Ultimate Ski Free Package

Only 58 days til the lifts start running, and we’re offering our best package EVER for skiers/boarders. The Little Nell’s Ultimate Ski Free package is our way to lavish skiing and snowboarding guests with $1,700 of added value this winter season, at no extra cost. The package is perfect for skiers and snowboarders of all… Read more

Make Your Own Energy Bars for Fall

Fall is one of our favorite times of year in Aspen, and it’s a great time to hit the trail. We’ve been enjoying the changing aspen leaves up Castle Creek Road (perfect for a road ride or a hike up to Cathedral Lake), and at the Maroon Bells. Well, they’re just stunning, but there are… Read more

Reinventing the Rehearsal Dinner

We see a lot of weddings here at The Little Nell, and since most of our events staff are in their 20s/30s, we GO to a lot of weddings as well. That’s why when something unexpected/out of the ordinary comes along, we are thrilled to participate and share their ideas with all of you. Here’s… Read more

Fall Leaf Peeping

Fall in the Rocky Mountains is nothing short of spectacular. Here are a few of our favorite ways to experience golden aspen leaves in all their splendor. Scenic Airplane The Little Nell Adventures is excited to announce a brand new way to experience golden fall colors in Colorado: leaf peeping by private plane. The high-end… Read more

Announcing Element 47 – Aspen’s Newest Restaurant

We’re excited to announce the name for our redesigned restaurant! Plans are underway to remodel The Little Nell’s famed Montagna Restaurant in the fall of 2012, with the award-winning restaurant re-emerging as Element 47 on Thanksgiving Day. Element 47 is silver on the periodic table, a precious metal firmly tied to Aspen’s past. Aspen was founded… Read more

Full Menu for the Rocky Mtn. Oyster Festival and BBQ

Can’t wait for the 1st Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival and BBQ, Labor Day (Sept. 3) at Ajax Tavern from 4-9 p.m. This all-you-can-eat/drink affair will feature music by the Damien Smith Trio and oysters from Island Creek Oysters (Duxbury Mass.) Tix are $75 – check out the full menu below. OYSTERS AND SUCH Baked Oysters… Read more

A Dog’s Life at The Little Nell

Dogs are welcome to come, sit and stay in the lap of luxury at The Little Nell. They’ll enjoy gourmet doggie biscuits and cozy beds, and even a Puppy Jet Lag Kit if travel isn’t suiting them. THE LITTLE NELL PAMPERS FOUR-LEGGED GUESTS WITH: Personalized brass identification tags Food and water bowls Dog beds Pet… Read more

College Cooking 101

Remember “cooking” in college? It likely consisted of heating up Ramen noodles, making a box of macaroni and cheese or defrosting a pizza. Wouldn’t life have been better back then  if you knew the basics in the kitchen? Little Nell Banquet Chef Nick Fine took a few college students under his wing recently to teach them some… Read more

Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival and BBQ

The Little Nell is proud to bring a new event to Aspen this Labor Day on the Ajax Tavern patio at the base of Aspen Mountain. The Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival and BBQ will feature unlimited oysters on the half shell, Rockefeller oysters and other creative oyster hors d’oeuvres including the famed Rocky Mountain oyster…. Read more