Welcome to Aspen
A world-class resort town that’s as timelessly trendy as it is cultured
Aspen is well-known as a winter wonderland, but it’s so much more than that! Aspen provides many world-class amenities, top-tier restaurants, multi-cultural inspiration, and an endless list of recreational activities for every season. The city is also home to many state-of-the-art, luxurious real estate options.
The housing market in Aspen accommodates and impresses every budget, and residents get the privilege of enjoying some of the best ski resorts in the nation and the world. The local architecture is a true testament to the brilliant minds of the artists and designers that take residence here. Be embraced by Aspen’s Bauhaus style, which throws a contemporary spin on an area rich in history.
What to Love
- Endless summer and winter activities
- Laid-back, artsy vibes
- Foodie paradise
- Vibrant music scene
Locals in Aspen are accustomed to a lifestyle that is so much more than just five-star hotels and luxury ski resorts. Living in Aspen means that every day is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. From hiking to skiing and snowmobiling, Aspen is an amazing experience for tourists and locals alike.
In Aspen, there is no shortage of activities in the wintertime. Here, locals find themselves snowshoeing, snowboarding, or dogsledding by day and fine dining by night. The possibilities are endless. For locals, Aspen mixes equal parts of rugged excitement and cultured enlightenment. The Aspen lifestyle combines small-town charm with amenities that match America’s biggest, most bustling cities. Living in Aspen affords the kind of lifestyle where everything and more is possible.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Spend your days shopping at Gorsuch, a legendary local name in a high-end active fashion, relaxing on the lake, or taking in the mountain views in your backyard. Then grab a bite at Matsuhisa, an intimate sushi bar located in a 120-year old Victorian house downtown. If you’re a foodie, Aspen will not disappoint. Perhaps you’re in the mood for contemporary Italian before you head out to enjoy the vibrant nightlife Aspen offers. Duemani provides all that and more, with elegant coastal flavors, high-quality grilled meat, and gorgeously composed seafood. The warm and inviting setting provides a perfect hang-out for day or night and summer or winter.
After a long spa day in Aspen’s brilliant spa scene, stop by Cache Cache for a local and heartfelt palette that suits any taste. Cache Cache’s impeccable service represents the very best of Aspen, and its upscale French-American cuisine and sleek bar are the perfect complements to any day.
Things to Do
Treat yourself to a relaxing afternoon at Remède Spa, the perfect place to pamper yourself after a day on the mountainside or on a hiking trail. Aspen’s spas are just one of many ways to rest and prepare to enjoy the ever-buzzing music scene.
If you’re a fan of America’s original renegade music, then the Jazz Aspen Labor Day Music Festival is just right. The mission of JAS, as it’s affectionately known, is to present the past, present, and future of jazz music through a 3-day, open-air extravaganza.
Visit Aspen Music Festival and School for a cultured taste of classical music. The school was founded in 1949 and still hosts musical festivals to this day. Continuing the transition of Belly Up in sister city Solana Beach, CA is Belly Up Aspen. Named one of Rolling Stone’s best clubs in America, you won’t want to miss this jam-packed event with plenty of popular and talented acts.
Aspen School District is rated number one in the area. The schools here are far above average schools in the state and even in the country.