Explore our recommended activities and attractions in the Aspen Snowmass area and start planning your perfect trip. Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions or for further details on recommendations for things to do in the area.
Purchase Lift Tickets from the Aspen Ski Company | View Details
Save on lift tickets, lessons and rentals when you purchase at least 7 days in advance online from the Aspen Ski Company.
7908 Supper Club | View Details
7908 is the first supper club in downtown Aspen that serves high-end alpine cuisine and is located in the Hyman Mall, downtown Aspen!
970.516.7908 | Website
Acquolina Trattoria & Pizzeria | View Details
Acquolina is a beloved trattoria (Italian restaurant) and pizzeria, located on Main Street in Aspen, just off the walking mall.
(970) 925-8222 | Website
Ajax Tavern | View Details
Après ski is what we do best in this town, and Ajax Tavern is the place to see and be seen! In the summer, the outside deck’s large umbrellas make for amazing al fresco dining.
(970) 920-6334 | Website
Aspen Art Museum | View Details
The Aspen Art Museum is a non-collecting institution presenting the newest, most important evolutions in international contemporary art.
970-925-8050 | Website
Aspen Highlands Ski Resort | View Details
Aspen Highlands has expansive views, extreme skiing, and world-class on-mountain dining. Located just outside the town of Aspen, Aspen Highlands is built onto a ridge that rises for over 4,000 feet. Highlands Bowl, which requires a high-elevation climb up the ridge, is a test piece for adventure skiers.
Aspen Motorsports Park | View Details
Aspen Motorsports give you the chance to jump into the driver’s seat of a race car. Their skilled professionals will give you the…
970-923-0713 | Website
Aspen Mountain Activities | View Details
You’ve seen it in the winter, now check it out during the summer! The Silver Queen Gondola whisks you from the beating heart…
Aspen Mountain Ski Resort | View Details
Called Ajax by the locals, Aspen Mountain Ski Resort has steep glades, secret powder stashes, and a famous ski scene. Because of its complex terrain, Aspen Mountain is best for Intermediate to Expert Skiers.
Aspen Paragliding | View Details
Soar above the peaks of Aspen at altitudes of 18,000 feet with Aspen Paragliding. Staffed with the most skilled professional tandem pilots in…
970-925-6975 | Website
Aspen Recreation Center | View Details
The Aspen Recreation Center (aka “The ARC”) is Aspen’s premier recreation center. The facility provides a variety of recreational opportunities for the…
970-544-4100 | Website
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet | View Details
An American contemporary dance company with a commitment to curating new ballets and raising choreographic talent, combines to create a bold repetoire….
970-925-7175 | Website
AVA Rafting and Zipline Tour | View Details
Head to Buena Vista for a full day of whitewater rafting and ziplining on the Arkansas River! Start by driving over Independence Pass, which…
1-800-370-0581 | Website
Belly Up | View Details
A small, intimate venue that gets big-name artists to downtown Aspen.
970-785-8500 | Website
Biking in Aspen Snowmass | View Details
Blazing Adventures offers a variety of biking trips in the Aspen area!
970-923-4544 | Website
Bosq | View Details
Bosq serves “New American” cuisine at their location in downtown Aspen. The menu changes seasonally and will never disappoint.
(970) 710-7299 | Website
Buttermilk Ski Resort | View Details
Home to the Winter X-Games, perfect beginner skiing, all-day uphill skiing, and spectacular views, Buttermilk is a ski resort with many sides.
Cache Cache | View Details
One of our favorite restaurants in Aspen, Cache Cache is a downtown French-American bistro. Wine connoiseurs rejoice over the 5000 bottles of wine kept in stock.
(970) 925-3835 | Website
Campo di Fiori | View Details
Campo di Fiori is a classic Italian restaurant loved by Aspen locals and visitors alike. The classic menu is created by Executive Chef Giuseppe Garofolo, who moved from Italy to Aspen in 1999.
(970) 920-7717 | Website
Casa Tua | View Details
Casa Tua is a beloved Northern Italian restaurant in downtown Aspen. Our guests who also spend time in Miami are already familiar with Casa Tua, as there is a location there as well.
Clark’s Oyster Bar | View Details
If you’re in the mood for amazing, fresh seafood, Clark’s Oyster Bar is your spot. The restaurant is located in the old Little Annie’s on East Hyman Avenue.
(970) 710-2546 | Website
Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro | View Details
At 10,900 feet, Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro at Aspen Highlands Ski Resort is the epitome of on-mountain dining. Escape to the Swiss Alps during lunch service. Once après ski starts, you’ll be popping champagne.
Creperie Du Village | View Details
This cozy, intimate french cuisine restaurant in known for its mouth watering cheese fondues, swiss raclette, and crepes.
970-925-1566 | Website
Element 47 | View Details
Element 47, located in the Little Nell, serves “Colorado contemporary cuisine.” The restaurant has received a five-star restaurant award and serves locally raised…
(970) 920-6330 | Website
Elk Camp Restaurant |
The Elk Camp Restaurant is open seasonally (winter and summer) at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola in Snowmass. The casual on-mountain spot serves gourmet grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches.
Ellina Restaurant and Bar | View Details
Since 2009, Ellina Restaurant has served farm-to-table, Italian-inspired cuisine in downtown Aspen. The core location is unbeatable and offers great summertime outdoor seating along the Hyman Avenue pedestrian mall.
(970) 925-2976 | Website
Fly Fishing | View Details
The Aspen area is world-renowned for its gold medal rivers and streams. Aspen Fly Fishing provides guided trips to suit every angler’s needs, from half-day wade trips (a great introduction to the sport), to float trips that are perfect for more experienced anglers looking to spend a bit more time on the water.
Hiking Trails | View Details
The City of Aspen’s trail system provides both summer and winter use making it one of the largest trails systems in the…
Home Team BBQ | View Details
Home Team BBQ is located inside the Inn at Aspen at the base of Buttermilk Mountain. There’s a 25-seat bar, large televisions to watch the game, fireplaces, a large patio, and something for everyone in the family.
(970) 236-2040 | Website
Hops Culture | View Details
Hops Culture is Aspen’s place for craft beer. In addition to 30 rotating draft beers, 200+ bottled and canned beers, and wines and cocktails, Hops serves a great menu of comfort classics.
Hot Air Ballooning in Aspen and Snowmass | View Details
Enjoy an incredible flight of wonder over the Aspen / Snowmass area while enjoying the fresh air of the morning. Once you have landed, enjoy a champagne brunch with fresh fruit, meat, cheese, crackers, pastries, bagels and yogurt.
J-Bar | View Details
J-Bar is located on Main Street in one of Aspen’s oldest buildings. The casual bar serves lunch and dinner before turning into a lively nighttime scene.
(970) 429-7674 | Website
Jazz Aspen Snowmass | View Details
Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) was founded in 1991, making this its 27th season. In the summer, JAS hosts both the June Experience and Labor Day Experience. In the winter, enjoy intimate jazz performances at the JAS Cafe in the Little Nell.
970-920-4966 | Website
Jean Robert’s Gym | View Details
Located right in downtown Aspen is the premier Jean Robert’s Gym. Enjoy world-class personal training, Aspen Mountain views, pilates program, group fitness class, and full massage services.
970-920-9595 | Website
Jeep Tours | View Details
Explore our surrounding mountains by going on an off-roading jeep tour with family and friends during your stay in Aspen Snowmass!
970-923-4544 | Website
Jimmy’s American Restaurant & Bar | View Details
Jimmy’s American Restaurant & Bar is located upstairs in Aspen’s “Restaurant Row.” Open since 1997, Jimmy’s serves a variety of steaks, seafood, soups, salads, and more.
(970) 925-6020 | Website
Jimmy’s Bodega | View Details
Jimmy’s Bodega is an oyster bar located in the Aspen Core. In addition to a great selection of seafood, Jimmy’s Bodega serves steaks and has an extensive cocktail menu.
(970) 710-2182 | Website
Krabloonik Mountain Dining & Dogsledding | View Details
Take a high speed sled ride through the backcountry of Snowmass Mountain in this unique dining adventure. Sled rides are powered by…
970-923-3953 | Website
Maru | View Details
Maru, located in downtown Aspen, serves sushi and other Japanese cuisine. Enjoy an extensive selection of rolls from the sushi bar in addition to main dishes.
Matsuhisa Aspen | View Details
Matsuhisa Aspen is a sushi restaurant in the Chef Nobu Matsuisa dining group, which started in Beverly Hills. Downstairs is the main dining room, and upstairs is the sushi bar and, in the summer, outdoor seating.
(970) 355-3044 | Website
Meat & Cheese Restaurant and Farm Shop | View Details
Meat & Cheese, located just below the Aspen Signature Properties office, is a combination restaurant and marketplace. As you might guess, Meat & Cheese serves a variety of local meats and cheese, including chicken, steak, sausages, and cheese boards.
(970)-710-7120 | Website
Mi Chola | View Details
Mi Chola serves “progressive Mexican cuisine” and an extensive tequila list at their hip location on Main Street in Aspen. The patio is great for outdoor dining in summer, and the bar stays open late.
(970) 710-7076 | Website
Pine Creek Cookhouse | View Details
The Pine Creek Cookhouse is a mandatory stop during your Aspen vacation. The remote restaurant, located at the end of the Castle Creek Valley in the Elk Mountain Range, serves high-end American cuisine, and the views are to die for.
(970) 925-1044 | Website
Snowmass Ski Resort | View Details
Snowmass, the largest Aspen Snowmass ski resort, offers endless terrain and a family-friendly village. The acclaimed ski school at Snowmass is perfect for beginners and kids. The modern terrain on the Big Burn and Elk Camp is great for cruising and intermediate skiing.
Snowmobiling at T Lazy 7 | View Details
Aspen’s leading snowmobile tour operator, led by trusted, experienced guides with a passion for the area and its intriguing history. Snowmobiles are fun for…
970-925-4614 | Website
Stand Up Paddleboarding in Aspen | View Details
Stand up paddleboarding at the Northstar Preserve towards Independence Pass is one of the locals favorite summertime activities!
970-923-4544 | Website
Steakhouse No. 316 | View Details
For fine dining in a swanky nightclub environment (think red velvet), make a dinner reservation at Steakhouse No. 316. In addition to prime cuts of steak, the restaurant has seafood, a raw bar, and salads.
(970) 920-1893 | Website
The Wheeler Opera House | View Details
Despite Aspen’s tiny size, the historic Wheeler Opera House is one of our nation’s busiest and most creative performing arts facilities, mixing…
White House Tavern | View Details
Located in downtown Aspen at the historic A.G. Sheppard House, White House Tavern serves Southern-style cuisine. Though they have an unbeatable cocktail…
(970) 925-1007 | Website
Woody Creek Tavern | View Details
The famous Woody Creek Tavern was a long-time hangout of writer Hunter S. Thompson. If you visit Woody Creek Tavern in summer, we recommend riding bikes there — the Rio Grande Trail goes directly from Aspen and is all downhill.
(970) 923-4585 | Website