Leadville's Colorado Trail House. Photograph courtesy of Victor Leung
Located just off of Leadville’s Main Street, rooms at the Colorado Trail House (above) range from $50 to $80 per night. The year-old inn also boasts a shared kitchen and year-round hot tub.
Mancos Inn & Hostel. Photograph courtesy of Sarah Allen
At the recently remodeled Mancos Inn...
Celebrate the holiday weekend with a 5K through Wash Park with the whole family.
—Courtesy of Twain Wilkins
Enjoy Outdoor Antics At Pine Valley Ranch Park
All Month; Free
Less than an hour’s drive from Denver, Pine Valley Ranch Park is an idyllic setting for a winter excursion. Besides the six miles of hiker-only footpaths (we like the 0.8-mile Park View Trail), you’ll find an island...
Watch kids hold on for dear life in the classic stock show sport of Mutton Bustin' at the National Western Stock Show. Photo courtesy of National Western Stock Show
Dust off that cowboy hat and the pair of boots that have been languishing in your closet: The 111th National Western Stock Show is in town. If you’ve never been one of the 650,000 annual attendees at this grand event, now is the time to dive in. Didn't grow up on a ranch? No worries—Karen Woods,...
January 6 2017, 4:45 PM
Put on your swankiest feather headband or fedora and enjoy multiple floors of festivities at the White Rose Gala. Photo courtesy of AF Photography and Kevin Larson Presents
Most of us can agree it’s been a long year—even the Broncos’ Super Bowl win feels like a distant memory. Give 2016 a warm wave goodbye (or the middle finger) at one of these Mile High celebrations.
New Year's Eve at Denver Union Station: Denver’s transit hub is shaping up to...
December 22 2016, 12:35 PM
The Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center allows disabled Coloradans to experience the joy and therapeutic value of horseback riding. Photo courtesy of CTRC Inc.
There is no better—or easier—time to donate to causes you care about than on Colorado Gives Day. The annual statewide day of giving promotes and celebrates philanthropy by encouraging Coloradans to make online donations to one (or more) of 2,000 participating charities at ColoradoGives....
December 5 2016, 12:15 PM
Acorn's Pôr do Sol cocktail. —Photo by Sarah Boyum
When the weather outside turns frightful, cozying up to a well-made cocktail is all the more delightful. With snow in the forecast and holiday stresses upon us (not to mention Repeal Day!), there's no better time to check out Denver's red-hot cocktail scene. Here are our picks for the best local...
December 5 2016, 10:34 AM
See the famous tire-changing scene and other iconic moments from "A Christmas Story" performed on stage at Town Hall Arts Center's musical adaption of the quirky classic. Photo courtesy of Becky Toma
Some holiday traditions have gone staler than old fruit cake. Change it up this season with one of these six alternatives to the Ghost of Christmas Past.
A Christmas Story, the Musical
Now through December 30
The cheesiness factor has been dialed up considerably in this exuberant,...
November 22 2016, 2:45 PM
The Post Brewing Co.'s Achtertuin Seizoen —Photo courtesy of the Post
In a former VFW post on the edge of downtown Lafayette, about 30 miles north of Denver, The Post Brewing Co. is making a name for itself with its exemplary brews.
Success came quickly for the east Boulder County brewery: Its Howdy Beer was awarded the Great American Beer...
November 17 2016, 12:00 PM