Colorado’s most picturesque and vibrant year - round resort, Aspen is by far the best Vacation town in the west. Nestled high in the Elk mountains branch of the Rockies, you will be spellbound by the picture perfect vistas and roaring river valleys of this massive year round playground. In winter Aspen turns into a winter playground with the majestic back drop of the snow capped mountains, breathtaking landscape and exceptional ski slopes. Aspen and Snowmass form one of the largest mountain vacation complexes in North America with four large ski fields to choose from - Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass and Buttermilk, which are all connected with regular shuttle services. Skiing Aspen you can find knee deep powder, wide-open groomed runs, narrow tree ski runs, great ski schools and on mountain daycare for the kids!