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12 Reasons Why Aspen Should Be Your Socially Distanced Summer Escape
There's no doubt that summer 2020 looks different from any other, especially when it comes to travel. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have cancelled summer vacations, and, given quarantine requirements, trips abroad are essentially impossible. If you're looking to plan the perfect stateside getaway while staying safe, I'd recommend summer in a ski town—specifically, Aspen, Colorado. (As with any travel right now, closely check restrictions both in your intended destination, and what's recommended by your local authorities based on the outbreak in your area. For Colorado, this site is a good place to start.)
I've been lucky enough to hunker down in Aspen since mid, and have been taking full advantage of the town's natural beauty, optimal weather, and food and culture. Even given the current environment, there are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself while staying socially distant. From hiking to fly fishing, and from outdoor dining to drinks al fresco, here's my list of 12 reasons why Aspen is the only place you need to visit this summer.
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It’s Made for Extended Stays
Effective July 1, hotels have been allowed to increase their occupancy from 50 to 100% capacity, making accommodation choices plentiful. Additionally, the 11.3% lodging tax is waived for stays greater than 30 days, so feel free to settle in for a while.
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The Weather: An Extra Month of Sunshine
On average, there are 246 sunny days per year in Aspen (the US average is 205). June, July and August's average high temperatures are 74, 79, and 76, respectively.
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The Cuisine Rivals Anywhere
Whether you choose to dine outdoors (six feet from other tables) or take food to-go, there are plenty of safe ways to get your gourmet fix.
The Cuisine: Housed in an 1888 Victorian home, husband and wife team Craig and Samantha Cordts-Pierce have been turning out opulent, classic steakhouse fare, from meat to seafood to delectable sides for years in this 120-seat ode to carnivorous perfection.
Can't Miss Dish: Tomahawk rib eye for two with blue cheese bone marrow butter.
The Cuisine: Just opened in April 2020, this casual eatery is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Options are plentiful, including fresh bread and pastries baked daily, home-made soups, sandwiches and salads using local and organic ingredients, and craft cocktails and unique wines by the bottle.
Can't Miss Dish: "Easy Caprese" Salad.
The Cuisine: New for the 2019/20 ski season, Duemani highlights contemporary coastal Italian flavors, composing seafood dishes, prime grilled meats and rotisserie selections alongside a robust wine cellar full of of domestic, Italian and French varietals.
Can't Miss Dish: Branzino carpaccio with radish, fennel, lemon and olive oil.
The Cuisine: Chef Barclay Dodge focuses on a unique and fresh approach to "modern alpine," cuisine centered around flavors sourced from the Mediterranean to China and local menu of unique, freshly foraged ingredients.
Can't Miss Dish: Mayan pesto chicken with fire-roasted zucchini, Hakurei turnips, green herb molé.
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Whatever Your Style, There's an Accommodation for You
The Little Nell (pictured)
Entering its 30th year and situated at the foot of Aspen mountain, the Little Nell has often been called "the Aspen of Aspen." This 92-room, classic ski-town 5-star hotel boasts a renovated lobby, pool, attentive staff, and two world-class restaurants. Ski in / ski out in the winter, the proximity to the gondola makes "the Nell" the ideal location to take advantage of everything at your fingertips.
This 40-year old collection of 120 luxury condo rentals combines the comforts and conveniences of home with the luxury of resort services and amenities. With units of varying sizes from one to four bedrooms, the Gant is located in a tranquil 5-acre enclave at the base of Aspen Mountain, only three blocks from the Silver Queen Gondola, downtown shopping, world-class dining, nightlife and cultural attractions. We can't pass up the tennis courts, pool and hot tubs, outdoor gas grills, and indoor wood-burning fireplaces on chilly nights.
Aspen Independence Estate
The ultimate luxury retreat only minutes from downtown, the Aspen Independence Estate is one of the more rare estate rental homes on the market today. Enjoy complete seclusion on 160 acres of pristine wilderness with private lake access and unparalleled views of Independence Pass. Three fully-equipped residences, available individually or choose from two of the three properties on site, offer stunning and comfortable spaces for you and your family to experience the true Aspen lifestyle. A la carte services such as a chef, housekeeper, and driver, can be arranged upon request. Sleeps up to 34.
The St. Regis Aspen Resort
Pursue your summer passions and retreat into sophistication at The St. Regis Aspen Resort, overlooking Aspen Mountain and featuring 154 rooms with custom furnishings by Ralph Lauren, spacious marble bathrooms and sumptuous 400-thread-count Frette linens. Don't miss the St. Regis daily ritual of champagne sabering, invented by John Jacob Astor IV when he founded the first St. Regis Hotel in New York in 1904, at 5:15 pm to celebrate the transition from day to night—complete with a complimentary glass for resort guests. For dog lovers, the hotel welcomes pets and also offers a "fur butler" service to ensure pets have just as much fun as their owners.
W (Hotel and Residences)
Opened in 2019 as the newest major hotel project in years, the W Aspen is the product of a complete rebuild that replaced the Sky Lodge. With striking architectural and interior design inspired by the decadence of the 1970s, Aspen's newest slope-side accommodation features an 8,000 square foot rooftop wet deck complete with impeccable dining by chef Jacqueline Siao, cocktails and pool. The year-round, all-weather rooftop retreat is highlighted by 360-degree jaw-dropping, panoramic views of Aspen, fire pits, cabanas and a DJ booth. For those opting for a longer stay with more of the comforts of home, book a stay at the Sky Residences at W Aspen, a limited collection of six three-bedroom and five two-bedroom residences. Reserve from 30-120 days and enjoy a “home away from home” experience.
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Direct and One-Stop Flights from Most Major US Cities
For July 2020, United Airlines has resumed nonstop flights to Aspen Pitkin County airpot (ASE) from ORD & SFO, while increasing flights from DEN to four times daily. Additionally, American Airlines resumes their nonstop service from ORD to complement their service from DFW. Starting August 3, United will add a fifth daily DEN-ASE frequency to the 4x daily they started last. Via DEN, one-stop travel to ASE increases to a planned total of 33 flights per week from Aug 3 – Sep 7. All told, United is now scheduled to offer a total of 47 flights per week into ASE for the same period.
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Take Up a New Hobby
Aspen's natural beauty lends itself to social distancing. Explore the town's trails and creeks by trying out one of these outdoorsy activities.
Road Biking / Cycling
The paved mountain roads of Aspen and Snowmass are ideal "trophies" to conquer for intrepid cycling enthusiasts. Hundreds of miles of roads make for endless adventures. You'll need a guide: Dean Hill, owner of Aspen Pro Cycling trains elite athletes and wannabes, alike.
With countless trails and nearly endless summer sun, options to hike in and around Aspen are limitless, regardless of your fitness level. For easy to moderate hikes such as the Ute or Smuggler's Trails, arrange for a guide through ACES (Aspen Center for Environmental Studies). Our guide, Olivia Niosi, was as knowledgable as can be. For something more challenging like rock climbing or one of Colorado's famed "14ers" (14,000+ foot pistes) call Aspen Alpine Guides. Or, if you are so inclined to just escape Aspen entirely and hike to Crested Butte, call the husband and wife team of Colorado Backcountry, Ben and Janae Pritchett.
For 70 miles, from Independence Pass down valley to Glennwood Springs, the Roaring Fork River holds the key to some of the finest fly fishing in North America and the only way to truly experience it is with a guide. The Aspen Outfitting Company has been servicing novice and professional anglers alike since 1969. They are all you need to catch and release in these Gold Medal waters.
The Aspen Golf Club is an ideal place to practice your stroke. The Frank Hummel-designed 18-hole course measures 7165 yards (from the back tees, one of the longest municipal courses in the States), a state-of-the-art academy, and practice range.
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Work East Coast Hours
If you're lucky enough to work from home, Aspen's early sunrises and late sunsets make for an easy transition from the jam-packed days of an East Coast work schedule and commute.
Rise and shine at 6 a.m. MT, check emails, walk to grab coffee from one of the cafes and coffee shops catering to early birds (Jour de Fete, Victoria's, Local Coffee are my personal favorites that open at 7 a.m. MT). Hustle throughout the day and wrap up as late as 5 p.m. MT.
From here on out, the rest of the evening is yours. Hike the Ute or Smuggler trail and catch the town bathed in the orange glow of an extended golden hour. Take a road or mountain bike on a 20-mile long trek down the Rio Grande. Grab takeaway cocktails at Hooch or Ajax Tavern at the Little Nell. Casually enjoy the perfect outdoor meal and finally sit back and gaze skyward to watch the stars emerge around 10 p.m. MT right before hitting the hay and doing it all again. I officially nominate Mountain Standard Time as my new favorite time zone.
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Aspen Is a Hub of Culture and History
With outdoor exhibitions and social distancing protocols, Aspen's cultural institutes are back in business.
Aspen Art Museum
Reopened in early July and back to presenting the "newest and most important evolutions in international contemporary art," this free museum is one of the staple art museums in any ski town, anywhere.
The Aspen Institute
While COVID-19 has forced The Aspen Ideas Festival and many other signature Institute events to convene virtually (check out the calendar here), you can still visit and tour the historical grounds. From guided hour-long art and landscape tours (register here) to lectures on Earth and Land Art, there are some things you need to see in person to truly appreciate.
Aspen Historical Society
As of June 30th, this venerable institution was allowed to reopen. From the living history of ghost towns like Ashcroft and Independence to the Victorian charm and drama of the Wheeler/Stallard and Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching Museums watch the past come to life before your eyes. Check the schedule regularly for guided experiences.
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You Don't Need a Car
With most hotels offering free shuttle service from Aspen Pitkin County Airport (just four miles from town), most of Aspen's attractions are walkable or accessible by bike. Bike share by We-Cycle is available throughout town, Snowmass, and Basalt across 45+ stations. Finally the Roaring Fork Transit Authority is one of the most user-friendly public transportation systems of any mountain town.
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Aspen Means Snowmass, Too
Occasionally overlooked as being (slightly) out of town, Snowmass Village has been drawing intrepid travelers to its own universe of charm and adventure since 1967. With 3,362 acres of skiable terrain in the winter, black diamond runs are converted to nearly 3,000 vertical feet of the IMBA Gold-Level downhill mountain bike trails in summer, welcoming riders of all technical ability.
For accommodations, The Viceroy Snowmass celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2020. The rooms, residences, and 7,000 square feet spa are the perfect place to camp out (without actually camping out). While Chef Richard Sandoval's Pan-Latin establishment, TORO Kitchen and Lounge delivers fine dining at 8,000 feet above sea level.
For a little culture, visit Anderson Ranch Arts Center. For more than 50 years, it has been one of the most prestigious visual arts programs in the country, normally welcoming artists residencies and more than 100 workshops per season. Due to COVID-19, most are available via Zoom; however, an exciting new outdoor sculpture exhibition, “Sculpturally Distanced: an Anderson Ranch Outdoor Exhibition” opened on July 6th and will remain installed through September 2021. Finally, don't miss the 45th anniversary of the Snowmass Balloon Festival (September 11-13) where hot air balloons from all over take to the sky for a truly unforgettable sight.
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Broadway is Alive and Well
As many theater programs and live concerts across the country have been cancelled or postponed indefinitely, Theatre Aspen's announcement of their IRL summer lineup is a welcome surprise that Broadway is alive and kicking in the mountains. The 'All for One' summer season brings a series of one-off performances from audience favorites to new productions featuring major Broadway stars such as Tony Award winners Audra McDonald and Kelli O'Hara, and Tony Award Nominees Beth Malone and Carolee Carmello. The season kicks off July 27 and will run through August 18.
Social distancing guidelines will be strictly followed as the Hurst Theatre is being converted into a 75-100 seat cabaret-style space, providing maximum flexibility and spacing. Additional modifications are also being considered, such as lifting the sides of the tent to allow for fresh, open air flow.
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Socially Distanced Socializing
Need a place to (safely) mix, mingle, meet, and work in order to feel less disconnected? Here House, Aspen's most recent members-only 'social club,' which opened in 2019, is just the thing you might need. Like a Soho House at 8,000 feet above sea level, Candice Olson and Michaela Carpenter's brainchild provides members and guests with gorgeous curated and private surroundings for meetings and work, delicious delicacies and coffee from next-door neighbor, Local Coffee, and a schedule of countless events and experiences to expand your social circle. Daily and seasonal (2 months+) memberships are available for $50 or $225 respectively, or annually starting at $150/month. Inquire here.
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Friendship, when orchestrated through the blue-lit lens of a Zoom window, can seem a less-than-thrilling exchange. Socializing online and in the flesh are certainly not interchangeable. But, as we combat a global pandemic, rally against police brutality, and confront systemic racism in our communities (among other things), we’ve arguably never needed our support systems more.It follows that, over the course of the last few months, many of us have adjusted our approaches to friendship to fit the present tense. We’re unlearning physical togetherness as a coping mechanism, and instead, finding ways to make our presence known remotely. We’re doing away with our stock guidelines detailing what friendship should look like, and instead, personalizing our own genres of closeness. And the truth of the matter is, many of us would do well to maintain these new habits long after dive bars and bistros reopen their doors.So, in the parlance of television’s favorite existential columnist, we couldn’t help but wonder…is social distancing actually bringing us closer together? To find out, we reached out to nine women across the country about the ways a prolonged period of quarantine has helped them to overwrite the ‘shoulds‘ of friendship in the long term. Be it expressing gratitude, sharing a virtual pint of Halo Top, or polishing the art of the storied Zoom Birthday Party, here’s a look at how the shape of friendship has been forever morphed in lockdown.DashDividers_1_500x100“I haven’t been able to find time to connect with my three best friends from college as often as I’d like in the years since we graduated. We’re super close and have always loved each other a lot but most of us are in different cities, and those of us in the same place rarely have time to catch up. But, in quarantine, for the first time in a long time, we decided to have a standing Thursday date. Every Thursday, we sit and FaceTime and make drinks and play games. And it’s been one of the silver linings of what’s been an otherwise pretty brutal experience for me. We’ve done so much catching up and they really feel like family to me again. So we’ve decided that, stressful as it sometimes is, it’s really just worth it to make time for people who make you happy. These are friendships I cherish and we plan to keep up the weekly video chats…forever.” -Emilie R., 26, Centreville, Maryland“Ok a thing we must address: The Zoom birthday phenomenon. Everyone and their mother knows that a Zoom birthday party doesn’t hold a candle (for lack of a better pun) to a real birthday party. It simply does not work that way. No community of people organized in little squares on a computer screen can possibly add up to the joy of getting dressed up and being surrounded by people you love on the anniversary of your birth. That said, birthdays are special and my roommate/best friend’s birthday took place two weeks ago. It was my job to make it SPECIAL. So obviously I invited all the normal folks and we did the video chat thing and it was nice and good. Then, together, just the two of us, we dressed up — like to the nines: heels, makeup, hair, the whole shabang. Then we had hors d’oeuvres and beautiful cocktails and danced the night away (in our apartment). “I woke up the next morning to a little note from my friend that just said, Way to make a girl feel loved, I didn’t know how much I needed that. Thank you. So the bottom line is this: CELEBRATE THE PEOPLE YOU LOVE. Friendship can mean a lot of things, but if you’re lucky to have truly great friends, you should find some big, bold, glamorous, bar-nothing ways to celebrate them.” –Raven A., 26, New York, NY“I actually went through a break-up in quarantine which was a big life change for me. It was complicated because I really needed to rely on my friends when in reality, most of them couldn’t physically be there for me. In situations like this, under normal circumstances, a lot of what you do is just kinda sit in silence with your friends — spend some time watching movies or eating ice cream or just taking up space together. After a few weeks, I found myself totally withdrawing from so many of these important people in my life because I didn’t wanna talk about it all the time. All you can do via FaceTime or a phone call is talk constantly and that was painful for me. It felt disingenuous to connect with my friends without discussing the break-up, but at the same time, I truly couldn’t bear repeating myself or delving into my emotional process anymore. “After spending a week or so feeling really lonely, and hurt, and upset, however, I came to the conclusion that this wasn’t an entirely fair approach. My friends were doing what they thought was best. They were asking me to talk because they wanted to be supportive, not because they wanted to make me relive my own pain. And it was my job to communicate what I did and didn’t feel like addressing in my own personal crisis. So I sort of went down the list and let my friends know what I was thinking and feeling and they were so understanding and grateful and just all-around amazing. “In the end, our solve for when I was feeling really down about the break-up was watching lots of ‘90s sitcoms on muted video calls while eating Halo Top on our respective couches. We didn’t talk about anything I didn’t feel ready to talk about, but we just got to be together. And sometimes, in friendship, presence is just as important as communication.” -Kealey T., 28, Hanover, NH“My love languages have always been acts of service and gift-giving, so quarantine has been really hard for me. One of the ways I always show up for my friends is by cooking or hosting or making little gifts. There’s something very strange about trying to play that role while I’m only interacting with my friends remotely. Like, I can’t reach through the screen and ask someone if they want a glass of water or a wine refill. I can’t go pick them up from the airport. But in the long run, I think it’s taught me that, especially in the realm of love languages, friendship demands flexibility.“The best way to show up for my friends will not always be with a perfectly arranged cheese plate. Sometimes they’ll need other things from me to feel close to me or to make me feel like I’m really showing up for them. So I’m learning to channel some of my energy into ‘quality time.’ It’s made me a better communicator and a more effective friend in the long term.” -Ella S., 25, Bridgeport, CT“To be totally honest, quarantine has been really hard for me as a friend. I live with my partner, and I’ve really struggled to figure out how to show up to the best of my ability in my friends’ lives. I’ve never loved video calls, and at some point a few weeks in, I just started to feel really isolated from everyone. I felt like I wasn’t showing up or reaching out or checking in in the right ways, and I wasn’t reciprocating appropriately when friends did those things for me. It sort of sent me into a spiral. I’m not used to feeling like a bad friend. “Eventually, though, I realized I was just showing up in the wrong ways [for me]. It’s true that I don’t like video chatting, but I do love writing. So I started to write these nice, hand-written letters on beautiful stationary to each of my best friends. In the letters, I told them I was struggling to show up or be made available by way of screens — I was experiencing this overwhelming screen fatigue — but I really wanted to try the slow, affectionate approach that is snail mail. Much to my delight, they were all enormously grateful for the letters and so pleased to have received them. It definitely made me realize that we shouldn’t define the terms of our friendships around what everyone else is doing. Relationships are personal. So maybe everybody else is on a Zoom call every night but I’m writing letters to my friends and our relationships are just as strong and just as intimate for it.” –Leah R., 36, Boston, MA“I definitely knew this before quarantine, but the past few months have really cemented it: Food! Is! Community! Sure, we’ve never been so reliant on things like mealtimes to make it feel like time is actually passing and we’re all getting stoked about our sourdough starters and what not — you know the drill. But as more than just a way of warding off my own boredom, I think I’ve really learned to understand food as this lifeblood for people to gather around. “I am so looking forward to sitting around a table with my friends whenever it feels truly safe again, but either way, while we’re separate, we’ve been dictating our time around food. In our group text, we often share recipes. So when there are recipes we feel particularly excited about, we plan to cook them at the same time, on the same night. We video chat here and there while we cook, but most importantly, we all sit on a call together while we eat. It’s made me realize how much I love sharing the experience of a meal with other people. And it’s so delightful knowing we’re all taking bites of the same food, even from miles away. “So I guess in the end what I’ve learned is how precious mealtimes with friends are — whether or not you’re seated at the same table. Something about shared experience with people you love is valuable. And that can be as simple as eating the same red sauce in different cities while you talk on the phone about how you can really taste the shallots.” -Claire L., 34, Westport, CT“My roommates are my two best friends and it took everything we had not to murder one another in quarantine. Two of us were working remotely, one of us was furloughed, and our 3-bedroom apartment is not large. By the end of the first month, it was impossible not to bicker all the time. No one should have to spend this much time together. But we knew we were in this for the long haul, so it definitely forced us to sit down and have a lot of really solid conversations about how we can best cater to one another and what we can do to be as supportive as possible.“On top of that, beyond manning the logistics, we definitely felt like we had to orchestrate activities that we could look forward to — things that would bring some joy to quarantine. So we got very into theme nights. We screened old films and we all dressed in period wear (old gowns). We had a ‘beach theme’ where we made frozen drinks and wore swimsuits inside, we dressed in ‘80s aerobics gear and learned some TikTok dances. I can truthfully say I’ve had fun. “At bottom, our friendship needed — and still needs — both things: the serious talks, and the dance parties. The idea is that friendship requires maintenance and hard work of course, but just as much, it requires joy and fun and silliness and presence.” -Kaylie S., 22, Brooklyn, NY“I live with my parents right now and my dad has a pre-existing condition, so I haven’t been able to really go out to protests or events or anything in the past few weeks. This has been particularly tough during Pride Month. Of course, there’s been lots of cool digital stuff and I’ve done everything I can to tune into things online, and I knew Pride wasn’t going to be totally normal this year, either way. But it’s a big part of my life, and it was super disheartening to lose the opportunity to march arm-in-arm with other queer folks in my city.“To cheer me up, however, my best friends sent me this little package of Pride tattoos and stickers and glitter and T-shirts and we did a huge Zoom drag brunch. We all ordered in from the same diner and made mimosas, and one of my friends even did a drag performance for the camera. I felt so loved and supported and, in a tiny way, I even got some of my Pride experience back. So I guess the lesson was that we’re always going to be learning a thousand new normals, and that’s going to be hard, but friendship is your constant, so make sure you treasure that.” -Jackie R., 21, Brooklyn, NY“I read a tweet early on in quarantine that said something like, ‘don’t use quarantine as a test of your friendships.’ I know that feels obvious but when stakes feel high I think we can put all this pressure on our relationships that’s not necessary. I know my people have my back, and I have theirs, and I trust that. But we might not be able to show up in the best possible ways for one another right now. That’s okay. There’s a pandemic going on. We’re fighting for racial justice. It’s a lot to process without feeling like your friends are holding you to some crazy standard. So when I feel isolated or frustrated, I’ve really been working on patience. Friendship has ebbs and flows, and we need to find ways to be okay with that if we’re going to continue to exist in a world as crazy as this one.” -Joelle S., 27, Austin, TXLike what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?
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Venus, the planet of love, social awareness, and money, is finally exiting its extended four-month stay in Gemini. Its next stop is emotional Cancer on August 7, where it will stay until September 5, says Narayana Montúfar, senior astrologer at Astrology.com. “During the time Venus was retrograde in intellectual Gemini, we experienced an overload of information regarding our society’s overall value system, as well as many of the injustices that have been taking place for way too long,” Montúfar reminds Refinery29. And she’s right — for the past few months, the U.S. has been reckoning with our history of racial oppression and injustice, police brutality, and disparities in healthcare made apparent by the coronavirus pandemic. Now it’s time for a change, as Venus enters the sign of the Crab.“As the goddess of love and pleasure enters Cancer, we will approach the subject of social justice from another perspective,” Montúfar says. “As Venus moves from air to water, we will be able to really feel the injustices we see around us at a much deeper level.” This may be painful, she warns, due to Cancer being one of the most emotional and sensitive signs. “However, from this emotional depth that only a water sign can provide, we are also able to pull the strength to keep on fighting for justice and equality, a theme that is highlighted by the astrology of 2020,” she says.While we have the power to harness our strengths and move forward in our fight for justice while Venus is in Cancer, there will also be a few setbacks we should be ready for.“During this time, we can expect to have emotional meltdowns and breakdowns, as the watery sign will bring on the tears amidst our emotional frustrations,” astrologer Lisa Stardust tells Refinery29. But that doesn’t mean you won’t achieve your goals now. “The good news is that we will be able to move on, as water signs like to go with the flow and embrace new creative ventures openly,” Stardust continues. “We will of course remember the past with an open heart and kindness.”There are a few dates to look at while Venus is in Cancer, too. On August 25, Venus and Jupiter, one of the most positive planets in astrology, will oppose each other — which Stardust says will expand our hearts and generosity. “Don’t expect to have a lot of drive on this day, which is the nature of the transit,” Leslie Hale, psychic astrologer at Keen.com, tells Refinery29. “It is generally considered positive but can in fact be indicative of laziness and sloppiness, and some things can become blown out of proportion or confused.”Another date to look out for, according to Stardust, is August 27. Our emotions will be heightened that day, when Neptune aspects Venus. Hale calls this, “a whimsical day indicative of fantasy, creativity and compassion on many different levels.”Finally, Venus and Pluto’s opposition on August 30 will bring along some power struggles — especially in money. “Look out for a story about the next stimulus check or loans at this time,” Stardust says. “This news will pop on September 2 when Saturn (the government) opposes Venus.”As the planetary ruler of Libra, Venus is the goddess of fairness and justice. Entering into resilient Cancer might be just what 2020 needs. “Like its animal symbol, Cancer has a soft interior, but also a very hard shell that ultimately is there to fiercely protect,” Montúfar says. When necessary, she says, this sign is not afraid to use its claws to protect its home and its people.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?How Uranus, Planet Of Rebels, Rules A GenerationI Used Tarot & Astrology To Catch My Ex CheatingShould You Get A Virtual Psychic Reading?
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