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  • The next vacation package takes our group of travelers to the beautiful city of Aspen in Colorado!
  • Here are the pros and cons of traveling to Aspen. Some highlights of the trip are breathtaking scenery and the many outdoor parks and mountains. Some cons are the unpredictable weather and busy skiing season, though these things can easily be avoided with careful planning. This vacation package can be taken in the summer or winter, so travelers are guaranteed numerous activities no matter what the weather is. I’ve divided this slideshow into two separate parts for the seasons.
  • Aspen Meadows resort is conveniently located by the Aspen Highland Mountains so Generation Y can get the most out of their skiing experience! They will adore the snow-covered mountains while staying warm in their elite hotel rooms.
  • Aspen Meadows has many features that make it stand out from other Colorado hotels! The transportation to nearby cities and ski slopes is included in the hotel package which saves a significant amount of money.
  • Aspen Meadows offers many dining choices for their guests. Generation Y will love a big buffet after their skiing!
  • Here is a list of activities sponsored by the hotel in the winter. Generation Y has many choices and can do these things individually or as a group.
  • The Aspen Slopes are the perfect place to ski in the winter! While staying at Aspen Meadows, all skiers will receive a 20% rental and equipment passes. All experience levels are welcome to ski, snowboard, or tube, and beginner classes can be provided.
  • This is a list restaurants located at the bottom of the Aspen Slopes. These restaurants are cheap and provide great food along with shelter after Generation Y’s long day of activities! Choose from pizza, wine, and famous bistro!
  • Aspen Art Museum features a grand gallery with indoor and outdoor exhibits. See sculptures, landscapes, paintings, and more!
  • Take an exciting tour of Colorado on a dashing snowmobile! Get a close-up look of the famous Maroon Bell mountains and ride through the River National Park.
  • Here is a list of activities sponsored by the hotel in the summer. Generation Y has many choices and can do these things individually or as a group.
  • Take an adventurous experience down Colorado’s finest rivers! This activity is perfect for large groups and all levels of aptitude are welcome.
  • This grill offers the rarest steak and prime rib! There are over 100 selections of wine, in addition to live entertainment.
  • Here is a trendy mall located in downtown Aspen. There are 100+ specialty shops to choose from in addition to many displays and scenery. This would be a great location to shop, sightsee, and relax.
  • The Wheeler Opera House is the “art and soul” of Aspen, featuring musicals, movies and live performances. Here Generation Y can see a great variety of shows starting at $9!
  • Here are a list of dining options near the Wheeler Opera House. Grab some delicious homemade food from Boogie’s diner or fresh warps from Big Wrap.
  • Ashcraft Ghost Town is a “haunted” historical mining town that will be sure to give Generation Y a scare!
  • Take an adventure in the sky with a hot air balloon ride! Generation Y will be able to get a perfect view of all bordering mountains and Colorado’s impressive scenery. This tour gives discounts to groups, so the $90 is a fair price.
  • Sample mouthwatering desserts at Paradise Bakery & Café! This tasty bakery features famous fresh-baked cookies, ice cream, yogurt and coffee! Generation Y will enjoy their custom pastries.
  • Here are the price totals per person. The food is rounded to an approximate value because it varies individually how much they eat.
  • This graph represents the data shown in the previous slide.
  • Here is the grand total per person, which stays within the given budget. This completes the Aspen, Colorado vacation package!
  • Aspen, colorado

    1. 1. Aspen, Colorado
    2. 2. Pros & Cons Can provoke allergies Many trees and fresh air Busy skiing season Lots of summer and winter activities Some traveling is required Many outdoor parks and mountains Weather is unpredictable Breathtaking scenery Cons Pros
    3. 3. Aspen Meadows Resort <ul><li>Famous ski resort in Colorado </li></ul><ul><li>Spectacular Suites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hot tubs & Spas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wireless Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DVD Players </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Close to ski-slopes and nature trails </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rooms start at $82 per night </li></ul>
    4. 4. Prices & Features <ul><li>Rooms start at $82 per night </li></ul><ul><li>Free wireless internet and airport shuttle </li></ul><ul><li>Features pools, hot tubs, weight rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Spectacular Suites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have DVD players, wet bars, coffee makers, spas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Close to ski-slopes and nature trails </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides transportation </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Aspen Meadows Restaurants <ul><li>Plato's Restaurant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Features a buffet and flavorful cuisines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>La Cocina </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diner that serves Mexican food and desserts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Steak Pit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serves steak, seafood and salads </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Also offers cafes and bars </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Skiing </li></ul><ul><li>Snowboarding </li></ul><ul><li>Tubing </li></ul><ul><li>Snowmobiling </li></ul><ul><li>Ice skating </li></ul><ul><li>Sledding </li></ul>Winter Activities
    7. 7. Aspen Slopes <ul><li>Ski, snowboard, or tube down 4 mountains </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aspen Mountain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aspen Highlands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buttermilk Mountain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snowmass Mountain </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Terrain is great for all levels of experience </li></ul><ul><li>20% off all rental equipment and lift passes </li></ul><ul><li>Hike down nature trails </li></ul>
    8. 8. Ski Restaurants <ul><li>Ajax Tavern </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Located at the base of Aspen Mountain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features bistro, cheese fondue, many wines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Montagna Restaurant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elegant restaurant that faces the Aspen mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serves cuisines, pizza, and spaghetti </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prices start at $30 </li></ul>
    9. 9. Aspen Art Museum <ul><li>Indoor and outdoor museum </li></ul><ul><li>Located along the Rio Grande Trial </li></ul><ul><li>See surreal and abstract masterpieces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paintings, sculptures, photography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impressive landscapes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Only a $5 admission </li></ul>
    10. 10. T-Lazy-7 Snowmobile Tours <ul><li>Tour beautiful Colorado scenery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See world famous Maroon Bells Mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>White River National Forest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lunch and hot cocoa is provided </li></ul><ul><li>Tours are very educational and safe </li></ul><ul><li>$75 per person </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Fly fishing </li></ul><ul><li>Golf </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking </li></ul><ul><li>Horseback Riding </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain Biking </li></ul><ul><li>Rock climbing </li></ul><ul><li>Kayaking </li></ul>Summer Activities
    12. 12. Whitewater Rafting <ul><li>Adventurous experience </li></ul><ul><li>Raft or kayak down huge rapids </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arkansas River </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colorado River </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fork River </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Great for large groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All experience levels are welcome </li></ul></ul><ul><li>$80 per person </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment is provided </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Crystal Palace Grill <ul><li>Fancy Colorado steak house </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eat the best selection of prime rib </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 different selections of wine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fresh cut vegetables </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Great entertainment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Live music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funny skits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dinners start at $20 </li></ul>
    14. 14. Hyman Mall <ul><li>Trendy mall located in downtown Aspen </li></ul><ul><li>Contains shops, boutiques, restaurants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>100+ specialty shops </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many features to see </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See art, clothing, and food displays </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Perfect for buying gifts and souvenirs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sells a lot of winter gear </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Wheeler Opera House <ul><li>The “Art and Soul” of Aspen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Huge performance venue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Historic landmark </li></ul></ul><ul><li>See musicals, movies, and live performances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many genres and famous artists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features many Christmas musicals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tickets start at $9 </li></ul>
    16. 16. Wheeler Opera House Restaurants <ul><li>Boogie's Diner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50's-style diner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features burgers, salads, pasta, homemade meat loaf & mashed potatoes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ben & Jerry's soda fountain </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Big Wrap </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serves gourmet wraps, soups, and salads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delicious smoothies </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Ashcroft Ghost Town <ul><li>Infamous historical ghost town </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Once a prosperous silver mining town </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rumored to be haunted </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scary places to tour </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See miners’ cabins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Walk through an abandoned jailhouse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View the Castle Creek Valley </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fee is $3 </li></ul>
    18. 18. Hot Air Balloon Rides <ul><li>Experience Colorado from high above </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Perfect view of all bordering mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flight video included </li></ul><ul><li>Gives group discounts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$90.00 per person </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4-10 people per basket </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Approximately 1 hour </li></ul>
    19. 19. Paradise Bakery & Cafe <ul><li>Sample Mouthwatering desserts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Famous fresh-baked cookies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homemade Italian-style ice cream </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frozen yogurt </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Also offers lattes and coffees </li></ul><ul><li>Average cost $3-$10 </li></ul>
    20. 20. Restaurants Katrina’s Creations Montagna Big Wrap D’elissious Cakes Victoria's Espresso Bar The Steak Pit Cloud Nine Brownies Bentley’s La Cocina Paradise Bakery & Cafe Ajax Tavern Crystal Palace Grill Desserts Drinks Food
    21. 21. Price Totals (per person) <ul><li>Hotel: $738 </li></ul><ul><li>Air fare: $240 </li></ul><ul><li>Food: $370 (approximately) </li></ul><ul><li>Activities: $260 </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment: $60 </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation: $0 </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Total: $1668 </li></ul>
    22. 22. Price Totals Grand Total: $1668 (per person)
    23. 23. Aspen, Colorado <ul><li>The End! </li></ul>

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