Denver’s GrowHaus
Mar05

Denver’s GrowHaus

A poster greets visitors when they enter the GrowHaus, an urban farm and marketplace at East 47th Avenue and York Street in Denver. “When I feed the hungry, they call me a saint. When I ask why people are hungry, they call me a communist,” the poster reads. Translated from its original Portuguese, the quote is from the late Brazilian social activist Dom Heider Camara. Some might call the founders and operators of GrowHaus a bit...

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Spend a Rainy Day in a Golden, Colorado Museum
Apr23

Spend a Rainy Day in a Golden, Colorado Museum

If you are looking for things to do in Golden, Colorado why not consider visiting one of the community’s excellent museums? If the weather is not quite conducive for outdoor excursions, which is fairly rare but can still happen on Golden, Colorado vacations, a trip to a museum offers something fun to do while remaining primarily indoors. And who knows, you just might learn something while you are there. Buffalo Bill’s Gravesite and...

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Experience Early Colorado History in Evergreen
Mar30

Experience Early Colorado History in Evergreen

Evergreen, Colorado may not top the list of the most exciting attractions in the state, but this quiet mountain community is a popular place to spend a day away from the city or even a long weekend. Situated on the banks of Evergreen Lake, this charming community is an all-season destination with numerous outdoor activities to make a trip worthwhile. It sits at 7,200 feet, so you will be surrounded by mountains and forests during your...

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Explore Colorado’s Past at Keystone Ghost Towns
Mar09

Explore Colorado’s Past at Keystone Ghost Towns

Keystone’s reputation as an outstanding skiing and mountain biking region often overshadows other fun things to do in Summit County, but whether you visit during winter or summer, you’ll find plenty of recreation options besides these two popular activities. If you’re looking for a family-friendly entertainment option, exploring nearby ghost towns can be a fascinating experience for any age. Visiting many of...

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Two-Mile High Leadville: Rich with Mining History
Nov28

Two-Mile High Leadville: Rich with Mining History

Feverish mining activity in the late 1800s put Leadville, Colorado on the map. Its rich mines of lead, gold, silver, and other ores produced billions during its heyday and turned many miners, like Silver King Horace Tabor into millionaires. In 1879, this mining magnate built Leadville the Tabor Opera House, which was once billed as the finest theater between St. Louis and San Francisco. Two years later, he also built the Tabor Grand...

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Wildlife Experience: Intriguing Museum on Denver’s Prairie

Set in the rolling prairie on the south edge of Denver, the Wildlife Experience is a unique, diverse facility with a single-minded purpose: To promote the understanding and appreciation of the natural world. The museum in Parker accomplishes this goal in a fun, interactive way, with a variety of exhibits, programs and events for visitors of all ages dealing with the wonders of plant and animal life around the planet. Walking through...

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