Whistling Hare Small-Batch Distillery near Denver, CO

Local and locally-sourced whiskey, rum and vodka made in Westminster, Colorado, just outside of Denver. Drop in on the weekend for a tour and a very good mixed drink. Great place to hang out!

A Visit to Olde Town Arvada Farmers Market, Colorado

Historic Arvada Olde Town district in Colorado, just outside Denver's downtown. Preserved buildings, a farmers market, bakeries, taverns, an Odd Fellows Hall and numerous other remarkable sights accompany the many restaurants and cafes there.

Buffalo Bill’s Gravesite and Museum (Pahaska Teepee), Golden, CO

Buffalo Bill's Grave and Museum (Pahaska Teepee) on Lookout Mountain in Golden, CO. Just outside of Denver, this is a family, kid-friendly tourist destination. The views are spectacular and the museum is well done.

Historic Georgetown Loop Railroad Steam Train in Silver Plume, Colorado

The Georgetown Loop Railroad that departs from either Devil's Gate Station or Silver Plume Depot is a fun tourist attraction for the whole family. It traces a restored mining route, can include a mine tour and panning for gold or silver, and uses historic, restored steam locomotives. At a moderate price, it's a good daytrip from Denver, Colorado, into the Rockies.

Historic Hotel Denver in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Historic Hotel Denver in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, high in the Rocky Mountains boasts a prime location next to the public hot springs pool and hand-laid tile lobby. Step into the lobby from the adjoining Glenwood Canyon Brewpub and experience a bit of upscale Old West history.