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Summer Fun At Western Ski Resorts

Utah, Colorado and Lake Tahoe are known for winter and skiing, but these family-friendly resorts offer economical -- and usually cool -- summer vacations that shouldn’t be overlooked. Since the late 80’s, most ski resorts have invested in their summer offerings, knowing that year-round guests can only help their traffic and revenues. What began as resorts opening their mountains...

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Real Ranch Camp in Colorado for Teen Wranglers

If you know a teen that loves the great outdoors, is interested in horses and is looking for something to do this summer, then Devil's Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colorado may have something to offer you.  Teens ages 10 to 14 can experience ranch life on a 5000-acre working farm.  The Devil's Thumb Ranch Junior Wrangler Day Camps will work with...

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Colorado’s Finest Skiing Along Route I-70

Although I-70 covers ground from Maryland to Utah, it's Colorado that boasts the most snow fun along this interstate highway.Route I-70 stretches over approximately 2,173 miles from Baltimore, Maryland to Cove Fort in Utah, but it’s really the last several hundred miles that make for an ultimate snow adventure-lover’s haven.Within this stretch west of Denver families will...

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The Broadmoor Resort And Southern Colorado Attractions

Check out the region's Old West charm, amazing natural splendor and scenic drives, while being pampered in style.Nature's greatest triumphs and deepest mysteries fuel the beautiful natural aura of Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak country -- so much so that Katherine Lee Bates, enraptured by the "purple mountains majesty” of nearby Pikes Peak penned "America the Beautiful” here...

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Skyline Drive

Canon City, Colorado. To me, it’s home. It’s a small town by most standards, but it’s grown a lot as the years have passed. Still, for most travelers, it’s probably a stop along the way, not a destination. But the people who pass through Canon City without a second glance are missing a wonderful opportunity. On the west edge of Canon City,...

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Tiny Travelers Guide To Denver, Colorado

Toddlers and school kids will find a lot of activities directed at them, especially if they visit Denver, Colorado with this well-traveled grandfather.Golfers find Denver to be a duffer’s paradise. In the rarified air of the mile-high city, balls go 10% further than at sea level. At the 19th hole, beer-drinkers might hoist a few as well -- more than 100 different beers are brewed each...

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Vail, Colorado For Snowsports

FTF's ski experts rate the family-friendliness and ski-ability of the popular Vail ski and summer mountain resort in Colorado.Vail has one of the single biggest ski mountains in North America, with terrain to please every taste and ability. Its many diverse areas attract families and people of all ages, sustaining its popularity throughout the years. But popularity doesn't have...

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A Weekend Break In Breckenridge, Colorado

Colorado's Breck is a top-notch place for winter fun, with great skiing and riding -- but it shines year-round with places to visit, play, and eat around town. Breckenridge is among the most attractive winter resorts in North America, especially for families. Though perhaps not as chic and au courant as Aspen and Vail, it has abundant antique charm and a full array of activities and facilities....

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Llama Camping, Toddler in the Lead

Discover how fuzzy llama creatures can turn camping and hiking with toddlers into a relaxing, memorable Wild West family adventure. "Llamas hum!" my toddler son blurted out. Strapped into a child carrier on my husband Rich's back, Will strained to see more of the curious spectacle before him. He seemed magnetically attracted to the four long-legged, long-necked fuzzy creatures...

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Breckenridge, Colorado Hotels And Resorts

This friendly mountain town is a funky chic ski resort in winter and a Wild West, hiking and biking summer destination. Breckenridge, Colorado -- funky, reformed mining town -- has finally gone very upscale with the addition of a few gorgeous luxury properties at the mountain base, available for the 2009-2010 winter season. Families with the splurge instinct should check out the beautiful...

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