Cheap Flights to Aspen
Aspen is known for its beautiful winters, powdery snows and year-round outdoor activities. Between Aspen and its sister city Snowmass Village, snowboarders and ski enthusiasts have their pick of four major ski areas: Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass, and Buttermilk. Don't consider yourself an Olympian at either sport? Aspen Skiing Company offers options for people of all skill sets. If you'd rather wait till summer to catch a cheap flight, you have just as many outdoor options. Raft the nearby Colorado River. Go fishing in the Roaring Fork and Fryingpan Rivers. Explore the area's 5,303 acres of mountains by bike or by foot.
Which Airlines Fly to Aspen?
Aspen-Pitkin County Airport (ASE) is less than five miles from the city's downtown, a trip not quite 10 minutes by car. Two airlines operate daily: United Express, operated by SkyWest Airlines, and Republic Airlines, operated by Frontier Airlines. Find direct flights to Aspen from Houston, Washington, D.C., and Chicago, as well as several cities in California, including Palm Springs, Los Angeles, San Franciso.
Aspen Flight Tips
You may want to search for cheap flights to Denver and then take a shuttle to your Aspen hotel.
Quick Travel Guide to Aspen
Aspen and Snowmass Village boast the highest concentration of ski destinations in all of Colorado. For those who prefer warm weather sports, the summer months offer several options for golfers with several courses throughout the region. If you're hiking, biking, or mountainboarding, you'll have access to the ski lifts and gondolas during the warm weather months. There are tours catering to the several ways to see the scenic Elk Mountain range, whether you want to travel by horseback, bicycle, moped or foot.
Of course, there's more Pitkin County than Aspen's outdoors: the region also has a thriving arts community. Since 1949, classical musicians have played The Aspen Music Festival. Aspen Film shows more than 200 films a year, all of which are regional debuts. The Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival features unknown comics as well as nationally established touring headliners. No matter the medium, Aspen and its neighboring communities have options for art lovers and culture-seeking travelers.
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