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July 11 2014, 2:55 PM
Archaeological artifacts found at Soapstone Prairie show that paleoindians lived and hunted here during the last Ice Age
Why we love it: Endless vistas and absolute silence offer a blissful break from the workweek.
When to go: Spring through fall; the area is closed from December to February.
Located about 25 miles north of Fort Collins, Soapstone Prairie is part of the Laramie Foothills, a dramatic...
July 8 2014, 8:30 AM
Columbine decorating the slopes of American Basin.
See It: The Columbine Flower is tucked amongst the carpets of wildflowers that adorn the American Basin high in the rugged San Juan Mountains.
Peak Time: July and August
One of the most scenic spots in the San Juan Mountains, American Basin is especially spectacular in the middle of...
July 1 2014, 8:30 AM
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
June 17–19 and June 24–26 Aspen Hiking and Tasting Tour
Brought to you by Whole Foods' new travel company, Whole Journeys, this three-day tour lets foodies earn their treats (like tastings at Woody Creek Distillers and Avalanche Cheese Creamery, trail lunches made with...
June 17 2014, 2:45 PM
THE DESTINATION: ASPEN
Drive Time: About three and a half hours.
Aspen's ski cred is well established, but the "secret season"—aka summer—shouldn't be missed (cheaper hotels, wildflowers, patio dining, and more).
Refuel: Treat your taste buds with Latin bistro ...
June 14 2014, 8:30 AM
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Summer is here, which means besides stocking up on sunscreen and digging out your bathing suit, it is time to update your phone or tablet with season-appropriate apps. Regardless of where your summer vacation or weekend adventures take you, these five are sure to help you maximize the lazy—or...
June 13 2014, 8:30 AM
Finishing a marathon is the ultimate achievement for most runners. But for a group of unique athletes—ultramarathoners—26.2 miles isn't enough. They train for years in order to test the limits of their legs over 50, or even 100, miles of mountainous terrain. (To put that into perspective, if you...
June 11 2014, 2:00 PM
Steamboat isn’t on the road to anywhere, but locals like it that way. After all, isolation is precisely what’s preserved “the ‘boat’s” unique character and kept its population from ballooning beyond a livable 10,000 residents. No interstate highway roars through town. Instead, Lincoln Avenue...
June 10 2014, 11:00 AM