Come Fly with Me

Some of our Adventure Staff at The Little Nell and our sister property, The Limelight Lodge, were able to take a flight with Aspen Paragliding off Aspen Mountain this morning. What an amazing experience! The day started by meeting at Aspen Paragliding in downtown Aspen (just across from The Little Nell, above the Butcher’s Block) at… Read more

A wine for the time…

The Little Nell Wine Director, Jonathan Pullis, is a master sommelier and an avid explorer of wine from around the world. He shares his latest musings on what to drink now… On beautiful summer days, I invariably reach for a bottle (or two) of white wine. I am always looking for cool, indigenous varietals, and… Read more

Ride the Rockies!

Our Adventure Specialist here at The Little Nell, Kane Hudson, just returned from the Ride the Rockies. The Denver Post Ride The Rockies is an annual bicycle tour that takes 2,000 cyclists, assisted by more than 100 volunteers, on a 6-7 day ride on paved roads through Colorado’s Rocky Mountains each June. Ride The Rockies route… Read more

Wedding of the Month, Parker~Kirschenbaum

Astrid and Julian Kirschenbaum were wed in Aspen in September, 2010. Astrid shares a few of her favorite moments with us here. Why did you choose Aspen to tie the knot? We chose Aspen because both Julian and I grew up going to Aspen, and our families both love it. We were both in Powder… Read more

Eco Rooms at The Nell and Beyond

The Little Nell’s housekeeping manager, Desiree Pynnonen, has a few tips to make sure your hotel stay is as green as possible whether you’re staying at a 5 star property or less. She also has a few ideas to help make your home more eco- and guest friendly too. Have a question for Desiree on anything housekeeping/cleaning related? Leave… Read more

Wedding of the Month, Finley ~ McCracken Wedding

When did you know you had found your wedding venue?   Brandy ~ For us, one trip to the top of the mountain aboard the Silver Queen gondola was all we needed to know that the top of the mountain and The Little Nell was the perfect combination for our wedding ceremony and reception. During the… Read more

Getting Green Done at The Nell

The Little Nell is currently closed until May 12, but during our closure, we’re getting a lot done. Besides a general “sprucing” and deep cleaning, we’re also retrofitting three boilers and reconfiguring the pipe system associated with them. It’s a big job, but it will result in some real energy savings for the hotel and the… Read more

Drinking Pink with Peter Cottontail

Easter is quickly approaching, and as with any holiday that promotes entertaining, many of us are scurrying around at the last minute Googling recipes and finalizing shopping lists. Usually the last thing that comes to mind is what to drink.  To help ease the anxiety, I thought I’d put together a couple fail-safe suggestions that… Read more

Planning Your Royal Wedding

You might not be marrying an heir to the throne, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create a wedding fit for a princess/prince. These tips from our top event planner and catering director, Melina Glavas, will have you feeling like royalty in no time. Inspired by Kate Middleton and Prince William’s upcoming nuptials this month,… Read more

Women’s Pro Cycling Comes to Aspen!

After a 23-year hiatus, Aspen will once again host international professional men’s cycling, but two-time National Champion Jessica Phillips wasn’t content to simply watch the “Queen Stage” of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge finish in town on August 24. She wanted women to have a chance to race as well. “I started to think about how… Read more