Colorado’s Summer 2013 Event Line-up

Grand County Tourism Board Announces June 2013 Event Lineup The Grand County Tourism Board announce its kickoff into summer with a June events lineup. Each community in Grand County offers a different way to celebrate summer from food and entertainment to sports and competition. It’s no wonder folks flock to Grand County where there’s always something grand go-ING on Hot Sulphur Days Festival: June 7-9 The 48th Annual Hot...

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Colorado River Rafting Adventures
Apr10

Colorado River Rafting Adventures

Arkansas River Valley, Colo. (April 8, 2013) – Local rafters and Colorado visitors alike looking to book their summer vacations are assured to fill a bucket list of adventure on Colorado’s Arkansas River. Not only will rafters be able to boat six different and uniquely beautiful sections of the river, but Arkansas River Outfitters Association (AROA) members are adding combined trips to please every traveler, and fill many...

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Pagosa Springs Offers a Buffet of Summer Activities for Travelers
Jul02

Pagosa Springs Offers a Buffet of Summer Activities for Travelers

Pagosa Springs, Colo. – The town of Pagosa Springs wants summer travelers to know that downtown Pagosa Springs isn’t just beautiful; it is also chock-full of attractions and activities.  The San Juan River, which flows right through the heart of Pagosa, lures visitors with the promise of adventure or leisure.  In addition there are a number of other downtown-anchored attractions that will keep summer travelers busy for days.  (Not to...

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Art in the City, Denver

Denver is a very arty city. A number of public art pieces can be found throughout downtown and the Denver Art Museum is massive. I only had the chance to check out the contemporary and modern floors, but I was, well, floored. They most memorable piece is an installation of a restaurant full of tables set for dinner all painted red. The floor, the walls, the vases on the tables, the chairs. Everything in the exhibit was red. Except for...

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Swimming the Denver Aquarium

The Denver Aquarium is not enormous. We did it in about an hour and a half. But it’s got some really cool features. You can actually dive with the sharks or snorkel with the fish in massive tanks that are the very same one aquarium guests come to view. So, when people are in them, the show is even better! They have three tigers who love to swim. Or who at least used to love to swim. The aquarium had to lower the tropical...

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More than Rocks and Rockets in Denver

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is huge and truly needs a full day to explore in its entirety. We only had a few hours. So we carefully chose what we would see. Expedition Health was really interesting. I got to see what I would look like at age 70 (Not good.) and go on a virtual hike. We were able to check all of our vital signs and learn more than I ever wanted to know about bodily functions. My ten-year-old was thrilled. We...

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