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At the Broadmoor’s Sunday Brunch you might want to start with dessert


West Coast Oysters on Left East Coast on Right
It’s hard to resist when Banana Fosters, plum Calvados crepes, bread pudding, apple cobbler, ice cream sundaes, strawberry buttermilk panna cotta, raspberry mojito cupcakes, snickerdoodle crème brulee, even a vegan chocolate pot au crème are there for the taking more
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Up in the mountain air at The Broadmoor’s Cloud Camp in Colorado


Looking east toward the Kansas-Colorado border from Cloud Camp
Cloud Camp is the historic Broadmoor resort’s highest wilderness experience. But my daughter Mel and her boyfriend Hank Lockhead – experienced backpackers—think it’s more of a luxury experience with well-appointed log cabins, beautiful bathrooms, gourmet meals... more
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In Rocky Mountain Nat Park – hikes are great, but beware crowds


Families enjoying a sandy beach along the Big Thompson River in Rocky Mountain National Park
if I’d done my homework, the Rocky Mountain National Park rangers would have told me to hike early, as parking spots at some of the popular trailheads—like Beaver Lake, a four-mile round trip hike that is kid-friendly—are gone by 8:30 am. more
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Fourth of July Celebrations in Colorado and New Mexico


Estes Park boasts one of the best Fourth of July celebrations in Colorado with spectacular fireworks display, full day of events and accessibility to Rocky Mountain National Park more
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Summer Season Starting at Keystone Resort in Colorado


Keystone Resort in Colorado is ready for some summer fun. Summer lodging rates begin at $99 a night... more
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Keystone Resort Starts Summer Operations June 9


Keystone Resort in Colorado is ready to welcome families this summer, providing a laid-back yet adventurous time. more
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ACES Keeping Busy for the Summer in Aspen CO


Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) in Colorado is hosting events all throughout the summer more
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Vail Mountain: Kids Ride Free Gondola Rides this Summer


Vail Mountain in Colorado has an offer tough to refuse: all kids can ride the Vail Mountain gondola free with the purchase of an adult ticket more
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Free Music Concert Series in Denver, CO This Summer


Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park in Denver announced its 2017 Summer Concert Series, the biggest and most diverse in its history. more
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A Quick Spring Getaway to Aspen


Hotel Aspen
Hank and I went on short spring getaway to Aspen. Although only 12 miles as the bird-flies from where we live in Crested Butte, in the winter it takes about 4 hours to drive around the mountains. more
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