Guide to a Dreamy Winter Escape in Aspen, CO
Tucked into Colorado's Rocky Mountains the vibrant city of Aspen is home to world-famous restaurants, four ski resorts and magical mountain views. If you’re looking for a glamorous winter retreat, there’s no better place to visit. Besides the renowned skiing, Aspen offers a variety of winter activities, dining options and my favorite – aprés-ski! Let this be your guide to a relaxing winter escape.
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Where to stay in Aspen, Colorado
Hotel Jerome Aspen
An Aspen icon on Main Street, done up in a winning mix of Old West-style and modern amenities.
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Sophisticated luxury hotel just steps from the slopes in downtown Aspen.
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Limelight Hotel Aspen
Located in the heart of the action, this central stay has all the hip hotel fixings plus celebrated service.
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Things to do in Aspen, Colorado
Relax & Rejuvenate
Remède Spa – Located within St. Regis you’ll find this luxurious spa with several plunge pools and hot tubs, offering personalized treatments and Aspen-specific offerings to help with the altitude adjustment.
Rescue Lounge – In need of an immunity boost or maybe a detox after a long weekend? This IV therapy lounge is equipt with wellness options for your needs.
O2 Aspen – This eco-chic space offers restorative yoga, pilates, and luxurious spa treatments.
Snowshoeing – Work with the outfitters Ashcroft Adventures to prepare an epic sightseeing tour along the White River National Forest.
Snowmobile Tour - Visit T-Lazy Ranch for a snowmobile tour through the mountains – the views are incredible!
Snowcat Dinner with a View - Take a snowcat to a magical mountain dinner at Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro.
Art & Culture
Shop the downtown – From high-end designers to art galleries the shopping is not to be missed. My favorite stop is at the Gorsuch Cafe for a cappuccino while I browse the most vibrant skiwear in town!
Aspen Art Musem – Pro-tip: every Saturday in the winter the rooftop cafe features an aprés party with festive cocktails and a live DJ.
Places to eat & drink in Aspen, Colorado
Breakfast in Aspen
JUS Aspen – Start the day with a cleansing fresh-pressed juice. Featuring health-conscious breakfast wraps and sandwiches.
Bear Den – Relaxed gourmet bistro featuring homestyle brunch options like their “Eggs with Benefits” or “Omelette Du Juor”.
Lunch in Aspen
Aspen Brewing Company – A laidback local spot for beers and sourdough pizza. Conveniently located downtown with views of the ski slopes.
Meat & Cheese – A chic eatery featuring housemade bread, charcuterie boards, and seasonal home-style dishes. Before you leave, stock up on fabulous wine and cheeses.
Dinner in Aspen
The Wild Fig – This charming, French-inspired restaurant provides an intimate, candle-lit dining experience. Go here for a romantic dinner.
Clark's – Head here for delicious seafood in a chic ambiance. Famous for its oysters, Clark’s offers a variety of seafood dishes.
Drinks in Aspen
J-Bar – At the Hotel Jerome this 19th-century bar is one of Aspen’s most famous gathering spots for locals and tourists alike.
Hooch Craft Cocktail Bar – In a speakeasy-like location, this underground bar is the spot to go for creative cocktails.
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