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What To Do In Aspen In The Summer

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In the summer, Aspen trades ski slopes for vibrant wildflowers and a calendar packed with events. Whether you crave adventure, cultural immersion, or a relaxing escape from the heat, Aspen has something for everyone. Wondering what to do in Aspen this summer? Look no further!

Fuel Your Days

Start your mornings with a healthy and delicious breakfast at JUS, a local favorite known for its fresh juices and power bowls. Next door, browse 419, my favorite boutique. You'll find a curated selection of jewelry, Fine Art, and the perfect outfit for your "Aspen Lunch" or date night.

Adventure Awaits - Fly High

For the adrenaline junkie, soar above the breathtaking scenery with Aspen Paragliding. Experienced pilots will guide you on an unforgettable tandem paragliding flight, offering panoramic views of the Elk Mountains.

Cool Down in Style

When the summer heat gets to be a bit much, head down to Smuggler Mine for a unique tour. This historic silver mine offers a fascinating glimpse into Aspen's past, and with a constant temperature of 50 degrees Fahrenheit, it's a welcome escape from the sun.

Find Peace and Beauty at the John Denver Sanctuary


Nestled amidst the lush greenery of Aspen's Rio Grande Park, the John Denver Sanctuary offers a tranquil escape for nature lovers and music fans. This open-air memorial pays homage to the legendary singer-songwriter John Denver, whose music embodied the spirit of the Colorado Rockies. Stroll along winding paths lined with boulders etched with Denver's iconic lyrics, creating a serene space to reflect on his music and the beauty of the surrounding mountains.


Indulge Your Senses

Experience the world-renowned Aspen Music Festival and School with a concert of your choice. From classical to contemporary music, the festival offers a diverse lineup that will tantalize your ears.

In the afternoon, pamper yourself with a spa day at Heaven on Earth Spa. Their menu of massages, facials, and body treatments will leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready to explore more.

A Culinary Journey

Aspen is a haven for foodies, and no summer trip would be complete without indulging in its culinary offerings.

  • Enjoy a delicious lunch on the patio at Meat & Cheese, a local favorite known for their creative tacos, "boards" and, gourmet salads.
  • For a taste of the sea, head to Clark's Oyster Bar for fresh seafood and an extensive wine list.
  • In the evening, enjoy a sophisticated dining experience at Cache Cache, a local institution serving innovative French-American cuisine.
  • Craving a steak? Catch Steak offers a modern take on the classic steakhouse experience, complete with stunning mountain views.
  • For authentic Italian fare, head to Duemani, a cozy restaurant known for its homemade pastas and hand crafted cocktails. You'll be entertained watching the bartender make their drinks.

Nature's Majesty

No trip to Aspen is complete without a visit to Maroon Bells. Hike or bike through the stunning scenery and capture iconic photographs of these majestic peaks reflected in Maroon Lake.

Ride the Rapids

For an exhilarating adventure, take on the Roaring Fork River on a white water rafting trip. Choose from a variety of trips suitable for all experience levels, and cool off with a splash amidst the breathtaking scenery.

Keeping the Little Ones Entertained


While you're busy exploring Aspen, keep the kids entertained with various summer camp options. The Aspen Art Museum offers creative workshops, ACES (Aspen Center for Environmental Studies) provides fun and educational programs focused on the environment, and the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC) has a range of activities to keep them active.


Plan Your Aspen Summer Adventure

Aspen in the summer offers something for everyone. From heart-pounding adventures to relaxing escapes and cultural experiences, create memories that will last a lifetime and have you wanting to return again and again

Wondering what to do in Aspen this summer? With so much to see and do, you'll need to start planning your trip today!

Rehydrate and Replenish: The Perfect Post-Adventure Treat for Your Skin with an Intraeuticals Oxygen Facial at Heaven on Earth

Aspen's sunshine and fresh mountain air are invigorating but can dehydrate your skin. Rehydrate and nourish your skin after exploring Aspen's stunning scenery with a soothing and restoring Intraceuticals Oxygen Facial at Heaven on Earth. This luxurious treatment combats the drying effects of the high altitude and intense sun by infusing your skin with pure oxygen and vital nutrients, leaving it feeling plump, hydrated, and revitalized. Whether you've been conquering trails, cruising down bike paths, or soaking up the mountain air, the Oxygen Facial will help you restore your healthy glow and get the most out of your Aspen adventure. Don't miss out! Schedule your Intraceuticals Oxygen Facial today and experience the ultimate summer skin revival.

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