"Aspen - not just a ski town" Aspen by goverita
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Most think of Aspen as a place to visit in winter months. Although the town boasts four great mountains to ski on, summer and fall can be just as exciting and beautiful. Fishing, camping, white water rafting, hiking, golf, parasailing, mountain biking or attending one of the many festivals (jazz aspen, food and wine, snowmass hot air balloon festival ...), summer in this little mountain town has a lot to offer.
Nothing better than a guided fishing trip down one of the several rivers in the Aspen area - The Upper Fork and Glenwood Canyon are two of my favorites.
- Pros:Sunny Days year round, big range of activities
- Cons:not for the budget traveler - very expensive!
It is not uncommon to see Black Bears in Aspen in the summertime. Unfortunately these bears have had difficulty... more travel advice
Located in Ashcroft - an old ghost town 20 minutes from Aspen. In winter months you can only reach the restaurant by... more travel advice
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