Basalt Vacations

Explore the sights of Basalt, which is 140 miles (225 kilometers) to the northwest of Aspen. This popular destination is approximately 14 miles (23 kilometers) from Pitkin County Airport.

Basalt is near many of Aspen’s more popular attractions. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s list is the fabulous Snowmass Ski Area and the iconic Summit Express Ski Lift. Also, be sure to check out the Panda Peak Ski Lift and the Ski School Magic Carpet Ski Lift.

Basalt has plenty of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that make great places to visit. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the acclaimed performance venues such as the Wheeler Opera House, the Isis Theatre and the Harris Concert Hall. Aspiring artists should visit the exhibits at the Aspen Art Museum.

Spots such as Ute Cemetery and the Mill Street Fountain are well worth visiting during your time in Basalt. The John Denver Sanctuary offer those visiting the opportunity to better understand the part religion has played in the area.

If you are here during winter, enjoy Basalt’s most popular ski runs at Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and the Buttermilk Mountain Ski Area.

For a real taste of Basalt, consider booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The Stonebridge Inn - Destination Hotels & Resorts, Snowmass Village, the Limelight Hotel Aspen and the Aspen Mountain Lodge are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.

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