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Boulder, Colorado

Boulder, Colorado, CU Boulder

  Boulder is tucked into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The community is laid-back. The downtown is historic. The outdoor activities, talented chefs, and breweries are endless. The Small List Best Place to Stay Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast – Briar Rose has ten guest rooms. Each room has its own individual character. Above…

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Aspen, Colorado

Aspen, Colorado

  With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, Aspen is truly a year round destination. The community’s mantra – mind, body, spirit – is as fresh today as it was 60 years ago. Aspen made a name for itself as a winter destination. Visionary skiers, philosophers, blue-collar workers, and locals created a cultural hub high…

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Beaver Creek, Colorado

Beaver Creek, Colorado

  Beaver Creek is a luxurious year round retreat and mountain getaway. Enjoy world class skiing, delicious five-star cuisine and elegant, upscale boutiques. There is always something to do in Beaver Creek Resort. The Small List Best On Mountain Restaurant Beano’s Cabin – Nestled at 9,000 feet on the flanks of Larkspur Bowl, Beano’s Cabin features…

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Denver, Colorado

Colorado, Denver

  Denver, the capital of Colorado, is an American metropolis dating to the Old West era. Denver is also a jumping-off point for ski resorts in the nearby Rocky Mountains. Cherry Creek is the premier outdoor retail and dining destination. The collection of art galleries and independently owned boutiques is impressive. Denver is a remarkable…

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Aspen Cares

Aspen, Aspen Hope Center, Colorado

The Aspen Hope Center The mission of the Aspen Hope Center is to extend a beacon of hope to those in emotional crisis. In addition, the center offers a continuum of comprehensive care while working to decrease the stigma of mental illness. Their objective is to provide expert clinical care, public education, and outreach. Year…

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The Highland Bowl – Aspen, Colorado

Aspen, Colorado, Highland Bowl

  The Highland Bowl is Aspen’s Crown Jewel. The area offers some of the steepest and most challenging ski terrain in the U.S. This 782-foot vertical hike takes anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour. The trek can be particularly difficult for those not used to the altitude but the skiing and the views are…

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Crested Butte, Colorado

Colorado, Crested Butte

  The 104 mile distance between Aspen and Crested Butte can literally be chiseled down to eleven miles on foot when you snake your way up along the legendary trail over the 12,480 foot Maroon Pass. Although a beautiful drive along a winding road if you choose that route, the hike is both glorious and…

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Happy Birthday America

Aspen, Colorado

  Going back to the late 1800’s, Aspen has been celebrating the Fourth of July.  Today, with an old fashioned twist, Independence Day is celebrated in our small town with a big patriotic heart and a tremendous amount of fun.  The annual parade attended by nearly 20,000 residents and visitors is kicked off by the U.S. Air…

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American Lake – Aspen, Colorado

Aspen, Colorado

  Periodic climbs with moderate grades through Aspen groves, forests of pine trees and wildflower meadows make this beautiful hike a good workout and great for acclimating to the areas more challenging trails. Waterfalls echo as the trail leads to the high mountain, emerald green lake filled with trout awaiting your arrival. The Small List Best…

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