Historic University Building, Denver, Colorado

Dating from 1910, the historic University Building in Denver is a marvel of art nouveau marble and brass. No longer owned by Denver University, Its 12 stories are leased to businesses. Here are some photos of this amazing beauty in the LoDo district.

More Nederland, Colorado, in the Rocky Mountains

Additional information about Nederland, Colorado: the covered bridge, Frozen Dead Guy Days, Carousel of Happiness, circus train coffee, Tungsten Trail and a little history.

Broomfield, CO, Depot Museum Interior Tour

On my second visit to the Broomfield, Colorado, Depot Museum, I was escorted through the museum's interior and educated by the knowledgeable staff. I also got to see the collections plus preservation and cataloging efforts by dedicated people who spend their valuable time educating Broomfield's citizens.

The Carousel of Happiness in Nederland, Colorado

A ride on the antique Carousel of Happiness in Nederland, Colorado. Mount fantastic hand-carved animals and soak in the playful, joyous atmosphere as old-fashioned music and smiling volunteers ensure the merry-go-round lives up to its name.

Celestial Seasonings Tea Company Prairie Dog Preserve

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Surrounding the Celestial Seasoning Tea Factory in Boulder, Colorado, is a densely populated prairie dog preserve. This post tells you why it's there and shows you a few pictures of the cute western rodents.

Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory Tour, Boulder, CO

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On a few acres outside Boulder, Colorado, you'll find the Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory. You can take a free factory tour, visit the cafe for free tea samples, and buy herbal teas and tea-related items in the gift shop. This family-friendly destination is open year-round.

Autumn Bike Ride around Dillon Reservoir, Colorado

An autumn bike ride around beautiful Lake Dillon, a reservoir serving the city of Denver. Frisco and Silverthorne lie on the lake as well. The aspens were turning glowing gold and the sunny weather yielded me fantastic mountain landscapes!

Loveland Pass, Colorado

A road trip through Loveland Pass in the Rockies on Colorado Highway 6. The highest pass road that stays open during the winter in Colorado, you cruise above the treeline for sweeping views. So, loop off Interstate 70 and enjoy the scenic route 800 feet above the tunnels.

Biking at McIntosh Lake in Longmont, Colorado

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A late-summer bike ride around Lake McIntosh near Longmont, Colorado, in Boulder County. Stunning landscape photos and an easy ride around the 3.5-mile path revealed ranch land and prairie dogs and fantastic, glassy water.

My First Ghost Town! Dearfield, Colorado

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My first foray into what I hope is a long-running series: ghost towns. First up, Dearfield, Colorado, founded by O. T. Jackson in 1910. It's the site of a former African-American agricultural colony that thrived until the Great Depression and Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Here are photos of the ramshackle remains.