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Tubing Clear Creek in Golden, Colorado

Tubing Clear Creek in the heat of summer is one of Golden, Colorado’s premier attractions. There are a number of man-made whitewater features to enjoy on a tube or kayak. One of the best places to park is along the west side of 10th Street next to Clear Creek. You can follow the well-marked trail …

South Park Brewery & Taproom

We walked into the South Park Brewery & Taproom and were immediately struck by the pleasant aromas, wide open seating and bar, and plenty of objects to keep a small child busy. We were eager to enjoy a cold craft brew after finishing up a daylong hiking adventure along the Gold Dust Trail. Our young …

Best Colorado Dispersed Camping Sites

Dispersed camping – also known as primitive camping – can be defined as car camping outside of a designated campground but still within applicable regulations. You can find most of the best Colorado dispersed camping sites on federally owned lands, such as national forest and BLM lands. There are typically no bathrooms or amenities, but …

Top Five Colorado Fourteeners for Beginners

Are you thinking about hiking your first Colorado Fourteener (aka 14er)? These five mountains are your best bets for success: Mount Bierstadt Mount Elbert Grays Peak (and Torreys Peak) Quandary Peak Mount Sherman Keep reading below for further details about each of these 14er adventures. Also, remember to check the weather before you head out …

Como Eating House & Hotel, Depot, and Roundhouse

The Como Eating House & Hotel, Como Depot, and Como Roundhouse are all on the National Register of Historic Places. Our recent visit to Como, Colorado far exceeded our wildest expectations! David, the owner of the Como Hotel, and his best pal, Shadow, were incredible hosts. We stayed with them for three days and two …

Plan Your Next Colorado Road Trip With These 6 Easy Tips

Colorado Road Trip! Colorado road trip! These three words pretty much say it all. But what should you bring? Where should you go? How much time do you need to cover a good chunk of the state? Whether you live here, somewhere else in the US, or abroad, Colorado is a popular travel destination and …

Get Ready for Summer with Nomad’s 5 Best Colorado Hiking Trail Books

It’s often just better to grab an old-fashioned paperback book and jump into nature! There’s just something about feeling the paper’s texture, hearing the pages crinkle lightly in the wind, and smelling the heart and soul penned in every page. Here is a list of Nomad Colorado’s 5 best Colorado hiking trail books. Colorado Hiking …

Best Beginner Bouldering Areas Near Denver

Bouldering can be an amazing way to mentally and physically challenge yourself. I would best describe it as climbing at lower heights without a rope. The sport involves very little gear. Ideally, you need a pair of climbing shoes, bag of chalk, and a bouldering pad. It’s best to have a spotter, too! We love …

Spring into Vail’s Sonnenalp Hotel

Vail is a quintessential Colorado mountain town with a unique feel. We’ve enjoyed 4th of July weekends, winter getaways, and countless summer adventures in Vail’s splendor. However, spring and fall are our favorite times to visit because there are fewer people and deals on accommodations and restaurants. And there’s no place we’d rather stay than …

Canyon Pintado Rock Art Guide

Canyon Pintado Rock Art Tour on Colorado Highway 139 Douglas Pass This Canyon Pintado Rock Art Guide provides information on the Canyon Pintado National Historic District for travelers seeking adventure and a glimpse into Native American cultures dating back over 1,000 years. We were astounded by the quality of the rock art and beauty of …
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