Colorful Colorado: the only place I’ve ever been where locals proudly wear t-shirts with the state flag.

 

 

Wyndham Mining Exchange, Colorado Springs

Located in an historic 1900's Colorado Springs building, the Wyndham Mining Exchange is an excellent choice for downtown accommodations. You are within walking distance of abundant food and drink options, shops and lovely Acacia Park.   History Wyndham Mining Exchange...

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The Penrose Room, Colorado Springs

The Penrose Room is the only five star, five diamond restaurant in Colorado. It is located within the grounds of the iconic Broadmoor Hotel, on the top floor of The Broadmoor South building. A seasonal menu, decadent atmosphere, live music and amazing views of the...

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Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs

Cheyenne Mountain Resort offers family friendly accommodations close to major Colorado Springs attractions like Pikes Peak, The Broadmoor, Old Colorado City, and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. With a variety of amenities for every member of the family, this is a place to call...

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Adventures Out West Jeep Tour, Colorado Springs

When visiting Colorado Springs, there are a couple of places you cannot miss. One is Garden of the Gods, and the other is Manitou Springs. The former are gorgeous rock formations that are magnificent to see, and the latter is a quirky, fun little historic town. A...

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Garden of the Gods Club & Resort, Colorado Springs

Garden of the Gods Club and Resort is the ultimate Colorado Springs destination if you are seeking peace and luxury. It radiates calm vibes and well being. You feel the magnitude of your surroundings amongst red rocks and mountains, the comfort of luxurious...

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The Maven Hotel, Denver

The Maven Hotel wows you as soon as you walk through the door, and it doesn't stop until you leave. As you make your way to the front desk to check in, you encounter a giant wood carved hand suspended from the ceiling, a shiny Airstream camper, and a yarn wrapped...

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Kachina Southwestern Grill, Denver

Denver's new kid on the Dairy Block, Kachina Southwestern Grill, serves up authentic southwestern cuisine in an energizing atmosphere. Located in lower downtown in the Dairy Block, not far from Union Station, Kachina presents itself like edible art inside Denver's...

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JW Marriott Cherry Creek, Denver

The JW Marriott Cherry Creek, Denver is a luxury hotel offering easy access to all the wonderful things the Cherry Creek neighborhood has to offer. The Lobby A warm, welcoming lobby with a fireplace, caramel wood floors, tree-trunk tables, and turquoise leather chairs...

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The Ritz-Carlton, Denver Luxury

The Ritz-Carlton Denver, the city's oldest Five Diamond hotel, has undergone some gorgeous updates recently. If you haven't been in a while, it's time to return. This is one of my favorite hotels in Denver. Sumptuous, plush surroundings, luxurious amenities, and a...

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Discovering Liv and Giant Bicycles in Vail

Last summer when we were in Vail, our hotel, The Sebastian - Vail arranged for us to have bicycles throughout our stay. It was a wonderful perk. It kind of made the trip in a way because we went everywhere on our own time frame and it was fun to go. It's tradition for...

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Westin Denver International Airport Hotel

Have you ever seen the movie Oblivion? It's a sci-fi Tom Cruise movie that was partially filmed in Iceland (I'll watch anything that was filmed in Iceland). Anyway, the Westin Denver International Airport Hotel reminded me of the Sky Apartment in this movie. The pool...

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Stoic & Genuine, Denver Union Station

Situated within the fabulous Denver Union Station, Stoic & Genuine offers fresh sustainably sourced seafood flown in daily and served up beautifully. It's a gorgeous restaurant with an open kitchen and bar, outdoor seating and innovative menu. It's beautiful location...

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The Cooper Lounge, Denver Union Station

"Imbibe in Style," they say, and I can't imagine a place more stylish than The Cooper Lounge at Denver Union Station. This is a place to get swanky and chill out with some quality cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. As someone madly in love with train travel and completely...

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The Crawford Hotel, Denver

The Crawford Hotel in Denver's Union Station offers one of a kind accommodations that will make anyone who loves train travel giddy with delight. I haven't been on the Orient Express yet (I can dream), but The Crawford embraces the wonder and mystique of luxury train...

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The Kitchen Next Door, Denver Union Station

The Kitchen Next Door, in Denver Union Station, offers organic farm to table food, a fun, energetic atmosphere and a super friendly welcoming staff. The "Community through Food" concept behind The Kitchen is that people connect through food, similar to how it is at...

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Snooze AM Eatery, Denver Union Station

Snooze AM Eatery at Denver Union Station is our favorite place get brunch when we're in Denver. My son is especially crazy about Snooze which is super kid friendly. There is something celebratory about Snooze. It's a little bit like a diner out of the Jetson's set in...

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Westin Riverfront, Beaver Creek, Colorado

Located in Beaver Creek, on Gore River about ten minutes from Vail Village, The Westin Riverfront is a four diamond resort that offers cozy mountain luxury. It's such a pretty setting, and the way the light hits the place, I kept thinking I was seeing things in HD....

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Mountain Standard, Vail

Mountain Standard is a relaxed and rustic fine dining restaurant with a creative menu and a wonderful creekside indoor-outdoor atmosphere. Flowers, the water, mountains and bistro lights create the perfect mood, and the food is fantastic. With quality ingredients,...

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The Sebastian – Vail

If you are headed to Vail, Colorado, and looking for luxury accommodations that will offer immediate access to Vail Village right out the front door, check out The Sebastian - Vail. It's a Timbers Resorts property and the town's newest boutique hotel.     The Lobby...

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Denver Union Station

Denver Union Station is a 150 year old icon, the city's ground transportation hub, and my favorite Denver landmark. I'm enamored by train travel, and Union Station for train enthusiasts is nirvana. It's simultaneously glamorous and functional. Formal and relaxed. It's...

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Four Seasons Denver Hotel

The Four Seasons Denver is located in the heart of downtown, within walking distance to Larimer Square, Union Station and tons of restaurants, shops and activities. It's ideal for accessing all that downtown Denver has to offer. And if something is a little far to...

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Linger, Denver (and Little Man for Dessert)

Linger, in Denver's Lower Highlands district, is a fabulous place to grab a bite, and it has a fascinating backstory. When you're done, you can head outside to a 28 ft. milk creamery can for some delicious home made icecream at Little Man.   History Linger is situated...

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RiNo Art District, Denver

One of the wonderful things about Denver is all the distinctly different neighborhoods. It's a constantly evolving city with new stuff to explore each time I visit. One new-to-me neighborhood I really enjoyed was River North, or RiNo.   Colorful and full of street...

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