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15 Things You Didn’t Know Your Hair Dryer Could Do

You know a good hair dryer can fight frizz, tame cowlicks, and accentuate curls and layers. But its other functions might blow you away. You don't …

Henry David Thoreau

The Top 17 Foods for Heart Health (Infographic)

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Cleveland Clinic

Colorado Springs is packed with attractions just a short drive from Denver. Find your way to its museums, Garden of the Gods, Manitou Incline, Seven Falls, the Royal Gorge and much more!

The small but mighty counterpoint to Denver, Colorado Springs is a quick, scenic drive away and one of visitors’ favorite destinations. Making it …

Hiking

Recipe: Low-Fat Broccoli and Cheese Baked Potatoes

Stuff these baked potatoes with broccoli and cheese for a delicious side dish or a light lunch on its own or with a cup of soup. This recipe calls …

Food

Simple Seared Scallops

These sea scallops are crisp and glazed outside, then seared to keep tender and moist inside. For a simple meal, serve with orzo tossed with chopped …

Seafood

12 Common Words That Will Boost Your Scrabble Score

Scrabble lovers know the game is all about the bingos. Memorizing these twelve easy words compiled by our friends at Vocabulary.com will help you …

8 Top Rocky Mountain National Park Hikes

Hiking is a popular activity in Rocky Mountain National Park. Whether you're strolling around a peaceful lake trail or climbing a 14er, the perfect …

This Gooey, Cheesy Green Bean and Spinach Casserole Proves You Can Cheat on Your Diet With Veggies

Craving a little comfort? If you're looking for a fun new way to get your greens in while also indulging just a little, we've got the treat for you. …

Plan a weekend getaway to one of these top Colorado casino resorts, where great gaming at the casinos is balanced out by classic Colorado fun for a full weekend.

The most stylish and luxe of the Black Hawk casinos, Ameristar is a sure bet for a pampered getaway. Beautiful, contemporary suites have mountain …

The Low-Cal Way to Make Your Eggs Taste Cheesier

And it doesn't involve any fake or low-fat cheese.<p>Truth time: I'm not a huge fan of eggs. Working at <i>Cooking</i> <i>Light</i>, I am fully aware of their health …

51 Travel Essentials Travel Experts Never Go on Vacation Without

Whenever I pack, mistakes are made. Though I'm a meticulous list-maker, I always manage to forget something vital—pads and tampons, deodorant, you …

Make your route to Aspen, Colorado as memorable as the time spent once you arrive by taking one of these scenic drives, which also double as day trips.

There's no question that once a visitor arrives in Aspen they will be blown away by the myriad of things going on in town. The endless dining …

100 ways to Spend Summer in Durango 2018

Summer in Durango is pure magic, and not just for our festival list. Long, sun-filled days give way to star-filled nights, chased by sunrises so …

In summer, Colorado ski slopes are transformed into hubs for family fun. Here’s a sampling of activities for the whole family.

Feel-Good Fun at Vail<p>Vail Resorts’ Epic Discovery summer program has pioneered a “learn through play” approach to environmental education, and while …

What You Should Know About Cataract Surgery

A bout 24.5 million people in the U.S. have cataracts, a vision-blurring cloudy spot on the lens of the eye. “When you’re young, the lens is clear, …

Start Your Day With Our Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich and Have the Best Morning Ever

We fought. We ate. We nodded silently, awestruck, and ate some more. And then we declared: This is the ultimate homemade egg sandwich.<p>We have some pretty strong opinions on what goes into the perfect breakfast sandwich: English muffins and American cheese are non-negotiable. The eggs must be …

12 Hidden Gems on Durango’s Scavenger Hunt

Every town has its secrets. Our secrets just happen to be fun.<p>Given Durango’s historic origins as a mining town and train stop, it makes sense that …

Cave of the Winds and Glenwood Caverns are two amazing family attractions in Colorado. Take a cave tour deep into Colorado's geologic wonders.

Named for the cool breezes that emanates from the cave's entrance, Cave of the Winds in Manitou Springs is perhaps one of the most popular and …

Town of Castle Rock

Celebrate a perfect summer night in Castle Rock with great music, warm temperatures and time under the stars. Nestled in the beautiful setting of …

Eleven Unique Ways to Explore Mesa Verde National Park

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but it simply can’t do justice the marvel that is Mesa Verde National Park. To truly experience it, you must …

Ditch the Crowds: Find Solitude at Emerald Lake

If we labeled every hiking destination near Durango a “must-see,” nobody would ever leave the backcountry. Our neighboring Weminuche wilderness is …

Enjoy Paris Without Letting Language Get in the Way

Travelers headed to a destination where they don’t know the language can often have a hard time feeling plugged into the local scene. Communicating with locals can be a challenge, and so can finding insider information like that off-the-beaten restaurant that serves the tastiest food in town.<p>In …

France

The Colorado mountain towns of Aspen, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Snowmass are just a few of the beautiful spots to visit in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Day 1<p>Start day one with a bike ride up the Colorado River on the paved bike path into Glenwood Canyon. As you stare up at the 1,300-foot …

The Rocky Mountaineer Is the Most Luxurious Way to Explore Canada

The luxury passenger train just announced four new vacation packages for 2019.<p>Some good things come in moving packages — like the Rocky Mountaineer train's new travel bundles. This privately owned luxury tourist train is the largest in the world and has just added four new trips across Canada to …

rockymountaineer

2018 Special Election | Castle Rock, CO - Official Website

In November 2017, voters approved electing Castle Rock's Mayor at large. Now, there will be a Townwide Mayor and six Council districts instead of …

Hike We Like: Pulpit Rock Park Trail

The easily accessible route offers surprising solitude, despite its location near I-25.The post Hike We Like: Pulpit Rock Park Trail appeared first …

Everything Bagel Pull-Apart Bread ~ Recipe

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.<p>In a small bowl, add the poppy seeds, sesame seeds, black sesame seeds, dried garlic, dried onion and sea salt. Mix to …

Companion planting combinations

Companion planting – combining plants for the benefit of one or both of the companions – is an age-old gardening tradition.<p>Advertisement<p>Companion …

Gardening

Hike We Like: Lookout Mountain Trail

This short hike is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of the Mile High City—without traveling too far from home.The post Hike We Like: …