Fall Fly Fishing

Little Nell Director of Fly Fishing Matt Burmaster loves this time of year, not just for the fall colors and the beauty of local rivers but for the fishing itself. “Late September/early October is when the brown trout are in spawn mode,” he said. “It’s when they get aggressive.” The fish aggressively strike at bait,… Read more

New e47 $47 menu

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 October 1~ 7 selections. First Course king salmon rillettes, fennel, radish, pickled onion, preserved lemon or rendezvous farm beet borscht, crème fraiche, dill, pumpernickel  … Read more

We Love Fall Weddings

Here are just a few shots from recent weddings… such a beautiful time of year to be on Aspen Mountain! 

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

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