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Maroon Bells in Aspen, CO

Why would you come all the way to Aspen, and miss a visit to the Maroon Bells—North America’s most-photographed mountains? We think that seeing these 14,000-foot peaks in person is an absolute must.

Pitkin County Library in Aspen, CO
(970) 429-1900

The Pitkin County Library is a cultural gem. The library promotes reading, learning, and creativity for all ages. Located in downtown Aspen, the library is a great place to check out a new book, take your child to story time, and learn something new.

A horse pulling a family over snow on a sleigh

Taking a wintertime horse-drawn sleigh ride in Aspen is a magical experience. Touring a pristine alpine meadow in a horse-drawn sleigh while relaxed and cozy, and sipping hot cocoa or cider makes for an unforgettable only-in-Aspen experience. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

The Thanksgiving holiday often elicits feelings of warmth from family, friends, fireplaces — and, of course, food. Most schools close over Thanksgiving week, allowing families with children the flexibility to travel and create more special memories. 

Ullr Nights is an event on Snowmass Mountain held on select Fridays during the winter months. Ullr is the Norse God of Snow, and to celebrate all things related to snow, Snowmass throws this fun, family-friendly party, which is open to everyone.

Wheeler Opera House
(970) 920-5770

When you visit Aspen, you hear about the Wheeler Opera House. Make the Wheeler Opera House a part of your Aspen experience by attending exciting live performances, informative lectures, and screenings of inspiring films.

Wintersköl fireworks in Aspen, Colorado

Aspen’s Annual Wintersköl (mid-January of each year) is the perfect time to offer a “toast to winter” in the Colorado Rockies. The magic of winter in Aspen includes gorgeous scenery, bright bluebird days, thick blankets of snow, unbeatable skiing and boarding, and ultimately, never-ending adventure in the great outdoors.