The allure of Aspen, Colorado, is so much more than strapping on your skis or snowboard and gliding through fresh powder. While we love hitting the slopes here, the amazing snowfall our area experiences makes for tons of things to do in Aspen in winter besides skiing! Our list will give you an idea of what our area offers, then our concierge can plan it for you. Get the inside scoop on planning your Aspen getaway when you access our carefully-curated Vacation Guide.
5 of the Best Things to Do in Aspen in Winter Besides Skiing
Sightsee While Snowshoeing
It’s no secret that Aspen turns into a winter wonderland. The towering trees are blanketed in white, and the ice crystals sparkle like diamonds in the sun. One of the best ways to experience the beauty of our area is to strap on some snowshoes. As you snowshoe through the trails, you’ll get to take in the sights and sounds of the mountains. Let our concierge hire the perfect guide for you with snowshoes waiting in your Aspen Signature Property.
Race Down the Mountain
Just because you’re looking for things to do in Aspen in winter besides skiing doesn’t mean you can’t utilize the mountains. Our area offers both tubing and sledding, and these classic winter activities are fun for all ages! Snowmass has some excellent tubing lanes at Elk Camp, and the Aspen Recreation Center offers classic sledding.
Meet up for Après-Ski
Après-ski isn’t limited to just those that have been skiing all day. Experiencing the après-ski scene is an absolute must during your stay in Aspen– it’s a right of passage into the culture of our town. Whether you’re meeting up with another group or just want to head to Ajax Tavern for some truffle fries and a local brew, you won’t want to miss out on these snowy parties.
Indulge in Aspen Cuisine
Over the years, Aspen has become a mecca of culinary expertise. Dining here is more than just ordering food; it’s an experience. Eat your way through town as you indulge in everything from BBQ to sushi. Our concierge can make reservations for you at any restaurant you desire so you can stop worrying about planning and start doing what’s important: making memories.
Note that while we are in a red zone due to COVID-19, there is no indoor dinning in Pitkin County. Outdoor dining and takeout are still available.
Go on a Sleigh Ride
Experience the magic of Aspen when you go on a sleigh ride! There’s something enchanting about bundling up in a sleigh surrounded by the stunning mountain landscape. Have our concierge set up a sleigh ride and picnic for you and your sweetheart as a romantic date or opt to bring the entire family along to sip hot chocolate as you glide through the snow.
Book Your Winter Getaway Today
Experience Aspen the right way when you stay with Aspen Signature Vacation Rentals. Each of our properties offers something different; explore everything from contemporary mansions to penthouses in the heart of downtown. Browse our properties today, then work with our concierge to plan all the things to do in Aspen in winter besides skiing. It’s time to book the getaway of a lifetime in our winter wonderland.