Lift One Condominiums are perennial favorite vacation rentals for visitors to Aspen, Colorado, year around. Condo lodging offers more space and comfort than lodge rooms. We use our blog space to extoll those virtues. In addition, we give folks like you, planning an Aspen vacation, a variety of tips and hints to help you get the most out of your visit to our town. In Winter, we are a world class ski resort. In Summer, we are a laid back mountain town with a wide variety of activities and cultural events to partake in. No matter, when you plan to come, we hope our Aspen blog will help you gain insights that make your visit more fun!
Sunday, August 19 sadly marking the end of this summer’s Aspen Music Festival, we say goodbye to all the wonderful concerts and events as well as the students and faculty who made it all possible.
This doesn’t mean Aspen will quiet down. The very exciting USA Pro Cycling Challenge is coming to town Wednesday, August 22 for the finish of one of the most difficult stages as the bikers conquer Independence Pass. This will be a nationally televised event. If you want a taste of the action, you can line up on the racecourse as the competitors come screaming into town. Quite a thrill to witness! On Thursday, Aspen is host to the start of the next stage. Aspen was the only town chosen to have a finish and a start of this Colorado biking tour. Don’t forget about the women! On August 22, Aspen will also have the Aspen Women’s Pro Challenge taking place downtown before the Pro Cycling racers descend into town.
Lots going on this month with scheduled events! However, with the weather being more than spectacular lately, anything outdoors is possible for those of you who love to get out there and do any activity from fishing, hiking, biking, and climbing, to playing tennis, taking long walks or maybe throwing the Frisbee in the park. It is game on with no excuses.
The Aspen area is looking green all over with gorgeous flowers blooming everywhere! Some days you can just look around and feel so blessed to be here and to experience this beautiful time of year. Continue Reading »
It is an exciting time of year with spring coming early. The ski lifts have all closed and we are moving toward another wonderful fun-filled summer season. April in Aspen is usually a continuation of the winter months but 2012 is proving to be much different starting from the beginning of the year. Winter was gentle, very few frigid days, lots of sunshine but also not as much snow as we are accustomed to. We never know what we are going to get in the mountains. Continue Reading »
Aspen Colorado is a place to experience and enjoy in any season of the year. John Denver once said, “It’s as close to heaven as one can get and still be in Colorado.” Other seasons notwithstanding, Aspen’s peak season is winter thanks to the world-class resorts that offer fabulous skiing. a Fall foliage visit, however, brings the astute vacationer a bevy of advantages. The ski and festival crowds are absent; prices are significantly lower and the widest-possible range of lodging accommodations are available. Perhaps most important, the golden blaze of Aspen foliage mixed with the reds and yellows of other flora is absolutely spectacular. Continue Reading »