SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Aspen is a famous ski and snowboard destination. Mainly because snow reliability is generally good and additional snowmaking and grooming assures excellent skiing conditions. There are four mountains nearby: Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk. Most conveniently, a free bus services links all of these mountains. Most importantly, the slopes are great and offer various difficulty levels for both beginners and advanced skiers and snowboarders. Buttermilk is a regular host of the Winter X Games and therefore has an excellent reputation for snowboarding.
However, besides excellent skiing and snowboarding slopes, there is much more to Aspen. Indeed, you can even visit this great place all year round. For example, it has a dramatic and diverse landscape filled with natural beauty. Additionally, the majestic Rocky Mountains, rolling hills, rivers, streams and high desert of the Colorado Plateau make it a magical sight to see. What's more, the Maroon Bells, a pair of 14,000-foot mountains, are even among the most photographed sights in Colorado. So don't miss out on this splendor of nature. What to do?
Actually, the mountain towns are alluring to skiers, hikers, climbers, mountain bikers, and outdoor enthusiasts of all types alike. As they are great places to soak up some tranquillity and enjoy the mountain vibe. Furthermore, there are scenic parks to drive through and monuments to admire. If you are visiting Aspen in summer, drive over the Continental Divide along the Independence Pass. Another great thing to do is to walk the breath taking hiking trail called the Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. The best way to to enjoy the natural sights and sounds is by foot.
Done with nature? Then visit the Aspen Art Museum and enjoy some great art. Or visit one of the many superb restaurants for fine dining, a laid back pub or one with great live music. Additionally, there are even special restaurants and bars that accommodate groups.
In conclusion, Aspen is vibrant all year round. Therefore it is a great destination, and not just for skiers and snowboarders!
FLY TO ASPEN
WHAT TO DO
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