Denver-Area Skateparks: 5 Places to Ride the Concrete Waves

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With Colorado’s mountains and open plains, wave riders may experience ocean withdrawals in the beautiful landlocked state. But the Denver area offers an alternative sport experience. Boarders can trade surf for skate and head to the local skateparks for a day of riding the concrete waves. Here are five parks that will push even the … Read more Denver-Area Skateparks: 5 Places to Ride the Concrete Waves

Red Feather Lakes: Northern Colorado’s Best-Kept Secret

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  Your Red Feather Lakes 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 … Read more Red Feather Lakes: Northern Colorado’s Best-Kept Secret

How These Ordinary Men Became the Worst Colorado Serial Killers

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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 … Read more How These Ordinary Men Became the Worst Colorado Serial Killers

Family-Friendly Glenwood Springs: Adventures for Everyone

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My heart clutches in my stomach as I watch my husband and two daughters swing 1,300 feet out over the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon. “Look mom, no hands,” one of my daughters shrieks. They’re securely belted in, and throwing their hands up in the air while screaming their lungs out is all part of … Read more Family-Friendly Glenwood Springs: Adventures for Everyone

Estes Park Aerial Tram Offers an Exciting Adventure

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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 … Read more Estes Park Aerial Tram Offers an Exciting Adventure

Kneisel & Anderson: Serving Georgetown Since 1883

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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 … Read more Kneisel & Anderson: Serving Georgetown Since 1883

Boyero – a True Ghost Town

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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 … Read more Boyero – a True Ghost Town

Art Without Borders: The Museum of Outdoor Arts

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Residents, employees and visitors to City Center Englewood and the Greenwood Plaza business park are exposed to masterpieces of art every day at the Museum of Outdoor Arts, and most are pretty hard not to notice. The Museum of Outdoor Arts Enormous sculpted Marzocco Lions and Greek Temple Dogs fiercely guard street corners, three gossiping … Read more Art Without Borders: The Museum of Outdoor Arts

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

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

Historic Breckenridge: Explore Its Victorian Heritage

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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 … Read more Historic Breckenridge: Explore Its Victorian Heritage

Salida Offers a Package of Surprises

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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, … Read more Salida Offers a Package of Surprises

Face the Music: Vocal Band Hits the Right Note

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Face the Music: Vocal Band Hits the Right Note When you see the all-vocal rock band Face, your first job is to lose all preconceptions of a cappella music. Forget old-time gospel-hour tunes. Ix-nay on boat hats, candy-striped shirts and suspenders. In fact, if you check out the singers’ website to form an expectation, you … Read more Face the Music: Vocal Band Hits the Right Note

National Repertory Orchestra: Making Music in Breckenridge

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When Indiana University music major David Waldman heard that his 10-minute private violin audition won him a spot in the National Repertory Orchestra, the first thing he thought was that he wouldn’t have to go home and look for a summer job. The gig would put him in the Colorado mountains for the summer, and … Read more National Repertory Orchestra: Making Music in Breckenridge