Shamrock Brewery – A Taste of Ireland in Pueblo Colorado

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In my experience, few dining establishments can shine in presenting a wide menu of fabulous food, all prepared to perfection. Each chef seems to have their own specialty, and as you get acquainted with all of the places for dining in Pueblo, you’ll be able to know where to get the best of what you … Read more Shamrock Brewery – A Taste of Ireland in Pueblo Colorado

Micro Brew Walking Tour

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Coloradans love their brewskis. And Colorado is the second-largest producer of beer in the country and is ranked third for the number of breweries per capita. It’s all about the water — fresh, clean Rocky Mountain H2O. Everyone knows that Coors, the largest single brewery in the world, is in Golden. But do you know … Read more Micro Brew Walking Tour

Banjo Billy’s: Tour Boulder’s Brewpubs by Bus

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Boulder is known for many things: The Flatirons, Pearl Street, the University of Colorado Buffaloes. But there is something else that keeps tourists and locals happy: local breweries. All along the Front Range dozens of local breweries are generating the latest and greatest in beers. The only downside is the distance between the breweries and … Read more Banjo Billy’s: Tour Boulder’s Brewpubs by Bus

Summer Fun: 5 Free Activities to Do in Golden

As summertime comes to Colorado, so does the onslaught of outdoor enthusiasts. But you don’t have to leave the Denver area to find adventure. Golden, just west of Denver, offers a variety of free activities year-round that are especially fun during the summer months. So for those who like to keep things under budget and … Read more Summer Fun: 5 Free Activities to Do in Golden

Bumps for Boomers: On Aspen Mountain

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Atop Aspen Mountain, we clip into short fat skis. Just over 3 feet long, these twin-tipped “skiboards” would look trendy on a teen, but that’s not us. We’re a group of gray-heads for whom the term “hip” is usually followed by the word “replacement.” For two of the next four days, we old dogs will … Read more Bumps for Boomers: On Aspen Mountain

Fun in the Sun in FoCo

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School is out and the weather is warming up, that means one thing: Summer is coming.  As with every summer that rolls around, people are looking to get outdoors and enjoy the sun and some fun.  Being a college town, Fort Collins doesn’t disappoint.  Whether you’re a resident or visiting on your Colorado vacation there … Read more Fun in the Sun in FoCo

Suds, Buds and Tunes: Morrison Holiday Bar

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There are a ton of reasons why people go to bars.  Some go to meet new people while others go to unwind with friends and listen to live music.  Whatever your reasons are for frequenting bars, there are more than a few reasons that should bring you to Morrison Holiday Bar during your Colorado vacation. … Read more Suds, Buds and Tunes: Morrison Holiday Bar

Races, Music, and BBQ in Beaver Creek

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Beaver Creek, Colorado may be one of your favorite destinations for skiing, but as spring turns to summer, other family activities are being planned. As luck would have it, activities in Beaver Creek have something to offer the entire family throughout the year, from cultural events to the physically challenging experience that will keep you … Read more Races, Music, and BBQ in Beaver Creek

Defending Denver: An Omelet of Opportunities

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At an out-of-town business dinner, I shared a table with New York- and Toronto-based associates. Between salad and salmon, we discussed hometowns. Denver is probably a pleasant place to live, my companions conceded. But there’s little there for a tourist. The good stuff, they claimed, is all in the mountains. Choking on my chardonnay, I … Read more Defending Denver: An Omelet of Opportunities

Durango, Colorado: Out of the Way and Proud of It

It’s just before 8 on a summer morning and downtown Durango, Colorado, is barely stirring. A few tourists wander the sleepy streets with steaming cups of coffee, all heading toward a dark plume of smoke billowing over the old brick buildings. As I join them, a shrill whistle cracks the quiet. Heeding the warning, we … Read more Durango, Colorado: Out of the Way and Proud of It

Evergreen: A Place To Cool It

As Colorado summers grow increasingly hot, cool places look ever more inviting. Evergreen is a cool place to hang out on a hot summer’s day – in more ways than one. On a beastly summer day, when Front Range temperatures soar to three digits, it can be pleasantly temperate in the foothills community about 30 … Read more Evergreen: A Place To Cool It

Stop In At These Local Alamosa Restaurants

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Alamosa in Colorado’s San Luis Valley offers you the chance to escape to the rugged west. Here you can board a historic train for trip through the foothills, explore the Great Sand Dunes on a dune buggy, or play a round of golf with the mountains as your backdrop. When you are ready to relax, … Read more Stop In At These Local Alamosa Restaurants

Leave Some Room to Enjoy Pueblo Restaurants

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If find yourself in Pueblo on your Colorado vacation, there are a number of restaurants that should definitely be investigated.  Ranging from French cuisine to Irish pub food, the town has quite the range when it comes to internationally inspired foods.  These include high class ritzy places, like Restaurant Fifteen Twentyone, to more lively and … Read more Leave Some Room to Enjoy Pueblo Restaurants

Devil’s Thumb Ranch: A Devil of a Good Time

Located just over 10 minutes from downtown Fraser, CO is the beautifully enchanting Devil’s Thumb Ranch. Anything but demonic in nature, the year-round ranch is home to two restaurants, spa, and unbelievable accommodations for the ultimate Colorado getaway. Just west of Winter Park, the sprawling 6,000 acres of private wilderness is a virtual playground for … Read more Devil’s Thumb Ranch: A Devil of a Good Time

Durango’s Nightlife Scene: From Budget Drinks to Upscale Wine Bars

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Durango consistently makes it into America’s “Best Small Towns” lists, but I never believed that a rural town with fewer than 16,000 residents could have so much to offer, especially when it comes to nightlife options. One epic journey to this Southwestern Colorado town proved I was wrong. Two years ago I put Durango on … Read more Durango’s Nightlife Scene: From Budget Drinks to Upscale Wine Bars