Aspen may be identified by its renowned skiing and snowboarding, but when the snow melts and the leaves return, a different Aspen emerges, beckoning outdoor adventurists, artists, musicians and writers to an idyllic mountain town with roots as deep as the mountains are high.
Situated on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, Aspen in the summer is a Mecca for vacationers who take their time off seriously. Outdoor pursuits, scenic beauty and a cultural calendar that rivals those of big cities, are just a part of what makes this town great.
Below is a list of sample itineraries to inspire you. Pick and choose activities from the itineraries below and create your own stay that will defy ordinary! If you have the time, Aspen has the adventure.
Do you have only limited time in Aspen? Check out the "A Day to Defy Ordinary" itinerary, a list of must-see highlights. Whatever you choose, you can count on a memorable vacation in Aspen.