Traveling from New York to Aspen
Airports in New York
Three airports service the New York metropolitan area: John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. JFK is located 20 miles from Manhattan on JFK Access Road. LaGuardia is located 6.5 miles from Manhattan on Ditmars Boulevard. Newark is located 16 miles from Manhattan on Brewster Road in Newark, New Jersey. Numerous airlines service the three airports, including North American, JetBlue and United Airlines. The Orbitz.com website can find you cheap flights from New York to any domestic or international destination.
Parking and Transportation
All three airports have long-term parking options available. JFK and Newark both charge $18 per day for long-term parking. The long-term parking at LaGuardia Airport costs $33 per day for the first two days, and $18 per day for each additional day. The NYC Airporter shuttle takes passengers from New York to JFK and LaGuardia airports. The bus fare is $12.75 to LaGuardia and $15.75 to JFK. The subway also runs between Manhattan, LaGuardia and JFK. Cab fare from Manhattan runs between $30 and $50, depending on which airport you're heading to. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.
Dining at the Airports
If you need to grab a bite to eat before your flight, all three airports have on-site restaurants. Some of the dining options include McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks. Using Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from New York means that all of your travel details are handled before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before your flight.
Aspen-Pitkin County Airport
Orbitz.com makes it easy to find flights to Aspen. The website searches different flight combinations to find tickets at bargain prices. The Aspen-Pitkin County Airport is located in Pitkin County, three miles northwest of downtown Aspen. Two airlines service the airport: American Eagle, providing flights to Aspen from Dallas and Los Angeles, and United Express, providing flights to Aspen from Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Transportation from the Airport
You can take the bus from the airport to Aspen for free. The bus stop is located directly across from the terminal, on Highway 82. Buses run every 30 minutes, from 6:01 a.m. until 5:01 p.m., every 15 minutes from 5:01 p.m. until 1:01 a.m., and every hour after that. Taxi and limo services are also available. If you'd like your own transportation, you can use the Orbitz.com website to reserve a rental car.
Climate in Aspen
Aspen's climate is one of the main reasons people flock to the area. During the winter months, the temperature ranges from 7Â°F to 39Â°F. It's cold, and there's a lot of snow, making it perfect for skiing. During the summer, the low temperatures average in the 40s, and high temperatures average in the 70s. While there's the occasional shower in the summer, the fall is usually filled with dry, sunny days.
Highlights and Attractions
If you want breathtaking views, there are a few great spots in Aspen, such as Maroon Bells, Independence Pass and Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. If you want to ski, head to Aspen Highlands or Aspen Mountain. The area also offers excellent hiking trails, including Rio Grande Trail, Crater Lake Trail and Grottos Trail. Orbitz.com does more than find flights to Aspen; the website has all the tools you need to plan your entire vacation
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