Aspen is a town in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains and mainly known as a ski resort town, as well as a year-round destination for outdoor recreation. It is also known for high-end restaurants and boutique shops, Landmarks such as the Wheeler Opera House, built in 1889 during the area’s silver mining boom, call Aspen home. The Wheeler-Stallard House is a local history museum set in a 19th-century, Queen Anne–style home, while the Aspen Art Museum displays contemporary artworks. Aspen is famous for its array of outdoor recreational activities to suit both thrill seekers, and the kids who prefer to stay on the safe side. Activities include white water rafting, zip lining, kayaking, canoeing, Segway tours and fishing. Kids will also be delighted to know there are a variety of shops which offer some very sweet treats. Parents can relax and enjoy a glass of bubbly while the kids get lost exploring the Aspen Candy Factory.