—Photo courtesy of AIDS Walk Colorado
Donate to the Elmira Clothing Bank: Non-profit charter school Hope Online Learning Academy has a warehouse full of clothing for students, their families, and community members in the Denver area. The clothing is all part of Elmira’s Clothing Bank. You can help by volunteering to sort, organize...
August 10 2015, 2:00 PM
—Courtesy of Kelly Karis
I discovered Café ProFusion, a tucked-away curry joint in Dillon, by accident. My family was hungry after a long trip up I-70, and as we raced toward the Silverthorne-Dillon exit, I tapped at my phone, hunting for nearby restaurants that didn’t include “pizzeria” in the name.
My search led...
Why we love it: A kid-friendly hike with two lakes and incredible views? Yes, it is possible.
When to go: This is definitely a well-traveled path, meaning that you should set your alarm early to avoid the crowds.
Now that I’m hiking with a little bambino, I appreciate treks...
August 6 2013, 11:10 AM
Why we love it: The stretch of I-70 between Dillon and Vail is much better when seen from a bike saddle than a car seat.
When to go: Anytime after the snow melts in the spring and before it falls again in the winter. Riding roundtrip? Give yourself twice as much time on the eastbound stretch as...
September 24 2012, 10:20 AM
For me, summer is sipping a cold drink while soaking up views of the water. Finding this nirvana can be difficult in landlocked Colorado but, recently, I found a tiny slice of heaven on Lake Dillon's marina. Pug Ryan’s Lakeside Tiki Bar isn’t much to look at. A large wooden deck with...
July 13 2012, 10:30 AM
Why We Love It: Great view of Dillon Reservoir, Buffalo Mountain, and Red Mountain
When to Go: When you have out-of-town guests who aren't used to this thin air.
This last weekend, I made the trek up to Dillon looking for a good snowshoeing trail… in vain. If I had paid...
March 13 2012, 3:05 PM