If you only have a few hours in Aspen…

For me, Aspen has only ever been a day trip while on vacation in Vail so I can’t tell you where to stay, where to ski, or how to spend your evenings there. I can, however, tell you two VERY important things: where to shop + where to have lunch!

If you only have a couple of hours to visit Aspen make sure you head straight to the city center/downtown area. Its a small village, very reminiscent of an outdoor mall, filled with luxury shops, restaurants, and a ton of pedestrian-friendly streets. You can stroll around leisurely while visiting storefronts of high-end brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Ralph Lauren. Retailers like Intermix and Yves Solomon also have a presence in this little ski town, which says A LOT about the people (and the average income) that tend to visit.

Shopping in Aspen

For lunch swing into The White House Tavern! If the weather is clear, opt for a table outside to enjoy the mountain view and activity. Either way, order a margarita, the deviled eggs, the crispy chicken sandwich sliders, and a side of fries. You can thank me later!

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The White House Tavern: A must-stop if you’re in Aspen
I don’t like slaw so I scraped it off, but the chicken was SO good!
Yummy deviled eggs!
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