Welcome to Aspen
Where quintessential mountain town meets international luxury
Surrounded by the stunning peaks of the Elk Mountains, the community of Aspen, Colorado, is not only a mountainside oasis but a charming neighborhood offering a magnificent cross between luxury and small-town charm. Developed as a silver-mining town during the late mining boom of the late 1800s, Aspen has since experienced a cultural renaissance. Now lauded as an international ski destination, Aspen offers sought-after amenities and world-famous recreation.
What to Love
Authentic mountain town vibe
Incredible outdoor recreational activities
Beautiful scenery and open spaces
Luxurious dining and shopping experiences
Vibrant art and entertainment scene
Aspen’s world-famous reputation as a premier ski location is intertwined with daily life. Its four ski mountains can be seen from anywhere in town, and each unique peak offers opportunities for skiers of all skill levels to experience its slopes. Residents enjoy quiet, residential streets where they can ski right into Aspen’s charming downtown area comprised of eateries and boutique shops. Many visit Aspen and quickly turn from visitors to lifelong residents.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Aspen offers an array of delightful dining and shopping options. Indulge in a raw bar, craft cocktails, and seafood entrees at Clark's Market Oyster Bar
. Mi Chola
on East Main Street serves authentic Mexican dishes in a hip atmosphere. Bite into a juicy steak at Steakhouse No. 316
, whose old-world club ambiance features red velvet curtains, moody lighting, and leather booths. For a chic and cozy dining experience, French Alpine Bistro - Crêperie du Village
is the place to go. This fondue restaurant serves summer salads and a variety of sweet and savory crepes.
Shopping in Aspen is a must. From antique stores to art galleries and sports equipment stores selling the best skiwear, there is something for every shopper here. Purchase Colorado-grown produce and artisan goods at the Aspen Saturday Market
Things to Do
People from all over the country flock to aspen for its hosted World Cup events, where skiers go head-to-head in thrilling races, so be sure to grab a ticket.
Summer invites locals and visitors alike to partake in hiking, biking, rafting, rock climbing, horseback riding, fishing, and more. The Aspen Golf Club
continuously ranks as one of the area’s best municipal courses, with 18 challenging holes, stunning views, and a private-club atmosphere.
Aspen offers a broad range of community-wide festivals and events. The Aspen Music Festival and School
attracts the world's best performers and top students for more than 400 musical events during the summer season. Belly Up
’s live music venue provides attendees with open seating and big-name concerts. The annual Aspen Food and Wine Classic
consists of three incredible days of cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, and invigorating panels led by wine experts and world-class chefs.
The Aspen School District serves the community of Aspen.