The West End

The West End is a quaint community known for canopied streets, historic houses, and beautiful summer gardens.

Welcome to the West End

Nature and Victorian architecture characterize this carefree community.
The West End is a quaint community known for canopied streets, historic houses, and beautiful summer gardens. With all of its nature, it’s difficult to believe that the community sprung from Aspen's mining days. The neighborhood exudes a quiet and relaxing atmosphere reminiscent of its old glory. The West End real estate offers an eclectic mix of 1800s Victorian homes and modern dwellings.

What to love

  • Gorgeous Victorian houses
  • Seclusion
  • Excellent dining options
  • World-class shopping
  • Panoramic views
  • Indoor and outdoor activities

People and Lifestyle

Experience laid-back, suburban living in West End. The neighborhood provides convenient access to every amenity, having grocery stores, restaurants, and shops in close proximity. The West End is also near Downtown Aspen and ski resorts, where various recreational facilities can be found. The West End’s location is ideal for people who seek adventure and value privacy.

Dining, Entertaining, and Shopping

Downtown Aspen is a mecca for shoppers and foodies. The neighborhood is lined with restaurants offering different cuisines to excite your senses. Piñons offers a casual American dining experience and a wide variety of wines and is perfect for a romantic outing due to its stunning mountain views.
Enjoy the elegant ambiance of The White House Tavern as you savor the exquisite flavors of its authentic American dishes. Favorite treats here include gourmet sandwiches, burgers, salads, and cocktails. If you want an exclusive dining experience, you can apply for a membership at the Caribou Club. Aside from their fantastic dishes, you may find yourself rubbing elbows with a few celebrities who want to escape the limelight.
As there are many stores selling everything from local products to high-end items. Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton, and Ralph Lauren are just a few brands.

What to Do

West Aspen is home to some of the city's most significant landmarks: The Aspen Music Festival, The Aspen Institute, Aspen Center of Physics, and The Red Brick Community Art Center. The commute is an easy trip to Downtown Aspen, which hosts many events year-round. West Aspen's strategic location means that its residents and visitors have easy access to all the fun and excitement the city offers.
For nature lovers, the community is surrounded by majestic mountains and beautiful sceneries. There are many parks and environmental learning facilities nearby like Hallam Lake and the Rio Grande Trail. Exploring a vast acreage of lush trees or meandering through the neighborhood either by foot or bike is something you can do daily. If you are looking for more exhilarating adventures, ski resorts, hiking trails, and water rafting are great options.
For a more relaxed activity, West Aspen is a pleasant sanctuary. Go out for a picnic or lie down on the grass and read your favorite book to unwind.
If you want to catch live shows and concerts, Harris Concert Hall and the Benedict Music Tent are the best places to visit.


The West End is part of the Aspen School District. Highlights include:
  • Aspen Elementary School: Public, PK-4
  • Aspen Middle School: Public, 5-8
  • Aspen High School: Public, 9-12

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