Colorado

Colorado — Colorado’s storied past as a territory of the Wild West is still evident in its mining towns, rustic dude ranches, Rocky Mountain switchbacks, and pioneer tradition. There is, however, more to the state than awe-inspiring mountain landscapes and cow herders. It’s also a land of thriving cosmopolitan towns like Denver, luxurious ski resorts, and outdoor adventures like hiking, skiing, and rafting.

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For legendary ski slopes, growing culinary and art scenes, historic mining towns, dude ranches, and outdoor adventures.

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Memorable & Affordable: 5 One-of-a-Kind Vacation Rentals

June 25, 2014 by Christine Wei

It's no surprise that vacation rentals have stolen the hearts of savvy travelers everywhere. Great savings, extra amenities, even the chance to get some local ... Read More »

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Deal Alert: Just in Time for Summer, a Sale on Vacation Rentals

June 17, 2014 by Lisa Hubner

Vacation rental properties have been a complete game changer for travelers looking for homey, affordable places to stay. They’re a great way to save money, ... Read More »

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6 Under-the-Radar Hiking Trails Across the U.S.

June 04, 2014 by Jill K. Robinson

Summer’s the time to get out and get on the trail –but why share a popular hike with the massive crowds when there are more serene paths to follow? For an ... Read More »

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The World's Best Outdoor Movie Theaters

May 28, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Summer means open-air movies in many of the world's cities, but not all open-air cinemas are created equal. Here's a roundup of eight of the very best al fresco ... Read More »

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Inspired Travel: Cliffside Camping & More in Colorado

May 20, 2014 by Christine Wei

Talk about elevated views. We thought Canada’s Glacier Walk was exhilarating, but a new program in Colorado is taking daredevil adventures to new heights. Kent ... Read More »

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“If you have an early flight, choose a hotel close to the airport the night before. Starting a trip on too little sleep is never fun.”

Karen Dion Freelance Editor

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