Soak in the sunshine and all the activities the mountains offer such as skiing, sledding and gondola rides, skateparks, biking along our many easy trails, rafting, arts and crafts, storytime, and more. Day and week-long kids camps available for sports, arts, the environment - even physics - will keep kids active and inspired during your trip. In summer or winter, the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) is a must with kids. Explore the wild surroundings of Aspen and meet the resident golden eagle "Belle."
KIDS ACTIVITIESAspen Youth Center
Aspen Parks & Recreation
Aspen Ski and Snowboard School
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies
Ajax Adventure Camp
FAMILY ACTIVITIESAspen On-Mountain Activities
Mountainboarding and SkateBoarding
Gondola and Lift Rides
Pitkin County Library and Story Hours
FAMILY FRIENDLY RESTAURANTSBoogie's Diner
'50's diner, upstairs from Boogie’s retail store. You’ll find salads, soups, sandwiches, and shakes, with award-winning desserts. Kids menu available. No reservations.
970.925.6610 | 534 E. Cooper Avenue
Main Street Bakery Cafe
Only one block away from the Molly Gibson Lodge, this is a great breakfast/brunch alternative to our own breakfast buffet. A locals' favorite offering donuts, blueberry pancakes, espresso drinks, cakes, breads, and pies. Hot and cold vegetarian entrees. Homemade soups daily. Beer and wine service. Cakes made for special occasions. Outdoor dining patio in summer.
970.925.6446 | 201 East Main Street
Nicknamed "Bruno's," serves gourmet pizza and pasta, and a variety of other casually elegant classic Italian dishes. Kid's "make your own Pizza". A favorite among locals and offers a vibrant atmosphere. Patio space during the summer.
970.544.4644 | 205 S. Mill Street
Winner of Aspen Times Best Cheap Eats 2007 One of the most popular lunch spots in Aspen. Offering Gourmet Wraps, Salads, Tacos, Breakfast Burritos, Daily Specials, Fresh Vegan Soups, Smoothies, and Kids Menu. Get a bag of tasty house made Tortilla Chips. Limited Indoor seating. Take-out or eat in the small bar style seating. Delivery in Town from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Cash, Local checks only.
970.544.1700 | 520 E. Durant Avenue
The Red Onion
Aspen's oldest historic restaurant & bar established in 1892. A local's favorite, it's moderately priced menu includes Ribeye, Steak Diablo, Gurgers, jalapeno poppers, chicken waffles, steak & eggs, and meatballs and sauce. A great sports bar with the largest square footage of television screens in Aspen as well as being family friendly. Easy to-go food and quick pick up with a 10 minute turn around. Breakfast starts at 11am & serves all day & night. Brunch Sat. & Sun.
970.925.9955 | 420 E. Cooper Avenue
Cantina Mexican Restaurant
For over 20 years the Cantina has been a hotspot for locals and visitors alike. Their huge dining room can accommodate parties of all sizes with ease. Reservations can be requested but are not required. Chef Greg Nelson creates a mouth watering fusion of traditional Mexican and Modern dishes. Kids menu available, free WI-FI. Enjoy al fresco dining on the arge outdoor patio.
970.925.3663 | 411 E. Main Street
Enjoy one of Aspen's luxury family resorts, the Molly Gibson Lodge, for your next family ski vacation. Call us at 888-271-2304 or book online today!