Stand-up paddleboarding on the Slate River near Crested Butte. —Photo courtesy of Irwin Guides
The quintessential Colorado postcard shows snow-covered slopes and rosy-cheeked skiers sipping hot cocoa. Winter, after all, is king in the Centennial State. But here’s a surprising statistic: According to the Colorado Tourism Office, 4.8 million tourists visited the state during the months of...
April 17 2015, 11:17 AM
—Photo by Jerilyn Forsythe
People mourning the end of summer can find solace in a few final glimpses of the season. These salmon-hued blossoms, discovered on the 16th Street Mall, gave us an opportunity to savor the last of summer's vibrancy.
October 16 2014, 10:00 AM
Not all who migrate to Colorado are thrill-seekers. Take me, for example: I never learned to ski or snowboard, don’t like roller coasters, and was once accused of trying to break fingers when I sought comfort in a hand-squeeze during a plane takeoff. More often than not, I avoid the stomach-drop...
June 24 2014, 8:30 AM
Mountain majesty may be one thing, but another slice of Rocky Mountain beauty lies beneath the surface of the state’s signature geography: caves, about 2,000 to be more precise (that’s 37 for every one fourteener, folks). Sculpted into layers of limestone, gypsum, adobe, and even hardened chutes of...
—Image of Red Rocks Fitness Challenge courtesy of Visit Denver
A Colorado summer is something to be enjoyed. Why not make it your new gym? Here, just a few of the ways to join other Denverites in breaking a sweat outdoors.
Yoga: Denver Botanic Gardens
Say “Namaste” while surrounded by thousands of blooming flowers and plants. The Denver Botanic...
June 19 2014, 9:30 AM
Summer is made for grilling. Recipes are generally simple and quick—and let's face it, firing up the coals is really code for spending time outside, sipping a cool drink, and catching up with family and friends. Here are some of our staff's tips for making the most of the alfresco cooking season...
June 14 2014, 9:00 AM
This Season's Blonde, Aspen Brewing Company, Aspen
Style: American Blonde Ale
ABV: 5.6 percent
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
Malty? Hoppy? Malty.
Reviewed: June 2014
Last-minute boozy bring-alongs to summer gatherings often result in a quick stop at the liquor...
June 13 2014, 11:30 AM
—Image courtesy of Shutterstock.
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