A couple overlooking a ski village in the summer near the Limelight Hotel.

Limelight Hotels Summer 2019 Preview

In Aspen, Snowmass Village and Ketchum, our hearts and minds are still undeniably centered on snow. It has been a particularly good snowpack year across the Rocky Mountains, and we’re still savoring our turns when we’re not serving our guests. But choosing which season we love more — winter or summer — is like picking […]

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. […]

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 […]

La Plata Peak - Easiest 14ers Near Aspen

A Guide to the Easiest 14ers Near Aspen

Almost everyone who visits Aspen will want to sneak in a hike at some point on their trip. It is little wonder why – the surrounding area provides enough trails, hikes, and routes to climb for a lifetime. For some, one of the most appealing outings comes in the form of climbing a 14er – […]

Guide to 14ers Near Aspen

A Quick Guide to the 14ers Near Aspen

There is something special about the 14ers near Aspen. Perched in the midst of one of Colorado’s finest mountain ranges, these seven peaks are remote, rugged, and beautiful. For those who enjoy mountaineering, they are some of the finest summits in the entire state of Colorado. The 14ers near Aspen, as well as Aspen itself, […]

Things to do in Aspen in August

Things to do in Aspen in August

Summer may be winding down, but if you’re in Aspen that doesn’t mean that you have to. August is a great time to polish off that summer bucket list and try something new. Here are things to do in Aspen in August! Load up on Fresh Food at the Farmer’s Market Tis the season for […]

Beginner Mountain Biking Trails in Aspen

Beginner-Friendly Mountain Biking Trails in Aspen

Whether you’ve been coming to Aspen every summer for years and want to try a new sport, or it’s been on your bucket list years, 2017 might be the summer to try mountain biking. As with skiing, there are beginner mountain biking trails in Aspen, making it easy to introduce yourself to the extreme sport. […]


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 […]

Small Wedding Venues in Aspen

Small, Intimate Wedding Venues in Aspen

Spring has sprung and it is officially wedding season–one of my favorite times of year! As a self-proclaimed wedding expert, I’m excited to give you the low-down on my favorite small wedding venues in Aspen. Ajax Terrace My absolute top choice for the ceremony itself is the Limelight Hotel’s Ajax Terrace. Aptly named, the terrace […]

Spring Hiking Trails in Aspen

Best Spring Hiking Trails in Aspen

Once our local mountains have closed, it’s all about getting in shape for summer activities. My absolute favorite thing to do each summer is the hike from Aspen to Crested Butte. My friends and I always plan it over a long weekend in order to take advantage of everything that Crested Butte has to offer, […]

Picnic Ideas Aspen

Pack a Picnic in Aspen

In a town as small as Aspen, it might be hard to believe that there are over 30 parks. After living in Aspen for 12 years, I tried to name and count them all, but I came up short and had to double check the City of Aspen Parks Department’s website. With so much open […]