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Seasonal Activities

Winter in Aspen is one-of-a-kind, but things really heat up in the summer. From farmers markets to music festivals to hot air balloon rides, you’ll find adventure around every turn.

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Maroon Bells

The Maroon Bells may be picture-perfect, but photographs just don’t do them justice. Make your way to these breathtaking peaks in the Rocky Mountains and check out the majestic panorama of snow-striped mountaintops for yourself.

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Hiking & Biking

Get your adrenaline pumping or relax in the fresh air. With miles of bike paths and hiking trails, Aspen, Colorado is truly a playground for those who love to walk, hike, and bike as they explore the city’s natural beauty.

Rafting & Paddleboarding

As one of Colorado’s top rafting and paddleboarding destinations, Aspen offers a wide variety of aquatic adventures, from mild, family-friendly paddleboard rides to thrilling whitewater excursions. Reserve your experience today.

Gondola Rides

Whether you’re heading to the slopeside cafeteria Sundeck, on your way to explore some hiking trails, or simply taking in the sights from 12,000 feet in the air, summer is the perfect season for an unforgettable gondola ride.

Horseback Riding

Blazing Adventures and T Lazy 7 both offer guided horseback rides through the wilderness that lead to outstanding views of Maroon Bells and the Rocky Mountains. Guests of all skill levels can also take part in a real cattle drive or dressage event.

Fly Fishing

The Roaring Fork Valley boasts Gold Medal waters and world-class fly fishing for anglers of all skill levels. Cast your line in a quiet stream or a wide open lake. Even if you don’t take home a fish, you’ll take home memories.

Hot Air Ballooning

There’s no better way to capture the beauty of the Rocky Mountains than from a hot air balloon high above them. Perfect for family adventures, romantic dates, and celebratory occasions alike, Aspen hot air balloon rides are an unforgettable time.

Jeep Tours

Explore Aspen on four wheels with a Jeep tour. Blazing Adventures guides will take you through regal forests and meadows carpeted in wildflowers as you take in astonishing mountain vistas.

Golf

Golf enthusiasts will find a challenging 18-hole course at the award-winning Aspen Golf Club. Just minutes from downtown, this municipal course also includes a golf shop, practice hitting area, chipping green, putting green, and cart rental.

Skiing

Thanks to our partnership with the Aspen Skiing Company and Four Mountain Sports, guests of Aspen Meadows Resort can receive their lift tickets, rentals, and lessons at a discounted price if booked at least 7 days prior to arrival. The Aspen Skiing Company will even deliver your lift tickets right to our front desk! Suit up and learn to ski like a pro with private lessons, or hit the trails on your own at one of Aspen’s four renowned mountains.

Après-Skiing & Dining

After a long day of skiing, snowboarding, and mountain adventure, there’s nothing quite like cozying up at one of our onsite restaurants and bars for dinner and drinks or enjoying s’mores with the whole family.

Culture & Music

From celebrating the Nordic lifestyle at the annual Wintersköl with a variety of exciting festivities to exploring a downtown winter wonderland with concerts, carolers, and free ice skating during the 12 Days of Aspen, there’s always plenty to do in Roaring Fork Valley.

Downtown Aspen

During the winter and spring seasons, downtown Aspen is a cozy escape from the snowy mountainside. Balance your mind, body and spirit with one-of-a-kind shopping, world-class dining, and a truly unique local history and culture.

Snowmobiling

Whether you’re taking a snowmobile to the glacial peaks of Maroon Bells or simply enjoying the thrill of a high-speed ride, Colorado snowmobiling is always a good time. You won’t have trouble finding a scenic and exciting snowmobile trail to try out in Aspen.

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