Places to Visit: Aspen Colorado

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Aspen Colorado

Founded as a mining camp during the gold rush, Aspen, Colorado is a place full of beauty and abundance. It features world class skiing, resorts, arts and recreational activities. This free spirited community is a great travel destination with plenty of information on where to go and what to do. Read More

As a brief on travel to Aspen, Colorado, it is of course a skiers paradise. From beginners to the most advanced, there are courses for all in CO. It is a place full of free spirits and intellectual conversation ever since Aspen Skiing Company founder, Walter Paepcke, made efforts to make it a utopian society. His ideas still hold true today.

Paepcke's ideas can be seen within the great love that 6,000 locals hold for recreation, arts and intellect alike.
Many celebrities have also embraced the culture here to get away from the hustle and bustle of their lives. And it's no wonder. Not only is it a wonderful community, it is full of physical beauty too.

As the southern end of Roaring Fork Valley, along the beautiful Roaring Fork River, this CO town is surrounded on three sides by mountains – Red, Smuggler and Aspen, which is where most of the great slopes are found. There is also more mountain wilderness than one could hope to explore in a single stay.

Aspen's citizens work hard to protect the unique charm and integrity of their city. It truly is a wonderful travel destination for anyone who wants to seek a little piece of nirvana.