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Independence overview

Independence is a relaxing place distinct for its sports and known for its spas and shops. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for hiking and walking. This winter paradise is home to popular ski areas such as Aspen Mountain and Aspen Highlands. Independence and Buttermilk Mountain Ski Area are popular sights to see. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Independence is for you.

Where to stay in Independence

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Independence can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 119 hotels in the Independence area and you can shop as many as 100 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 58%.
  • • 4 2-star hotels with an average price of $59 per night
  • • 40 3-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night
  • • 53 4-star hotels with an average price of $139 per night
  • • 9 5-star hotels with an average price of $195 per night

How to get to Independence

Fly in to Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), 15.8 mi (25.4 km) from downtown Independence. Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional) is the next closest major airport, 39.7 mi (64 km) away.

What to see around Independence

Fun activities are on hand such as skiing, sporting events, and pampering at the spa, along with attractions such as:
  • • Aspen Mountain
  • • Aspen Highlands
  • • Buttermilk Mountain Ski Area
Its mountain views and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Linkins Lake Trailhead
  • • Independence Pass
  • • Grottos Trailhead
  • • Mount Elbert
  • • Cathedral Lake Trailhead
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Independence
  • • Ashcroft Ghost Town
  • • Smuggler Mountain
  • • Hurst Theatre
  • • Hunter Creek Trailhead

When to visit Independence

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 49°F day, 9°F night
  • • April-June: 77°F day, 23°F night
  • • July-September: 79°F day, 35°F night
  • • October-December: 64°F day, 9°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 6.6 inches
  • • April-June: 5.9 inches
  • • July-September: 5.6 inches
  • • October-December: 6.7 inches