Aspen family summer vacation

If your family loves Aspen Snowmass in the winter, they will love it in the summer too—perhaps even more! Perfect summer weather, ideal family accommodations, laundry list of family-friendly activities, kids' programs and events make Aspen one of North America’s best destinations for families seeking summertime mountain adventure.

Aspen’s top family-friendly summer lodging

  • Situated just a few blocks from the Silver Queen Gondola and Aspen Mountain’s disc golf course and hiking trails, the pet-friendly Limelight Hotel provides families all the comforts of home, from a cozy fireplace lounge to complimentary daily breakfast and a relaxing pool and hot tub.
  • Offering convenient access to summer gondola rides and Aspen Mountain’s hiking trails, the pet-friendly Aspen Alps offers families 83 well-appointed, spacious condominiums, an outdoor pool and hot tub and a full-service health spa.
  • Ideally located in the heart of downtown Aspen just across the street from the Silver Queen Gondola, the Aspen Square Condominium Hotel incorporates reasonable nightly rates, professional service and a surplus of high-value amenities. Guest have access to concierge and front desk services, bell staff, daily housekeeping, heated outdoor swimming pool, two hot tubs, fitness center, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and free parking.
  • Offering a gamut of spacious, reasonably priced accommodations that will please families, Frias Properties' condos provide access to a full kitchen, which means you save on eat out and get to capitalize on family time. Frias guests enjoy privileges at the Aspen Club and Spa. 

Aspen family-friendly summer activities

  • Kids and parents alike will love hanging out at the Aspen Recreation Center, which features kiddie swimming pools, waterslides, a lazy river, large hot tub, lap pool, climbing wall and much more.
  • Snowmass Bike Park offers a progressive, lift-accessed downhill mountain biking park, as well as a skills park for beginners and plenty of cross-country trails for those who like to earn their views.
  • Kids will have a blast jumping and flipping while a bungee flings them up in the air! Kids and the young at heart can bounce the day away at the Snowmass Trampoline Bungee Center.
  • The Rio Grande Skateboard Park is the direct result of Aspen’s local youth, young adults, parents and the Parks and Recreation Department working together to satisfy a recreational need. Since the opening, it has become one of the most popular recreational facilities, accommodating upwards of 200 to 300 riders per day.