Aspen Square Daily News
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.
Summer in Aspen brings new adventures, from music and theater, to activities, special events and just relaxing around the pool. One of our favorites is the ride on the Aspen Mountain Gondola, taking visitors up to over 11,000 feet elevation on the 15 minute ride to the top. Enjoy the amazing views, guided nature hikes and fun activities for kids. The Sundeck Restaurant offers everything from cold drinks to snacks to a full lunch -- a real treat with amazing views all around! It's something special to do in Aspen in the summer: the Aspen Mountain Gondola.
Air service into Aspen's local airport is excellent and the airport is just ten minutes away from downtown Aspen! Frontier Airlines continues to serve Aspen with daily flights to Denver all summer long, connecting to their over 50 major market cities nation wide. Check Frontier for their special fares, available from time to time from major market cities. United Airlines continues to bring more service to Aspen, including an expanded schedule between Aspen and Denver,and weekend service direct to Los Angeles.