365 Things To Do Around Colorado

Get Spicy Like a True Brazilian

Café Brazil

Sick of the ole American cuisine? Needing to switch up your dining out experience? We understand! Try on this delectable Brazilian cuisine for size! At Café Brazil in Denver, the menu is authentic and the drinks are made to perfection! In addition, all of the meats are roasted to create a wonderful sensation of tastes. It is not a wonder why this bustling restaurant has been continuously named one of the top places to eat in the entire city of Denver! To find out more about this delicious Denver restaurant, check out their website at http://www.cafebrazildenver.com/.

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Cafe Brazil
4408 Lowell Blvd
Denver, CO

Visit the Oldest Winery in the State

Colorado Cellars Winery, Palisade, Colorado

Colorado Cellars Winery is Colorado’s oldest and largest winery. Founded in 1978, they grow their own grapes and fruit, keep bees for honey wine and personally make and bottle every wine they make. As the first wine to produce and sell Colorado Wine made from Colorado grapes, they have fermentation storage of over 75,000 gallons. Owners, Richard and Padte Turley continue to be the tradition of wine making and today have the Colorado Winery License No. 5, the oldest in the state! There are numerous quaint hotels and bed and breakfasts around the Palisade area with Grand Junction just a short drive away for more overnight accommodations. Whether you are celebrating a wedding, an anniversary or just a relaxing girl’s getaway, Colorado Cellars Winery and the surrounding area of Palisade are sure to have you relaxed for days! To find out more information visit www.coloradocellars.com

Colorado Cellars Winery
3553 E Rd
Palisade, CO 81526

Get Wood-Fired Up in Golden

Woody’s Pizza, Golden, Colorado

If you’ve been to Beau Jo’s, you’ve already hit up some of Colorado’s best pizza, but not to be left out is Woody’s. There are a few locations around the state, but the one in Golden is the original, and by far the best. Right in downtown Golden, this Woody’s has a pizza buffet and salad and soup bar to take your pick from, or you can order a pizza or entree from the menu. With a bar up front, this place is always hopping with enthusiastic sports fans! An excellent choice for lunch or dinner, visit Woody’s in Golden, but if you get there during a rush, be prepared to wait a bit. It’ll be worth it!  http://www.woodysgolden.com/

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1305 Washington Avenue  Golden, CO 80401

Get Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner

Winona’s, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

This restaurant in Steamboat Springs is well known for a reason. Not only are they open all day to serve three meals, but you will be sure to enjoy your meal, no matter what time of day. Locals and visitors agree, a stop at Winona’s is a must when you’re in Steamboat. For a special treat, try the cinnamon rolls! Check out their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/WinonasRestaurant?sk=info to learn more.

Winona’s
617 Lincoln Avenue
Steamboat Springs, CO 80488

Bicycle Across Town

Tour De Fat, Fort Collins, Colorado

What is almost as exciting as Christmas morning to Fort Collins locals is Tour de Fat. Fort Collins is home to the world’s most popular microbrewery: New Belgium. Old Town Fort Collins transforms into a haven for bicyclists and beer lovers alike when this event rolls around. Participants dress up in the craziest outfits they can find and head to Old Town with their bikes for events like the slow ride, car for bike trade and live shows. But Tour de Fat isn’t just in Fort Collins–go to www.newbelgium.com to see if Tour de Fat insanity is coming to a town near you!

Lodging, Hotels & Resorts

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek: Classy Ski In-Ski Out Resort Hotel

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek: Classy Ski In-Ski Out Resort Hotel

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa is as close as one can stay to Beaver Creek Ski Resort. In fact, the ski lift is just outside the door where the ski valet hands guests pre-warmed [Read More...]
Choose the Right Lodging for Your Stay in Gunnison

Choose the Right Lodging for Your Stay in Gunnison

Gunnison, Colorado is a historic community near the Blue Mesa Lake and Black Canyon, offering guests considering Colorado vacations the chance to enjoy the region’s history while also [Read More...]
Top Places to Stay in Telluride: From Big Bucks to Budget

Top Places to Stay in Telluride: From Big Bucks to Budget

If you’re looking for a mountain escape, try Telluride in the southwestern corner of Colorado, nestled in the beauty of the San Juan Mountains. Whether you’re drawn for the hiking, festivals, [Read More...]
Telluride Ski Resort: Worth the Drive

Telluride Ski Resort: Worth the Drive

About a dozen skiers stood on top of Gold Hill Ridge at Telluride Ski Resort on a brisk December weekday. We stamped our feet and huffed into our mittens while gaping at the expansive scene: a series [Read More...]
Girlfriends’ Weekend: Pamper Your Palette

Girlfriends’ Weekend: Pamper Your Palette

Flashing a smile as bright as the stainless steel in her kitchen at dish restaurant in Edwards, Chef Jenna Johansen is as excited to teach as her 10 students are eager to learn. “Food is about [Read More...]
Gold Lake Resort: 24-Hour Shangri-La

Gold Lake Resort: 24-Hour Shangri-La

Sixty-hour work weeks do not promote good health or a balanced lifestyle. My husband and I were mentally weary and physically spent. We knew we needed some “me” and “we” time. Now here is [Read More...]

Scenic Byways Around Colorado

Colorado’s Road Less Traveled: Fort Collins to Steamboat Springs

Colorado’s Road Less Traveled: Fort Collins to Steamboat Springs

The last car passed 30 minutes ago. Since then the only life along this lonely length of highway has been four-legged or feathered. Even the radio offers nothing but crackling static. In this high [Read More...]
Colorado Scenic Byways: Grand Mesa

Colorado Scenic Byways: Grand Mesa

In western Colorado, the Grand Mesa towers more than a mile above the landscape. Aspens paint thick dark forests with streaks of gold, while some 300 lakes mirror the changing sky. The Grand Mesa [Read More...]
Head for the Hills: Denver Mountain Parks

Head for the Hills: Denver Mountain Parks

Everyone knows that in our frantic world of cell phones, e-mail and the Internet, it’s difficult, if not impossible, to get away from it all. And, even without such high-tech items, who has the [Read More...]
Scenic Byway: Colorado River Headwaters

Scenic Byway: Colorado River Headwaters

High in Rocky Mountain National Park, the Colorado River is a mere ribbon of water as it starts flowing westward, gathering momentum, breadth and depth on the descent. The Colorado River [Read More...]
Colorado Gold: Back Roads to Beauty

Colorado Gold: Back Roads to Beauty

Come September, the mountains of Colorado make their annual grand-to-gaudy transformation. Alpine meadows turn straw yellow, and aspen-plastered hillsides become swaths of quaking gold. While [Read More...]