An Aspen Adventure: The Rocky Mountains With Your Grandchild

There’s no place like Colorado High Country for creating lasting memories with your grandchild. Come see why as you discover hot springs, mining history, and nature hikes!
Rating (5)
Program No. 2524RJ
6 days
Starts at
1,799 / ADULT
1,349 / CHILD
6 days
5 nights
13 meals
5B 4L 4D
Maroon Bells & Lake, Silver Mine
Aspen/Snowmass Village, CO
Raft Trip on the Roaring Fork River
Aspen/Snowmass Village, CO
Program Concludes
Aspen/Snowmass Village, CO
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At a Glance

Join your grandchild in the Colorado High Country near Aspen for a thrilling outdoor adventure! Splash and slide on the hot springs waterslide at Glenwood Springs and on a white water rafting adventure. Ride through the mountains on horseback, and board the Aspen Mountain Gondola to ascend a mountain peak for a hiking field trip. Plus, meet retired miners and travel underground with them to learn about an actual historic silver mine, and enjoy a real rodeo show as you take in the excitement of the Rocky Mountains with your grandchild.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Walking up to two miles on mountainous terrain. Horseback riding, rafting. Must be in good physical condition. Elevations of 8,000-12,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Raft the Roaring Fork or Colorado Rivers with naturalists floating through canyons and wildlife-birding habitats.
  • Ride by gondola above the tree line, and discover wildflowers and breathtaking views on hikes.
  • Learn about geology and mining history as you don hardhats and explore with guides in an operating silver mine.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 8-12. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Courtney Petros
Courtney is a Colorado native from Pueblo. She has a Bachelor's in Journalism and a Master's in Elementary Education. She loves to travel and has taught English in Japan and Australia. When not teaching 3rd or group fitness classes, you will find Courtney hiking, snow shoeing, skiing, road bicycling, scuba diving or rock climbing. According to Courtney, "Colorado is beautiful, and I love sharing all that our state has to offer." She currently lives in Fort Collins with her sweet dog, Maya.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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