Author: Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer

The Iconic Trail Ridge Road

Two of Colorado’s most charming mountain towns are located on the east and west entrances of Rocky Mountain National Park. The 48 miles between Estes Park on the east and Grand Lake on the west is one of the most beautiful drives in the world. Only open in the summer, Trail Ridge Road has been called the “highway to the sky,” and only a trip down this iconic road will reveal why.

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Denver’s Burgeoning Hotel Scene

By Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer The Mile High City is a great weekend getaway. Book a room at one of the new boutique hotels for a unique experience. Denver is more popular than ever and that means that while people are moving to the Mile High City in droves, they are also visiting en masse. To keep up with demand, over the last five years, new properties have been popping up all over downtown Denver with more slated to open this year. An interior design trend within these hotels has been to procure local art in order to tell a story,...

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Mesa Verde Country: More to Explore

Colorado’s southwest corner might be best known for the ancient cliff dwellings in the region, but there is much more to see. Tucked into the southwest corner of Colorado lies a region unlike any other in the state. It’s an area with rich agricultural ties that date back more than 1,400 years. The Ancestral Puebloans, who lived in this area from approximately 600 A.D. to 1300 A.D., left behind some of the best-preserved cliff dwellings in the United States, many of them in Mesa Verde National Park. The park has more than 4,700 archaeological sites including 600 cliff dwellings,...

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The Foodie’s Guide to Colorado

Taking a food tour is a great way to explore local flavor and get out of your restaurant rut. Over the last eight years, as I’ve traveled Colorado telling festival and travel stories, one narrative that’s grown significantly is our state’s culinary story, and today it’s getting national attention. Currently, some of our state’s premier chefs are being featured on Bravo’s “Top Chef.” The 15th season of this reality show began airing in January and pits 15 of Colorado’s top chefs against one another in culinary challenges. The fact that our state is being featured on this wildly popular...

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