Aspen (United States)

Aspen Travel Guide and Trip Resources

Aspen Snowmass

America's premier ski resort

Aspen is America's premier ski resort, at a 4 hours drive from Denver in Colorado
76 lifts and nearly 3 square kilometer of slopes, mostly intermediate in difficulty
Great eating and shopping; this is after all the playground of the rich and famous!

There is no rule that says that any picture posted with an article about Aspen needs to include snow. After all, this place also exists in summer and there is enough going on in all seasons (hiking, fishing, ballooning, anyone?). But wouldn't it be madness not to? For most tourists, Aspen is all about the snow and skiing.

This mountain town of nearly 6,658 people in Colorado, at a 4 hours drive from Denver, is one of America's most renowned ski resorts. It is surrounded by 4 large ski areas and has 2.7 square km (673 acres) of skiable terrain serviced by 76 ski lifts. The majority of skiing trails (48%) are of intermediate difficulty and the snow tends to be of excellent quality.

As Aspen is often seen as a playground for the wealthy and the famous, you won't need to worry about being able to shop or eat out in the evening, we guarantee that you'll be catered for. Just don't forget your credit card. [Review by travelindicator]

Key info

  • Aspen is a city in United States's region of Colorado. It has a population of 6,658, is situated at an altitude of 7890ft and the best airport to fly into is ASE (Aspen, Aspen)
  • The currency used in United States is the US dollar (USD)

Other cities in the region (Colorado, United States)

Telluride, Denver

Aspen Weather

Historical average maximum temperature per month (℉):

36 39 46 54 63 73 79 75 70 57 45 36

Historical average rainfall per month (inches):

1.7 2.2 2.7 2.6 2.1 1.3 1.9 1.7 2 2.2 2.4 2.1

More Aspen travel resources

For help discovering the best of Aspen, check out the KAYAK Aspen Travel Guide.

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