Mountain Exploration in Aspen, CO
If you love outdoor recreation, Aspen, CO is likely a bucket-list destination. With breathtaking ski resorts, incredible scenery, and high-end restaurants and boutiques, this mountain locale is a once-in-a-lifetime destination. Use a car rental for your trip if you want a convenient way to experience everything Aspen has to offer while also traveling through town with ease. With just 3.5 square miles of ground to cover in Aspen, you can easily get your bearings when you travel.
The Main Route
Route 82 is the main thoroughfare through Aspen, extending from the town's northwest to southeast corners. Several popular boutique hotels, including The Limelight, are located within a five-minute drive of the Aspen Mountain Ski Resort. You can also drive five minutes north on 82 to reach the highly rated Buttermilk Ski Area.
From Buttermilk, you can reach the Maroon Bells scenic area, the trailhead for the Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and Crater Lake Trail. It's just over 10.5 miles away, which makes it about a 20-minute drive.
Although shuttles are available through much of Aspen, having your own car rental gives you the freedom to explore at your leisure without the expense of hiring a taxi service. You'll also be able to enjoy scenic drives through the breathtaking Rocky Mountains. One such drive is Independence Pass, which starts 20 miles north of Aspen on 82. This curvy mountain route provides panoramic views of the Continental Divide.
If you're planning a trip to Aspen, make the most of this sightseeing adventure with a rental car. Book today so your transport will be ready when you arrive.
For most car rental companies around the world, the minimum age requirement is 25. Drivers aged between 21 and 24 might be subject to additional local fees and may not be allowed to book vehicles under the Premium, Specialty, SUV, Minivan, Van, Convertible, Utility and Luxury Vehicle categories. Additional drivers must be at least 25 years old.
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