Reasons To Visit Aspen
Aspen is one of the world’s most famous ski resort towns known for its incredible natural beauty, world-class resorts and amenities and laid-back atmosphere. Skiing opportunities are available for people of all levels of expertise ranging from families with kids to high level experts, while there are many exciting outdoor activities to pursue over the summer after the snow has dried up such as hiking, fishing and rafting. Aspen is also very friendly place for children with its range of fun attractions, so all the family will be able to have a good time.
Arriving In Aspen
Aspen Airport, known in full as Aspen-Pitkin Country Airport, is located just 6 km away from Aspen and handles a range of domestic flights across the United States, most of which are operated on a seasonal basis. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Aspen, you won’t be able to find any direct flights available. However, during seasonal times there are plenty of flight options available which would involve just a single stopover from the UAE, making the journey a lot more convenient.
Aspen Airport is a fairly small airport and offers only a small selection of amenities and facilities, but you will find everything you would expect so you won’t be short on amenities. The airport has its own restaurant on-site where you can enjoy a meal, while there is also a souvenir shop where you can pick up some travel basics. In addition to this, the airport provides travelers with complimentary Wi-Fi so you can get online and surf the web easily. When you have arrived at the airport, the easiest way to get to your destination is by taxi or to prearrange a private transfer. Alternatively, you could consider renting a car in Aspen.
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All UAE nationals traveling to the United States will need to have a valid visa, so leave plenty of time before your journey to make a visa application. Aspen is a popular ski resort over the winter and sees plenty of snowfall from November until April, so you will need to bring thick winter clothing with you. However, over the summer temperatures can warm up with average highs in the mid-20s from June until August. You will need to put your clocks back by 10 hours when you arrive in Aspen, while prices in the region can be quite pricy as it is a popular winter getaway.
* This information is correct as of March 2018
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