What better place to be just after dusk than under a blanket of stars? This shot, taken near Lake City, Colorado, illustrates the beauty of the Centennial State’s backdrop—and reminds us to make the most of our summer nights.

Jerilyn Forsythe
Jerilyn Forsythe

Jerilyn Forsythe is a freelance writer and editor, and 5280's former digital associate editor. Follow her on Instagram or Twitter @jlforsyt.