Dunton River Camp's tents feature luxuries such as en-suite bathrooms and cowhide rugs.
—Photo courtesy of Richmond Photography
This summer, take a vacation that satiates your adventurous spirit and your inner design geek. From a renovated Victorian rental to glamorous riverside tents, here are four high-style destinations worth a visit. You’ll come home with fresh ideas for your own home—the perfect souvenir.
The Keller, one of the home styles available at Summit Sky Ranch, a new development in Silverthorne
—Photo courtesy of Summit Sky Ranch
The Everist Companies carved its name into Summit County in the 1960s when it provided construction materials for the Eisenhower Tunnel. This year, the family business unveils its first residential development. But unlike the two-mile burrow beneath the Continental Divide, Silverthorne’s Summit Sky...
Chef Troy Guard and his family in their Stapleton kitchen. —Photo by Aaron Colussi
Denver chef and restaurateur Troy Guard has a lot on his proverbial plate. He already juggles a hefty list of Denver hot spots, including TAG, Guard and Grace, Sugarmill, and multiple locations of TAG Burger Bar and Bubu. As if that’s not enough, he’s got four more eateries on his docket this year—...
The autumn brilliance serviceberry tree has white flowers in the spring.
—Photo by Bruns Pflanzen
Specs: Lime green leaves and petite pink blooms make this flowering, medium-size shrub stand out.
Appeal: They add structure to a garden.
Sun or Shade? Full sun to partial shade
Plant Near: Your favorite annuals, such as red geraniums, for more color
The Expert Says: “...
River North Workshop Co. owners Alicia Hendricks (left) and Fiona Arnold
—Photography by Jeff Nelson
Sure, Colorado makers of outdoor gear—say, sleek road bikes handcrafted from black walnut or a backpacking hammock that weighs less than a lemon—have long been the sweethearts of the movement to buy homegrown goods. But last year, north Denver real estate developer Fiona Arnold debuted a new...
Melissa Maya Pottery's porcelain planters
—Photos by Aaron Colussi
Maya Rumsey’s handmade porcelain planters are imperfect—and that’s just the way she likes them. In fact, her entire collection of bowls, plates, mugs, vases, and tumblers strikes a balance between modern, geometrically inspired design and charming DIY appeal.
“I’ve always gravitated toward clean...