Feeling Frisky? Have Some Fun in Fraser

With the nickname of “Icebox of the Nation,” one would wonder why you would visit Fraser, CO for your Colorado vacation.  While some might shun this city because its average temperature hangs precariously around 32° Fahrenheit, for others who enjoy frolicking in the snow or fun outdoor activities, it can provide a perfect epicenter for … Read more Feeling Frisky? Have Some Fun in Fraser

Embrace Mountain Life in Leadville, Colorado

Named as one of the nation’s Top 20 Dream Towns in America by Men’s Journal, Leadville, Colorado is a hidden gem located within driving distance of both Denver and Colorado Springs. It sits along the top of the Rockies Scenic and Historic Byway, offering breathtaking views and refreshing mountain air to those who plan their … Read more Embrace Mountain Life in Leadville, Colorado

Three Distinctive Lodges in Crested Butte

If you’re searching for the spirit of the old west, you’ll find it at every turn in Crested Butte, Colorado. This historic mining town of about 1,500 residents is a year-round destination for outdoor lovers, history buffs and travelers seeking uncommon destinations. Crested Butte is unlike most of Colorado’s ski towns; as you explore local … Read more Three Distinctive Lodges in Crested Butte

Open the Door to the West in Golden Colorado

When it comes to Colorado vacations, many people visit this part of the country to reconnect to our country’s western side. Golden, Colorado is the city “Where the West Lives,” and is an ideal place to base a vacation that is focused on cowboys, cowgirls, mountains and horses. Golden is tucked away in the foothills … Read more Open the Door to the West in Golden Colorado

Girls’ Getaway: Spring for the Spas

My idea of a perfect weekend escape with friends? Two nights at a nearby (but not too close) hotel, pampering spa treatments, fine dining and plenty of outdoor activity. Throw in some red wine and lots of late-night girl talk, and I return home refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to tackle real life again. Such a … Read more Girls’ Getaway: Spring for the Spas

R&R in Ouray: Chart a Course for the China Clipper Inn

When it comes to deciding the most gorgeous mountain setting in Southwestern Colorado, it might end up with a coin toss to see whether Ouray or Telluride would win. If the locals have anything to say about it, the coin lands on the side of Ouray, which has earned the nickname “Switzerland of America.” And, … Read more R&R in Ouray: Chart a Course for the China Clipper Inn

Smith Fork Ranch: A Colorado Guest Ranch With Style

Vacationers seek out Colorado dude and guest ranches when they want to rough it Old West style – exploring mountain wilderness, navigating trails on horseback, fishing in Colorado’s roaring rivers and ending the day with campfire stories before retiring to a rustic, comfortable cabin. But most Colorado guest ranches also have a luxurious side, with … Read more Smith Fork Ranch: A Colorado Guest Ranch With Style

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, skiing, shopping or dining in the historic town of Telluride or nearby Mountain Village, there’s enough to keep you busy for days – or … Read more Top Places to Stay in Telluride: From Big Bucks to Budget

Four Seasons Hotel Denver: Finally!

When you stay at a Four Seasons hotel, you know you’re going to get luxury, quality and personal service. Well, Denver finally has one. The contemporary 45-story Four Seasons Hotel Denver opened Nov. 6, 2010, and is a prominent addition to the Denver skyline. Across from the Denver Center for the Performing Arts on 14th … Read more Four Seasons Hotel Denver: Finally!

Hotel Teatro: Bed Worthy of the Buzz

Like many other nights, the bed called to me like a siren from a Greek epic, but this time would be different. I was about to find out if the buzz about the beds at Hotel Teatro in downtown Denver was true. Hotel guests have found the beds and sheets so comfortable they inquire about … Read more Hotel Teatro: Bed Worthy of the Buzz

Open House: Check Out Colorado Springs’ B&Bs

Maybe you need a seasonal getaway to de-stress. Or maybe family and friends are pouring into town for the holidays. Either way, it’s a good time to check out some of Colorado Springs’ cool bed-and-breakfast inns before you decide where to stay, or where to put visitors. Décor ranges from high Victorian to Victorian country, … Read more Open House: Check Out Colorado Springs’ B&Bs

Cambria Suites: Fresh in Fort Collins

The first thing you notice when you walk into the Cambria Suites in Fort Collins is that the air smells as fresh inside as it does outside. That’s because this is a 100 percent non-smoking property. And it doesn’t hurt that it also is fairly new. What’s also fresh is the attitude of the staff … Read more Cambria Suites: Fresh in Fort Collins

Horseshoe Lodge: Sleep Among Nature

Tucked into the rolling, Ponderosa-studded foothills 25 miles west of Pueblo is the newly restored Horseshoe Lodge, part of the recently renovated Visitors’ Center in Pueblo Mountain Park. Though the park is just south of the town of Beulah, it’s a Pueblo city park. Eleven guest rooms in the center’s west wing opened in October … Read more Horseshoe Lodge: Sleep Among Nature

Get Away: To Grand Junction

Glorious weather, a bottle of wine and a great bed and breakfast make the perfect recipe for a romantic getaway in Grand Junction. Spring is the perfect time to visit. It’s when the trees bud and flowers bloom in the Grand Valley, before summer’s heat sets in. It’s perfect weather for hiking the Colorado National … Read more Get Away: To Grand Junction