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Beyond the Slopes: Family Adventures in Aspen

family adventures

Fall is spectacular in our neck of the woods!

In Aspen, fun is a dish best served family-style. Second helpings are great, but new offerings are available every day. With the abundance of amenities to choose from, it's no wonder that Aspen real estate and Aspen vacation rentals are on the upswing. Whether your family enjoys the snow or the sun, family adventures abound in this thriving town geared toward recreation.

Horseback Riding

For an experience like no other, check out the Wild West on horseback. Wranglers will teach you how to ride and lead you on a tours of the Elk Mountain Rangethat frames Aspen. With catered meals and gorgeous views, it's difficult to find anyone who can resistthese guided horseback trail adventures.

Whitewater Rafting

No venture to the Colorado Rockies would be complete without a trip down one of the area's three major rivers: Roaring Fork, Arkansas, and Colorado. Families can choose their style, with options ranging from stand-up paddle boarding to kayaking and tubing. Aspen offers outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to try everything from mellow floats to Class IV rapids.

Silver Queen Gondola

With a peak at 11,212 feet high, Aspen Mountain features a leisurely ride up the mountainside on the Silver Queen Gondola. Guests enjoy spectacular views with the chance to play Frisbee golf on the highest course in North America, access to 75 hiking trails, dining at the Sundeck Restaurant, and snowshoeing during the snowy season.

For more information about family activities in Aspen or to discover Aspen real estate, contact us today.

Photo byMark Byzewskiis licensed under CC BY 2.0

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