Cool & Unusual Hotels in Vail, CO

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The beautiful city of Vail, Colorado, is located in the central Rocky Mountains. It is about 100 miles west of Denver International Airport and 30 miles east of Eagle/Vail Airport. Vail is a unique village of three lively base areas – each filled with numerous restaurants, shops, and hot spots. The village is known for … Read more Cool & Unusual Hotels in Vail, CO

Colorado Scenic Byways: Peak to Peak Highway

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For nearly a century, travelers have admired the Peak to Peak Highway’s forested slopes, snow-dusted mountains and sweeping vistas. In 1918, the state named the route its first scenic byway. When the Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways program was created in 1989, the highway was selected as one of the five initial designated routes. The … Read more Colorado Scenic Byways: Peak to Peak Highway

Get Close to Nature in a Lakewood Park Yurt

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Looking for a unique and beautiful way to enjoy the scenery in Lakewood? Try out the Lakewood Park Yurt for yourself! Lakewood Park Yurt If you’re unacquainted with the west Denver suburb of Lakewood, you might assume that it’s an unlikely vacation spot. The typical national chain hotels and motels that comprise the majority of … Read more Get Close to Nature in a Lakewood Park Yurt

Bridal Veil Falls: Trekking Telluride

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Hikers in Telluride can journey to Bridal Veil Falls for spectacular views and also learn a little about the history of the small town tucked deep into Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. The onetime mining town sits at an 8,750-foot elevation and is surrounded on three sides by steep peaks. The trail to the top of … Read more Bridal Veil Falls: Trekking Telluride

10 Fine Dining Restaurants in Colorado Springs

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Fine Dining Restaurants in Colorado Springs Colorado Springs has many exceptional, upscale restaurants that will not only fill your stomach with almost any food imaginable but remind you to return again and again for more. Here are 10 fine dining restaurants in Colorado Springs! Restaurant 1858 2850 S Cheyenne Canyon Rd Seven Falls Park At … Read more 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in Colorado Springs

Scenic Byway: Mount Evans

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Chilling winds whistle as byway travelers leave the comfort of their cars to scale the final 130 vertical feet to the summit of Mount Evans. The trail zigs and zags upward. Although the distance is only a quarter-mile, muscles burn and lungs crave oxygen. Within minutes, though, climbers stand on top of the world. The … Read more Scenic Byway: Mount Evans

15 Fun Denver Restaurants Not to Miss

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Looking for that perfect place to eat in the Mile-High city? Here are some fun restaurants in Denver to try next! This is the time of year when I agonize, scrutinize, analyze and subsequently compile my annual “Best Restaurants in Denver” list. There is an insurmountable bumper crop of worthy contenders to consider in Denver … Read more 15 Fun Denver Restaurants Not to Miss

What to Know About Crestone, Colorado

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During the 2010 census, the population of Crestone, Colorado, was 127. Last year it was believed to have grown to 140 people. The small village lies at the foot of the western slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Range. Once a small mining town, founded in 1880, it peaked at a population of 2000 people … Read more What to Know About Crestone, Colorado

7 Exciting Day Trips from Denver

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Denver, Colorado, is surrounded by national parks, villages, amusement parks, mineral waters, ghost towns, and many other activities individuals or families can travel to for a day of enjoyment. Most trips are not a far driving distance from the attractive capital city, so here are 7 exciting day trips from Denver to take today! The … Read more 7 Exciting Day Trips from Denver

It’s No Croc: Visit The Best Alligator Farm In Colorado!

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Visit Alamosa If You Are Looking For An Alligator Farm In Colorado! It’s a lonesome two-lane highway, populated with antelope and scrub oak, that stretches for more than 100 miles between Alamosa and Salida in the south-central part of the state. A great way to break up the drive, stretch your legs and amaze the … Read more It’s No Croc: Visit The Best Alligator Farm In Colorado!

Rockhounding In Colorado: Where To Find Geodes

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This Is Where To Find Geodes In Colorado The disease strikes when least expected. You’re out for a hike and something on the path catches your eye. You see a small fossil, a shiny stone or a glimmering crystal and, naturally, you pick it up. Soon, the ground becomes a treasure trove of things to … Read more Rockhounding In Colorado: Where To Find Geodes

Colorado Lakes and Reservoirs You Need to Visit

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Colorado has a wide range of beautiful lakes and reservoirs that you can take a trip to and enjoy the surroundings. Here are some ideas of the next Colorado lakes and reservoirs that you need to visit! Bear Lake Colorado offers more than 300 lakes and reservoirs that attract year-round visitors to enjoy a variety … Read more Colorado Lakes and Reservoirs You Need to Visit

Chimney Rock: National Historic Site

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Look south as you drive across U.S. 160 in southern Colorado, between Pagosa Springs and Durango. What appears to be a spire of rock rises from the landscape like a sword thrust through the earth’s crust. You might glimpse a sign that informs you that the turnoff for Chimney Rock is near. Take it. The … Read more Chimney Rock: National Historic Site