Family-Friendly Glenwood Springs: Adventures for Everyone

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My heart clutches in my stomach as I watch my husband and two daughters swing 1,300 feet out over the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon. “Look mom, no hands,” one of my daughters shrieks. They’re securely belted in, and throwing their hands up in the air while screaming their lungs out is all part of … Read more Family-Friendly Glenwood Springs: Adventures for Everyone

Girls’ Getaway: Take to the Nordic Trails

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In her native Sweden, Berit Daniels was just 2 when she first strapped on a pair of cross-country skis. “I’d shuffle around in my yard making loops in the snow,” she says. Nearly 40 years later, Daniels makes loops regularly on the scenic Spring Gulch Nordic trails, just a stone’s throw from her Carbondale home. … Read more Girls’ Getaway: Take to the Nordic Trails

Eight Romantic Getaways

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  This time, be the one who kisses. Treat your honey to an outing like no other. Here are eight romantic places and things to do in Colorado. We hope you’ll pick one and make some memories. Evergreen Highland Haven Creekside Inn Remember when you carved your sweetheart’s initials on a tree? Surprise her with … Read more Eight Romantic Getaways

Pre-Ski Fuel-Ups: Where to Chow Down

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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 … Read more Pre-Ski Fuel-Ups: Where to Chow Down

In Hot Water: Mother Nature’s Hot Springs

No matter the season, slipping into natural hot springs is a relaxing, rejuvenating way to while away the hours. Heated by the planet’s interior, water bubbles up through cracks and fissures, typically gathering a load of minerals along the way. When the water finds its way at the surface, it’s Mother Nature’s hot tub. For … Read more In Hot Water: Mother Nature’s Hot Springs

Enjoy Glenwood Springs Any Time of Year

Like any other town in Colorado, Glenwood Springs provides a bevy of activities to take part in year round.  During the summer months, vacationers can hike through the town’s ample national forest areas or explore them via a number of different modes, from rafting to horseback rides.  During the winter, visitors to Glenwood Springs can … Read more Enjoy Glenwood Springs Any Time of Year

Dig In at Local Delis in Glenwood Springs

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Located 40 miles north of Aspen and 60 miles west of Vail, Glenwood Springs is a popular destination for many who love to ski and hike. It sits near the Glenwood Canyon, which provides stunning views of the mountains. This breathtaking location has much to offer those who are looking for ideas for Colorado vacations. … Read more Dig In at Local Delis in Glenwood Springs

Experience Asian Restaurants in Glenwood Springs

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The main draw of Glenwood Springs is its amazing hot springs pool. Here you can soak in healing, naturally warm mineral infused waters, and spend the day lounging with your family. You can also enjoy time hiking or skiing in the mountains that line this beautiful city on both sides. This makes it a popular … Read more Experience Asian Restaurants in Glenwood Springs

Choose the Hotel Colorado for History, Luxury and Plenty of Options

Welcome to the Hotel Colorado! This hotel may not have a song named after it, but that’s ok.  With a colorful history that reaches back to 1893, this “Grand Dame” has housed a number of notable guests such as former Presidents William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt as well as notorious gangsters like Diamond Jack … Read more Choose the Hotel Colorado for History, Luxury and Plenty of Options

Rest a Spell Next to the Creek in Glenwood Springs

Staying in hotels and tourist towns can be fun, but there is a certain level of charm that can only be found in smaller bed and breakfasts.  While Glenwood Springs is known for the Hotel Colorado, there are two bed and breakfasts that should not be overlooked when planning your Colorado vacation.  These are the … Read more Rest a Spell Next to the Creek in Glenwood Springs

Turning Up the Heat in Glenwood Springs

Like most mountain towns, Glenwood Springs offers up all the activities that one would expect: skiing, rafting, mountain biking, golfing, lakes for fishing, and more.  One of the things that Glenwood Springs has to offer vacationers that not all other mountain towns have is their hot springs. You’ll find both the Yampah Spa Vapor Caves … Read more Turning Up the Heat in Glenwood Springs

Aspen Explorer: Autumn Gilds Colorado Resort Area

Colorado color begins at higher altitudes and works its way down, yielding golden foliage from mid-September through early-October. This is a quiet time in Aspen, Colorado’s ritzy resort in the Rockies. Streets empty, restaurants seat without lines and opulent hotels, such as the St. Regis, The Little Nell and Jerome, offer caviar-quality quarters at steak-and-potato … Read more Aspen Explorer: Autumn Gilds Colorado Resort Area

River Rafting: High-Country Thrills and Spills on the Colorado River

The record snowmelt in the Colorado Rockies this summer means action-packed river rafting. And if your teenager is addicted to adventure and virtually fearless, this is the ideal time to enjoy some family togetherness on a raft in the middle of a rushing river. River rafting is ideal for families with teens — just enough … Read more River Rafting: High-Country Thrills and Spills on the Colorado River

Ski and Soak: 5 Favorite Hot Springs

Maybe it’s curative minerals in the water. Maybe it’s majestic poolside mountain views. Or maybe it’s just the knowledge that the soothing liquid was heated by Mother Nature, not a power company. Whatever the reason, when it comes to a warm soak after a cool day on the Colorado slopes, nothing beats a dunk in … Read more Ski and Soak: 5 Favorite Hot Springs