Limelight Cheers

Celebrating the Arrival of Limelight Hotel Snowmass

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Aspen Snowmass. The Holidays are approaching. Both Aspen Mountain and Snowmass Mountain have opened with impressive amounts of early season snow. Aspen Highlands is set to open a week early! And speaking of openings, we couldn’t be more excited about the official arrival of the Limelight Hotel […]

Ketchum Travel Guide

72 Hour Winter Travel Guide for Ketchum, Idaho

Time dictates most of our lives – what we can do, when, and for how long. If you’re a weekend warrior, it’s no secret that maximizing free time is just as important as having it in the first place. Bringing that mindset into a three-day getaway is the best way to maximize your vacation as […]

The Reader’s Guide to Aspen - Bookstores, Libraries & More Limelight Aspen

The Reader’s Guide to Aspen – Bookstores, Libraries & More

“Let us toast to…rain on the roof and instant coffee, to unemployment insurance and library cards.” – Hunter S Thompson, Aspen Journalist & Author   For reading enthusiasts, there’s nothing better than finding a good book and a cozy nook. Whether you enjoy mysteries, fiction, autobiographies, or poetry, book lovers can all agree that diving […]

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Prepping Your Fly Box for Fall in Aspen

Fly fishing in Aspen can be a magical experience during any season, but at Limelight Hotels, we’re particularly fond of the way a fly dances in the water when backlit by bright yellow aspen trees. Sounds poetic, right? In other words, we’re Autumn fly fishing advocates. That being said, trout won’t take quite as easily […]

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Why Fall is the Best Time to Visit Colorado

Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter…when it comes to visiting Colorado, an argument could be made for vacationing during any season of the year. While we recognize and embrace the benefits of each season (especially Summer and Winter), our true favorite time of year may surprise you. Secret’s out! We love when visitors arrive during the […]

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7 Tips for Planning a Mountain Destination Wedding

Planning a mountain destination wedding is exciting, rewarding and (unfortunately) complicated! If you are planning to travel to the mountains to say, “I Do,” read our tips below to make sure your big day goes off without a hitch. Here are seven tips for planning a mountain wedding– whether atop a peak or in a […]

Downtown Ketchum

Downtown Ketchum Walking Tour: Seeing Ketchum on Foot

Even though your spirit may say no to a down day, your legs may scream for it. There’s no shame in giving the skis a rest, especially when there’s so much to do in Ketchum! Besides, the trails, rivers and lakes will be there for you to explore again the very next day. So, sleep […]

Bottles of wine waiting to be enjoyed in Sun Valley Idaho.

Where to Experience Wine in Sun Valley

Though Sun Valley is far from Sonoma County, we take our wine culture just as seriously, and our access to fine wines from around the world is exceptional for a rural mountain town. From wine auctions to wine bars, and vineyards to local tastings, you may not even need to visit Napa to get your […]

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Planning Your Holiday Ski Vacation: The Ultimate Guide

Much like pointing your skis down a rutted-out line of moguls, planning a holiday ski vacation can be tricky. Whether you’re an annual skier, making the trip year after year, or if you’re a first-timer, unsure of the difference between telemark and slalom, ski vacations require a lot of planning, decision-making and, dare we say […]

Maroon Bells Scenic Loop

Maroon Bells: The History Behind Colorado’s Most Beloved Vista

The beloved Maroon Bells are one of the most iconic landscapes on the globe. Each year, thousands of tourists and Instagram-enthusiasts flock to Maroon Lake to capture the magical peaks for themselves.   We know The Bells are home to some of the most challenging 14ers near Aspen and that they’re best captured before sunrise. […]

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Girls Trip! Weekend Itinerary for Sun Valley, Idaho

Not that anyone NEEDS an excuse to have a girls getaway weekend – just the fact that we all made it to Friday (again) warrants a vacation! BUT, from time to time, it’s nice to schedule a girls getaway because you need one, because it’s a bachelorette weekend, or maybe you’re having a small reunion […]

kids activities in ketchum

Kid’s Summer Activities in Sun Valley, Idaho

CALLING KIDS OF ALL AGES (and parents who want some mom and dad time)! Ketchum and Sun Valley offer some of the most fun-filled summer activities a kid could dream up – some will take you through rivers and lakes, others will keep you close to town square, but all of them will be unforgettable! […]