Creede

Creede Colorado
August 23, 2015

The mountain town of Creede has fishing, rafting, camping, hiking, mountain biking and live theater in the summer.

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Salida

Salida street art
August 21, 2015

Salida is a starting point for whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River and has a growing arts community. It also is a gateway to the new Browns Canyon National Monument.

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Creede Repertory Theatre

The Creede Repertory Theatre produces seven to 10 plays in rotation from May through September and was called “one of the best places to see the lights way off Broadway” by USA Today.

August 19, 2015
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Buena Vista

May 14, 2015

Buena Vista is a jumping-off point for whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River, hikes up 14,000-foot peaks and soaks in natural hot springs.

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs
February 1, 2015

Breathtaking scenery surrounds Colorado Springs, starting with Pikes Peak, where Katherine Lee Bates was inspired to write “America the Beautiful.”

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Museum of Friends in Walsenburg

Artists Brendt and Maria Cocchiarelli Berger accumulated paintings, photographs, sculpture and other items for the Museum of Friends, and their friends continue to provide more art to expand the collection.

September 19, 2013
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Museum of Colorado Prisons

Colorado Museum of Prisons in Cañon City
September 19, 2013

The Museum of Colorado Prisons has 32 cells from a former prison, a hangman’s noose used in Colorado’s last execution by hanging, weapons and contraband confiscated from inmates, the state’s last gas chamber, photographs depicting life in prison facilities, and items used in disciplining inmates.

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Royal Gorge

Royal Gorge bridge
July 3, 2013

Royal Gorge Bridge is the world’s highest suspension bridge, crossing a narrow gorge 1,053 feet above the Arkansas River.

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