Tag: cafes

Pete’s Kitchen: A Denver Diner That Never Sleeps 1

Pete’s Kitchen: A Denver Diner That Never Sleeps

Denver’s East Colfax Avenue is a thoroughfare that never sleeps. During the day, business people, artists, commuters, students, families and wanderers fill Colfax’s buses, sidewalks and streets. When night falls, the neon kicks on and everyone from graveyard-shift workers and concertgoers to ravers and insomniacs come out. Pete’s Kitchen, East Colfax Avenue and Race Street, sees it all. This Denver…

Celestial Seasonings: Something’s Brewing in Boulder 2

Celestial Seasonings: Something’s Brewing in Boulder

Visitors to Celestial Seasonings in Boulder can tour the factory and also enjoy original art, shop for tea-related goodies and learn more about this environmentally conscious organization. From its humble beginnings more than 35 years ago when founder Mo Siegel picked herbs somewhere outside Aspen and brewed up tea in his kitchen, the company has grown into a multi-million dollar…

Montrose: Colorado's Gateway to the Southwest 3

Montrose: Colorado’s Gateway to the Southwest

If you’re headed to the Four Corners area of Colorado, chances are you’ll pass through Montrose. If so, take time to stop and appreciate this hospitable town with a few choice diversions. It’s the closest town to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, one of the nation’s newest national parks and worth a day of exploration on its own. The…

Grab Breakfast Before Exploring Gunnison 4

Grab Breakfast Before Exploring Gunnison

There are few things that draw people to Gunnison on their Colorado vacation.  The first draw is skiing and snowboarding at Crested Butte in the winter months.  In the summer, it is the fishing on the Gunnison River and Blue Mesa Reservoir.  Others might find themselves there checking out the college, Western State. One thing that it isn’t really known…

Pre-Ski Fuel-Ups: Where to Chow Down 5

Pre-Ski Fuel-Ups: Where to Chow Down

If you want to tuck into a hearty breakfast to fuel a full day of skiing, look for the lines outside local restaurants in your favorite ski towns. They’re usually a good barometer of the food inside.Or ask a ski instructor – who also needs a good breakfast under his or her belt before beginning the day. Or hit up…

Shed Some Light on Your Holiday at the Botanic Gardens

The Blossoms of Light is a holiday tradition at the Denver Botanic Gardens, and this year, I got to be a part of the lighting of the lights. Even if you have been to the Botanic Gardens during the summer, or even during the day at any time of year, the grounds look completely different when accented by over a…

International Tastes Pervade Dining in Colorado Springs 11

International Tastes Pervade Dining in Colorado Springs

It has been said that variety is the spice of life; it keeps things interesting and prevents repetition and routine from taking over.  Colorado Springs takes this seriously and, as such, is a city that offers a number of different styles of cuisine. Should you find yourself passing through on your Colorado vacation, there are some internationally-inspired venues to check…

Relax and Unwind in Style at Flights Wine and Coffee Cafe 12

Relax and Unwind in Style at Flights Wine and Coffee Cafe

Bars aren’t for everyone.  Given, they are a place for people to meet and mix and mingle, but they don’t always fit the bill.  For those on their Colorado vacation that desire something a little more refined and cultural, there is the Flights Wine & Coffee Café.  Serving visitors and residents of Morrison with a wide selection of wines from…

Stop In At These Local Alamosa Restaurants 13

Stop In At These Local Alamosa Restaurants

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, hot springs pools await, or…

Travel to the Top of the World for Leadville Restaurants 14

Travel to the Top of the World for Leadville Restaurants

As North America’s highest incorporated city, Leadville offers a Colorado travel experience that is not to be missed. While you may take some time to get used to the elevation, you will never stop marveling in the beauty of the region and the breathtaking views it offers. A town built on the mining of silver, Leadville today offers both natural…