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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Road Trip: On the Open Colorado Road

I blame that un-seat-belted, late 1970s family journey across the Mojave Desert for getting me hooked on the classic road trip. Ever since, the...
fishing at spinney mountain state park

6 State Parks to Explore Near Colorado Springs

One of my favorite things about Colorado is the abundance of managed, wild places. The Centennial State is not lacking in the parks department....
The Cliff House at Pikes Peak.

Cliff House: Colorado Springs Staycations

It all comes together as I walk the halls of the Cliff House, peering at the faces and customs of bygone eras captured in...
Strava Bike Riding Colorado Springs

To Strava in the Springs

We had just finished moving into our Colorado Springs home a few years ago when my next-door neighbor arrived to introduce himself. To protect...

Easy DIY Tips to Keep Your Bike Running Smoothly

Colorado Springs has lot of great bike shops, but there are a few key areas of bike maintenance that are easy to learn and...
Roasting marshmallows at The Broadmoor.

The Broadmoor: Colorado Springs Staycations

Entering The Broadmoor grounds is like crossing some unseen portal that presses pause on the hectic pace of life—even with the kids in tow....

10 Romantic Dates in Colorado Springs

Looking for ways to set the mood or impress someone special? It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day to take your sweetheart on a...
gallery at us senior open at the Broadmoor

Fan’s Guide to the U.S. Senior Open

After 10 years away, the U.S. Senior Open returns to The Broadmoor. While these golfers over 50 may have aged out of the PGA,...
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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...
Mountain Biker jumps off a rock at Red Rock Canyon.

Singletrack Springs: How to Hit All the Mountain Bike Trails

We’ve switched places, me and my bike. I’m carrying it now, stepping down sandstone ledges as scrub oak smacks my face. “How’s it look...
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