X Games Aspen

An X Games Inspired Aspen Itinerary

The 2019 X Games Aspen is right around the corner and we have all the details you need to be prepared for a fun-filled vacation. It’s going to be an action packed 4-days from January 24 – 27th, and you won’t want to miss out. X Games is a festival of events, filled with live […]

Aspen Gay Ski Week

LGBTQ Guide to Aspen

Welcome all LGBTQ to Aspen, Colorado! Our community in Aspen is proud to be a long-standing supporter of all backgrounds. If you’re in the market to plan your next getaway, look no further. Aspen is jam-packed with events, festivals, world-class restaurants, a vibrant nightlife, and everything else you need for a fantastic time. Not to […]

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Celebrating 2018 & Looking Ahead to 2019

2018 at The Limelight As the end of the year fast approaches, we at Limelight want to take a moment to reflect and give thanks for some of the special moments in 2018 and give you a sneak peek into 2019. A lot has happened in our little mountain towns this year – from spring […]

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The Limelight Hotels are proud to stake a claim of being “right in the middle of it all.” This frame of mind is particularly true during ski season. During peak skiing , our Aspen guests have over 5,300 acres of terrain at their ski tips. For our friends in Sun Valley, over 2,154 skiable acres […]

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 […]

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 […]

mountain wedding ceremony

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 […]

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. […]

al fresco dining aspen

Dining Al Fresco in Aspen: Cool Spots to Spend the Evening

We’re lucky in Aspen. Summer days stay cool enough to enjoy al fresco dining whenever the heart desires. And because Aspen summers are always a bit shorter than we like, outdoor dining is a daily occurrence that only subsides when the temperatures force us indoors. So this summer, dine al fresco and take in the […]

Floating in Aspen

The 5 Most Adventurous Activities You Can Do Around Aspen, Colorado

In between visits to the Limelight Lounge, strolling the tree-lined streets of Aspen or relaxing in the hot tub, our guests may eventually heed the call for adventure. Fortunately, there are few greater cities than Aspen, Colorado to serve as an appropriate hub for outdoor recreation and adventurous activities. Nestled within the Roaring Fork River […]

Denver to Aspen Road trip

Denver to Aspen – A Perfect Summer Weekend Road Trip

Denverites craving a weekend road trip this summer have countless options – literally. Head north and hit the plains and ranches of Wyoming. Head south and explore Pikes Peak and The Royal Gorge. Head west and raft on the Colorado River before sipping wine on the western slope. While all these routes sound fabulous, there […]