At Aspen Snowmass, your family will discover so many unexpected things. For your little one, it might be a new sense of independence at the ultrafun Camp Aspen Snowmass. For your teen, it could be the confidence to conquer a mountain biking trail, or overcoming a fear of heights on the Lost Forest's rope course. Your vacation memories will go beyond the mountain, too, with special events tailored for tastes of all ages. Get more information with our dedicated Family Guide for Summer.
Hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails can be found in the mountains surrounding the resort, including the pristine and spectacular Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area.
Get oriented with our special guide for your first summer visit, broken down by the most popular interests.
Get the Lay of the Land
Never been to Aspen Snowmass or the Roaring Fork Valley? Get a feel for where things are with our destination overview.
The Perfect Place for Families
Aspen Snowmass on a Budget in the Summer
Aspen Snowmass can accommodate nearly any summer vacation, including one that's on a budget. Check out our list of fun, affordable must-do's in the area.
The Season of Adventure
There are many ways to measure summer adventure at Aspen Snowmass. How high can you climb? How fast can you go on the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster? How much dirt do you have to wash off your bike? No matter your measuring stick, Aspen Snowmass has the right amount for you. And we’ll make it easy for you to find it. For all-things-adrenaline, consult the following adventures.
Food & Culture
For a town its size, Aspen’s credibility among foodies and culture vultures is enormous. On matters of taste, few events in the country compare to the Aspen Food & Wine Classic in June. But long after the parties have ended, Aspen sustains its culinary cred with farm-fresh produce and the innovative chef community that pushes our restaurant scene forward. Mix in world-class ballet, art, and concerts, and you will quickly realize what all the fuss is about.
What It's Like: The Aspen Food & Wine Classic
Considered by many to be the premier food and wine event in the country, the Aspen Food & Wine Classic is a fixture on our annual culinary calendar.
Rejuvenating the human spirit has long been an integral part of the Aspen Snowmass experience, both in winter and summer. True, you can have as much adventure as you like at Aspen Snowmass, but why not have it both ways? Start your day with mountaintop yoga, take a walk along the Roaring Fork River, or treat yourself to a spa day. Taking care of your mind, body and spirit is what it’s all about.