Hike to Ice Caves Near Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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Hike to Ice Caves Near Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Pagosa Springs, Colorado, is home to the deepest geothermal hot spring in the world. It’s a wonderful ski and soak destination since Wolf Creek Ski Area is just 30 minutes away. It’s also a great hike and soak destination with amazing trails nearby including one that takes you to ice caves. My longtime dear friend … Continue reading

Winter is My Favorite Season in Rocky Mountain National Park
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Winter is My Favorite Season in Rocky Mountain National Park

Why should you visit Rocky Mountain National Park in winter? Because it’s the season of solitude. The bulk of visitors to Rocky go in May through October. July and August are the busiest months. It’s wonderful in summer, but very, very busy especially at places like Bear Ridge and on Trail Ridge Road. If you’re … Continue reading

Fabulous Fall Colors Even in the Rain – Where to go Leaf Peeping in Steamboat Springs
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Fabulous Fall Colors Even in the Rain – Where to go Leaf Peeping in Steamboat Springs

I’ve been to Steamboat Springs many times, but this was my first time to see it covered in a palette of autumnal hues. From Rabbit Ears Pass to the Yampa River, the fall colors are spectacular in Steamboat, even if you have to dodge rain showers like I did on my leaf peeping road trip. … Continue reading

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