Girls’ Getaway: Spring for the Spas

My idea of a perfect weekend escape with friends? Two nights at a nearby (but not too close) hotel, pampering spa treatments, fine dining and plenty of outdoor activity. Throw in some red wine and lots of late-night girl talk, and I return home refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to tackle real life again. Such a … Read more

The Stately Stanley: Estes Park’s ‘Shining’ Hotel

Perched atop a hill overlooking the stunning scenery of Estes Park, the Stanley Hotel holds court as one of Colorado’s most notable historic hotels. The sprawling, stately hotel, built in 1909, was the inspiration for Stephen King’s scary book “The Shining.” The author got the idea for his novel while staying in Room 217, where … Read more

Hotel Teatro: Bed Worthy of the Buzz

Like many other nights, the bed called to me like a siren from a Greek epic, but this time would be different. I was about to find out if the buzz about the beds at Hotel Teatro in downtown Denver was true. Hotel guests have found the beds and sheets so comfortable they inquire about … Read more

The Arrabelle at Vail Square: Luxury in the Mountains

Walk into The Arrabelle at Vail Square, and guests may feel they have arrived at a European resort. This RockResort property is right in the thick of things at Vail and aims to please guests’ every need, from luxury rooms, a beautiful spa and step-out-to-the-slopes skiing. The Arrabelle, which opened in 2008, surrounds a central … Read more

The Corner Office – Denver’s Hip Hangout

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As crowds pour out of Denver’s Buell Theatre, you can be sure that a handful of these well-cultured play-goers will head to the nearby Corner Office at 14th and Curtis Streets. This Denver restaurant and martini bar prides itself on drinks and dishes that appeal to the modern sophisticate with just a splash of carefree, … Read more