Dog Destination: Aspen, Colo.

The Rocky Mountains offer spectacular views for you and your dog.

Located high in the Rocky Mountains, Aspen, Colo., offers spectacular views, great skiing, fine restaurants, upscale shopping, art galleries, and nightlife as a great dog friendly vacation spot.

What To Do
Try the dog-friendly sections of the Ashcroft Ski Touring Center. Also, the Snowmass Cross-Country Ski Center has two dog-friendly Nordic trails. Dogs must be onleash.

You can take your leashed dog on Aspen’s downtown pedestrian mall, where most stores welcome dogs.

If your dog needs a playmate or if you feel lonely, check out the Borrow a Dog program at the Aspen Animal Shelter.

Where To Stay – Pet Friendly Lodging
Hotel Aspen
110 W. Main St.
Aspen, CO 81611
(800) 527-7369
$149 to $405 per night
1 dog allowed per room; $20 daily pet fee

Limelite Lodge
228 E. Cooper Ave.
Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 925-3025
$95 to $399 per night
All dogs allowed; $10 daily pet fee.

Ashcroft Ski Touring Center
(970) 925-1971

Aspen Animal Shelter
(970) 544-0206

Aspen Chamber Resort Association
(800) 670-0792

Snowmass Cross-Country Ski Center
(970) 923-3148

Source: Canine Colorado: Where to Go and What to Do With Your Dog (Fulcrum Publishing, 2001, $17.95) by Cindy Hirschfeld.

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