golf Club, offering stunning mountain views. A few miles down the … Continued
The Silver Queen Gondola travels 2½ miles to the 11,212-foot summit of Aspen Mountain in just 18 minutes, with spectacular views of the Elk Mountains and the town of Aspen. Daily, dates, cost, and times TBD.
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.
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.
The Aspen Ice Garden is a full-sized enclosed skating facility offering public skating, skate rentals, private lessons, and more. Also see “Aspen Recreation Center,”
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Every Wednesday night until August 28th,2013 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’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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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