Aspen Highlands Resort in Summer

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Summer Activities & Services

Aspen Highlands, contrary to popular belief, is not just a skier's paradise and only worth visiting during the winter season. Summer activities abound here, too. Read More

The lineup of summer events and activities runs the gamut from a nine-week live music series to Aspen's first outdoor movie theater, lawn bowling leagues, an outdoor weekly marketplace and monthly street fairs.

For the indoor types, resort services are plentiful. Also, you can shop the fashionable boutiques or head to any of the town's fine museums. No matter what your interests, Aspen Highlands is sure to deliver a top-notch vacation. Even if it is summer!

Maroon Bells
Aspen Highlands is the Gateway to the Bells. Thousands of visitors will pass through Aspen Highlands in summer destined for the most photographed peaks in North America – Maroon Bells. To accommodate the bus riders, the merchants are offering specials on their products and meals, including picnic baskets. Aspen Highlands also serves as a great après venue to celebrate the outdoor experience with the local shops and restaurants.

Hot Air Ballooning
Enjoy an amazing view from high above the Rockies in a hot air balloon. It makes for quite a romantic rendezvous!

Rock Climbing
Guided rock climbing can be a great individual or family experience. Full instruction is provided if you're a novice. Who knows you may well be engaged in a 14,000 feet peak climb! And there's also high-country ridge line day trekking.

If you're a beginner, you'll have the time of your life learning in the most beautiful surrounding. For those who are already hooked, you can improve your skills on the backs of local knowledge.

But, no matter what you choose to do, you will find that Aspen Highlands in the summertime has a lively atmosphere. One that is welcoming, relaxed and fun. Activities and events are unique, but inclusive. It all underlines the free-spirited nature of the Aspen Highlands.