About Aspen and Snowmass

Aspen and Snowmass Village are World-class resorts. From skiing to hiking and biking, river rafting and many more outdoor adventures. Aspen and Snowmass Village have over 100 restaurants and bars. 

Aspen Snowmass is known for the arts, music and world-class vacation rentals with breathtaking views. Aspen and Snowmass are real towns surrounded by history over 6400 of us live here year round. Aspen and Snowmass our located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.  Aspen was discovered in the 1880’s by silver miners and Aspen became one of the richest silver mining cities in the world. 

Aspen was rediscovered 1940s by skiers and visionaries Walter and Elizabeth Paepcke. The Paepkcke’s wanted a place were people would be able to work on mind, body and spirit, “The Aspen Idea.” They even bought paint and helped the locals fix up their run down victorian homes. Fortunately Aspen was almost a ghost after the silver bust and there was no one around to tear down and rebuild the old houses and buildings which today are preserved and on the national historical record. 

Snowmass Village was built as a ski in ski out resort in 1967. Snowmass was modeled after European ski resorts with several villages. Snowmass vacation rentals consist of many ski in ski out homes with views of 14,000 foot peaks. Snowmass also has hundreds of vacation condominiums to chose from starting at affordable nightly rates. Spend a day on the mountain in the winter or a bike ride along many miles of trails in the summer. Enjoy fantastic food and nightlife in this beautiful environment with friendly knowledgeable locals. This is what Aspen and Snowmass Village are all about come and enjoy. 

Travel and Leisure magazine just voted Aspen #1 No. Beauty abounds in this tony ski town, from the 14,000-foot heights of the surrounding peaks to its residents. Aspenites also scored No. 3 for intelligence. Victorian-era brick fa├žades housing chic boutiques like Fendi and Prada lend an Old West meets Fifth Avenue appeal to the former mining towns walkable streets.