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.

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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...
Sawatch Range 14ers

How to Summit Snowy 14ers This Summer

Colorado weather usually flips like a switch from winter to summer. But last winter’s record-breaking snow has meant snowy conditions are likely to stay...
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Three New Dog Parks

Falcon Dog Park The 10-acre Falcon Dog Park opened in March with 8 acres for large dogs and 2 acres designated for small dogs, plus...
View from Mount Rosa in North Cheyenne Cañon.

Three More Trails to Try This Summer

Silver Cascade Falls Trail Type: Easy out and back Length: 0.6 miles round-trip Near: In Cheyenne Cañon, Drive up the cañon to the parking area, building and...
Illustration by Kevin Reed

Pursuing My Vacation, Er, Inner Peace

The first morning, we wake with a start to the roar of howler monkeys. My phone reads 4:22 a.m. “Waaaaaaaaaaaaa! Woooooooaaaaaa!” The howls, deep and resonant,...
Red Rocks in Woodland Park is another king of geological gem in Colorado

Trails: The Red Rocks No One Knows About

For Springs locals, hiking Red Rocks usually means hitting the trail early or late in the day to avoid crowds and traffic getting in...

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