John Denver Sanctuary

John Denver Sanctuary in Aspen
September 1, 2013

The John Denver Sanctuary is a memorial to the singer-songwriter, who lived in the Aspen area and wrote several songs about Aspen, including “Aspenglow” and “Starwood at Aspen.”


Aspen walking tour

The Red Onion restaurant in Aspen
May 8, 2013

Aspen has dozens of historic buildings, and many of them can be explored on foot. Take this walking tour that includes the Jerome Hotel, Wheeler Opera House, The Red Onion restaurant and Wagner Park.


Amtrak’s California Zephyr

Amtrak's California Zephyr runs through the Rockies
April 3, 2013

Amtrak’s California Zephyr takes a scenic route through the Rockies between Denver and Glenwood Springs, with a stretch marked by 29 small tunnels and the 6-mile-long Moffat Tunnel.


Grand Junction

Grand Junction downtown
March 29, 2013

Grand Junction has been a center for dinosaur discoveries and features the red-rock spires of the Colorado National Monument and fruit orchards and wineries.


Crested Butte

March 28, 2013

Crested Butte has long gone its own way as a town and a ski resort. The town was built on coal, not gold or silver, and the ski resort has been family-owned.


‘Doc’ Holliday’s grave

Doc Holliday gravesite in Glenwood Springs
March 16, 2013

John Henry “Doc” Holliday, the gambler, gunfighter and dentist, died in Glenwood Springs in 1887 and reportedly was buried there, though some researchers have questioned the claim.