With Summer heating up in Colorado it is the perfect time to put away the skis and snowboards and bring out the tubes, mountain bikes and hiking gear. While Aspen, Colorado might be mostly known for the beautiful Winter slopes; don’t forget that there is still plenty to enjoy during the Summer Months as well. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should consider Aspen, Colorado for your Summer Vacation this year.

Snowmass Bike Park

One of the most exciting and healthy activities you can do during the summer in Colorado is go mountain biking. While there may be plenty of places within Colorado to get your blood pumping on the trails, Snowmass Bike Park is like no other. Winding from the top of the Elk Camp Chairlift all the way to Snowmass Base Village, Snowmass Bike Park offers something for every level of downhill mountain bike rider. With nearly 3,000 vertical feet of purpose-built downhill trails, including the technical challenges of the three V’s: Viking, Vapor, and Valhalla, Snowmass Bike Park delivers all your favorite aspects of a winter ski experience, without the snow. Go alone or bring your friends to enjoy a day at Snowmass Bike Park.

Lost Forest

Apsen’s Lost Forest is the best place for you if you enjoy outdoor activities that will get your adrenaline pumping. In the Lost Forest families and groups can experience a multitude of activities depending on your preferences. Here you can enjoy the Alpine Coaster, ziplines, ropes courses, mountain biking trails, a climbing wall and more. Depending on the level of physical activity you are looking for, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


No vacation is complete without delicious meals to start and end your day of activities. Aspen has some of the finest dining in Colorado and is sure to leave you and your family satisfied. You can enjoy American Food at the Elk Camp Restaurant, farm to table meals or amazing views at the Sundeck. All of these places is appropriate for families and larger groups to enjoy.

Book Your Travel Today

If you are thinking about visiting the Colorado Mountains for vacation this Summer we encourage you to consider renting a black car from the airport to your destination. Rocky Mountain Black Car is happy to pick you up and transport you safely and conveniently from Denver International to your Mountain destination. Contact us today or simply reserve your car online!