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.

A caver testing out their skills in CaveSim.

CaveSim at CityRock and Its Manitou Makers

Caving has been called the perfect blend of “fear and intrigue, ” says Dave Jackson, who owns the Manitou Springs-based CaveSim LLC along with...
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Colorado Craft Spirits Gems and Limited Releases

Take a journey on the Colorado Spirits Trail, follow the map of distillers around Colorado, and you'll discover some hidden treasures among Colorado craft spirits. Here are some...
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Patios We Love

The Wines of Colorado A meal at this secluded spot feels like a staycation. Two decks—one upstairs in the sun and one shaded beside the...
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Your Colorado Springs Holiday Fun Guide

‘Tis the season to spread holiday cheer and celebrate with those nearest and dearest to you. We’ve all got our favorite traditions, but if...
Side Plank

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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Forever Yours, The Land

If the land around the Pikes Peak Region could talk, what do you think it would say? Perhaps it would tell you about the...
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,...
Colorado Springs bucket list events

30 Bucket List Events in Colorado Springs for 2020

Maybe you’ve lived here for years. Maybe you’re a newcomer to Colorado Springs. Maybe you go every year to (fill in the blank for...
two girls Jack Quinn's Running Club

8 Great Running Clubs and Group Runs in Colorado Springs

A little peer pressure can be a good thing when it comes to running and fitness. Rather than braving the trails alone, you can...
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Big Ideas for Colorado Springs: Skiing, Urban Water Park, New Tech, Arts Collaboration, More

Skiing in Our Backyard The proposed Ormes Peak Ski Area on the northern slopes of Ormes Peak would put all of Colorado Springs within 30...
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