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Red Feather Lakes: Northern Colorado’s Best Kept Camping And Fishing Secret

Your Red Feather Lakes Camping Vacation Starts Here After two epic years of road-tripping across America by RV, we found our perfect spot for a summertime base camp in Red Feather Lakes near Fort Collins. Between 2007 and 2009, we passed the turnoff to this hidden gem at least three times. Whenever we traveled to points north on U.S. Highway…

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How These Ordinary Men Became the Worst Colorado Serial Killers

Colorado is known as one of the most beautiful states in America. It offers the visitors and residents a magical landscape of mountains, high plains, plateaus, canyons, rivers, and forests. However, the state is also known for some unforgettable Colorado serial killers. It’s no secret that some of the most gruesome killings of all time took place here. The most…

Omonia Bakery: From Athens to Denver 2

Omonia Bakery: From Athens to Denver

Dino Karas grew up with the aroma of kourambiedes and melomakarona in his nose. The traditional cookies came out of the ovens in his house in Athens, Greece – it also housed the family’s bakery. He started baking when he was 15. More than half a century later – how much more, he won’t say – the silver-haired Karas still…

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What to Know About Resident Spiders in Colorado

It is important to be aware of the type of spiders in your area so you are prepared and know what is out there. So here is more info on the spiders in Colorado and what you should know about them. Spiders in Colorado If you live in Colorado, you are most likely aware of the various spiders that share…

Estes Park Aerial Tram Offers an Exciting Adventure 7

Estes Park Aerial Tram Offers an Exciting Adventure

The Estes Park Aerial Tramway is a great, affordable adventure offering an outstanding view of Rocky Mountain National Park as well as Estes Park. The views can all be seen from the summit of Prospect Mountain. Located in Estes Park, Colorado, the tram is open from the end of May to the beginning of September (check for changes in the…

Kneisel & Anderson: Serving Georgetown Since 1883 11

Kneisel & Anderson: Serving Georgetown Since 1883

Kneisel & Anderson Customers come to Kneisel & Anderson, Georgetown’s oldest business, when they can’t find the specialty item they’re looking for anywhere else. The eclectic Colorado grocery sits just off historic Sixth Street in one of the many Victorian buildings that line the streets of the former mining town founded in 1859. The general store’s display windows hold a…

Boyero – a True Ghost Town 13

Boyero – a True Ghost Town

Boyero, Colorado, is considered a classic prairie ghost town. The once-bustling area came about from the railroad tracks it supported and once reached a population of 500. Today there are so few people living in the community that Boyero is not included in past census counts. The post office has closed, the small grocery store collapsed. Most of the buildings…

One Day in Silverton, Colorado: 7 Activities You Can’t Miss 14

One Day in Silverton, Colorado: 7 Activities You Can’t Miss

One Day in Silverton, Colorado This is a tiny town with a population just under 1000 inhabitants – but don’t let the size fool you! Silverton, CO, is packed with things to do (it is a tourist town), and hopefully, you get to spend more than one day there! However, we have compiled a list of the best things to…

Historic Breckenridge: Explore Its Victorian Heritage 16

Historic Breckenridge: Explore Its Victorian Heritage

Historic Breckenridge, Colorado, well-known as a four-season playground for outdoor enthusiasts, takes its history seriously. The core area of the town itself is a National Historic District. The Breckenridge Welcome Center doubles as a two-story museum. Many of the 19th century homes are now museumsor designated historic sites. Tearing down historic buildings, even those in disarray, is illegal, and new…

Salida Offers a Package of Surprises 18

Salida Offers a Package of Surprises

If you enjoy visiting smaller towns, Salida, Colorado, might be the perfect spot for you to enjoy a vacation. The area offers beautiful scenery while you are bordered on all sides by mountains. In 2017 Salida was named the “Best Unsung Mountain Town” by Outside Magazine. Despite its small population of fewer than 6,000 people, the Matador Network named it…