History, adventure, and more stunning scenery than you can shake a stick at await on this loop in Southwestern Colorado. Can’t decide where to go? Let Inns of the San Juan Skyway plan your route through the area’s best adventures and historic inns.
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The southwest region of Colorado, known as Mesa Verde Country, welcomes visitors to experience the starry night sky and all there is to do after the sun goes down. Mesa Verde sits at the center of the darkest skies remaining in the contiguous United States, making it a great place to stargaze, practice astrophotography, and wonder what the Ancestral Pueblo people saw a millennium ago in that very same sky. Don’t worry, there’s plenty to experience during the daytime, too!
Imagine this: the Great Sand Dunes glowing in the morning sun and cottonwood trees blazing yellow at their base. Behind the dunes, a fresh dusting of snow graced the rugged Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Fall is one of the most spectacular times to visit the Great Sand Dunes National Park, especially for photography and nature enthusiasts.
After you’ve cast, clip-clopped, or pedaled to your heart’s content, enjoy a meal and a toast downtown. If you are feeling invigorated from all the mountain air, you could even journey to the Estes Park Memorial Observatory after the sun goes down.
The Colorado Mountains: An unlimited source of jagged peaks, wind-carved cliffs, and snow-capped vistas. But one of those mountains is quite a lot softer… literally.
Aspen is the perfect destination to live, work and play like a local—even on vacation. Disconnect with what ails, and spend more time connecting with what brings you joy this summer.
Now more than ever, escaping the congestion of the city and well-known road trip destinations is at the top of all of our lists. Lucky for you, we just returned from a 72-hour adventure in Logan County, Colorado, where the town of Sterling offers outdoor recreation and charm in big portions. A historic hub for sugar beet farming, today Sterling is the commercial center of northeast Colorado. But don’t let its remote location fool you. Located on the banks of the South Platte River with access to a 2,880-acre reservoir and several family-friendly watering establishments, Logan County is our go-to place to chill out away from it all this summer. Read on to find out why this is one place you won’t want to drive by on your next road trip!
Dillon is friendly and unpretentious in one of the most scenic parts of the United States. Visitors can choose between extreme outdoor adventures as well as “adventure-light” activities in both the winter and summer. Remember to check local safety guidelines and travel responsibly.
Although Alaska normally is the first place people think of in reference to snow dog sled tours, there are so many other snowy locations that offer unforgettable sledding experiences! It helps that these locations are a bit closer to home, too. Ranging from California to Minnesota, here are five places you can dog sled to your heart’s content.
A summertime trip to Silverthorne guarantees a memorable and satisfying experience for young and not-so-young alike.