Tourism Ireland

A Bachelorette in Aspen

by My Best Friend’s Weekend

Nov 22, 2015

Aspen, Colorado © Teri Virbickis | Dreamstime

Bachelor/ette Parties

 

Have a crew of besties who love outdoor activities? Or at least love seeing mountains from the warm comfort of a ski chalet? Look no further than Aspen as a destination for your bachelorette in any season. Here’s the breakdown of one bachelorette we planned there in the fall:

 

Where We Stayed

We took advantage of a family friend’s ski house, saving on cost. With a large variety of rentals, this is a great option in the Aspen area.

 

Aspen, Colorado © Nan Palmero | Flickr

© Nan Palmero | Flickr

 

What We Did

Friday: We arrived at the house. We had a chef come to cook dinner for us upon arrival, so everyone was able to relax right when we got in. Aspen is also chock-full of talented chefs used to cooking for bachelorette-party-sized groups, which meant we could have our pick of options! That night, we headed into town, making stops at popular Aspen bars.

Saturday: After a lazy morning followed by an early afternoon bike ride, we surprised the group with a cake from Aspen’s Main Street Bakery to celebrate one of the bridesmaid’s birthdays. Bachelorette games were played, and then everyone headed out to dinner at L’Hostaria. Then it was bar hopping.

Sunday: Tired from the weekend’s festivities, most of us slept in. After brunch and a short hike, it was time to get back on the road for flights out of Denver.

 

Aspen Brewing Company, Colorado © Nan Palmero | Flickr

© Nan Palmero | Flickr

 

Places To Go Out

Although we didn’t (quite) make it to all of these, some of the highlights of the Aspen nightlife scene include early drinks at Aspen Brewing Company, followed by popular local bars like 39 Degrees (with a great patio), Zane’s Tavern and the Red Onion (with a happy hour that starts at 10 p.m.), Justice Snow’s and Jimmy’s. J Bar is a fancy saloon for cocktails, which can be followed by dancing at Escobar.

 

#trazeetravel

Insta Feed
Tips / Other
Apr 25, 2019

What to Look for When Running a Race

Choosing a race to run can be daunting. There are so many, and they all offer different perks, experiences and drawbacks.

Work and Play in Italy

Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.

Tips / Destination
Apr 25, 2019

Guide to Spring Festivals in Philadelphia

Spring in Philadelphia is a beautiful time. The flowers are blooming, there are people out enjoying nature and Philadelphia’s festival season begins. There are festivals year-round; however, the spring festivals draw much bigger crowds and get Philadelphians ready for a fun and enjoyable summer. Each festival is unique and it’s worth attending as many as possible to fully enjoy the city.

Products / Food/Drink
Apr 25, 2019

Modern Recreation Coffee Subscription

Have your coffee delivered right to your doorstep with a Modern Recreation Coffee subscription. The company works with specialty roasters to bring you unique, high-grade beans.

Work and Play in Italy

ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.

Spend a Night on a Glacier with This New Travel Experience

Book the Night on a Glacier experience, available May–September, from Off the Map Travel, to not only spend a one-of-a-kind night in a one-of-a-kind destination, but also enjoy your chance at seeing Norway’s magnificent polar bears.