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Top 5 Autumn Activities in Aspen

Autumn is a spectacular time to be in Aspen, and an ideal time for a weekend or week-long escape to the mountains. Autumn lodging deals abound, the weather is beautiful and there is lots to do! Take a look at some of our favorite autumn activities, sure to make you fall in love with Aspen.

1. Hit the trail

Fall mountain biking is in its glory in September and October, as aspen leaves turn a vibrant shade of gold and crisp fall temperatures move in. Head to Smuggler Mountain Road for panoramic autumnal views of Aspen from the Observation Deck at the top. Learn More

2. visit the maroon bells

Autumn is an exceptionally beautiful time to visit the Maroon Bells. This time of year, it's easy to see why the Bells are often referred to as the most photographed peaks in North America. From Maroon Lake, a gorgeous mosaic of golden Aspen trees surrounds the base the of the twin summits of the Maroon Bells. Early in the morning, when the water in the lake is still, a perfect reflection can be seen on the lake's surface. Learn More

3. TAKE IN A SHOW AT BELLY UP ASPEN

Belly Up Aspen is well known as a forerunner in the local music scene. This venue brings in incredible talent all year, notwithstanding the off-seasons! Look forward to amazing live music from concert greats such as MarchFourth and Ghostland Observatory (September), and The Glitch Mob and Tech N9ne (October). Multiple weekly concerts populate this jam-packed live music calendar. Did you know Belly Up Aspen is also a favorite spot to watch your favorite NFL teams? Swing by to watch Sunday and Monday night football in one of the liveliest football bars in town. Learn More

4. PERUSE LOCAL offerings at the saturday market

The Aspen Saturday Market, taking place in downtown Aspen weekly through October 6th, abounds with fresh local produce, locally-crafted treasures, live music, and more. Head to the food court for a grab-n-go bite while you peruse the vast selection of Colorado made, grown and produced items. Learn More

5. ATTEND THE 39TH ANNUAL ASPEN FILMFEST

The Aspen Filmfest screens documentaries, independent films and foreign language films in true mountain film festival style. Filmmakers are on hand to lead discussions and shed light on the making of this diverse selection of films that is sure to delight autumn film buffs. For a full schedule, ticket information and film descriptions visit aspenfilm.org.

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