The North of Nell is just steps from the Silver Queen Gondola at the base of the Little Nell ski run between the Little Nell Hotel and the St. Regis. Guests enjoy the best of both worlds… the serene beauty of the mountains and the excitement and convenience of staying in the heart of Aspen.


From Glenwood Springs
In Glenwood Springs, proceed east on Grand Avenue, which turns into Hwy 82 on the outskirts of town. Follow Hwy 82 east for approximately 40 miles to Aspen. (approximately a 45 minute drive)

From Denver and Eagle Airport
Aspen is approximately 4 hours from Denver International Airport and about 1.5 hours from Eagle Airport. From either airport, take I-70 west and follow it to Glenwood Springs. At Glenwood, take exit #116 and follow the signs to Hwy 82. Take Hwy 82 through Glenwood Springs and stay on the same road all the way to Aspen.

From Denver International Airport in the Summer
A slightly shorter and more scenic summer route from Denver to Aspen (approximately 3.5 hours) goes over Independence Pass. Follow I-70 west to Hwy 24 at Copper Mountain. Take Hwy 24 and follow the signs; they will direct you through Leadville to Hwy 82 and west to Aspen over Independence Pass. This route is open only during the summer, from approximately May 31 to October 31.

From Grand Junction and the West
Aspen is an easy 2.5 hour drive from Grand Junction. In Grand Junction, take I-70 east to exit #116 in Glenwood Springs. Exit and follow the signs directing you to Hwy 82. Follow Hwy 82 through Glenwood Springs and on to Aspen.