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.

Colorado Springs trails, sunrise at Pulpit Rock

Favorite Trails for the Out-of-Town Guests

You’ll find something for everyone among these local trails, from icons to less-crowded alternatives, where you can satisfy the ambitious visitors or torture the...
group celebrating New Year's Eve

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Colorado Springs

Say goodbye to the teens and hello to the ’20s. There's no shortage of New Year’s Eve parties in Colorado Springs celebrating the entry...
MuttRuck backpacks for dogs and owners

MuttRuk Packs for People With Pups

Sometimes pampering your pets means treating yourself too. One of the newest dog-friendly items on the market arrives courtesy of local company MuttRuk. After...
Pikes Peak seen from Pulpit Rock in Colorado Springs

Trails: Hiking Pulpit Rock

Where to Find It: Beside the I-25 and N. Nevada intersection. The small trailhead parking lot is at 6411 N. Nevada Ave. just north...
Gift experiences heli-skiing with Helitrax Telluride

Give the Gift of Experience

Know that person who’s just so hard to buy for? Want to create memories that will last much longer than another sweater? This is...
Axe and the Oak whiskey house on the Colorado Spirits Trail

Where the Spirits Lead on the Colorado Spirits Trail

In 2004, George Washington’s—yes, that President Washington’s—commercial distillery was about to get a historic face-lift in Mount Vernon, Virginia. Just as one important chapter...
Colorado craft spirits gems Woods Vodka, Deerhammer Rye, Dry Town Mellow Rested Gin, Distillery 291 E, Sand Creek Malt Whiskey, Stranahan's Snowflake

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...
holiday fun runs Cycling Santa 15K

Holiday Fun Runs to Cure Cabin Fever

There’s no need to sulk or feel guilty about those seasonal treats with these holiday themed fun runs. From bear suits to Santa suits...
Via ferrata at Cave of the Winds

Climbing Over Fear on the Springs’ Via Ferrata

"Grab the top of that ledge, latch your chili bean and let go!” says Alex Hesler, outdoor attraction manager at Cave of the Winds. He’s...
Colorado high school cycling rider in Frisco

High School Cycling League Builds Next Generation of Local Cyclists

If you’ve been out in, say, Red Rock Canyon Open Space lately, there’s a good chance you’ve passed groups of high school mountain bikers...
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