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Outdoor enthusiasts will love taking an Aspen vacation with kids! Located in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, this ski town provides a beautiful backdrop for active children of all ages. With impressive ski hills, trails, and also dining, Aspen is a must for families to hit the slopes during winter. It also features four ski areas and Snowmass Village, which consist of Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk. Snowmass has the most family-friendly runs for little ones.  Famous for hosting the Winter X-Games, Buttermilk has a number of beginner and intermediate runs for more daredevil children. Plus, attractions like a quaint and walkable downtown area have historically made Aspen a premier destination for high-end travel! Families who don’t ski or snowboard also have abundant winter activities, including ice skating, sleigh rides, sledding, tubing, and more. Don’t forget to also end your day at Base Village with some free s’ mores! 

No matter the season, however, families can unwind in one of the world’s most picturesque landscapes in Aspen! Summer is an equally viable time to visit this scenic Colorado destination, particularly if you enjoy hiking or water sports. Among the man activities kids can participate in here: biking, rock climbing, fly fishing, whitewater rafting, and more! Drive through the scenic Independence Pass to witness Aspen’s beauty by land. Or, take a ride on the Silver Queen Gondola to soar above a dazzling panoramic view of the city. Teens in particular may want to explore the beautiful Victorian architecture of the Wheeler Opera House, while little ones of all ages will fancy a stroll through the John Denver Sanctuary. Or, learn about local wildlife at the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies! Whether a summer or winter holiday, an Aspen vacation with kids will allow you to make memories, together.

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