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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!

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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 Golf Club
(970) 429-2869
Best Golf in Aspen Ranked as the #1 Municipal Course in Colorado by Golfweek Magazine! 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...
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 Music Festival and School
(970) 925-9042
Founded in 1949, the Aspen Music Festival and School is regarded as one of the top classical music festivals in the United States, noted both for its concert programming and its musical training of mostly young-adult music students.
Whitewater rafting
800-282-7238
Plan your amazing adventure now! Blazing Adventures offers trips on three Colorado rivers: The Roaring Fork River, the Colorado River and the Arkansas River. They have more than 40 years experience navigating the Colorado waters. Blazing Adventures also offers special group adventures for everyone from professional and amateur photographers to...
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. Aspen Whitewater Rafting, 520 E. Durant St. (inside Hamilton Sports).
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...
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...