The Boulder History Museum, located in a massive Victorian mansion on University Hill, is a treasure trove of Boulder artifacts, from its days as a center of mining and agriculture to today’s focuses on technology and higher education.
The Pearl Street Mall in downtown Boulder offers four blocks with more than 100 shops, restaurants and galleries, plus an eclectic scene for people-watching. I
Staunton State Park near Conifer is a fertile ground for wildlife, and its scenery will attract hikers, mountain bikers and rock climbers.
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.
Golden sits at the base of the foothills west of Denver and features the Colorado School of Mines, the Coors brewery, historic buildings and railroad and mountaineering museums.
Black Hawk and Central City got their start as gold mining towns in 1859 and became gambling centers in the 1990s, with slot machines and blackjack and poker tables.
Our picks for the best movies filmed in Colorado – the 20 highest-rated movies that were filmed at least partly in the state, though perhaps as little as a few scenes.
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.
The small town of Walsenburg has transformed itself in recent years, revitalizing its downtown area in an effort led by businesspeople in the historic and scenic community.
Staff writer Walsenburg Wild Waters, a $2 million water park with three pools, a lazy river, water slides and fountains, is run by the city of Walsenburg and is open in the summer. Details Walsenburg Wild Waters 700 W. 7th St. Walsenburg CO 81089 (719) 738-2628 Website