Aspen is the city which is located in remote area. The area is full of Rocky Mountains. The city is present in Pitkin Country, United States. The population of the city is said to be 6,658. The city is very popular and so the property is quite expensive in this city of United States. The city s said to be one among the most popular tourist’s destinations of United States. The city is encircled by white river national forest.
How to reach there
Aspen is a resort which is located in Colorado. The location of the resort is quite exotic. The presence of huge mountains in that region further enhances the beauty of the place. Snowmass Village is present near to aspen. The distance between Aspen and Snowmass Village is just 10 miles. If you are planning to go Aspen, then you can reach there by plane. There is an airport in Aspen which is named as Aspen-Pitkin Country Airport. This airport is also known as Sardy Filed.
Maroon Bells is the most beautiful mountain range in North America. You can go to Maroon Bells through a Maroon Creek Road. If you are going in winters then you can visit this place via road but if you are not going in winters then you can visit this place through a public transport. The place and the journey are quite adventurous in winters. The place is encircled by national forest area. And this is said to be the most photographed area of that region. The glacial valley is covered with foot peaks. There are around 14,000 foot peaks. There is also a lake which is present at this place. The lake is named as Maroon Lake. There is a large variety of wild flowers which are present near the lake. The presence of those colourful flowers is quite mesmerising. There are many other things which you can visit near maroon bells like Maroon lake Scenic Trail, and western maroon trail.
Wheeler Opera House and Harris Concert Hall
Wheeler Opera House is among the top attractions of Aspen. This house was built in 1889. Jerome B. Wheeler built this house. Wheeler Opera House is a building which is made up of stone. A large number of event are organised at this place. It is considered to be a very popular landmark of Aspen. Harris concert Hall is another attraction in Aspen. It is a concert hall which has many 500 seats. It can accommodate 500 people at the same time. Benedict Music Tent is the landmark near to this hall.
Aspen Tennis and golf club
People who love to play tennis and golf will also find this place a very interesting. The golf and tennis club of Aspen is very famous. A magazine named Golf week placed this club on 21st position in the list of top best United States municipal courses. The golf club is very beautiful and it has 18-hole courses. The beauty of the club is enhanced by the presence of rocks all over the region. There are many facilities which are provided in this club like locker facilities, fabulous restaurants, Driving range, clay tennis courts and award winning pro shop lessons & Clinics. There are basically four famous golf clubs in the area. The name of the clubs is Aspen Golf Club, Maroon Creek Club, Snowmass Club, and River Valley Ranch Golf Club.
People who are very fond of music will also enjoy this place. There are lots of music activities at this place. If you are fond of music then you should attend music festivals of Aspen like Belly Up, Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day festival which is held in first week of September, June Festival (in June).
Things to do in Aspen
There are many things to do in Aspen. The list of things to do in Aspen, changes according to the weather. If you are going in winters, then you have a particular set of things to do in Aspen. In winters the place is quite adventurous and exciting. You can do many things in winters like Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing, Sledding, Sleigh rides, and Ski. There are basically four mountains of ski in that area. The names of the mountains are Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Buttermilk, and Aspen Highlands. Like winters there is a list of things to do in summer also. The list of things to do in summer includes Mountain Bike, Hike, Golf, Gondola Rides, White Water rafting, fly fishing, mine exploration, hot air ballooning, Rodeos, Paint ball, Paragliding and outdoor concerts.
Other top attractions of Aspen
Aspen is a beautiful place to visit. You can visit this place in both summers and winters. In any weather the place is quite beautiful and adventurous. There are many other attractions in Aspen like Independence Pass, Aspen Highlands, Rio Grande Trail, John Denver Sanctuary, Aspen Mountain, Theatre Aspen, Silver Queen Gondola, Crater Lake Trail, Cathedral Lake Trail, Aspen Centre of environmental studies, Aspen Recreation Centre, Hunter Creek Trail, Linkins Lake Trail, Ashcroft Ghost Town, Buckskin Pass, Conundrum Creek Trail, Aspen Skiing Company, Windstar land Conservancy, Capitol Creek Trail, and Smuggler Mountain.