The Elevation Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Crested Butte
... didn't get to see any deer or black bears (which are common here). Then we drove back to Snowmass Village where we had lunch in town. We went back to Veda's and chilled, watched some of the World Cup games and relaxed. In the evening, we drove into Aspen to have dinner and watch the fireworks. We had dinner outside at a cute little Irish restaurant in the middle of town and then we walked ...
Off we drove towards Independence Pass. I was worried we would have to go over a rickety old bridge of some sort.... so I was a bit fearful of our upcoming path. Luckily - it was not so - it was just beautiful, windy roads with the most amazing sights every turn we made. We stopped at so many places just to take it in, that it felt like we'd never make it to Aspen. But we didn't ...
We onLy had time to hang out in Aspen for a few hours before taking off to (hopefully) find a camping spot...our first attempt at Maroon Bells was a wash so we headed back to Our beloved Independence Pass to "Difficult Campground"....they got it backwards!!! THIS was EASY. We are in a sweet and beautiful little Aspen filled area...NICE! Well...we're 'on the road again'. Joanna wasn't too enthralled with Aspen...it ...
I am not at all sure that after taking Joanna onto Independence Pass she was as excited as I was to see Aspen! It has been many years since I have been back here. My memories are that I was happier living here than any other spot I have ever set down roots (of a sort of course). I LOVED living with snow all winter long and taking long walks about town as it was snowing. I also loved the autumn Aspens bright yellow and quaking ...
Beautiful canyon, very different from the canyons we've been seeing in Arizona and Utah. Awesome place for our first night in Colorado, the spring snow melt was in full swing so the river was raging. From high above at the lookouts you could here the river below, it sounded like a constant roar of thunder. Watched a beautiful sunset and Laurie got some fantastic ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
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