Aspen Insights

Aspen Area Information

Aspen, Colorado is a year-round, international destination known for recreation, culture, the arts, and business, with a rich history dating back to the silver mining era. Aspen also features a wonderful array of  restaurants, salons, spas, and boutiques. Aspen is host to world-renowned institutions such as the Aspen Music Festival and School, the Aspen Writer's Foundation, and the Aspen Institute.

Known for downhill skiing on Ajax Mountain, Aspen is also home to a wide variety of athletic activities that are available year round. Try your hand at hiking, biking, skiing, climbing, fly fishing, or rafting, just to name a few of the many activities that are popular in Aspen. In addition, Aspen offers luxurious spas, boutique shopping, and fantastic art galleries. When your day's activities are complete, check out one of the many high-end restaurants, cozy cafes, and long-time favorite eateries around town and then check out some entertainment. Aspen's nightlife includes plenty of apres-ski spots, bars, and clubs. Be sure to catch a show at the historic Wheeler Opera House or stay up late at the Belly Up, which hosts such artists as ZZ Top, Blues Traveler, and Lyle Lovett.  

Enjoy festivals? Aspen hosts the annual Food and Wine Classic each June, along with the renowned Aspen Music Festival and School all summer long. The Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Festival is another favorite of locals and visitors alike, and the Snowmass Balloon Festival each fall is a real sight to see. With a home in Aspen, all of the amenities and attractions of town will be right at your finger tips. You'll be just minutes from the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, and the Aspen Mountain Gondola is walking distance from most locations in town. With over 3,000 vertical feet of skiing, you'll find yourself skiing Ajax time and time again. There is truly something for everyone in Aspen.

Explore the Aspen information we have provided at the left, including tips on what makes each neighborhood unique, from the Aspen core all the way down to Carbondale, or find tips for traveling to Aspen and enjoying every moment spent in this magical town. Interested in buying real estate here? Contact Gary Feldman today, the Aspen Expert.