A playground for the rich and fabulous, Aspen offers more than just good celebrity spotting. Yes, this is a star-studded skier's paradise, but it's also a great, year-round, romantic outdoor destination with its stunning scenery, top-notch hiking, superb accommodations and busy nightlife. Fifteen miles southwest of Aspen lies Maroon Bells which offers a lake, alpine meadows and limited vehicle access. Hike the trails, breathe in the mountain air and take in the stunning scenery. Glenwood Hot Springs, just 40 miles northwest of Aspen, is a perfect romantic indulgence for wellness devotees. You can also get your romantic Western adventure fix via a visit to T Lazy 7 Ranch with horseback rides and camping trips. Whether you choose to curl up in your lodge in front of a roaring fire, take a romantic carriage or sleigh ride, or live it up at the myriad pubs, clubs and saloons, it's all here in Aspen.
From night swimming with manta rays to stargazing from the summit of the world's tallest mountain, GAYOT has selected 10 exceptional activities to help you make the most of your stay on Hawaii's Big Island.