Aspen, Co, United States

  • The City of Aspen is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the city population was 5,804 in 2005. Founded as a mining camp in the Colorado Silver Boom and named because of the abundance of aspen trees in the area, the city is now a ski resort and an upscale tourist center.

    In the late 20th century the city developed as a popular destination for celebrities, attracting people like Charlie Sheen, Hunter S. Thompson, and John Denver, the latter having written several songs about the town, including “Aspenglow” and “Starwood in Aspen.”

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Free Activities in Aspen! Free Activities in Aspen! Colorado is beautiful this time of year! Amazing outdoors, plenty of activities for the family. Money might be tight this year, but that doesn't mean you can't get away for a bit.  Here are a couple of ideas for free activities whi
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