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    Top 10 Things to do in Colorado
    June 24, 2012, Comments Off on Top 10 Things to do in Colorado

    Colorado is filled with amazing beauty, soaring mountains, tumbling rivers and streams, tranquil lakes, tall forests, soaring sand dunes, deep canyons and much more. Here are our top picks (in […]

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    Top 10 Things to do in Denver, Colorado
    June 1, 2012, Comments Off on Top 10 Things to do in Denver, Colorado

    The Mile High City, got its start as a jumping off point for the Colorado Gold Rush that started in 1850s. Denver was founded as a mining and supply settlement […]

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    Tour the Denver Mint
    January 5, 2012, Comments Off on Tour the Denver Mint

    Did you know that the Denver Mint produces more than a two trillion pennies, 473 million nickels, 659 million dimes and 168 million quarters? The United States Mints that produce […]

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    Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad
    September 2, 2011, Comments Off on Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad

    Perched above the gorgeous Arkansas River Valley, the Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad is a breathtaking ride full of magic. Stunning views of the Collegiate Peaks, including Mt. Massive and […]

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    Downtown Aquarium in Denver
    June 29, 2011, Comments Off on Downtown Aquarium in Denver

    Amazing at it sounds, considering that much of the Southwest is water poor, the area does have some terrific underwater adventure spots. The Downtown Aquarium in Denver, Colorado, is a […]

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    The Bachelor Bats of Colorado
    February 18, 2011, Comments Off on The Bachelor Bats of Colorado

    The Mexican free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) is just one of many species of bats to inhabit the Southwest. Their fur is reddish to dark brown or gray in color. They […]

  • Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
    Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
    April 21, 2010, 1 Comment

    What do the Beatles, Dave Matthews and U2 have to do with Colorado? Each group had a landmark performance at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado and helped bring the venue into the eyes of the world as a special place ...

  • Santa's Workshop, North Pole, Colorado
    Santa’s Workshop, North Pole, Colorado
    November 24, 2009, Comments Off on Santa’s Workshop, North Pole, Colorado

    Back in the 1940s, an eight-year-old girl told a Walt Disney artist, Arturo Monaco, what she believed Santa’s home and village looked like. Mr. Monaco turned her vision into blueprints […]

  • Colorado Fruit and Wine Country
    Colorado Fruit and Wine Country
    October 17, 2009, Comments Off on Colorado Fruit and Wine Country

    Often referred to as the “Heart of Colorado’s Fruit and Wine Country,” Palisade, Colorado, is world famous for its peaches. It also hosts 75% of the state’s premium wine grape […]

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