Aspen & Vail – Famous Skiing Destinations

November 1st, 2011 by

Colorado is home to many exciting, world famous skiing destinations. Two of the best known are the towns of Aspen and Vail. Aspen began as a small Victorian mining town and is now a magnificent resort location filled with outdoor adventures and beautiful culture. Vail, too, gained popularity as a magnificent vacation destination, and with evoJets at your service, it is possible to explore both lovely towns in one trip.

Rather than flying a tiring roundabout route through hubs and spokes, why not let evoJets – a private jet charter company local to the area and therefore especially well-suited for such service, fly you directly to Aspen and Vail in all the luxury and comfort you deserve. This can be achieved easily by chartering a private jet to Aspen or Vail. Arrive feeling fresh and invigorated to hit the slopes and enjoy the many other exciting recreational and entertainment options around the area.

Ski or Snowboard at Aspen Mountain or any of the other three ski areas in the valley – Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, or Buttermilk, all of which are only 12 miles away from town. With the White River National Forest and other designated wilderness areas around Aspen, there are plenty of places to hike, bike, raft, dogsled, flyfish, and more. The city also has several health clubs and spas to help you rejuvenate and relax after a busy day of adventuring.


Aspen proudly boasts “big city” culture in a small town fashion with many art, music, and dance performances and sights. Every summer the town hosts the classical Aspen Music Festival. The city also offers a wide variety of shopping opportunities, via international fashion shops on Galena Street, Aspen’s two shopping malls, many high-end boutiques, and various outfitters.

Few of the numerous stylish hotels, resorts, and lodges of Aspen are the Aspen Meadows Resort, the Boomerang Lodge, the historical Hotel Jerome, L’Auberge d’ Aspen, and the St. Regis Resort Aspen.

Aspen’s local airport is the Aspen Pitkin County Airport (ASE, KASE), also known as Sardy Field, which is about three miles northwest from the downtown area. The airport is so close to the slopes, it boasts that you can “be skiing within minutes of your arrival.” The airport also has an onsite limousine service—Snow Limousine.


Vail is best-known as a top-notch ski destination, and there is a wealth of other activities to be enjoyed there as well. From sledding to golf, and horseback riding to strolls in the park, possibilities abound no matter what your recreational tastes.

Vail is home to a number of wonderful arts and cultural sites, nightlife spots, festivals, and other entertainment, including the Vail Jazz Foundation, Sandbar, Master’s Gallery, and many more. Some of the best luxury accommodations in Vail can be found at Arrabelle at Vail Square, Lion Square Lodge, Sonnenalp Resort at Vail, Lodge and Spa at Cordillera, and The Lodge at Vail.

Vail’s local airport is Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE, KEGE) – also called “Vail Eagle Airport” or the “Eagle Vail Airport”, is located four miles west of Eagle, CO, and about 35 miles west of Vail by car. The airport’s single fixed base operator (FBO), Vail Valley Jet Center, provides general and business aviation services and has been given the title “The Ritz-Carlton of FBOs” by Aviation and Business Journal.

If you wish to charter a private jet to Vail or Aspen, please call us on 877-970-5387 or Request a Quote for your preferred choice of private jet. For more information about evoJets, our founders and team, and private aviation topics, visit us on Twitter and Facebook !

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