Three Smaller Colorado Places to Visit

Leadville Silver Dollar Salon

During our recent trip to Colorado, we made stops in 3 smaller cities/towns as we made our way to the Rocky Mountains. Leadville Colorado Leadville, the highest incorporated city in the United States and is surrounded by high mountains. It was founded during the 1860 Gold Rush that attracted more than 5,000 miners who found [Read more …]

24 Hours from Aspen to Vail: A One-Day Hiking and Dining Odyssey

One can drive between Aspen and Vail Colorado in two hours. But why would you want to? If you have time, you should take a more leisurely route. In fact, you have a choice of two such routes: The “express route”, northwest along Route 82 to the spa city of Glenwood Springs, and then east [Read more …]

Reacquainting Ourselves with Aspen

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We recently had an opportunity to get back to Aspen, Colorado. After a quick walk through the town to reacquaint ourselves with the town and its many galleries, we stopped to see the wonderfully renovated Hotel Jerome and the greatly expanded Aspen Art Museum. The renovation of the Jerome lived up to its billing and [Read more …]