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
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Coffee Bear – Silverton’s Coolest Coffee Shop
I love small town coffee shops and Coffee Bear is a cool two-story coffeehouse in Silverton, Colorado. They have the only rooftop deck in town. If you want to go where the locals go, this is the place locals go for coffee. While staying at the Wyman Hotel for a couple of days adventuring in … Continue reading
Drive the Million Dollar Highway
The Million Dollar Highway in Southwest Colorado is considered one of the most spectacular mountain drives in North America. It’s a white-knuckle drive where there are no guard rails as the road narrows with a steep drop-off. It’s better than it used to be, but it’s still sketchy in places. Frankly, I was glad I … Continue reading
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