Aspen is one of the most well known cities in Colorado located in the Elk Mountains of Pitkin County. It is a popular vacation destination thanks to the abundance of outdoor recreational activities through all of the seasons, numerous boutique shops, and wonderful culinary experiences. Aspen is well known for its state of the art homes and luxurious accommodations. For those looking to visit, there are plenty of options in one of the several resorts in the area.
If outdoors activities like skiing, mountain biking, or fly fishing, do not interest you, maybe the broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment in the Aspen area will. Frequent mentions are summer days spent in the John Denver Park or capturing images of the Maroon Bells. There are also dozens of music festivals throughout the year to occupy what free time you may have left.
As of 2017, Aspen’s population is 7,097 with an average home value of $563,400. The Aspen 1 SW Weather Station reports:
January (Winter temperatures): 7 to 34 F
April (Spring temperatures): 25 to 51 F
July (Summer temperatures): 46 to 77 F
October (Fall temperatures): 29 to 58 F