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Paradise for Adventure Lovers
Aspen is a fantastic ski resort, nestled beautifully in the center of the White River National Forest and enclosed by the peaks of the Elk Mountains. From mounting 14,000-foot summits to tranquil trails to entertaining shows, the region of Aspen is a holiday heaven for all seasons.
This ultimate ski destination has many things to do throughout the year. If you are looking forward to having the best ski vacation, then Aspen is just an ideal place to hit the slopes. Book last minute flights to Aspen and enjoy an amazing adventurous vacation.
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Aspen in Colorado remains a playground for the skiers, hikers and outdoors lovers. No matter when you are planning a trip to Aspen, be it summer or winter there are loads of fun things to do in the city.
Book cheap flights to Aspen to adore picturesque Aspen Mountain views from the Silver Queen Gondola, see a performance at the Hurst Theatre, discover the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, go on a brewery excursion, admire an exhibition at the Aspen Art Museum and go skiing.
There are numerous brilliant tours to select from that allow the travelers get to know the region with the help of experienced guides. Last but not the least, hotels and restaurants in Aspen offers a variety of dishes to try on your trip to Aspen.
Aspen Mountain - This mountain summit is located in the Elk Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The north part of the mountain is home to the Aspen Mountain Ski Area.
The local residents of the area still call the mountain Ajax, its old name. The mountain is a paradise for the adventure enthusiasts. This mountain first opened to the skiers in 1947. With spectacular peak views and slopes that make even the finest skiers in the world heart race, it is no surprise why this mountain remains a favorite spot for winter sports lovers.
Skiers throng to this mountain year after year for the well-known steeps, slopes and glades. Join a yoga group on the peak or hop on a gondola for panoramic views of the mountain. After a busy day on the mountains, take a break and relax on the observation deck and adore the spectacular views of Elk Mountain Ski Area.
Maroon Bells - With their grand image replicated across the still waters of picturesque Maroon Lake, Maroon Bells are no less than a wonder. Maroon Bells is made up of two peaks - Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak. The rising sun fabricates them golden, forming an exceptionally charismatic landscape.
One can get the best view of the Maroon Bells from the mesmerizing Maroon Lake. Travelers here reach by a $6 shuttle drive, or motorbike ride for free. In the winter, travelers can also get proximity to the peaks by a snowmobile or cross-country skis.
Mount Sopris - Located on the northern end of the Elk Mountains, Mount Sopris safeguards the rocky hub. The mountain was named after Richard Sopris, a former mayor of Denver. This impressive mountain rises to the height of 12,953 feet and has twin summits i.e. East Mount Sopris and West Mount Sopris that are of equal height and are climbed together at ease. East Mount Sopris is accomplished by Mount Sopris Trail and is more common of the two peaks.
Aspen Art Museum - The museum founded in 1977 is globally renowned for its modern artwork that graces the walls and halls of the Museum. This museum is housed in a significant brick building along the famous Rio Grande Trail. This new museum is home to three floors- two are above ground and one below. The two floors above the ground are dedicated to an abundant versatile space, cafe, public terrace with panoramic views of the incredible Aspen Mountains whereas the one floor below the ground is home to gallery space.
Independence Ghost Town - This Ghost Town is located 16 miles east of Aspen on freeway 82. Situated at a height of 10,900 feet, Independence Ghost Town is the timber skeleton relics of Colorado mining operation of the 1880s. It is no surprise that inhabitants deserted the town owing to harsh weather. Independence Pass begins to bends just past the townsite. Travelers here can discover structures and buildings, stable, houses and Farwell Stamp Mill.
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