Love Where You Live: Can’t Miss Spots to Seek out Fall Foliage

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

It’s that time of year again — get ready for caramel apples, pumpkin spice lattes, sweater weather, and the crisp autumn chill. During the fall season, Colorado lights up in oranges, yellows and reds that will take your breath away. Here are our favorite spots to see the beautiful fall foliage that you don’t want to miss.

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Rocky Mountain National Park

The winding roads meandering through Rocky Mountain National Park provide the perfect opportunity for a scenic fall drive. Stop at the Alpine Center on Trail Ridge Road for breathtaking panoramic views of the fall transformation. The best time to catch these picturesque views is typically late September.

 

Denver Botanic Gardens

If you don’t have time to get out of the city, the Denver Botanic Gardens is a nice substitute for mountain views. For a fun time with the family, check out the Chatfield Farms location’s corn maze and pumpkin patch.

Love Where You Live: Denver Staycation Ideas to Try Next Month

Monday, August 14th, 2017

As fall starts to settle in, you may be feeling the end-of-summer blues. Sometimes you just need to get away for awhile, but if you haven’t been saving up those vacation days, you can start to feel stuck. Luckily, there is a wealth of fun activities within a short trip of the Mile High City. Get out and enjoy your days off with these staycation ideas in the Denver area:

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Idaho Springs

This little mountain oasis is only 30 minutes from Denver and offers plenty of fun to fill up your day. Relax at the Indian Hot Springs, try your hand at river rafting or get your adrenaline pumping on the zipline. After you’re done adventuring for the day, explore the picturesque downtown and enjoy a meal at the original BeauJo’s Pizza.

 

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10 Colorado Campgrounds with Epic Views

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Colorado’s crowning glory is its natural beauty, with stunning snow-capped peaks and clear, glistening mountain lakes. What better way to enjoy our great outdoors than camping right in the middle of the great Colorado wilderness? These 10 campgrounds provide Instagram-worthy views in a setting that will make you want to unplug and get back to nature.

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Mueller State Park:

This gorgeous state park is home to over 5,000 acres of wildflower meadows, beautiful views of the Continental Divide, and a diverse range of wildlife including black bears, deer, elk, fox, coyotes and bighorn sheep.

 

Silver Bell Campground:

The Silver Bell Campground is located just southwest of the city of Aspen on Maroon Creek Road, which makes it the perfect home base for visiting Colorado’s famous Maroon Bells. Pitch a tent here to hike to Colorado’s most photographed destination.

 

Granite Tent Campground: