Four Free Fun Things to Do in Breckenridge, Colorado
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Four Free Fun Things to Do in Breckenridge, Colorado

With new snow this week and more coming next week, spring skiing is fantastic at Breckenridge Ski Resort.  The resort is open for daily skiing and riding through Memorial Weekend.  If you hit the slopes in the morning that gives you plenty of time in the afternoon for off slopes fun.  Here are four free … Continue reading

Vail Valley’s Best Kept Secret: Why You Should Stay at the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa
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Vail Valley’s Best Kept Secret: Why You Should Stay at the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa

Needing a change of scenery for creative inspiration, some decompression time and wanting to get in a few ski turns, I took a mini-vacation to the Vail Valley.  I was excited to stay for the first time at the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain in Avon, Colorado.  It’s … Continue reading

How to Spend a Winter Day in Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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How to Spend a Winter Day in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Pagosa Springs in Southwest Colorado has something you can’t find anywhere else on earth.  It has the deepest geothermal hot spring aquifer in the world.  At over 1002 feet deep, the Mother Spring aquifer has been certified as “The World’s Deepest” by Guinness World Records.  The geothermal aquifer under the town fills the pools at … Continue reading

See Petrified Ancient Redwoods at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument near Cripple Creek, Colorado
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See Petrified Ancient Redwoods at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument near Cripple Creek, Colorado

Did you know Colorado was once home to giant redwood trees, similar to those found in California and Oregon?  Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is considered one of the world’s richest fossil deposits.  It has yielded more than 50,000 museum fossil specimens from over 1,700 species including 1,500 insects, 150 plants and one of the … Continue reading

Hike to Colorado’s Only Geyser:  Geyser Spring Trail
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Hike to Colorado’s Only Geyser: Geyser Spring Trail

This is a hike that’s way down a dirt road off of Highway 145 between Dolores and Telluride in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado.  I recently found out about Colorado’s only true geyser and immediately added it to my itinerary for my recent Cortez trip.  The trail is Geyser Spring Trail.  I turned … Continue reading