Hiking Petroglyph Point Loop at Mesa Verde National Park
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Hiking Petroglyph Point Loop at Mesa Verde National Park

I love Mesa Verde National Park. If I’m anywhere close, I’m likely driving up the mesa to spend more time in the first national park dedicated to the works of man. Ancestral Puebloan people lived on the mesa from around 600 AD to 1300 AD. I love doing the loop drives and hitting the trail. … Continue reading

Visit the Ouray County Historical Museum to See Why It’s the “Best Little Museum in the West”
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Visit the Ouray County Historical Museum to See Why It’s the “Best Little Museum in the West”

I will never underestimate a small town museum again after visiting the Ouray County Historical Musuem. When visiting small towns, I like to stop in their visitor center or museum because, more often than not, I learn some interesting nugget of history I didn’t know before. Usually these visits are less than 30 minutes. When … 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

Four Nights in Durango, Colorado: Ancient Adventures, Food Finds and Chasing Waterfalls and Sunsets
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Four Nights in Durango, Colorado: Ancient Adventures, Food Finds and Chasing Waterfalls and Sunsets

I love exploring in and around Durango in Southwest Colorado, partly because of its unique topography. You can explore desert and high alpine landscapes in the same day. It’s a gateway to the Four Corners region and the sits at the base of the San Juan Mountains. Durango is an authentic western town filled with … Continue reading

Drive the Million Dollar Highway
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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