See the terrain come rushing up to meet you as you touch down at Pitkin County Airport (ASE) in Aspen.
Unless you're willing to stay the night at the airport, you would be wise to book a room at one of the 2 accommodations that are nearby. While they may not be within walking distance, they're still just a quick commute away. The Inn at Aspen provides complimentary airport shuttle service and 24-hour concierge and is 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, while the Downtown Aspen Condominium Collection by McCartney is 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) from the airport.
Even though you may be between flights, consider checking out Aspen Mountain if you can manage it. It's located only 3 miles (5 kilometers) away.
Now you know where you are going and what you'd like to do, be sure to reserve your hotel right away.
Aspen, CO Airport (ASE-Pitkin County) has no lodgings in its immediate vicinity. Investigate your options a little further out and book your ideal place.
While the Aspen Meadows Resort and the Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands by Frias might not be right on the doorstep of the terminals, they won't take too long to get to either — a short drive at most. The first option offers conference facilities, on-site laundry facilities and an in-lobby fireplace. The second has business center facilities, internet access and area shuttle services.