You are here

Summer Activities

Plan Your Perfect Aspen Summer Vacation

Looking for a summer adventure in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains? You've found it right here in Aspen!

Aspen offers boundless indoor and outdoor adventures during the summer months. From hiking and biking majestic locales such as Independence Pass and Maroon Bells to whitewater rafting and fly-fishing, the Aspen area offers something for everyone. And, don't forget about amazing cultural oppotunities at the Aspen Institute, Jazz Aspen Snowmass or the Aspen Music Festival.

Below are a number of great summer activities that our concierge desk recommends to guests. View the best that the Roaring Fork Valley has to offer!

If you have additional questions or require any type of concierge service, call (970) 429-2449.

Summer in Aspen

There's so much to do in Aspen during the summer. On long summer days, as the mountains shed their snow, you can play golf, go whitewater rafting, and listen to a symphony all in one day. Discover the Roaring Fork Valley's famous arts, exciting outdoor adventure, and world-class entertainment!

Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
Aspen summer gondola rides
(970) 429-2449
An Aspen summer vacation isn't complete with a trip to the top of the mountain to see the dramatic Elk Mountain Range from up high. Aspen Mountain and Snowmass ski areas operate their gondolas during the summer and offer warm-weather activities and attractions like mountain biking, al fresco concerts, sunny...
Aspen Recreation Center
970-544-4100
A great way to unwind after tackling the slopes, or take a "rest day" at the ARC. Swim in the lazy river, shoot down its all-new water slide, scale the rock climbing wall, or slap on some ice skates. One admission includes all this!
Aspen Institute
(970) 925-7010
The Aspen Institute is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering enlightened leadership and open-minded dialogue. Through seminars, policy programs, conferences and leadership development initiatives, the Institute and its international partners seek to promote nonpartisan inquiry and an appreciation for timeless values.
Aspen Tennis Club
(970) 429-2869
Year Round Tennis in Aspen The Aspen Tennis Club offers 6 clay tennis courts located at 39551 Highway 82 - as well as two hard courts at our Iselin Park facility at 0861 Maroon Creek Road at the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC). Adult and children lessons and clinics are offered...
Aspen Music Festival and School
(970) 925-9042
Founded during the same era as Aspen's ski areas, the Aspen Music Festival & School has brought high culture to the high country for nearly seven decades. It's regarded as one of the top classical music festivals in the nation, lauded for its concerts and educational programs for young-adult musicians...
Aspen Golf Club
(970) 429-2869
The Aspen Golf Club is located 2 miles from downtown Aspen.The course accommodates all levels of play with four sets of tees. The design of the course is a "Parkland style," which is defined by undulating greens with water coming into play on 14 of 18 holes.
Whitewater rafting
800-282-7238
With more than 45 years of experience providing outdoor activities in Colorado, Blazing Adventures is the most knowledgeable Aspen and Snowmass whitewater rafting and outdoor adventure company.
Aspen Whitewater Rafting
(866) 377-4837
Aspen Whitewater Rafting offers the perfect Roaring Fork rafting getaway, offering packages for all skill levels. Their professional staff have been guiding river tours in the Roaring Fork Valley for more than 20 years.
T-Lazy-7 Ranch Aspen
(970) 925-4614
The T-Lazy-7 offers a wide variety of activities such as winter snowmobile tours, summer horseback riding, fly-fishing, and venues for special events.
Aspen Paragliding
(970) 379-6975
Aspen Paragliding is the premier paragliding school in the country and a full service dealer of paragliders and equipment. We provide professional tandem instruction, certification, mountain & thermal soaring clinics, glider inspection and repair, accessory installation and international adventure travel excursions. The Aspen Paragliding School is owned and operated by...