3 Aspen Hidden Gems You Cannot Miss

Aspen is a fabulous destination for nature lovers and families looking to have some winter fun on the slopes. However, did you know it offers several unique attractions that might surprise you? In this blog, we’re sharing three Aspen hidden gems that will spice up your staySo, are you ready? Read on, take notes, and prepare to have the most unique stay! 

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Make Your Vacation Extra Unique with These 3 Aspen Hidden Gems 

John Denver Sanctuary 

There are several things to do in Aspen, especially if you love the outdoors. However, if you are looking for more unique activities, how about getting off the beaten path? Our favorite Aspen hidden gem is the John Denver Sanctuary. It’s a must-see for any fans of the iconic singer! The sanctuary is in the Rio Grande Park downtown, right next to the Roaring Fork River. There, you’ll find the peaceful Song Gardenwhere you can have a quiet walk or picnic, as well as spot some of the singer’s lyrics engraved on beautiful rocks throughout the park.  

TLazy7 Ranch 

Another fun and exciting hidden gem to discover is the TLazy7 Ranch. It’s a fabulous spot if you’re traveling with your loved ones and wish to have some family fun! This 80-year-old ranch features many summer and winter activitieslike snowmobile tours, horseback riding, fly-fishing, farm tours with live animals, and more.  

Independence Pass 

One hidden gem you cannot miss during your vacation is Independence Pass! This spectacular, two-lane, 12,095-feet pass offers some of the best views in the whole area and can make for stunning Instagram pictures. Did you know it’s the highest pass in the United States? It’s only open between March and November to avoid hazardslike falling rocks or snow. During the warmer months, you can pack a picnic and enjoy a scenic lunch overlooking the Aspen mountain range or go for a hike! The pass offers three easy trails, six moderate trails, and four difficult ones, so no matter your skill level, you’ll find the perfect adventure for you. 

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