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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Holiday Lights in Colorado Springs: Let Your Heart Be Light

Whether you prefer your lights white to rainbow, miniature to grand old-fashioned, or static to on-the-move, it’s easy to find everyone’s favorites throughout December....
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More Exercises for Strong Colorado Knees

Knees are a big deal in Colorado. They’re a key joint when it comes to our favorite activities, from hiking, trail running and skiing...
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What To Do Thanksgiving Week

The holidays are officially here. While there’s likely to be feasting in your forecast, there’s so much more to do than stuffing yourself with...
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3 Perfect Peak Hikes

The November weather has stayed friendly. The snow has been minimal even on our nearby Front Range peaks. And you’ve got to do something...
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The DisInclined: A Lazy Day Guide to Colorado Springs

Exercise is overrated. Here’s a guide to “A Lazy Day for the DisInclined in the Springs.”
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Tiffany Walker Takes on the All-Female 4×4 Rebelle Rally

By weekday, Tiffany Walker advocates for children in poverty with Compassion International. By weekend, she spends as much time as she can four-wheeling the...
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Fall Photo Tips: Capturing Gold

It’s golden season in Colorado—that means everyone’s a photographer trying to capture the illuminated beauty of fall color all around. So how do you...
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3 Great Fall Color Hikes

That crisp, cool morning air this time of year can only mean one thing: Fall is here. With it comes fall color. The glowing...
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Kick It With Pueblo Chiles

Fire up the grill: It’s chile season. And when it comes to Colorado’s iconic late summer food, it’s Pueblo chiles you want, the juicier...
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4 Ways to Play at the AFA

For a non-service member, I’ve spent an unusual amount of time on the U.S. Air Force Academy. It comes from growing up in Colorado...