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Everything you can imagine is available in Aspen’s myriad shops and boutiques – we bet that even if you don’t enjoy shopping, Aspen will convert you! For a start, it’s all so convenient, in our compact downtown core. You’ll find branches of many internationally known chains and small, funky shops like Two Old Hippies. From high-end clothing and jewelry to fun t-shirts, toys, art, sports equipment, books and even boutiques with products for your four-legged pals, everything is available in Aspen. The general sites like www.absolutelyaspen.com provide great directories, but truly, the best way to find it is to cruise around town in a leisurely way – incidentally that’s also the best way to get those ski legs moving again. We’re certain that the things you find on your travels will surprise you.
If you want to buy or rent skis or boards, we heartily recommend our good friends at Aspen Sports. There’s also the excellent Pomeroy Sports, Incline Sports next to the Gondola Plaza in Aspen and Four Mountain Sports. The folks at Four Mountain Sports will even transfer your equipment between the ski mountains daily – and it’s completely free!.
You will be spoiled for choice when it comes to finding gifts – here’s a cool instant Aspen tip – check out the Historical Society’s website where you can buy reproductions of hundreds of old photographs of Aspen – what better way to preserve a memory? And if you need more luggage, which is quite likely after all that shopping, visit the Aspen Luggage Company.
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