The city of Aspen is one of the most populous cities situated in the state of Colorado, US. The city had a population of 5,804 (as per the 2005 census) and was named after the Aspen trees, which were found in abundance in that area. Aspen is one of the important tourist centres in the nation and attracts thousands of tourists every year. The city has a ski resort and is among the highest per capita cities in the US.
Aspen has recently emerged into an international famed city and is a glitzy playground for the famous and wealthy. The city has been transformed into an important upscale district, which includes salons, boutiques and high-end restaurants. It also boasts of having fashion outlets of famous designers including Fendi, Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dior, Burbery and Tod’s. In fact, the city is the second home to a number of international jet setters and has a mix of condos and high-end luxury homes with mobile home parks and legacy residences.
The city of Aspen is served by Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, which is the only airport in the region. The airport is also known by the name of Sardy Field. The Aspen-Pitkin County Airport is a Class 1 Airport and has an asphalt runaway, which is nearly 7006 ft long and 100 ft wide. The airport of Aspen is considered to be the third busiest airport in the state of Colorado and has three regular and commercial air carriers including Delta Airlines, United Airlines and Frontier Airlines. The Sardy Field Airport also has a General Aviation section, which is large enough to accommodate many private jets and corporate airlines.
The General Aviation section, operated by the F.B.O, is also known as Atlantic Aviation. There is a wide range of cheap flights for travellers making to & fro journeys from the city of Aspen. Some of the airlines providing cheap flights to Aspen include Delta connection, Frontier Airlines, Mesa Airlines and Sky West Airlines. You can choose any one of these options to travel from Los Angeles to Aspen at an average price of 366$, which is quite low considering the recent hikes in airfares. However, the rates are generally applicable on selected weekdays or weekends.
In case, you might not find a booking in your favorable airline or are looking for more affordable options before finally making a decision, you can opt for the facilities available in Copper Mountain airport, located 41.3 miles away from Aspen. They not only have services from innumerable airlines, but also you will find many destinations having cheap airfares to Copper Mountain.
The city of Aspen is a place of unending attractions and is a must visit city for every tourist. The famous John Denver Park is one of the pleasant places to visit during the summer time, as it is located on a creek hill near Rio Grande Ball field. Another lovely place to visit in Aspen is the Maroon Bells, one of the most photographed and visited mountains in the state.
The scope of nightlife in the city of Aspen is vast as the there are a number of restaurants, bars, pubs and nightclubs which remains open whole night. Popular places to hangout during night hours include The Little Nell bar, Syzygy, The Lava Room, Speakeasy, The Cantina, Bar Aspen and the Red Onion.