Tag: biking

Vail's Natural Beauty All Year Long 1

Vail’s Natural Beauty All Year Long

 Have you ever considered visiting Vail, Colorado, in the summer or fall? While the mountain may feel like the primary draw, with skiing being the premier activity, there is much to see and do in the Vail Valley when the snows melt. In fact, the Valley itself is a primary attraction, with outdoor activities welcoming guests to take in the…

Tour the Town of Frisco 2

Tour the Town of Frisco

No matter where your travels bring you, no one would consider leaving without visiting the Main Street to get a feel of the area. This could be the reason that Frisco, CO is such a popular destination. Known as the Main Street of the Rockies, it’s a year round destination spot for Colorado residents and tourists because the long list…

Lofty, Laid-Back Leadville 3

Lofty, Laid-Back Leadville

Leadville, at nearly 2 miles above sea level, is one of Colorado’s loftiest living mineral towns. The community of 2,800 sits at an elevation of more than 10,000 feet and lies near the headwaters of the Arkansas River. Opulent Aspen rises 29 Learjet miles to the west. Trendy Breckenridge sits even closer toward the northeast. All three were once precious-metal…

Jefferson County Open Spaces: Trails for the Whole Family 4

Jefferson County Open Spaces: Trails for the Whole Family

With the abundance of mountains and variety of terrain that Colorado offers, there are places close to home that shouldn’t be overlooked when planning your next family expedition. If you’re seeking intricate geological features, trickling streams or great views above the city, consider the numerous trails and parks Jefferson County Open Space offers in the foothills outside Denver. South Valley…

Grand Junction, Colorado: Pedal Your Way Through Paradise 5

Grand Junction, Colorado: Pedal Your Way Through Paradise

It’s Colorado topography in transition, a place where snow-fed streams surge into sandstone desert and flattop peaks fall to canyon precipices. Naked cliffs, their bases hemmed with stony skirts, stretch along one side of Interstate 70. Across the roadway, vineyards and orchards line a tree-trimmed Colorado River. This ring of merging landforms turns the Grand Junction area into an outdoor…

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…

Red Rocks: More Than an Amphitheatre 9

Red Rocks: More Than an Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Amphitheatre, famed for its outdoor concerts, offers a variety of other summer activities: hiking, biking, movies, a visitor’s center with gifts and history, and even dining. Red Rocks, 15 miles west of Denver, makes for more than just a scenic sound stage and offers at least one full day’s worth of entertainment and outdoor activities. Red Rocks even…

Colorado's Favorite - Winter Park Resort 11

Colorado’s Favorite – Winter Park Resort

Once the snow melts at Winter Park Resort, the mountain turns from white to green and comes alive with colorful wildflowers.  The sun stays high in the sky, and the warmer weather is perfect for enjoying the many outdoor activities that Winter Park has to offer during the summer months. Winter Park is a year-round resort, and there are outdoor…

Earn It: Aspen Activities with Sweet Rewards 14

Earn It: Aspen Activities with Sweet Rewards

Not just a winter ski destination, versatile Aspen takes on a whole new persona in the warmer months of spring and summer. One of Colorado’s most internationally known destinations, Aspen sings a siren’s song to adventurers and mountaineers all year round. What makes Aspen special under the summer sun? The network of world class hiking and biking trails have something…

Come For Winter And Stay For Summer At Frisco Hotels

Summit County is known as Colorado’s Playground.  There’s a saying in Summit County: “Come for winter and stay for summer.” Frisco, located in the heart of Summit County, has several lodging options to choose from when visiting during any season. As an avid skier myself, skiing is the first thing that comes to mind when I think of Colorado.  And…