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Snowmass, CO
Travel Guide

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A place of spectacular beauty and constant thrills, this little village is set amid soaring snow-capped mountains.

The village of Snowmass is surrounded by the towering peaks of Aspen Snowmass, beckoning adventurous travelers to the slopes, on foot, skis or bicycle. The picturesque village is perfectly located for extreme sports and vacations at an elevation. Scale its formidable mountains to experience unparalleled ski runs and views or hop in a car to explore local scenery.

Strap on your ski boots or throw your snowboard over your shoulder and hit the slopes on Snowmass Mountain. The 21 lifts serve 94 trails spread around the resort, with routes of varying difficulty and speed. Bike down many of these trails in summer. Relax at the end of a day’s adventure in one of the nine restaurants on the mountain or glide home to ski-in/ski-out lodging for a refreshing hot tub soak.

For additional thrilling ways of seeing the area, local adventure centers offer horseback riding and whitewater rafting as well as rock and ice climbing. If you prefer something at a slower pace, spend a day fishing on the Roaring Fork and Fryingpan rivers or drift lazily through the sky in a hot air balloon.

The village is a great base for exploring nearby sights. Gaze out of the windows of the Elk Camp Gondola for the best views of the surrounding area. Drive to Maroon Bells and get out your camera for shots of the clear lake set beneath jagged rock faces and snowy summits. Enjoy other areas of natural beauty at Independence Pass and Glenwood Springs.

In the village itself, see prehistoric fossils in the Ice Age Discovery Center, which displays the remains of mammoths, mastodons and more, all found in the area. Browse arts, crafts and sports equipment in the town's numerous shops.

The Aspen Snowmass destination is only a 30-minute drive from Aspen airport, which connects to cities such as Denver, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston and San Francisco. The snow season stretches from late November into April, providing a lovely winter escape. Enjoy stunning scenery and adventures year-round.

Snowmass Cottages
Snowmass Cottages
26801 HIGHWAY 82, Snowmass Village, CO
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Situated in Snowmass Village, this cabin is within 9 mi (15 km) of Midvalley Medical Center, Willits Town Center, and Willits Care Center. Aspen Snowmass and ...
Snowmass Cottages
Gorgeous Boutique Ranch Next to Skiing, Fishing, Rafting
Gorgeous Boutique Ranch Next to Skiing, Fishing, Rafting
Snowmass Village, CO
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Located in a rural location, this family-friendly farm stay is within 12 mi (20 km) of Aspen Snowmass, Krabloonik Dogsled Rides, and Willits Town Center. Snowmass ...
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The St. Regis Aspen Resort
The St. Regis Aspen Resort
5 out of 5
315 East Dean St., Aspen, CO
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The price is $349 per night from May 13 to May 14
Located in the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out resort in Downtown Aspen is within a 5-minute walk of Wagner Park and Aspen Mountain and close to winter sports ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (277 reviews)
"The staff worked so hard you were unbelievably attentive and extremely friendly in the middle of a huge crowd for spring break."

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2021

The St. Regis Aspen Resort
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Aspen Square Condominium Hotel
Aspen Square Condominium Hotel
4 out of 5
617 East Cooper Avenue, Aspen, CO
The price is $191 per night from Apr 23 to Apr 24
This family-friendly Aspen aparthotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of Wagner Park and Wheeler Opera House. Silver Queen Gondola and The ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (589 reviews)
"Excellent location and great remodeled hotel."

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

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Laurelwood Condominiums
Laurelwood Condominiums
3 out of 5
640 Carriage Way, Snowmass Village, CO
Located in the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out condo building in Snowmass Village is within 1 mi (2 km) of Snowmass Mall and Aspen Snowmass and close to winter ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (880 reviews)
Skiing at Snowmass
"We have stayed at this property before. Love the closeness to the slopes."

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

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Top of the Village, a Destination by Hyatt Residence
Top of the Village, a Destination by Hyatt Residence
3 out of 5
855 Carriage Way, Snowmass Village, CO
Located in the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out condo building in Snowmass Village is within 1 mi (2 km) of Snowmass Mall and Aspen Snowmass and close to winter ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (220 reviews)
"Great location, space and above and beyond fantastic service"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Top of the Village, a Destination by Hyatt Residence
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