Things to Pack for Day hikes

Things to Pack for a Perfect Day Hike

You scour the hiking trails apps, book your hotel for the weekend, and even invest in hiking shoes. You are ready! Almost. Here are things to pack for a day hike– to make it perfect and enjoyable. Proper Clothes This isn’t so much what to pack, but what to wear. Let’s start from the bottom […]

Aspen at Night - Things to Do

Aspen at Night – Things to Do After Dark

I write a lot about the multitude of daytime activities in Aspen from pet-friendly shopping to playgrounds, and it’s hard to fit everything in. And after the sun goes down, it’s no different. My top picks for things to do in Aspen at night are as follows.  Aspen Snowmass Concert Series – Summer My favorite nighttime activity […]


The Best Parks & Playgrounds In Aspen

Aspen is one of the most kid-friendly towns in the country. There is a multitude of kid-friendly restaurants, activities, and over 30 parks and playgrounds providing endless playtime activities. Below, we’ve outlined some of the best parks Aspen has to offer, for kids and adults alike: Wagner Park Wagner Park is Aspen’s most centrally located […]

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Limelight’s Favorite Pet Shops in Aspen

Aspen has to be one of the top places in the world to raise a pet. Our community’s commitment to four-legged friends runs deep. The Aspen Animal Shelter is a no-kill shelter with dogs and cats up for adoption from as far away as New Mexico, Utah, and Arizona. The shelter is open daily for […]

locally owned shops in aspen

Top Locally Owned Shops in Aspen #ShopLocal

Aspen has a plethora of shops- some local, some regional, some international. The variety of shops gives visitors opportunities to window shop, pick up a few items, — or go on a spending spree. If you do decide to go on a spending spree, you might want to venture outside of J Crew, Ralph Lauren, […]

Things to do in Sun Valley in Summer

10 Things to Do in Sun Valley in the Summer

Between outdoor adventures, races, festivals, concerts, day trips, and relaxing pool days in town, there is certainly never a lack of things to do in Sun Valley in summer. In case you DO find yourself at a loss, however, here is a list of 10 things to keep your engine running all summer long. Horseback […]

Best Margaritas in Ketchum

Best Margaritas in Ketchum – A Non Disputable List

Did you say, “Cinco de Drinko?”…I mean Mayo? Cinco de Mayo gives us the liberty to indulge in the finest tequila drinks in town when we otherwise would not have reason. Check out these restaurants for the best margaritas in Ketchum this Friday! Don’t forget your sombrero… La Cabanita For the best, most authentic Mexican […]

Aspen on the Cheap

How Colorado Locals do Aspen on the Cheap

“Aspen” and “cheap” typically don’t mix. With five-diamond hotels, pricey cocktails, and high-fashion storefronts, Aspen “on the cheap” isn’t a thing. That is unless you know the deals (and you’re lucky enough to live within the borders of Colorado). Here’s how my friend and I balled out in Aspen for less than $250 each. When to Go One of […]