Get to know the real Colorado. Move beyond the images of cowboy boots and ski poles and picture destinations that run from timberline highways to sand dunes.
Fall’s arrival in Colorado means it’s time to head to the mountains and take in the yellows, oranges and reds of the aspens. We’ll share some favorite places, from day trips to weekend escapes. Now’s the time.
It’s legal to possess and consume small quantities of marijuana in Colorado, but do it in private. Pot is sold by state-licensed shops.
Strawberry Hot Springs steams on an icy winter day/Strawberry Hot Springs photo By Linda Cornett The geologic violence that gave Colorado its majestic topography left behind a benign gift that has comforted humans for millennia. The state doesn’t claim the largest number of natural hot springs in the country, but does offer a unique combination of relaxing heat and healthful minerals set amid stunning scenery, almost as though the hot…
Staff writer Besides the natural wonders of Colorado, where the July 4 holiday provides countless opportunities for camping and outdoor activities, visitors also enjoy the traditional parades and fireworks displays. Here are some words of caution, however, about fireworks and about camping. Colorado summers can be very dry. At best, the state averages about 18 inches of precipitation each year. Some years, with less snowpack and rain, the forests and…
Colorado’s Memorial Day events range from the traditional parades honoring veterans to the Bolder Boulder 10K race, the Junior College baseball tournament in Grand Junction and the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in Durango.
If you don’t like the weather in Colorado, just wait five minutes. Snow, rain, hail, wind – all can develop within a short time and change conditions dramatically, or temperatures can drop from temperate to below freezing in just a matter of hours.