Aspen is a go-to for wintertime excitement, from world-class skiing to more than 100 eateries in its vibrant downtown. To take the stress out of vacation planning, use this winter vacation guide for Aspen put together by locals who know the destination best. You’ll strike the perfect balance between downtime and “go” time too.
Here’s a preview of one of the days from our winter itinerary for Aspen:
7:00am: Itching to get on the slopes? Pack up the family and gear and take the shuttle to Aspen for a day of skiing on Aspen Mountain.
8:00am: Grab a cup of coffee and some pastries at Starbucks, located right at the Base of Aspen Mountain, before heading up the Silver Queen Gondola for a day of riding.
12:30pm: Enjoy lunch at The Sundeck right there atop Aspen Mountain. Insider Tip: They’re known for the best made-to-order stir-fry dishes in town, so order up!
3:00pm: After getting in some more runs, make your way to Ajax Tavern for apres ski.
6:00pm: For an exciting culinary experience, visit Kenichi and indulge in their contemporary Asian cuisine and world-class sushi.
8:00pm: After dinner, stay in town and take in a movie at Metropolitan Isis Theater. Insider Tip: Show times vary, so check the website in advance to plan and purchase your tickets.