Spring downtown Aspen

Spring: Rain or Shine

Spring: Rain or Shine

Rain or shine, spring is one of Aspen’s best-kept secrets. The trees are in bloom and the pace is slow. Here’s a weather-proof list of our best activities to help you get the most out of this unique time of year.

 

Sunny Day in Spring

8 am 

Grab a juice or smoothie over at JUS Café, one of the many local eateries that stay open during spring season.

9 am -11 am 

Enjoy the best of Mother Nature during a morning bike ride around Aspen. Rent a bike and cruise through the west end neighborhood or along the Rio Grande trail where you’ll ride among blooming crab apple trees and endless greenery.

11:30 am

Grab a late breakfast at Jour De Fete, whose French cuisine makes you feel as though you were at a café in Paris. 

1 pm

Schedule a tee time at Aspen Golf Club’s award-winning course. With unbeatable views, Aspen Golf Club offers early season rates. Want to practice your short game? CP Burger offers mini-golf. 

3 pm 

Learn how to fly fish on Colorado’s largest stretch of Gold Medal Waters. Head out with Aspen Outfitting Company where they’ll customize an unforgettable trip for your group.

5 pm

Grab happy hour and an early dinner outside at Meat & Cheese Restaurant and Farm Shop.

7 pm

Head over to Paradise Bakery for dessert where you can choose from many of their baked goods or ice cream flavors while you sit outside and watch the spring sunset over town.

8 pm

Join the locals at Aspen Tap, Aspen Brewing Company's gastropub, where they serve craft beers, cocktails, wine, and food.

 

Rainy Day in the Spring

8 am

With lower lodging rates this time of year, you won’t feel guilty sleeping in and cozying up in luxury accommodations.

10 am -12 pm

Venture over to the Airport Business Center where you can grab a hearty brunch at the delicious Mawa’s Kitchen. Afterward, go visit all the loveable pets at Aspen Animal Shelter- you can even take one with you for the day or forever!

1 pm

Check out the latest exhibits at the Aspen Art Museum followed by a quick bite or snack at the delicious SO Café located on the rooftop of the museum with a view of Aspen Mountain. 

3 pm

Shop all the local discounts happening around town. You’ll ramp up your wardrobe, while taking it easy on your pocketbook, scoring spring season deals.

4 pm

Wind down your afternoon by indulging in yoga & pilates classes and spa treatments at O2 Aspen

7:30 pm

Spend the rest of your night dining at one of our tasty local restaurants that stay open all spring. 

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