Aspen Colorado Tours Make sure you set aside plenty of time to enjoy the myriad of Aspen Colorado tours to be found around the area in Winter or Summer. Tours you will find available run from mild to wild. Adventure seekers enjoy guided rock climbing or mountain biking tours. Others may join in historical or cultural tours. Many Aspen Colorado Tours can be planned ahead of time if you know what you want and when you can take them.
Aspen Tours in the Winter
Hone and improve your alpine skills with ski or snowboard lessons from a professional ski instructor at one of the area mountains. Programs like Bumps for Boomers will improve you mogul skills. A private guide heliskiing trip or backcountry ski or snowboard tour can perfect your powder technique. There are adult racing programs to learn and improve your performance skiing, and an advanced ski program for women that want to rip called the Womens Edge Camp. There are dozens of programs for kids and teens at all skill levels and interests.
The X crowd can enjoy extreme tours and activities such as ice climbing, alpine mountaineering, paragliding, or an overnight backcountry hut trip. There are programs designed to help snowboarders launch air and shred the half-pipe, or hit the steep and deep!
Additional active outdoor winter tours include cross-country skiing, snowshoe treks, snowmobiling, and dog sledding. Relax and enjoy a western sleigh ride complete with lunch or dinner included. Take and exhilarating champagne flight to 14,000 feet in a hot air balloon or ride along in a majestic glider.
Tour Colorado during the Summer
The golf in Colorado is almost as famous as the skiing! However, there is a huge selection of tours and activities available to the summer recreation seeker.
Adventure seekers will find plenty of activities to get the adrenaline pumping. Alpine rock climbing tours and instruction, hang-gliding and para-gliding, and parachute instruction will get you air-borne for starters. Enjoy the spectacular view from the safety of a hot air balloon or glider ride.
The entire family can enjoying a thrilling river rafting trip, explore the backcountry with a 4-Wheel Drive Jeep tour, hit the trails on a mountain bike rental, or just explore nature with a day hike or overnight camping trek. The trout fishing in Colorado is some of the most pristine in the Rocky Mountains. Horseback riding is always a family favorite, or opt for a real chuckwagon sunset diner tour complete with a western show and dance.
Summertime in the Rockies brings outdoor concerts and events. Aspen is famous for music festivals, outdoor theater, sporting events and tournaments, film festivals, and international gatherings. High profile events include the Aspen Food and Wine Classic, Aspen Film Fest, and the Jazz Aspen event.
Cultural and Entertainment
Indoor attractions and entertainment abound no matter what the season is.
Aspen serves up cultural offerings including art exhibits, gallery showings, and museums. Theater and music offerings include the ballet, modern dance, opera, symphony, and current themes.
Entertainment activities include eating and dining events like the Taste of Aspen, wine tasting, various clubs that offer live or DJ music and dancing, interactive art training like the Pottery Workshop. Mind, Body and Spirit can be nurtured with health, wellness, and fitness treatments, seminars, and education. Shopping opportunities are available to all interests and budgets.
Don't forget to schedule time to relax, read a book, sit by the pool, soak in the jacuzzi, or just take a nap!