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Aspen in 2 days

Planning a trip to Aspen? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 1
  • 1 Take the early gondola ride up and ski/snowboard the top of Aspen Mountain.
  • 2 Have lunch on the mountain.
  • 3 Ski/board the afternoon with a few top-to-bottom laps using the gondola.
  • 4 Order apres ski drinks at Ajax Tavern near the gondola base.
  • 5 Soak the soreness away in the hotel hot tub.
  • 6 Burgers at the J-Bar.
  • 7 A few evening drinks at the Red Onion.
  • Day 2
  • 1 Grab the RFTA bus to Aspen Highlands.
  • 2 Take the Exhibition and Lodge Peak lifts to the top.
  • 3 Ski/snowboard for the day all morning.
  • 4 Lunch at Cloud Nine.
  • 5 Apres ski at a base area bar.
  • 6 Take the bus back to Aspen.
  • 7 Soak even more soreness away in the hotel hot tub.
  • 8 Dinner at Jimmy's.
  • 9 Finish the evening at Eric's.


  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2