Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Fall in Aspen

Each year, the concierge teams at The Little Nell and The Limelight hotels in Aspen get asked the same question: “When will the fall colors be at their peak?” They don’t ACTUALLY know the answer to that, since weather has more to say about it than they do; however, they can share their tips for… Read more

Strollin’ in Style

The Little Nell has partnered with Maclaren to offer our guests complimentary strollers while they are in Aspen. It’s one less thing to have to pack when getting the kids ready for a trip!   Maclaren has been making baby strollers for more than four decades. The strollers have accessories that go above and beyond your… Read more

Comfy in the Kitchen

A group of about 20 kids gathered in Aspen on July 11 for a “Comfy in the Kitchen” class. They learned the basics of cooking, and had a blast doing it. Chef/cookbook author Helen DeFrance taught kids basic cooking skills, and then after cooking, the best part came. Eating! The menu: Lunchbox Treats & After… Read more

Yoga in the Great Outdoors

We’re excited to announce that free yoga will return to the top of Aspen Mountain this summer. In our opinion, there’s no better place to practice. Mats are provided, and the class is held on the Wedding Deck (dubbed the Yoga Deck during classes) at the very top of Aspen Mountain, reached via gondola. Classes… Read more

Comfy in the Kitchen

The Little Nell is sharing the secrets for warm hospitality and delicious food with the next generation of Aspen by partnering with chef/cookbook author Helen DeFrance to teach kids basic cooking skills. Comfy in the Kitchen will be a series of four cooking classes this summer for children age 4 and up. “Each class will… Read more

Pimm’s Cup

As the weather starts to warm in Aspen (kind of…), nothing beats a Pimm’s on a patio. Any patio! The British beverage is delicious and is incredibly easy to mix for a crowd-pleaser of a cocktail. Here’s Food & Beverage Director Sabato Sagaria’s recipe for this treat: Beverage 2 oz Pimm’s 6 oz sparkling lemonade… Read more

Rocky Mountains Meet Smoky Mountains

At The Little Nell, we’re excited to offer a very Southern, very unique culinary event this weekend in partnership with Blackberry Farm. On Friday, join us at element 47 for a Southern Cocktail Hour featuring libations and bites, and on Saturday, a four course meal complete with wine pairings and a complimentary signed cookbook to… Read more

National Margarita Day!

It’s National Margarita Day (who knew?), so we’re celebrating at Ajax Tavern at the base of Aspen Mountain by serving up our Flaming Lips of Bell. This spicy marg will definitely put a kick in your afternoon. In a shaker filled with ice, combine: – 2 ounces Herradura Tequila – 1 ounce of Grand Marnier… Read more

Featured Wedding: Sarah and Shea

How did you two meet? A huge Colorado Snowstorm brought us together on my birthday in March 2010. Two days before my 31st birthday, my girlfriends were throwing me a party at Riever’s Bar in Denver. Around noon that day it began to snow. It snowed more than 20” in the mountains and more than 9”… Read more

Valentine’s Day in Aspen

The Little Nell’s Element 47 restaurant is offering a four course, $95 prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day. So grab your honey and go celebrate! Call 970-920-6330 for reservations.