Skip the spring break crazies on the ski slopes and head to a quieter corner of Colorado: Alamosa in the San Luis Valley. At only 7,544 feet elevation, Alamosa is a warmer–and quieter–option for those eager to hit the highway for a road trip come springtime.
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As a full-time travel writer, it’s not often that I have the opportunity to return to a place. Our visits are short, jam-packed, and if and when we can, we do it all. But when a destination has as much to offer as Carson Valley, Nevada, you take any chance you get to go back!
Travel back in time with this guided journey through Carbon County inspired by five of the area’s most storied female entrepreneurs. You’ll explore museums and historical treasures while getting to enjoy plenty of outdoor recreation over the course of four days.
Spend a long weekend in Carbon County, Wyoming this winter. We’ve mapped out the perfect three days that mix outdoor pursuits with comfy relaxation, based around the annual WinterFest celebration in Rawlins. You’ll find good old Wyoming adventure and plenty of holiday cheer throughout!
Travel Tips Yellowstone is the adventure of a lifetime, but it’s always best to balance a little R&R with a lot of adventure - these are the best hot spring destinations near Yellowstone National Park. Prepared By:Montana Hot SpringsFairmont Hot Springs Resort The...
Load up the family and set the GPS for Hot Springs, South Dakota. It’s 51 miles (82km) from Mt. Rushmore and although it may not be as famous, it is just as interesting.
Undoubtedly, the best way to explore the scenery around Yellowstone is from the back of a horse. Flying Pig Adventure Company offers horseback rides for all skill levels, from novice riders to expert horsemen. Meandering through Yellowstone National Park on horseback is a special experience and really encourages riders to slow down and take in the surrounding beauty.
For quiet and solitude in the fall and winter months, wind your way to Carbon County, Wyoming. There is so much to keep you busy if you’d like, as well as plenty of options for relaxation and rejuvenation.
There are two major qualities of Cowboy Country that stick out to us most. First, no matter the size of the town or what you think you see from the highway, there’s always a myriad of dirt roads that will take you into country you didn’t think could be there. Second, many of the locals you’ll meet have families who have been in the area for over a hundred years.
When my parents decided they wanted to come visit me, I’d already been in central Wyoming near Thermopolis for a few months, after moving here for a job and a love for the mountains. In July, they drove west from Indiana and brought with them their easy-going midwestern spirits, some random items I’d left behind in my childhood room, and a strong itch to go fly-fishing.