Aspen travel guide

Aspen, CO Travel Guide

Aspen, CO, has emerged as a year-round vacation destination for every type of traveler. Originally known for its world-class skiing, Aspen has also attracted attention with some of the most delightful spring and summer festivals in the country. Browse the Aspen travel guide information and picks below, provided by our own Aspen Destination Experts who have long-standing experience in the Aspen area.

14th Annual Aspen Arts Festival

July 23rd, 2016 - July 24th, 2016

Come join in the fun of Aspen's largest annual Arts Festival. Experience and become inspired by the hundreds of vendors selling a wide range of creations among the beautiful Aspen views.

Jazz Aspen Labor Day Experience

September 2nd, 2016 - September 4th, 2016

Enjoy three nights of music by performers such as Train, The Killers, and Stevie Wonder, and more. Indulge yourself with food vendors and bars from your favorite Aspen restaurants.

Golden Leaf Half Marathon

September 24th, 2016

Experience what Trail Runner Magazine calls one of “America’s 14 Most Scenic Races.” The Golden Leaf Half attracts runners from across the country excited about the opportunity to run in one of the most beautiful foot races in the Rockies. The high-energy event draws in plenty of visitors and is sure to be a fun day for the whole family.


Aspen Snowmass Resort is one of the premier resorts in the world. Separated into four mountain resorts, skiers and snowboarders have plenty to choose from.


The adventure never stops in Aspen, Colorado. See what kind of activities are available and plan your vacation with ease.


From downtown boutiques to exclusive high-end outlets, find out why some come to Aspen just to shop!


With so many choices, you could spend all your time in Aspen just eating! We've listed some of our favorite dining spots.


Get information about airports and learn about the best ways of getting around Aspen.


Get information about other services like child care and private chefs.