Travel and Outdoors in the July Issue

Our annual Top of the Town issue is also packed with stories about getting away–and outside—this summer. Here’s what you’ve been missing.

July 11 2014, 2:55 PM

Hit Your Stride | A new Cherry Creek store gives runners a (free!) opportunity to learn what they’re doing wrong.

Wild Things | Forget roses from the florist. Colorado’s summer wildflower season offers a breathtaking natural display—if you know where, and when, to look.

Walk the Line | Telluride’s via ferrata offers an aerial hiking thrill unlike anything you’ve experienced.

Living For The Weekend | Louisville-based Human Movement Management creates some of the country’s most innovative fun runs. Find out what’s most popular and what’s coming up next.

The Girl Who Played With Fire | How one camping disaster taught 5280 senior editor Natasha Gardner the value of simplifying.

Road Trip | Meet Living Airstream, a Denver-based company that rents vintage and newer model airstreams to people from around the world.

Board Games | Carve designs eco-friendly, stand-up paddleboards.

What Lies Beneath | Colorado’s underground wonders offer an unexpected summer adventure.

Chain Gang | When Alchemy Bicycle Company, one of the country’s premier custom bike builders, outgrew its headquarters in Austin, Texas, where did it move? Denver, of course.

Follow senior editor Kasey Cordell on Twitter @KaseyCordell.