One of the biggest differences that set us apart from many mountain resorts is our rich history. Want to know a bit about the mining days? Or the wild west? Or how World War II was influential in making Aspen, Aspen? Follow our tips below and find out!
10 am: Hike the Hunter Creek Loop starting on the Hunter Creek Trail and connecting with Smuggler Mountain Road for the downhill portion of the loop. This will bring you past the historic Smuggler Mine at the base of Smuggler Mountain Road just before you finish your hike.
1:30- 2:30 pm: Take an Aspen Historical Society tour of the Hotel Jerome. $15/$12 (Seniors), free for Children under 12. Tuesdays and Thursdays Only. On Wednesday’s enjoy the free tour of the Wheeler Opera House.
6 pm: Catch a show at the historic Wheeler Opera House, Aspen’s favorite year-round performance venue, for concerts, movies, festivals, lectures, community events, opera and more.