Center for Physics is in the town of
Aspen, Colorado, in the Rocky Mountains
west of Denver, well-known as a ski resort
in winter and for hiking and other outdoor
activities in summer.
Traveling to Aspen
Aspen has its own airport (ASE), about 10
minutes out of town. It is served by United
Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta
Airlines with nonstop flights from Atlanta,
Denver, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston,
Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Salt Lake
City, and San Francisco (this list is
subject to change).
Many participants choose to fly to Denver
and take ground transportation to Aspen,
about a 4 hour drive. Ground transportation
options from Denver airport include
whish runs from Denver, CO to Glenwood
Springs, CO where you can transfer to a
bus to Aspen.
Rental car (one way rentals are
Shared ride found through the Center's
Another alternative is to fly to Eagle/Vail
and take ground transportation (1.5 hours
via Colorado Mountain Express, see
If you choose to drive your own car to
Aspen, you will be able to park for free at
the Center and at your housing.
If you need a letter of invitation to
process your visa, contact the Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be sure to allow enough time for the visa
process as it has been taking longer than in
out that I got the crucial idea for
the solution for one of the two
problems I solved during my stay
during a hike, and not while sitting
in the office. This might indicate
that an exceptional environment is a
'promoter' for scientific work.
Aspen Center for Physics 700 W
Gillespie Street Aspen, CO 81611
Phone: 970-925-2585 Fax: 970-920-1167