Where to View the Autumn Leaves Near Our Hotels | Colorado & Idaho

Autumn is arriving in the Rocky Mountains, which means cooler temperatures, cozier clothes, and of course, the leaves! Across Colorado and Idaho, the leaves are changing from a bright green to beautiful hues of gold, orange, and even red. The aspen trees begin to change their color mid-September and almost quicker than they arrive, they […]

Day Hiking Essentials for Beginners

  Download the PDF: Day Hiking for Beginners – Limelight Hotels Day Hiking Essentials for Beginners  Need help planning your hike? No matter if you’re going out for exercise, with a group, or to just peep some leaves, here are a few tips for getting geared up that will make your day hike memorable!  Hiking Must-haves  Water  You need water to stay hydrated and feeling good on […]

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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Ketchum, Idaho – Why We Love This Community

Ketchum is a mountain town with a proud past, but a firm belief that the present is the only place it wants to be. After opening our Ketchum location a handful of years ago, we’ve grown to recognize the Town even better, the Mountains and the People. In other words, we’ve recognized the sense of […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Summer Packing List for Outdoor Adventures in The Rockies

As a woman who has grown up in the intermountain west, I’ve often heard it said that if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes. I’ve seen it snow, rain, and be 70º all in one day in Wyoming. The worst snowstorm I’ve ever been in was in June in Montana (northwest Montana went without […]