720 Area Code

720 area code

Interesting Facts About The 720 Area Code The 720 area code is in the Mountain Time Zone. The Mountain Time Zone, otherwise known as MST encompasses the America/Denver region. The 720 area code for Colorado was put into service on June 1 1998. It was created (and spun off of) from the 303 area code … Read more

A Brief History of Breckenridge: What Color Do You Like Your Gold?

A Brief History of Breckenridge: What Color Do You Like Your Gold? 1

Linda Kay Peterson pointed to the mountains as we stood outside the Breckenridge Welcome Center. “Look at the Ten Mile Range,” she said, “because that is the genesis of our mining town.” It’s a genesis that, according to Peterson, began 65 to 70 million years ago. Peterson is a volunteer and tour coordinator at the … Read more

10 Of The Best Winter Park Restaurants

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Whether the perfect ending to your alpine adventure is an elegant pot of Gruyere fondue or a finger-lickin’ slab of barbecue ribs, Winter Park restaurants have got you covered. Here are 10 town favorites to get your dinner quest headed in the right direction. Classy Cuisine Alberto’s 72287 US Hwy. 40 Winter Park, Colorado 80482 … Read more

Head to Colorado’s High Country For Some Fun Festivals

Beaver Creek Arts Festival

Colorado’s high country is home to hundreds of festivals and community activities — from blues festivals to culinary celebrations — that have become signature activities on their year-round calendars of events. But we’ve found some lesser-known events at Colorado destinations to consider when making your vacation plans. So head up to the high country – … Read more

Dog Friendly Things To Do In Colorado

dog friendly things to do in colorado

Dog friendly Colorado has a new law allowing your furry friend to go with you to a restaurant. You can sit with your favorite pet outside on the deck or patio. You can even take your dog to some breweries and enjoy a cool one. There are other places, such as lakes or mountains where … Read more

Winter Wonderland: Snowshoeing the Powder Along the Poudre

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The 1820s fur trappers who gave the Cache la Poudre River its name used the French phrase that translates as “hide the powder” to commemorate the large cache of gunpowder that they secreted along the river during a massive blizzard. Back then, they could not have imagined that the upper reaches of the river would … Read more

Historic Places to Dine: Along Colorado’s Front Range

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Some of Colorado’s best cuisine can be found in its historic hotels and restaurants. Many of these places have been proudly serving guests for more than 100 years. Dining in these historic places takes you back to times gone by, from the Victorian Age to the rowdy cowboy days to the Roaring ‘20s. Here are … Read more

North Sterling State Park: A Boater’s Paradise

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This large, spacious reservoir on the high plains draws locals and tourists alike from May through September and waterfowl hunters during the hunting season. North Sterling State Park is a gateway to fun and relaxation. Elks Campground is open year-round. A boater’s paradise, this large irrigation reservoir offers great coves and fingers to explore during … Read more

Seeking Colorado’s Powder: Snowcat to the Rescue

San Juan Ski Company

Ping! My eyes spring open at 6:30 a.m. like cash registers on a sale. This is just wrong, I think, downright wrong to wake up 10 minutes before I instructed my alarm to bellow talk radio into the stony quiet of my studio apartment. I close my eyes and struggle to rightfully reclaim my 10 … Read more

Denver’s Dining Scene: What’s Hip and Hot

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Sketch — Chef Sean Yontz and veteran restaurateur — and now hotelier — Jesse Morreale considered making Sketch, their new subterranean Cherry Creek wine bar, a swanky, suave and seductive scene-stealer, but instead, they’ve created a whimsically charming — but strikingly designed — neighborhood spot for grape gurus and American food patriots. Here, amid the … Read more