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Plan Your Colorado Summer Vacation in 6 Steps

When you are starting to plan a Colorado vacation, the multitude of options from outdoor adventures to hotels and car rentals can feel a bit daunting. Do you stay in Durango so you can visit Mesa Verde National Park? Do you head to Denver for museums and restaurants? Do you road trip across the state? How will you get here? There are so many possible ways to spend the summer in Colorado it can be hard to narrow down your plans.

20 Ways to Get Outside in Colorado this April

April’s a tricky month. Spring has definitely arrived, but the days seem to alternate between cold and gloomy or warm and sunny. Plus there’s mud and slush and still the occasional snowstorm to contend with. How do you plan with the ever-changing conditions? After months of winter, we’re eager to get outside and stretch our legs no matter what the weather’s doing. Here are 20 ways to get the most out of Colorado’s great outdoors this April.

10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

It’s the middle of March, and that means you’ve probably spent the last 5 months dealing with short days, chilly temps and plenty of stormy weather. Things can seem bleaker with each snowstorm that rolls through. But as the days get longer, sunnier and warmer, now’s the perfect time to cast off the mid-winter blues and gear up for spring – especially if you’re heading to Colorado for spring break or a ski vacation. So how do you get back in the right mindset? Spend the next few weeks outside in Colorado and you’ll cast off the funk in no time.

9 Ideas for the Ultimate Spring Break Ski Trip

Spring Break Snowboarding

Every year, Colorado becomes one of the top Spring Break destinations in the country, thanks to the abundant snowfall and balmy March temperatures.

3 Offbeat Winter Destinations in Colorado

When planning a winter Colorado vacation, many travelers immediately think of Breckenridge or Vail for skiing. Urban adventurers head to Fort Collins or Denver. But what if you’re looking for something a little bit different? Escape the crowds and take your trip to Colorado in a new direction with these three offbeat destinations.

6 Tips for a Romantic Colorado Valentine's Day

Colorado Valentine's DayPlan the Perfect Valentine's Day

5 Ways to Enjoy the Super Bowl in Colorado

The Denver Broncos are in the Super Bowl this year, and that means Colorado is the perfect destination for enjoying the big game. Whether you’re looking to hit the bar or watch from your couch, here are 25 ways to make this year’s Super Bowl one to remember.

5 Unique Colorado Apres Ski Experiences

Often associated with skiing in Europe, après ski has become a fixture of the Colorado ski scene. From kicking back with a Coors at the local dive bar to high-end cocktails at a slopeside restaurant, the après ski culture is as varied as the skiers who visit the Rocky Mountains year after year, and it can be a little overwhelming trying to decide where to head after a day on the slopes. Looking for an après to remember? Up the ante this year, and try one of these unique destinations.

3 Can’t-Miss Colorado Train Rides for the Holidays

Visiting Colorado during the holidays is the perfect way to get in the Christmas spirit with fresh, fluffy snow, stunning lights displays and a host of holiday events. If you’re looking to enjoy the Rocky Mountain scenery without the freezing cold temperature, consider going on an historic train rides. Trains across the state get in the holiday spirit with Christmas-themed rides in December. You’ll get to relax in a heated car with a cup of hot cocoa as the snow covered mountains roll by outside.

Top 5 Places to Take Your Family Christmas Photo

Vail VilalgeIf you’re planning a trip to Colorado this December, you’ve got an excellent opportunity to get that perfect family photo for your holiday card. No matter where you go in Colorado, you’ll have plenty of options for gorgeous backdrops, but when you’re looking for the ultimate family photo, these five locations take the cake.