Travel & Outdoors

Travel & Outdoors

We are Coloradans. Sitting indoors just isn't our style. From best local trails to the best ski deals, we have you covered.

fall color in Cripple Creek

Favorite Colorado Fall Color Drives

Warm sun lingers, but a slight chill in the air whispers the inevitable: Change is coming. The new season beckons us to the high...
Roasting chiles at pueblo chile festival

Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival Insider’s Guide

The aroma alone is worth the price of admission. Beefy men turn the chile roasters. Sparks shoot out, flames tickling the sweet, spicy fragrance out...
Doggy Day Out program

Doggy Day Out

You hear the howls, the barks, the whimpers of dogs in their chainlink kennels when you walk into an animal shelter. Then you lock...
tents at mountain chalet

New Location, Same Mountain Chalet Spirit

Sometimes even an icon needs a little change. After 51 years in its original Tejon Street storefront facing Acacia Park, Mountain Chalet has moved.  Colorado’s...
view from blodgett peak hike

Trails: Blodgett Peak and Blodgett Peak Open Space

Where to Find It: Northwest Colorado Springs, Blodgett Peak Open Space Distance: 5.2 miles out-and-back to summit, other trails available Difficulty: Advanced Peak Elevation: 9,423 feet Know Before...
100 things to do in colorado springs book

100 Things to Do in Colorado Springs Before You Die

Have you ever been to the Western Jubilee, National Museum of World War II Aviation or Paint Mines Interpretive Park? There’s no shortage of...
Echo Canyon

Riding the Rapids: Whitewater Rafting the Arkansas River

Let’s get one thing straight: The summer of 2019 will be epic on Colorado’s waterways. The wettest winter on record in the Lower 48...
Watering Hole

Splash Into Summer at Colorado Springs Splash Parks

When the heat of summer hits, it’s time to head for the water. “Our city’s fountains and splash parks represent free family fun at...
Crested Butte wildflowers

Pick Your Perfect Mountain Getaway

Colorado Springs is a summer paradise, but we all know that when the mountains call, it’s time to go. Fortunately we’re surrounded by amazing...
Isak Heartstone portrait

The Return of the Beloved Breckenridge Troll

Thousands of troll hunters flocked to see Isak Heartstone last fall when he was sculpted along Wellington Trail in Breckenridge, just a stone’s throw...
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