SUMMER ADVENTURES & Activities

Although Aspen is best known as a winter playground, a whole new world opens up with the mountain wildflowers. We enjoy a micro-climate all our own, where the skies seem just that bit bluer and the air that bit more inviting—even by Colorado standards. Visit our Adventure Center to learn about all your Five-Star options, like off road tours and fly fishing trips (including those in our custom-built boat), and they’ll happily make any arrangements. Summer at The Little Nell, we like to say, is a riot of the senses. Come one, come all, as Summer Adventures with The Little Nell are open to the public.

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Off-Road Tours
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Delete whatever is on your camera’s memory card, because our 2-, 4- and 6-hour off-road tours provide endless photographic opportunities.
biking
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Roll through town on one of our complimentary cruiser bikes, or weave your way through a range of seemingly endless mountain bike trails.
Fly fishing
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Whatever your skill level, we’ll help you customize a high-end fishing trip with our team of experienced guides on the Roaring Fork River, the Frying Pan or any number of private Gold Medal waters throughout the Valley.
Stargazing Tours
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Our adventure concierge and an astronomy expert will be your guides on a private Audi 4x4 tour to see meteor showers, shooting stars, quarter moons and constellations. State-of-the-art binoculars will be provided as you enjoy Champagne, sweet treats and learning more about the night sky.
Ride & Dine Dinner Series
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We invite all levels of cyclists to join us on a journey from The Little Nell to the historic Emma Farms in Basalt. Following the 21-mile bike ride downvalley on the Rio Grand Trail, you'll be treated to a farm dinner prepared by our element 47 chefs, featuring all locally and organic sourced ingredients.
Clip-in with Christian
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Our annual "Clip in with Christian" cycling camp provides an opportunity for cyclists of all abilities to ride Aspen's most famed roads with professional cyclists Christian Vande Velde, George Hincapie and Craig Lewis, and enjoy Five-Star accommodations and dining.

Goodies Goodies Goodie

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Biju Is Back
Back by popular demand, Biju's Little Curry Shop returns to The Nell for a 3-course dinner; a benefit for the Aspen Homeless Shelter.
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Celebrate off season in Aspen with the best deals in town! Join us for dinner Wednesdays - Sundays for a 3 for $47 special.
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The Dom Perignon Party - New Year's at The Nell
The “it party” of the holiday season takes over the main and lower levels of the hotel with live music and DJs, bottomless Dom Perignon, an open bar and food stations from element 47.


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