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March 28, 2017, 1 Comment

Long before European settlers came to the area, Crested Butte was a stopping place for the Ute Indians. These seasonal travelers followed game into the area during the summers and […]

Sharlot Hall

Sharlot Hall: The Voice of the West

March 14, 2017, No comments

Not all the characters who were important in shaping the West were men. In one rare instance, a lady of great charm and distinction gave the spirit of ...

Fremont Indian State Park and Museum

March 8, 2017, 1 Comment

Around the year 1,000 A.D., Native Americans known as the Fremont, gathered on a hilltop in what is now Fremont Indian State Park and Museum in Centra ...

Starvation State Park

February 25, 2017, Comments Off on Starvation State Park

Two years after the dam was erected across Strawberry River, Starvation State Park in Utah was established. The dam created a 3,495 surface acre reser ...

  • Paria Canyon
    February 17, 2017, 1 Comment

    Tucked into the Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness in Arizona and Utah, are a series of amazing slot canyons that you have to see to believe. Paria Canyon is the most famous […]

  • The Other Lost Dutchman Gold Mine
    February 4, 2017, Comments Off on The Other Lost Dutchman Gold Mine

    There are actually several mines known as the Lost Dutchman in the Southwest. The most famous, of course, is the Lost Dutchman Mine in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona. But […]

  • Blue Spruce Forest
    Christmas Trees of the Southwest
    December 25, 2016, Comments Off on Christmas Trees of the Southwest

    If you are looking for the perfect Christmas tree, look no farther than the Christmas Trees of the Southwest on the nearest mountain slope in Utah, Colorado, New Mexico or […]

  • River of Lights
    River of Lights in Albuquerque
    December 20, 2016, Comments Off on River of Lights in Albuquerque

    Celebrate the holidays with a river of glowing lights in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The city literally glows at night during the Christmas season, in part due to the traditional luminarias […]

  • Colorado Christmas with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra
    Christmas with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra
    December 13, 2016, Comments Off on Christmas with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra

    The music of a Colorado Christmas with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is a marvelous way to usher in the holidays. The CSO is the region’s only professional full-time orchestra […]

  • Tumac├ícori Mission
    The Legend of the Lost Opata Mine
    December 7, 2016, Comments Off on The Legend of the Lost Opata Mine

    According to the legend, a huge pile of silver from the Lost Opata Mine remains buried and is guarded by the skeletal remains of a Mayo Indian Princess. Both the […]

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