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Colorado History Walking Tour

The state of Colorado has a lot of history and so does its capital. The United States Congress passed an enabling act on March 3, 1875, specifying the requirements for the Territory of Colorado to become a state. On August 1, 1876, U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant signed a proclamation admitting Colorado to the UnionContinue reading “Colorado History Walking Tour”

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Winter Road Trips

Going on a road trip is just as American as eating apple pie. Colorado is one of the best states for road tripping, even in winter. Colorado has some of the lightest, driest snow on earth, perfect for a ski holiday. It is also great for snowboarding, snowmobiling, and brushing up on your western history.Continue reading “Winter Road Trips”

Night Skiing in Colorado

Just because the sun goes down doesn’t mean that the skiing has to stop. Have you ever heard of Night Skiing? Night skiing is available at a number of ski resorts around the state of Colorado, each with varying dates and hours or operation. They will even groom a portion of their slopes again inContinue reading “Night Skiing in Colorado”

Free Days at The Denver Museum

Denver is full of venues with fun for the entire family. For example, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is a municipal natural history and science museum with tons of artifacts. It has a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities concerning the natural history of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. It boasts 716,000-square-feet of interior space, soContinue reading “Free Days at The Denver Museum”

Top Ski Areas in Colorado

It’s no surprise that winter in Colorado is a magical time. We get snow and a lot of it, which makes it the prime state for winter sports like skiing. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to live or travel that far from Denver to find fun skiing opportunities. Here are some of theContinue reading “Top Ski Areas in Colorado”

Highest Rated Plumbers in Colorado

If your plumbing is not properly insulated, the cold weather this winter in Colorado could cause you some problems. This is especially true if you own an older home with older plumbing. There are a ton of plumbers in the metro area, and it can be difficult to find a truly vetted professional. Here areContinue reading “Highest Rated Plumbers in Colorado”

Cleaning Your Fireplace

Colorado is no stranger to cold weather, which is why many homes have fireplaces. Not only are they great for staying warm, they add a cozy ambiance to any room. However, fireplaces do require maintenance. The cleaning frequency for a wood-burning fireplace depends on how often it is used. Continue reading for some tips onContinue reading “Cleaning Your Fireplace”

Ski Areas Near Denver

Colorado is the best state for fun in the snow. We’ve got everything from snowboarding, skating, hockey, and snowmobiling. One of the biggest winter pastimes in Colorado is skiing. If you live in the Denver metro area, you may think that finding a great place to go skiing is out of reach. Actually, there areContinue reading “Ski Areas Near Denver”

Winter Home Maintenance

Winter is in full swing in Colorado. We’ve already seen some snow this year and odds are we’ll see a lot more. Now is the time to make sure that your home is ready for winter. Some of the most common complaints from homeowners during winter are frozen pipes, dead lawns, and emergency furnace repairs.Continue reading “Winter Home Maintenance”

Preparing For Winter Driving

That Colorado snow will be here before you know it. Though it looks beautiful in pictures, having snow on the ground comes with its own safety concerns. Driving during tough winter conditions in Colorado can be dangerous, so you should do everything you can to prepare. Here are some tips that can help you getContinue reading “Preparing For Winter Driving”