—Photos courtesy of the Rochester Hotel (right) and Yvonne Lasmett (left)
With so many amazing resort towns in Colorado, it’s easy to overlook the smaller, less glamorous hamlets that dot the Centennial State. Which is a shame because these enclaves offer outstanding outdoor recreation, quaint main streets, unique lodging, mom-and-pop restaurants, and genuine doses of...
Mount Yale is Colorado's 21st-highest peak. —Courtesy of Shutterstock
Why we love it: Easy access, a well-graded trail, abundant aspens, and amazing summit views make Mount Yale a prime pick among Colorado’s 54 fourteeners.
When to go: Late spring, after most of the snow has melted, through early fall, when the aspen-covered hillsides turn orange and gold. It...
July 7 2015, 11:45 AM