What to Do around The Westin Snowmass Resort
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The Aspen-Snowmass area is one of the best places in the U.S. to experience the outdoors, from hiking and biking during the summer months, to outstanding skiing and snowboarding in the winter. It's also home to fine dining and nightlife, après-ski or après-trail.
120 Carriage Way, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, USA
Tom Blake Trail is a beginning-to-intermediate trail for hikers and mountain bikers. Located on the lower side of Snowmass’s Burnt Mountain, bikers zip through groves of Aspen trees on a single trail with the sunlight flickering through the...
Ditch Trail, Snowmass, CO 81654, USA
A true local’s secret, this trail is on the backside of Snowmass Mountain, and traverses across Campground. Since it is fairly flat, with only a couple areas of incline, it is great for beginner biking, hiking, and running in the summer, and...
Crater Lake, Colorado 81611, USA
It's easy to go off on a solo hike along one of the many trails around Aspen. But I tend to be a nature geek and like to know what I'm looking at. If you call ahead to the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) can connect you with a...
100 Elbert Ln, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, USA
Treat yourself to a day of pampering at the Westin Spa because after all the activities you will be doing, whether it is hiking, biking, skiing or shopping, your muscles will need it. Their menu of signature treatment focuses on relaxing,...
100 Frying Pan Rd, Basalt, CO 81621, USA
Located 20 minutes away from Snowmass Village is an angler’s delight on the renowned Flying Pan River. This pristine river is home to some of the best fly fishing in the world and thousands of dedicated fishermen come to test their skill and catch...
320 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
After a long history of ups and downs, the newly renovated Victorian-era Wheeler Opera House is ready to entertain once again with a consistently updated calendar of film screenings and live performances. Although modernized with upgrades like...
Maroon-Snowmass Trail, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Aspen is a playground for the active traveler. No matter how many times I visit, I always set aside time to bike to Maroon Bells. Rent a bike from the Hub, a cycling store in town, and be sure to bring a water bottle and even some snacks for...
Rim Trail S, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
A fun hike or mountain bike trail is the Rim Trail. Even though there are two places to hop on the trail, I personally recommend starting at the side near the Snowmass Mall off Divide Road. The trail is a series of tame switchbacks that traverses...
1, Village Mall, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, USA
Most people think of Aspen as a ski town but there is just as much extreme activity during the warm months as well. Family-operated Blazing Adventures has been offering a variety of half day and full day white water rafting trips for all skill...
Fanny Hill, Snowmass Village, CO 81611, USA
Snowmass is the place to be every Thursday night in the summer. The town hosts free concerts on Fanny Hill that range in musical genre from reggae to bluegrass. Even it if you don’t know who the up and coming talent is that is performing that...
Snowmass, CO 81654, USA
After a full day of skiing in Colorado, it's worth taking a camera out to capture the incredible sunsets. The thinner air at high altitudes means there are colors to be captured that won't be seen at sea-level. As the sun sets, it throws beautiful...
2735 Brush Creek Rd, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, USA
Start the morning with one of the best ways to tour an area, via a hot air balloon ride. Great for families, couples that want a romantic ride, or a group of friends, it is an early morning start to catch the best weather and wind patterns, but...
300 Carriage Way, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, USA
In this budding age of technology where everyone is their own producer, the creative minds at Aspen 82, the local TV broadcasters and resource for all things Aspen Snowmass, have installed a media lab at the Base Village in Snowmass. The space...
105 Village Mall, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, USA
Not every town can brag about prehistoric findings, but Snowmass can. Stumbled upon by a very smart bulldozer operator, the tusk of a woolly mammoth was uncovered, which lead to the excavation and discovery of over 5,400 bones of mastodons, bison,...
5263 Owl Creek Rd, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, USA
Anderson Art Ranch is an astounding non-profit organization that is the premier destination for the exploration of one’s creative self. They offer educational opportunities to children, adults, and amateur and professional artists. Set in a rustic...
408 Aspen Airport Business Center, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
As soon as you walk into King Yoga, a positive, euphoric energy hits you. This isn't one of those pretentious yoga places where you feel out of place if you don’t meditate for an hour a day. It's quite the opposite, in fact. King Yoga, which...
38700 CO-82, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
There's no better feeling than earning your turns skiing or snowboarding. Skin up Buttermilk Mountain at dawn to catch the sunrise from the top. Watching the light slowly illuminate the Maroon Bell Mountains is an inspiring sight. Then ski down...
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