Read our top New Years destination pick for this year! Black Diamond ski trails and sizzling hot chocolate!Touristy TrinketDecember 21, 2019CultureInspired livingLatest DealsLuxury Ski resortsNew Year & ChristmasSki0 Comments 01 min read Nestled in Colorado’s majestic Rocky Mountains, Aspen is a top destination for skiers and adventure fanatics. Experience skiing on black diamond trails or bike riding through dense Coloradan woods- the amount of outdoor recreational activities is endless. From horseback riding, rafting, hiking to snowboarding- Aspen has it all. Famous for its luxurious lifestyle of five star ski resorts to its happening nightlife as well as its rooted history and heritage from the famous Wheeler House to the Aspen Art Museum- the cultural blend is what makes Aspen a popular destination.Come winter and there’s nothing like taking a downhill ski run straight to snazzy designer boutiques for some retail therapy or a cozy cafe for a steaming hot chocolate and some scones.For those interested in exploring the vast natural beauty Aspen offers, bike riding through the beautiful Rio Grande Trail that goes all the way to Glenwood springs is a great idea. Riding through dense groves and shimmering lakes, this trail makes for a delightful excursion.For backpackers and hikers, I would highly recommend the wilderness and great outdoors that the Maroon Bells trail offers. Connected all the way to Crested Butte, Colorado, these trails make for demanding yet rewarding expeditions- be ready to lose some serious pounds!Particularly famous for being a hotspot during New Years season, this would definitely be Aspen peaktime- best to book in advance to find hotel availability at a decent price! Last minute prices during New years can be absolutely deadly here! Touristy TrinketStay connected on the freshest stories shaping the world of food, travel, vetted luxury and more.Follow us on Social.