If you have to choose one outdoor related activity while in Aspen, put a visit to Maroon Bells at the top of your list. Its ... More
If you have to choose one outdoor related activity while in Aspen, put a visit to Maroon Bells at the top of your list. Its three prominent and sharply defined peaks are some of the most photographed mountains in North America. Hike the trail around Maroon Lake, which is easy and offers spectacular views of the mountains reflecting off the shimmering water. Due to heavy traffic, this area is accessible only by bus during the summer, unless you prefer to hike or bike in. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, buses run daily from 8:30am to 5pm. After Labor Day, car traffic is allowed on weekdays up until the road closes for the winter due to snow. Pack water and food for there are no refreshment stands.
This 17 mile (27 kilometer) hike presents a continuous visual buffet line of amazing mountain scenery. Gin clear alpine lakes,
cascading streams, beaver ponds, and endless mountain peaks are the norm rather than the exception. Time this two day ...
The Aspen Art Museum is a non collecting institution presenting the newest, most important evolutions in international contemporary art. Their
innovative and timely exhibitions, education and public programs, immersion activities, and community happenings actively engage audiences in thought provoking ...
Since 1889, this landmark has been the center of Aspen's cultural scene. Listed on the National Registrar of Historical Places,
the building has experienced two major renovations and to this day looks like it did when it first opened. ...