Aspen, Vail + The Mountains

Things to do in Aspen, Vail + The Mountains

The town’s first contemporary-music dance venue brings in world-class acts (MSTRKRFT, Seal, Cake) year-round.

Ignore Gorsuch's chain-like omnipresence: when the moneyed set shop for the slopes, this is where they come.

Established in 1998, the Aspen Saturday Market showcases only goods that are produced, made, or grown in Colorado. Held every saturday from June through October, the market features agricultural vendors and artisans, cooking demonstrations, crafts, and live music.

The Regal Watering Hole is a popular destination for Aspen’s young and party-ready crowds. The club often attracts a line of patrons waiting to gain entrance. During a 2007 remodel, the Regal added a back room with an additional bar, high-backed, white seating, and an aged-leather floor.

Ignore Gorsuch's chain-like omnipresence: when the moneyed set shop for the slopes, this is where they come.

This franchise, diner-style donut shop on North Main Street has its own proprietary donut mix and medium-roast coffee. They make filled, frosted, sprinkled, or glazed donuts, as well as pastries like bear claws, apple fritters, and cinnamon rolls.

The Music Festival promotes classical music under the tents of the Aspen Institute.

Ignore Gorsuch's chain-like omnipresence: when the moneyed set shop for the slopes, this is where they come.

Part of the year-round Granby Ranch mountain community, SolVista Basin is one of Colorado’s most affordable and family-friendly ski areas.

One of the premier retailers of ski equipment and skiwear in Vail, Pepi Sports spans three stories in Vail Village.

Buy a lift ticket and hit the slopes at Breckenridge Ski Resort, which dazzles skiers and snowboarders with a 3,398-foot vertical rise and 155 trails (most of them moderate to expert). The legendary Freeway Terrain Park is de rigueur for hard-core snowboarders.

Ignore Gorsuch's chain-like omnipresence: when the moneyed set shop for the slopes, this is where they come.

The new spa inside the St. Regis Aspen is impressive for many reasons, and the Remède spa boutique fits right in. This plush little shop carries a full line of Laboratoire Remède skin care, with high-tech blends addressing every skin malady under the sun—including, of course, the sun.