Vacation doesn’t always need to be expensive. Stumbling across activities to do which are a "Free" makes you feel like a local. The words "Free" and "Aspen" are not usually seen in the same sentence. Get ready, here are some favorite free activities and events which are Free in the Aspen area.
Summer time in Aspen, the weather is PERFECT! Low humidity, sunny days with an afternoon rain shower moving through to cool it off and settle the dust and then refreshing cool nights for going out to dinner and comfortable sleep. No matter what your activity of choice, the weather typically is in your favor 9 times out of ten.
Spring in Aspen means snowmelt is in full swing, lending a lovely green awakening to our beautiful mountain landscape. Though the melting and run off is great for the flora and fauna, it can make for some muddy trail conditions during the months of May and June. With careful planning, there are plenty of options to get out and enjoy hiking and biking during this time while avoiding still-sticky trails. Sun-exposed trails and dry roads will allow you to enjoy the burn of a good climb on foot or a bike.
Fresh Powder in Aspen! Enjoy activities on and off the mountain in Aspen.
Three plus feet of snow have fallen on the Aspen Mountains in the beginning of March. This means one thing, March has arrived like a lion and our ski town doesn't mind! Get your skies waxed for spring skiing, lather on the sunscreen and get ready to shush down the mountain. Sounds great if you're a skier or snowboarder, right?!
Imagine an enchanting Valentine's Day weekend setting in Aspen, CO. Relax and share your Valentine's Day affection in one of our Deluxe Rooms
featuring a wood burning fireplace and in room jacuzzi tub in room at Molly Gibson Lodge
. With countless romantic opportunties to show your loved one what they mean to you, a few are highlighted below.
Extreme snow sports athletes are returning to Aspen January 22 - 25, 2015! This year will feature snow sports, video game competitions, concerts, VIP areas and some of the best people watching anywhere.
Spend the Holidays in Aspen! Amp up your holiday spirit with the 12 Days of Aspen
from Saturday, December 20th - Wednesday, December 31st. FREE events throughout the Town of Aspen will have youngsters and adults smiling and giggling during this festive time of the year. Sip hot chocolate, ice skate, enjoy a story at Teddy Bear Story Hour, ring in the New Year with dinner, live music and fireworks. With countless events during 12 Days of Aspen, check out some of the highlights below:
Aspen Mountain received around 2 feet of snow in one week straight! Get ready for the 2014 - 2015 winter season, the snow is
going to be amazing for Opening Day on Aspen Mountain! Aspen Mountain is opening 5 Days Early, Saturday, November 22nd, Aspen Mountain will be opening the Silver Queen Gondola and Ajax Express for those who are ready to make some turns.
Snow has started to fall in Aspen and the locals are counting down the days until Opening Day. Thanksgiving Day is when the chairlifts and gondola will start running for the Season on Aspen Mountain. There is an electric buzz around the Aspen Valley with the anticipation of what this years winter will bring.
It’s the time of year when Aspen shines and sparkles with a radiance that comes from twinkling lights, fresh white snow and a healthy dose of cheer. Aspenites have been reveling in the wonderful early season snowfall and prepping town for the busy, festive and fun 2013 holiday season. Aspen’s annual homage to the holidays, the 12 Days of Aspen, begins on Friday, December 20 for almost 2 weeks of creative activities to make this an incredibly special holiday in Aspen.