Aspen’s Secret Season – Mid-May to Mid-June

Winter and summer in Aspen may be the peak seasons for recreational activity, when cultural events of all kinds hit their stride and restaurants brim with activity, but the shoulder seasons are also special in their own right. Coined the “Secret Season” by the Aspen Chamber Resort Association, mid-May to mid-June offers a more relaxed… Read more

Off Season at element 47

We’re celebrating “off season” in Aspen with a special deal at element 47: 3 courses plus a glass of wine for $47. The menu changes weekly, so see below for the Sept. 17-23 offering and the (draft) Sept. 24-30 menu. First Course baby beets salad, field greens, smoked trout, horseradish or wagyu beef consommé, braised… Read more

What to do in Aspen’s “Off Season”

Little Nell Head Concierge Carol Hooper hears this question a lot this time of year: “What do you do in Aspen during the ‘off season’ before skiing starts?” “Yes, there are fewer people and events going on in, but it’s also a really wonderful, quiet time to experience Aspen,” she says. “From hiking through fall colors to dining… Read more