Its rep as America’s top ski town is no joke, but Aspen actually hits its peak under the summer sun. Alex Pasquariello has your guide to packing in the town’s best shopping, fishing, hiking, dining and drinking in one perfect long weekend
Stay - Hotel Jerome is one of the town’s oldest buildings and boasts the kind of authentic western décor that makes it impossible to leave. The spacious rooms, charming fireside lounge, excellent drinks and friendly staff (rarely caught without their cowboy hats) don’t hurt either. Make sure to reserve your skis ahead of time and they’ll have them waiting for you upon arrival.