Memorial Day Weekend Adventures in Aspen








The weather is set to make way for sunny skies, just in time for Memorial Day Weekend! Kick off your summer with a long weekend getaway in Aspen and enjoy a wide range of activities and deals including incredible lodging specials. For a full list of Memorial Day Weekend lodging options click here.




See the Sights




Maroon Bells





The road to Maroon Bells is open for visitors this Memorial Day weekend, making it the perfect time to cross a trip to the iconic mountains off your bucket list. Explore the staggering twin peaks by grabbing some friends and family for a picnic or go for a hike up to Crater Lake.  For more information on how to reserve a reservation and what to do while you're there, click here.




Independence Pass

Independence Pass is open just in time for Memorial Day Weekend. Take a drive up this scenic route that meanders along the river and up to the Continental Divide.  While making your way up the pass, don't forget to stop and check out the Grottos, a favorite local spot known for its waterfalls and ice caves.




Aspen Activities 


Aspen Gondola in the Spring



Take a ride up the Silver Queen Gondola. Opening for summer operations this Saturday, take ride up Aspen's favorite chariot and enjoy the spring views at the top of Aspen Mountain.






Hunter Creek Trail





Strap on your boots and explore the endless hiking options Aspen has to offer. Smuggler Mountain or the Hunter Creek Loop are common favorites for those looking to get some incredible views of Aspen via a more moderate hike.






Rio Grande Biking

Indulge your inner athlete with some spring biking! Cruise down the Rio Grande Trail to the Woody Creek Tavern and relax with some fish tacos and margaritas.






Golfing Aspen





If golf is more your style, play a round of golf at the Aspen Golf Club while enjoying the incredible mountain views and watch your game improve at high altitude.








Rafting Matt Power







Never been rafting? Get your feet wet in one of the three nearby rivers and try out some of our other water sports options








And don't forget to top off your weekend at some of our delicious Aspen Restaurants to try located here




There's something for everyone this Memorial Day Weekend, so get out there and enjoy! Don't forget to tag us on social @AspenCo for a chance to be featured on our page and website!











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