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Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley Travel Guide

Redstone and Marble

About an hour’s drive from Aspen, Redstone is ringed by the impressive sandstone cliffs from which the town draws its name. The entire town is a National Historic District, developed in 1902 for coal miners and their families; since the 1930s, it's been known as an artists' colony. Summer brings streams of visitors strolling the main drag, Redstone Boulevard, lined with shops and galleries;

in winter, horse-drawn carriages or sleighs carry people along the snow-covered road.

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