In Your Backyard

Aspen is blessed with a truly unique climate. In the winter, if it isn’t snowing, the sun is out and remarkably warm from February on. Spring offers some of the best skiing of the year while in town, the flowers bloom in the warm sun.  

Summer is perfect.

Fall is a religious experience.

  • The Aspen Institute & Ideas Festival  
  • The Aspen Food & Wine Classic  
  • The Aspen Music Festival and School 
  • The Aspen Symphony
  • The Aspen Opera
  • The Aspen Theater 
  • The Aspen Museum 
  • The Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet  
  • Art Crush Aspen
  • Art Aspen 
  • The Aspen Physics Institute 
  • The Aspen Center for Environmental Science 
  • The Aspen Comedy Festival 
  • The Aspen Jazz Festival 
  • The Aspen Design Summit 
  • Aspen Words 
  • Aspen Film Festival 
  • 80 restaurants, bars & clubs
  • Luxury shopping 
  • Many, many, many non-profits and charity events all year long. 


  • Downhill skiing and snowboarding, on and off piste
  • Cross-country skiing 
  • Skinning 
  • Snowmobiling 
  • Snow shoeing and hiking 
  • Ice skating 
  • Indoor ice rink and pool 
  • Dog Sledding 


  • World-class Road Biking 
  • Mountain Biking 
  • Climbing 
  • Steps from National Forest with countless trails for hiking and running
  • Beautiful tennis courts everywhere 
  • World-class fly fishing 
  • A selection of fine golf courses, private and public
  • Parasailing 
  • Cliff Jumping 
  • Hot Air Ballooning 
  • Camping 
  • Horseback Riding 
  • Polo