Whether you're setting out on a weekend break or a long and leisurely vacation, it's wise to know a few things about Aspen before setting off.
Aspen lies 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the southwest of Denver, a noteworthy city.
You can forget about the big-name sights — it's the locals that make a place tick. In this part of Colorado, you'll find 7,000 of them.
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Traveling is about absorbing those memorable sights, smells and sounds. If Aspen Mountain, Aspen is a priority on your program, you might want to stay nearby. The Prospector Condominiums is 0.2 miles (0.4 kilometers) away, while The Residence is 0.1 miles (0.2 kilometers) away.
Nothing comes close to landing in a completely new place. If you're hopping on a plane to Aspen, there's every chance you'll be flying into Pitkin County Airport (ASE). It's around 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the northwest of the main streets. Pick up your belongings and get ready for an amazing adventure!
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As soon as you've disembarked at Pitkin County Airport, you'll be able to pick up a car right outside the terminal. Pop into Avis and Budget. You'll find them just moments away. You might also like to consider Hertz and Alamo Rent A Car.
While it can be quite exciting wandering off the beaten path when you're in a new place, sometimes you just have to do the touristy things to see what all the hype is about — like exploring Aspen Mountain in Aspen.
Got time up your sleeve? Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Mountain are some wonderful attractions in this area. You'd be crazy to leave before checking these off your vacation to-do list.
To hear the awe-inspring harmonies of an opera at Wheeler Opera House will certainly be an experience that cannot be surpassed.
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Delight in the great assortment of creative works at Aspen Art Museum. This distinguished art museum is a good venue to pass a morning.
But there's more.
Enjoy an escape into another place at Isis Theatre, where you're always certain to find a film that will interest you.
It's okay to have a regular retreat kicking back by the pool, but travel's all about new experiences. So why not try out some fantastic new adventures? (That way, you'll have lots more to brag about to your friends back home!)
If you're searching for activities to add to your Aspen vacation itinerary, below are just a few ideas:
Aspen is only 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Vail. Use this locality to access a range of tourist attractions, including Vail Ski Resort and the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Just 40 miles (64 kilometers) away you'll find Copper Mountain, another nearby destination that's well worth visiting. It's a handy place to access amazing attractions like Breckenridge Ski Resort and Copper Mountain Ski Resort.
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