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A luxury mountain town that is beloved as a glitzy resort destination

Welcome to Aspen

Aspen is a slice of heaven on earth: an upscale paradise for nature lovers, seekers of rest and relaxation, and champion or beginning skiers. This old mining town has transformed into a coveted zip code and resort destination filled with activities, arts and culture, music, and food.

What to Love

  • Premier skiing destination
  • Endless outdoor activities
  • High-end, glitzy atmosphere and amenities
  • Contemporary luxury real estate
  • World-class resort and vacation destination

Local Lifestyle

Aspen is an exciting spot year-round. The winters offer skiing, snow sports, and cozy living. The summers offer a verdant oasis of hiking, fishing, outdoor festivals, and relaxing patio happy hours. The city is a peaceful hamlet at the base of the Rocky Mountains but also has all the excitement and amenities of metropolitan areas. The contemporary chalet real estate in Aspen is some of the most coveted property in the country.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Aspen has a host of luxury dining and shopping experiences. Many Aspen establishments close in the off-season, so be sure to check their schedules before visiting.


For an elegant dinner or date night, Ellina delivers sophisticated eats and a candlelit dining room. House-made pastas with artisanal ingredients like burrata are Ellina’s specialty.


Whether you’re looking to dine out or pick up some special ingredients for dinner, the Meat & Cheese Restaurant & Farm Shop has what you’re looking for. Part gourmet deli and part gastropub, this warm and inviting restaurant has the most delectable charcuterie boards, deli

selections, and cuisine that you can find.

Frontier fashion, both stylish and practical, can be found at Kemo Sabe. This high-end Western-wear boutique is where you’ll find the signature embroidered cowboy boots, hats, leatherware, and jackets you spot around town.


Bookworms will fall head over heels for Explore Booksellers, a quintessential village bookstore with maximum charm in a historic Victorian cottage. If you’re decorating a recently purchased home, then a stop at the LIK Fine Art Gallery is a must. Australian fine art photographer Peter Lik’s breathtaking nature studies can be purchased to fill up those white walls or can simply be appreciated in the gallery.

Things to Do

Aspen is an amazing destination because it has all the tranquility of nature but plenty of opportunities to socialize and experience culture. The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen has some of the most sought-after festival tickets in the country. Guests enjoy three days of presentations and tastings from the most lauded chefs and food and wine purveyors in the world.


Another spot that attracts an A-list lineup is Belly Up Aspen, a small but mighty music venue where concertgoers can see headliners like Gary Clark Jr. in an intimate setting. Music lovers have even more options at the Aspen Music Festival, which holds symphony, orchestra, and chamber music concerts during the warmer months.


The Wheeler Opera House is another local favorite in a stunning historical building, and the Aspen Art Museum has an exquisite display of architecture and fine art.

Of course, Aspen is famously a ski town and surrounds the Aspen Mountain ski area. The four mountains that make up this landscape have terrain for every skier, from kids to experts.


The John Denver Sanctuary is a peaceful but eventful nature preserve where families can simply relax and enjoy the mountain views and beautiful greenery.


Aspen is served by the Aspen School District.