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. There are also plenty of festivals throughout the Valley—like the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen and the Snowmass Balloon Festival—plus weekly live music events, bike races, and more.
Read on to discover the endless possibilities of summer at Aspen Snowmass—your first of many.
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.
A Perfect Place for Families
At Aspen Snowmass, there's plenty to discover no matter your age. For little ones, it might be a new sense of independence at Camp Aspen Snowmass. For teens, the confidence to conquer a mountain biking trail or climbing wall. Grownups find new perspectives here too, whether riding the gondola or walking through the wildflowers. Here, families disconnect to reconnect—with the mountains, themselves, and each other.
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Summer at Aspen Snowmass on a Budget
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.
Summer Adventures at Aspen Snowmass
What to Do (and Eat) at Aspen Snowmass
For a town its size, Aspen’s credibility among foodies and culture vultures is enormous. Aspen sustains its culinary cred with farm-fresh produce and an innovative chef community that pushes our restaurant scene forward. Mix in world-class ballet, art, concerts, and shopping, and you'll quickly realize what all the fuss is about.
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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.
Summer Relaxation at Aspen Snowmass
Rejuvenating the human spirit has long been an integral part of the Aspen Snowmass experience, no matter the season. Start your day with mountaintop yoga, take a walk along the Roaring Fork River, and let the fresh air bring fresh perspectives. Taking care of your mind, body and spirit is what it’s all about.