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Despite being known as the winter playground for the rich and famous, an Aspen vacation can easily be done on a budget. Whether you're skiing down Aspen Mountain, shopping along Galena Street, or celeb-spotting over a cup of hot cocoa, there are enough activities in Aspen to suit any level of funds. With CheapTickets on your side, you'll soon be a lord of leisure by the slopes without having to pay a premium.

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Molly Gibson Lodge

3 stars
3.8 / 5 35 reviews
Stay warm and rested in classic downtown Aspen ski lodge Situated right on Main Street in downtown Aspen, the Molly Gibson Lodge offers convenient access to all the skiing, shopping, fine dining and year-round outdoor adventures that Aspen has to offer. The property sits within walking distance to Aspen Mountain, and it's conveniently located on the bus route to the ski bases in the surrounding area. The Molly Gibson Lodge has three hot tubs, Wi-Fi access (free) and airport shuttle service (free). Guests can enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast each morning, and the hotel has a business center. Highlights Complimentary continental breakfastWi-Fi access (free)Three hot tubs and outdoor poolWalking distance to Aspen MountainAirport shuttle (free) Rooms The intimate Molly Gibson Lodge features 53 lodge-style guest rooms and suites with king-size beds or pairs of queen beds blanketed in luxurious 300-thread-count linens. Some accommodations have in-room fireplaces or Jacuzzi tubs. Standard amenities include flat-screen televisions, DVD players and iPod alarm clocks. Business travelers will appreciate the in-room Wi-Fi access (free), telephones and work desks. Additional in-room amenities include mini refrigerators, room safes and coffee-makers. Features The Molly Gibson Lodge in downtown Aspen offers cozy accommodations and easy access to area skiing and other outdoor activities. The property features three hot tubs and an outdoor pool. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning, and the hotel has Wi-Fi access (free) throughout the property. Additional amenities include guest parking (free) and a complimentary airport shuttle service. Guests can also find convenient extras like ski storage, laundry services and safe deposit boxes. The business center has guest computer terminals with high-speed Internet access. The Molly Gibson also has a pet policy. Transportation Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (3.7 mi/6 km)Denver International Airport (183 mi/294 km) Attractions Wheeler Opera House (0.3 mi/0.6 km)Aspen Art Museum (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Aspen Mountain (0.6 mi/1 km)Aspen Golf Course (1.6 mi/2.6 km)Buttermilk Mountain (2.3 mi/3.8 km) Business Wi-Fi access (free)Business centerGuest computers
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Aspen Meadows

4 stars
3.0 / 5 4 reviews
Escape to Rocky Mountain bliss alongside Roaring Fork River in Aspen Situated on 40 acres of land along the Roaring Fork River, the Aspen Meadows Resort boasts one of the most secluded and picturesque settings in the Aspen area and offers incredible views of the Rocky Mountains. The resort sits close to area ski bases, and it has on-site activities like an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, mountain biking and more. The Aspen Meadows Resort has on-site dining, and guests can stay connected with in-room Wi-Fi access (free). Event groups can find 22,000 square feet of flexible meeting and reception space. Highlights Secluded, central location near local skiingOutdoor poolWi-Fi access (free)On-site restaurant and barShuttle service to downtown Aspen Rooms The Aspen Meadows Resort features 98 spacious guest suites with floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies overlooking the river or the mountains. Accommodations have either single king-size beds or pairs of queen beds, and all suites have separate living, working and sleeping spaces. Amenities include coffee-makers, microwaves, irons and ironing boards, wet bars, couches, reading chairs and LCD televisions. Business services include Wi-Fi access (free), spacious work desks and telephones. Features The Aspen Meadows Resort sits just outside Aspen on a sprawling 40-acre property, which makes it an ideal getaway for visitors looking for a secluded escape with access to the town and the ski slopes. A complimentary shuttle service makes it easy for guests to get into downtown Aspen to explore its great shops and restaurants. Property amenities include a heated outdoor pool, a fitness center, tennis courts, and hiking trails. For meals, guests can find two on-site restaurants -- Plato's offers excellent views of the surrounding mountains. Guests can stay connected with Wi-Fi access (free) in the guest rooms, and business travelers can get work done at the full-service business center. For groups, the Aspen Meadows Resort offers 22,000 square feet of flexible, indoor and outdoor meeting spaces. Transportation Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (3.7 mi/5.9 km)Denver International Airport (184 mi/296 km) Attractions Wheeler Opera House (1.5 mi/2.4 km)Aspen Golf Course (1.6 mi/2.5 km)Aspen Art Museum (1.7 mi/2.8 km)Aspen Mountain (1.7 mi/2.8 km)Buttermilk Mountain (3.9 mi/6.3 km) Business Wi-Fi access (free)Business centerFlexible meeting and event spaces
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SKY HOTEL ASPEN A KIMPTON HTL

4 stars
3.5 / 5 19 reviews
Trendy boutique Aspen hotel that welcomes all guestsSky Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel, brings life to Aspen. Energetic and colorful design welcomes guests to relax and explore both inside and outside. The hotel is located at the base of Aspen Mountain. From downhill skiing to dinner, there is plenty of action. The pool is open year-round and heats up for après ski. At Sky Hotel, guests will be treated to free morning coffee and tea service and a hosted evening wine reception, among many other services and amenities, including an on-site ski and snowboard shop Aspen Sports. Highlights Evening wine receptionPet-friendly hotelGreen Seal™ Silver Certified Aspen, Colorado hotel Complimentary Wi-Fi for Kimpton InTouch members RoomsStyle and comfort are at the center of each of the 90 rooms at Sky Hotel. Modern faux-pine furniture, bright Aspen-inspired yellow paint and quilted furnishings create a welcoming retreat where guests can relax. Aveda bath products are provided, as are animal-print bathrobes. Rooms range in size, starting at 300 square feet for a superior room or select premier rooms. The king suite is 475 square feet and has an oversized jetted tub. All rooms at Sky Hotel are nonsmoking. Designated rooms are pet-friendly, and there is no size, fees, or weight limit. FeaturesSky Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi for Kimpton InTouch Members -- it is free to sign-up. The hotel fitness center, which is open all hours, has both free weights and machines. Massage services are available, but a more comprehensive offering is available at the hotel's partner, Aspen Club and Spa.Sky Hotel guests are welcomed every afternoon to a complimentary wine reception. Indulge and find even more adult beverages at the swanky 39 Degrees Lounge. The drinks and atmosphere are why it is a celebrity hot spot. Transportation Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (5 mi/8 km)Vail/Eagle County Airport (70 mi/113 km) Denver International Airport (223mi/358 km) Attractions Aspen Art Museum (0.8 mi/1.3 km)Buttermilk Mountain (3 mi/5 km) Independence Pass (20 mi/31 km) Business A 24-hour business center with work stationIndoor function space accommodates 120 people, while an outdoor patio holds 200 people
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Hotel Aspen

3 stars
4.0 / 5 33 reviews
Fresh design and the comforts of home at Aspen hotelHotel Aspen is a comfortable and stylish retreat in the middle of its namesake city. The warm design and intimate setting create a great spot to start and finish the day. Rooms are generously sized, breakfast and apres ski are complimentary, and guests are a short stroll to the luxury Aspen offers. At Hotel Aspen guests are also treated to numerous amenities, including a heated outdoor pool and wireless high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel. Highlights Pet-friendly propertyComplimentary breakfastComplimentary apres skiComplimentary Wi-Fi RoomsEach of the 45 guest rooms and suites at Hotel Aspen is decorated in contemporary mountain style. Gilchrist and Soames bath products are provided, and linens are a 300-thread count Egyptian cotton. Aspen rooms include an interior solarium. Larger rooms, like the deluxe room and Jacuzzi suite, have private patios. In-room amenities include iPod alarm clocks, flat-panel televisions with HD programming, and air conditioning. Wi-Fi is complimentary in all rooms, and the hotel is pet friendly. FeaturesFire and ice meet at the Hotel Aspen pool deck. After a day on the slopes warm up in the remodeled pool and hot tub or sit next to the fire pit on Buddha lounge beds. Apres ski wine, cheese and hors d'oeurves are complimentary during ski season. Breakfast is also complimentary. Other dining options are available in the immediate vicinity of Hotel Aspen. A complimentary shuttle to the Aspen airport is provided during normal front desk hours. Transportation Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (4 mi/6 km)Vail/Eagle County Airport (70 mi/112 km) Denver International Airport (222 mi/358 km) Attractions Wheeler Opera House (0.3 mi/0.5 km)Aspen Art Museum (0.4 mi/0.7 km) Aspen Mountain (0.6 mi/1 km) Business Public computer
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Mountain House Lodge

3 stars
3.8 / 5 23 reviews
Welcome to The Mountain House Lodge, snugly set in the heart of Historic Downtown Aspen. Here, couples, friends, and family groups alike enjoy the perfect combination of hospitality, convenience, and year-round reasonable rates. WiFi, continental breakfast, guest lounge, and plush robes are just a few of the complimentary perks you'll find in our cozy accommodations. Aspen's boutiques, restaurants, galleries, and nightlife lie right outside your door, and Aspen Mountain Ski Resort is just steps away. Once you arrive your car will remain parked in a complimentary stall, as there is literally no need to drive with Aspen's top attractions so easily accessible. Buttermilk and Aspen Highlands Resorts are both just 10 minutes away a complimentary city shuttle, and Snowmass Resort is reachable by the same complimentary shuttle service in just 30 minutes. Don't take our word on how fantastic The Mountain House Lodge is; listen to our guests! We consistently receive the highest accolades on sites like Expedia and Trip Advisor, and were awarded the illustrious "Certificate of Excellence" by Trip Advisor in 2013, an award presented to only the top 10% of accommodations. If the Mountain House wasn't already a gem, major property renovations are currently underway. Many rooms have already been refreshed with new mattresses, bedding, flat screen TVs, and more. All rooms will receive these same upgrades in time for the 2013-2014 ski season. A guest lounge was just added with a pool table and plush furnishings, and major common area upgrades are planned for the fall.
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Newark Aspen Mon, Jan 5 - Fri, Jan 9 $614
Los Angeles Aspen Wed, Feb 11 - Wed, Feb 18 $587
Chicago Aspen Sat, Dec 27 - Sat, Jan 3 Check rates
Denver Aspen Wed, Dec 31 - Thu, Jan 1 $979
New York Aspen Tue, Jan 20 - Thu, Jan 29 $491
Boston Aspen Sat, Dec 27 - Sat, Jan 3 Check rates
San Francisco Aspen Wed, Dec 31 - Mon, Jan 5 $539
Atlanta Aspen Tue, Feb 17 - Thu, Feb 26 $393
Dallas Aspen Tue, Jan 6 - Wed, Jan 7 $473
Miami Aspen Sat, Dec 27 - Sat, Jan 3 Check rates
Detroit Aspen Sat, Dec 27 - Sat, Jan 3 Check rates
Minneapolis Aspen Sat, Jan 3 - Sat, Jan 10 $424
Fort Lauderdale Aspen Tue, Jan 27 - Tue, Feb 3 $488
Philadelphia Aspen Tue, Dec 23 - Tue, Dec 30 $794
Washington DC Aspen Wed, Dec 31 - Fri, Jan 2 $1,178
Baltimore Aspen Sat, Jan 10 - Mon, Jan 12 $513
Orlando Aspen Sun, Feb 8 - Wed, Feb 18 $488
Houston Aspen Mon, Feb 9 - Thu, Feb 12 $453
Austin Aspen Wed, Dec 31 - Sun, Jan 4 $1,462
Tampa Aspen Sun, Feb 8 - Wed, Feb 18 $510
Seattle Aspen Sat, Dec 27 - Sat, Jan 3 Check rates
San Diego Aspen Tue, Jan 6 - Sat, Jan 10 $512
Nashville Aspen Fri, Jan 16 - Tue, Jan 20 $609
Raleigh Aspen Sat, Dec 27 - Sat, Jan 3 Check rates
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Best time to take a vacation to Aspen

  • Best Time to Go

    Aspen is nestled high in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Just as popular in the summer as it is in the winter, Aspen offers the curious visitor not only remarkable outdoor adventure, but luxurious amenities from lavish lodging to exclusive shopping, to make any Aspen vacation unforgettable. Most Aspen vacations include mountaineering, skiing, or camping in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The most popular time for skiers and snowboarders to plan Aspen travel is between December and February. From March to May, Aspen sees the largest amount of rain. During the spring and fall, many hotels close, so it is best if Aspen vacations are planned for the winter or summer. Summer is the prime for hikers and mountain bikers.

Insider tips for Aspen travel

  • Snowmass Resort

    Experience the rustic luxury of Snowmass Resort, which boasts exceptional dining, an outdoor pool and patio, as well as the naturally sculpted Snowmass golf course.

  • Belly Up Music Bar

    Dance to everything from reggae and rock to hardcore and electronica at the Belly Up Music Bar.

  • Paragliding Tour

    Take a paragliding tour over the Colorado landscape in the summer or the winter.

  • Rockies

    Rent a bicycle for a tour of the trails through the Rockies at Aspen Velo.

  • Matsuhisha Sushi House

    Experience unforgettable fine dining at the Matsuhisa sushi house. This award-winning restaurant will indulge your tastes with fresh truffles, abalone and authentic sake.

Aspen highlights

  • Aspen highlights
  • John Denver Park

    Named after the legendary crooner, and his lyrics etched in creek-side boulders, John Denver Park is perfect in the summer for a stroll, picnic or paddle in the creek on your Aspen travels.

  • Mountain Tours

    Hit the slopes on your Aspen vacation without paying through the nose. The Ambassadors from the Aspen Skiing Company offer free mountain tours daily at 10:30 a.m. These tours are packed with info about the area's history and tips on the best trails around Aspen's mountains.

  • Hallam Lake

    Aspen is a treasure trove of wildlife, especially along all the picturesque trails, wetlands and meadows. Nature lovers shouldn't miss Hallam Lake, in particular. Owned by the Aspen Centre for Environmental Studies, you can explore it for free, and are sure to bump into a few like-minded naturalists.

  • Scenic vistas

    Crank up the heat and head up Independence Pass, one of the highest roads in North America. With dramatic cliffs and hairpin turns, it's sure to get your adrenalin pumping. For that Kodak moment, head to Maroon Bells, one of the most photographed mountain scenes in Colorado, with a lake and 14,000-foot peaks. There's a shuttle bus and a few hikes to take while you're up there, too.

  • Glenwood Springs

    For a break from the slopes and some low-cost fun on your Aspen travels, take a daytrip to the village of Glenwood Springs. A charming array of caverns is waiting to be explored, save to mention some incredible fishing spots.

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