Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey: Award-Winning Spirits

stranahan's colorado whiskey

Colorado produces dozens and dozens of delicious craft beers and an ever-growing list of top-quality wines. But it also boasts a bevy of small distilleries. One is Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey, an award-winning spirit distilled in Denver, which recently moved to a new location at 200 S. Kalamath St. After five years in downtown Denver, Stranahan’s … Read more Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey: Award-Winning Spirits

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

International Tastes Pervade Dining in Colorado Springs

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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 … Read more International Tastes Pervade Dining in Colorado Springs

One Day of Dining in Vail, Colorado

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In twenty-four hours in Vail Colorado, you have three chances to experience the best and tastiest of the local dining scene – breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Seize each of these opportunities to treat your taste buds to the local flavors in one of the Colorado high country’s trendiest towns. Breakfast How to start your day … Read more One Day of Dining in Vail, Colorado

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

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

Pub-Style Comfort Food at Winter Park Restaurants

Pub-Style Comfort Food at Winter Park Restaurants 11

I’m always delighted to discover an Irish Pub when I’m hungry, and as I was eating my way through the restaurants in Winter Park on a recent visit, I was thrilled to find Randi’s Irish Grill & Pub. Comfort food on a winter day always gives me a warm and fuzzy feeling, and I couldn’t … Read more Pub-Style Comfort Food at Winter Park Restaurants

Experience Breckenridge Restaurants Year-Round

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Founded by prospectors in the mid 1800s, Breckenridge has since grown into a charming mountain community that is known for welcoming winter sports enthusiasts. Yet the things to do in Breckenridge, Colorado do not stop when the snow melts. This year-round vacation destination boasts a charming downtown with quaint shops and welcoming faces, and also … Read more Experience Breckenridge Restaurants Year-Round

The Town of Frisco Offers Mountains of Variety

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Whether your Colorado travel plans fall in the winter or summer, you will find that the friendly community of Frisco provides plenty to see and do. Those who visit in the winter months enjoy tubing and skiing at nearby resorts, and the community always has plenty of snow. Frisco Adventure Park is one of the … Read more The Town of Frisco Offers Mountains of Variety

Vine Street Pub: Good Brews and Food in Denver’s Uptown Neighborhood

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The Denver brewpub scene warmly welcomed Vine Street Pub to the historic Uptown neighborhood just west of City Park in 2008. This newest member of the Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery family became a fast favorite of locals for its characteristic chill atmosphere, made-from-scratch award-winning pub fare and, of course, its stellar small batch beers. … Read more Vine Street Pub: Good Brews and Food in Denver’s Uptown Neighborhood

Longmont Patios: Where to Eat and Beat the Heat

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Colorado’s summer heat beats down on wilting trees, and the flowers are in full bloom. What better way to spend an easy afternoon than sitting under a shady tree or umbrella and sipping a cool beverage and munching tasty snacks. Old town Longmont is host to several patios ideal for letting the day go. Here … Read more Longmont Patios: Where to Eat and Beat the Heat

Backyard Brewpub: Golden’s Second-Largest Brewery

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A hand-painted sign with an arrow pointing down the street, and with the words “2nd Largest Brewery in Golden,” led to the not-easy-to-find Golden City Brewery. It’s clearly a self-effacing, tongue-in-cheek reference to Coors Brewing Co.— the third-largest brewer in the United States and the largest brewery on a single site in the world. Nailed … Read more Backyard Brewpub: Golden’s Second-Largest Brewery

Vail Valley: It’s Affordable

Vail Valley is synonymous with multi-million-dollar mansions, exclusive alpine clubs and elegant hotels. But don’t cross it off your list as an affordable vacation spot. This area, with beautiful mountain vistas, comfortable summer and fall temperatures, world-class skiing and a wide variety of shopping, art galleries and restaurants, is a destination that really shouldn’t be … Read more Vail Valley: It’s Affordable