Frequently Asked Questions
When is the best time of year to visit Aspen?
While Aspen is best-known for its abundance of winter sports and challenging terrain, there is no bad time to visit Aspen! You’ll enjoy the wide variety of events and activities available in spring, the perfect temperatures and smaller crowds in the summer, and the breathtaking explosion of color everywhere you look in the fall.
What is there to do in Aspen?
Aspen is the perfect blend of clean air, couture, and culture — it has something for everyone. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the easy access to hiking, biking, paddling, and skiing. Performance enthusiasts enjoy the Aspen Music Festival and School, the intimate concerts at the Belly Up, and the stage and screen at the Wheeler. Art lovers can walk from gallery to gallery, view outdoor murals, and visit the Aspen Institute or the Aspen Art Museum. Those who prefer the retail experience have everything from high-end designer fare to the Aspen Thrift Shop and Replay Sports.
Where should I stay in Aspen?
You can’t go wrong when deciding where to stay in Aspen. As a small town, almost anywhere you stay is walkable from downtown — and, if you prefer to be carried, there are plenty of free, convenient transportation options to get you from here to there!
How to get to Aspen, Colorado?
People living between Aspen and either Denver or Grand Junction, CO most often choose to drive to Aspen via I-70 and CO 82. There is also a frequent shuttle between Denver and Aspen called Colorado Mountain Express. People living farther away generally choose to fly either part or all of the way to Aspen. The closest airports are Aspen Sardy Field (ASE — 3 miles from Aspen), Eagle County Airport (EGE — 70 miles from Aspen), Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT — 128 miles from Aspen), and Denver International Airport (DIA — 220 miles from Aspen).
Why book your Aspen vacation rental with Alpine Property?
Locally-owned and operated, our service-oriented team represents some of the most distinguished properties in Aspen. All Alpine Property real estate brokers both live and work locally year-round, so their insights and collective experience are invaluable. Whether you're looking to buy or sell an Aspen Snowmass home or condo, the brokers at Alpine Property are here to help.