Travel and exploration go hand in hand. We travel to escape routine and explore new places, cultures and experiences. With so many things to see and do in Aspen Snowmass we have put together some quick reference guides to the City of Aspen, Town of Snowmass Village as well as the Roaring Fork Valley. We have outlined some resources to help you coordinate Air and Ground transportation when planning your travel and In-Resort transportation options to help you find your way around once you have arrived. Our up-to-date calendar of Special Events is a great tool to see what is happening during your stay or help you select dates of when to travel. There are also some great details on the overwhelming amount of dining, nightlife and entertainment choices found in Aspen Snowmass as well. Hopefully the local knowledge and input provided with help promote your explorations while staying with us at The Crestwood.
Aspen, CO is described by many as the quintessential American ski town, but many people don’t know that it is a bustling year-round destination with an unlimited amount of activities and attractions in all four seasons. At its core Aspen is an outdoor adventurer’s dream with access to majestic mountains, crystal clear rivers, expansive wilderness areas and extensive networks of hiking and biking trails.
Roaring Fork Valley
The Roaring Fork Valley is the geographical region of Colorado that includes the communities of Aspen, Snowmass Village, Basalt, Carbondale & Glenwood Springs. The valley extends 50 miles from the up valley reaches on Independence Pass following the Roaring Fork River down valley to Glenwood Springs with its boundaries surrounded on all sides by mountains.
Aspen Snowmass offers travelers some of the best flight service of any destination ski resort in the world. Take a closer look at how easy it is to reach The Crestwood via flight, shuttle, train or even bus. Our transportation page covers all options on how to get here and additional information on local transportation options once you are in resort.
Dining, Night Life & Entertainment
The long lineup of Aspen and Snowmass restaurants are always garnering notoriety of travelers and foodies alike as the culinary capital of the Rocky Mountains. Many of these local restaurants embrace locally sourced food made available from the North Fork Valley (Colorado’s most fertile agricultural region) and delivered weekly to chef’s eager to highlight these fresh ingredients into their menus. Each town has its own identity and provides visitors with an attractive mix of dining options.
There is never a dull moment in Aspen/Snowmass. Our communities coordinate hundreds of events providing countless opportunities to experience these special events and activities held year round. Click the button below for up to date listings of all of our local events.