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7 Best Historic Colorado Hotels (and more!)

Travel back in time for your next Colorado vacation. Whether you live in the Centennial State or are coming from a distant locale, Nomad Colorado’s list of the best historic Colorado hotels is a great place to start planning your next journey away from home. We’ve detailed our 7 favorite historic hotels below and provided …

Don’t Miss Out On Silverton’s Grand Imperial Hotel

Silverton, located on the famed San Juan Skyway, is the epicenter of Colorado extreme outdoor adventures.  Whether you’re in town to run an ultramarathon (Silverton is the jumping off point for the Hardrock 100 and Dirty 30), ski some of the steepest slopes Colorado has to offer (definitely consider visiting Silverton Mountain), or venture out into the depths of …

Fox Theatre Boulder: Colorado’s Top Indoor Venue

Located on “The Hill” in Boulder, the Fox Theatre is one of Colorado’s best music venues. And it’s my favorite indoor venue in Colorado, by far! Rolling Stone Magazine recently rated the Fox Theatre as the 4th best music venue in the country. It hosts top-notch talent, a first-rate sound system, and an extremely intimate …

Hoosier Pass Will Get You Rocky Mountain High

Hoosier Pass is one of our favorite Colorado high mountain passes. From its winding switchbacks to its view of numerous fourteeners, it’s tough to beat the outstanding drive over the pass. Highway 9, which traverses the pass, runs between Fairplay and Breckenridge. You should definitely stop in Alma (which sits in between) if time allows. …

The Fritz – Salida’s Most Delectable Eats

The Fritz is easily the best restaurant in Salida. I absolutely love Salida, but pizza and burger joints (that all serve up great brews!) primarily dominate the food scene. The Fritz sets itself apart by offering up delectable tapas and inventive food. It’s the perfect place to relax after an adventure-filled day of hiking, skiing, …

Boulder Chautauqua: Where History, Arts, and Recreation Find Harmony

The Colorado Chautauqua (aka Boulder Chautauqua or just Chautauqua), located just below the Boulder Flatirons, was started in 1898. It is the only Chautauqua west of the Mississippi River that has been in continuous operation since the zenith of the Chautauqua Movement in the 1920s. It is one of just a handful of such continuously …

Beer Review: Great Divide Denver Pale Ale

Beer: Denver Pale Ale Brewery: Great Divide Brewing Company Website: https://greatdivide.com/ Location: Denver, Colorado ABV: 5% Rating: 7.5/10 Great Divide Brewing Company has been in Denver for nearly 25 years and is a shining example of Colorado microbreweries.  Great Divide’s Denver Pale Ale is one of the brewery’s staples. Denver Pale Ale is a solid pale.  It has a nice transparent …

Drive Up the Pikes Peak Highway

The Pikes Peak Highway showcases breathtaking scenery along the 19-mile trip to the summit.  The road is asphalt all the way to the top.  Before you take the drive up the Pikes Peak Highway, be sure to check the road conditions by calling 719-385-7325.  They will tell you the weather/ road conditions.  You should also …

Hiking Tip: How to Read Colorado Terrain

Learning how to read Colorado terrain is all about the sun and the impacts it has on the landscape. The best piece of information we can provide to anyone who plans to hike, snowshoe, or adventure in the Colorado wilderness is simple advice on what to look for in the landscape. There are a couple …

Steamworks Brewing Co.

Since 1996, Steamworks Brewing Co. in the heart of Durango has been brewing up some of Colorado’s best beer. It has hauled in 14 Great American Beer Fest awards, 4 World Beer Cup awards, and accolades in publications across the country. Today, after over two decades of making amazing craft brews, Steamworks is an integral …
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