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Where to Eat in Steamboat Springs – Dinner at Aurum and Lunch at Creekside Cafe
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Where to Eat in Steamboat Springs – Dinner at Aurum and Lunch at Creekside Cafe

The culinary scene in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, is flourishing with comfort food, cozy cafes and elevated cuisine. On my recent trip to Steamboat, I was dreaming about two places before I got there – Aurum and Creekside Cafe. They’re not only my two favorite places in Steamboat, but two of my favs in the state. … Continue reading

Leaf Peeping in Breckenridge and on Loveland Pass
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Leaf Peeping in Breckenridge and on Loveland Pass

The aspens are starting to show off their colors from golden to tangerine to light garnet in Colorado. Based on what I saw Sunday, September 19th, they should be on their fall glory September 25-26 weekend through October 1st along I-70 and north. Early October is looking prime time for southern Colorado. I drove up … Continue reading

Four Wheeling to Animas Forks Ghost Town and Two Mountain Passes on Part of Colorado’s Alpine Loop
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Four Wheeling to Animas Forks Ghost Town and Two Mountain Passes on Part of Colorado’s Alpine Loop

If you’re looking to get off the beaten path and experience Colorado’s stunning backcountry, add Colorado’s Alpine Loop Scenic and Historic Byway. The 65-mile scenic drive is usually snow free June through September or early October. It’s filled with streams, treeless tundra, mountain passes and an incredibly preserved ghost town. You can access the loop … Continue reading

There Really is a South Park in Colorado
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There Really is a South Park in Colorado

Yes, there really is a South Park.  Matt Stone and Trey Parker, creators of the television series “South Park,” used Fairplay, Colorado as the visual basis for the town South Park in their animated series. In Fairplay, there is a walkable museum called South Park City.  You literally step back in time in this South … Continue reading

Hiking Wedding Canyon and Monument Canyon Loop in Colorado National Monument
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Hiking Wedding Canyon and Monument Canyon Loop in Colorado National Monument

This is a loop hike filled with stunning views of red rock canyons, towering sandstone rock formations I hiked through two canyons, past stunning sandstone scenery for a 5-mile loop on the canyon floor in Colorado National Monument  I had gotten into Fruita late afternoon and drove the scenic drive up to the Visitor Center … Continue reading