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Manitou Springs, Colorado

Visitors to Manitou Springs once immersed themselves in the ‘60s hippie culture while indulging in old-fashioned entertainment. You can still do that, but the new Manitou, 4 miles west of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is more “hippie chic” than “hippie chick.” You still can buy tacky souvenirs, hemp clothing and patchouli incense, eat saltwater taffy and nosh on vegetarian fare. You…

7 Free Things To Do In Denver Before You Die 2

7 Free Things To Do In Denver Before You Die

 You don’t have to burst your bank account to have fun in the Mile High City. Denver has several free attractions and activities to offer. Here are our top seven free picks, coming straight from the natives. 16th Street Mall 16th Street between Wynkoop Street and Broadway Denver, Colorado 80202 303-534-6161 denver.com/16th-street-mall Let’s start with one of Denver’s biggest tourist…

Step Back in Time: Loveland’s Sweetheart of a Museum

The tidy city of Loveland is known for its sculpture shows every August. But, make no mistake, this city serves up art year-round — on the streets, in the parks and at the Loveland Museum/Gallery in the heart of downtown. To get a taste of this artful little town about 50 miles north of Denver you don’t have to be…

Leanin’ Tree Museum and Sculpture Garden of Western Art

6055 Longbow Drive Boulder, CO 80301 Phone: 1.303.729.3440 or 1.800.777.8716 x5 www.LeaninTreeMuseum.com   Boulder’s Leanin’ Tree Museum and Sculpture Garden of Western Art Enjoy our FREE museum exhibiting 250 paintings and 150 bronze sculptures by 100 artists. This is a magnificent private collection of America’s master painters and sculptors of the post 1950 era and is presented in a relaxed…

Aurora Activities: From Active to Artistic

There was a movie about the things you can do in Denver when you’re dead but a better question would be what can you do when you’re alive in Aurora?  Nestled in between Denver and Buckley Air Force Base and just south of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, this city offers a number of different culture and recreational…

Art and Culture Come Alive in Denver in June 5

Art and Culture Come Alive in Denver in June

Are you planning to visit Denver, Colorado at the beginning of the summer? If you are, you may want to check out some of the festivals and events that occur in June in the Mile High City. From events highlighting the culture of the people who make up Denver’s diverse population to celebrations of art and music, you will find…

Leanin' Tree Museum & Sculpture Garden 6

Leanin’ Tree Museum & Sculpture Garden

Enjoy art, inspiration and free admission at the Leanin’ Tree Museum & Sculpture Garden of Western Art, considered by many to be the best western and wildlife art museum in Colorado. The museum sits nestled like a jewel before views of Long’s Peak and the Flatiron mountains of Boulder. Located 15 minutes from downtown Boulder and only two blocks from…

Lying in the Heart of Loveland 7

Lying in the Heart of Loveland

Nestled in the heart of Loveland, Colorado is one of the most unique sculpture parks in the nation. Benson Sculpture Garden is currently home to 132 remarkable sculptures, each with its own story and its own creator. According to the director for the park, “It is open to the public throughout the year, and annually this ‘public treasure’ draws tens…

Art and Fine Dining at Bent Fork in Aurora

Aurora, Colorado makes an ideal location to stay when visiting the greater Denver area. Close enough to Denver almost to be considered part of the city, yet with its own distinct personality, Aurora has all that you need for a relaxing vacation or a convenient business getaway. From top-notch hotels to delectable restaurants, you will have everything you need at…

The Old West Meets the New at the Golden Hotel

Many people come to Colorado to experience the mountains, and this is something that most popular places to visit in Colorado offer, yet there is another draw for the Colorado travel experience, and that is the appeal of the Old West. Golden, Colorado vacations capture this perfectly. What started as a mining town has blossomed into something that draws people…