United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Pls help keep dolphins happy & healthy
  2. 2 JFK TO MANHATTEN
  3. 3 Chinese restaurants in D.C.?
  4. 4 Charleston - how long to stay?
  5. 5 Road Trip/Excursions for a weekend outside of Denver
  6. 6 Mnnpls--what to do, culture and food
  7. 7 Are you sick from Alaskan tour?
  8. 8 Chicago marathon - Leaving hotel to MDW
  9. 9 MN lake home rental needed
  10. 10 Cross country road trip to the east coast- here we go...
  11. 11 Sequoia/Redwoods Large Group Lodging
  12. 12 Forbes Island Restaurant Question
  13. 13 November redwoods trip
  14. 14 San Diego Sunset or La Jolla
  15. 15 blue ridge parkway?
  16. 16 Esta "Not Authorized to Travel"
  17. 17 Destination and route guidance needed for Oct trip to New England.
  18. 18 Spring Break trip to National Park
  19. 19 EWR to Staten Island 9:50PM
  20. 20 Wedding gifts?
  21. 21 Big Sur evacuated due to Soberanes fire August 7, 2016
  22. 22 Trip to Vegas/GC/LA - need advice pleasd
  23. 23 Moab Tenting end of Oct?
  24. 24 NYC lodging help needed for Oct 12-15
  25. 25 Seattle Ho
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Greetings from awesome Aspen

Jump to last reply

I always recommend Aspen to Fodorites who wonder where to visit in Colorado. We are there now, and have been here many times over the years. We love the vibe here. It is much different than Vail (blech), as it is wide open country with amazing vistas.

People assume it is full of glitterati, because some Hollywood types have residences here. But we never see them. Instead, Aspen has a relaxed, laidback feel to it. You don't need to 'dress for dinner', unless you want to. I don't.

We are staying at the condo/hotel Aspen Square, right at the gondola. It's a great place. If you are reserving here, be aware that the view condos also have a busy street below them, with frequent buses going by. You definitely do not want a condo at street level. There are others which face the inner courtyard with pool. Just depends on your preferences. We have the view.

Favorite restaurants:
1. L'Hosteria
2. Wild Fig
3. Pyramid.

If you look at their menus, they aren't cheap, but are moderate for Aspen (or most other high-end resorts).

Just thought I'd post to recommend Aspen and those restaurants.

Today is our last full day of our 6 night visit.

13 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement