Aspen Square Daily News
Aspen is moving at a more relaxed pace as we enjoy the delights of late summer. The weather is warm during the day and crisp at night -- just right! There is still much to see and do in Aspen, or just relax around the Aspen Square pool. Enjoy the Aspen Mountain Gondola that takes visitors to over 11,000 feet and the Sundeck Restaurant. Have lunch up top and take in the truly magnificant views. Stroll through town and have coffee and snacks at a sidwalk cafe. Now is the time to enjoy Aspen at a slower speed, and have fun in the Colorado Mountains. Come stay with us!
Aspen will welcome the Queen Stage of the new USA Pro Cycling Challenge later in August, as over 120 pro teams and their top riders compete in the Colorado Mountains. The teams will be fresh off the Tour de France, and many of the world's top riders will be here for this seven-stage pro bike event. Aspen's stage finish will see riders start in Gunnison and ride over two passes, ending with Independence Pass and into downtown Aspen. What an exciting event it will be! Call for special Aspen Square lodging rates. Come share the excitement of pro cycling on August 24!
Summer is a favorite season for many in Aspen with music, activities and special events all around. While much of our nation is baking in high temperatures still, visitors to Aspen enjoy warm days, crisp nights and comfortable temps every day. The Aspen Music Festival is into its final two weeks now, and other cultural offerings continue as well. We are getting ready to welcome the bike racers of the US PRO CYCLING CHALLENGE, coming through Aspen on August 24. The top teams and many top riders will be here, cruising into Aspen from over Independence Pass.