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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When traveling to National Parks and other beautiful places in the Rocky Mountain West, you also travel across the ancestral lands of many different Indigenous tribes. We have created a guide to help you feel prepared exploring Indigenous heritage in the Rocky Mountain West on your next road trip. Indigenous communities are still very much tied to the land, and you can create a positive experience for both yourself and these communities by visiting with gratitude and respect – prepared to learn about the local cultures and histories.
Is mountain biking exhilarating or mellow? Is rafting a rush or scenic? Do tours include wildlife or lessons in geology? The answer to these questions, of course, is, “both.” When we started planning a trip to Grand Targhee Resort in Wyoming, we found the destination,...
Did you know there is a small part of Yellowstone National Park in Idaho? Explore the secret sliver in Yellowstone Teton Territory.
You’ll leave Goshen County with a renewed appreciation for the people of today who feed our country, the people of yesterday who built it, and the fact that, if we slow down to take a look, amazing travel destinations can often be found right under our noses.
Deep glacial lakes, alpine meadows carpeted in wildflowers, the awe-inspiring peaks of the Snowy Range, historical sites, wildlife, and great food to keep you going. All in Laramie, Wyoming
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.
Did you know that Wyoming wasn’t even a state when it decided to grant women the right to vote? That’s right: women have been casting their ballots in Wyoming since 1869, when the ladies in the capital of Cheyenne demanded an equal voice. Explore the stories of some of Carbon County, Wyoming’s most legendary women, below.
Traveling with family requires checking a lot of boxes. You want to get outside and see the enormous spaces of the Rocky Mountain West. Your partner is eager to check out Americana art and culture and to learn about Utah’s history. The kids want to be amused, and you want them to learn. Fortunately, the area surrounding Salt Lake International Airport—just 20 minutes away, in fact—can provide all of this and more.
The Northern Arapaho Tribe owns and operates the Wind River Hotel & Casino, and the friendly and attentive staff are tribal members. The pet-friendly hotel is modern, very clean, and comfortable. The Northern Arapaho Experience Room museum offers a fascinating look into the life and culture of the Northern Arapaho tribe with authentic artifacts, clothing, weapons, shelter, artwork, dioramas and historic photos. And of course, there is always the chance to win big!