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Saturday, August 6, 2016

Things to do in Aspen

Aspen

Inspiring Aspen Colorado


Aspen was inhabited by the Ute Indians, It became a silver mining town during the mining boom of the late 1800s, and therefore it is called as the SHINING MOUNTAINS. It is a unique diamond nestled in the rough of the Rocky Mountains situated on the Pitkin Country.Aspen is also known as a ski resort town situated in the Elk Mountains. It is a famous location for skiing, summer activities, the arts music and business. It is a renowned place especially for the rich and famous. The famous Snow mass village is nearby.

Aspen has a temperate climate allowing us to experience four seasons throughout the year that is spring, summer, fall and winter which offers unique opportunities for recreation sightseeing and relaxation.

This place is a top notch winter resort town and top romantic destination. Tourist will enjoy more in summer also where this place becomes a perfect setting for hiking, biking and horseback tours.

Beautiful Rememberence:


The John Denver Sanctuary: It is a beautiful calm area. Calmness comes over you right on the very edge of Aspen. The walk ways are made of huge white stones leading to the river and several water features. Many stones have lyrics from John Denver songs or Poems. He has left a legacy of songs dedicated to Colorado and the Rocky Mountains.

Maroon Lake Scenic Trail: The scenic trail to the Maroon Bells is lined with rivers, mountains and wildlife. This lake is in the foreground with the backdrop of beautiful Maroon Bells. There are several hikes to choose. This scenic trail is flat and easy to walk.

Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Mountain is the most challenging mountain for ski/snowboard begginers.The inn at Buttermilk has refreshments. The hot air balloon festival is Excellent

Aspen caters to tourist providing activities to suit the whole family from outdoor adventures to cultural pursuits.

Dancing Fountain: The children and adults will enjoy the dancing fountain of the Hyman Avenue Fountain. It is the best way to stay cool on a hot summer day.

River Rafting and Tubing is practiced including Blazing Adventures Aspen, ELK Mountain Expeditions and Aspen White-Water Rafting and Water sports.

Anyone interested in Para gliding and Fly Fishing can experience these sports in this place.

Fun Activities and Games are situated in Wagner Park and Silver Circle Ice Rink.

Silver Queen Gondol: Take a ride on the gondola to the top of Aspen Mountain for spectacular views, delicious food, free classical and bluegrass music that is only on Week end only, Kids activities, Disc Golf miles of trail to hike and bike .One must purchase the gondola ticket.

Anyone interested in concerts and shows can visit Aspen music festival, Wheeler Opera House Theatre and Aspen Hurst Theatre for a relaxation evening. Also if you are in this place do not miss out on Ballet dance at Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. JAZZ Aspen Snowmass continues to draw the biggest acts in the music world.

For a refreshing evening along with your family visit the Aspen Brewing Company, Mawa’sKitchen and foodie food tours. Enjoy poolside cocktails before heading out for an extraordinary meal.

Nightlife can be enjoyed by playing billiards ,dancing or wine tasting at the lively clubs and bars like Belly upboost bellows, Aspen Eric’s Bar, Twomay‘s Tavern, Eagles Club 184 Aspen Colorado and club Chelsea.

Aspen is known for its luxurious hotels and condominiums.

Some of the best FIVESTAR hotels are Hotel Jerome, The Little Neil, The sky Hotel, StRegis Resort and The Hyatt Grand Aspen.

Spend more time and spread these wonderful experiences about your vacation enjoyed in this place.

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