South Central Colorado Travel Guide
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Stretching from majestic mountains into rugged high desert plains, south central Colorado has lots of 14,000-foot peaks, striking red-rock outcroppings, rivers that boil with white-water rapids in spring, and even the incongruous sight of towering sand dunes dwarfed by a mountain range at their back. It's worth a few days for white-water rafting, hiking in the backcountry, and exploring historic gold-mining towns. Colorado Springs is bustling, but other parts of the area have a barely discovered feel. If it's peace and quiet you're after, staying put in a cabin in the woods can make for an utterly relaxed week.
The lodging star is the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, built from the booty of the late-19th-century gold-rush days, but there are also predictable...read more
Many restaurants serve regional trout and game, as well as locally grown fruits and vegetables. In summer, look for cantaloupe from the town of Rocky Ford...read more
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Ride Up Pikes Peak: Katharine Bates wrote "America the Beautiful" after riding to the top of Pikes Peak. Today you can drive or ride the cog railway... Read more
In 1978 a group of University of Southern Colorado art students headed out in the cover of night, set up lookouts, and lowered themselves over... Read more
Earlier this week, Consumer Reports released their annual study of the best and worst domestic airlines.... Read more
From the steamed cider aromas that hit you in the lobby to the local ingredients served in the restaurant,... Read more
You might not expect to find yourself amongst wine grapes a mere 75 miles outside of New York City.... Read more
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