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An Unexpected Love Affair in Vail, Colorado

Rachael Oakes-Ash | Posted 09.17.2015 | Travel
Rachael Oakes-Ash

I didn't expect to fall in love while in Vail, Colorado but I did.

Beating the Colorado Blues

Rachael Oakes-Ash | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
Rachael Oakes-Ash

It's 4.00am and I'm battling the desire to fully awaken. My body is in Sydney but on USA time after three weeks in Colorado on the ski trip of a lifetime.

Whiskey a Snow-Go

Rachael Oakes-Ash | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Rachael Oakes-Ash

We hadn't planned on visiting the 10th Mountain Whiskey Spirit Company in Vail, Colorado. If I hadn't got the lurgy on my third day of what was originally a five-night visit to town, then I would have already been back home safe and sound in Sydney wishing I was still in Colorado.

Colorado Welcomes You to the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

Liftopia | Posted 04.11.2015 | Travel

Worldwide, organizers estimate more than 750 million viewers will tune in to watch the action. You could do that, or you can come to Colorado and see the races live.

The Top 10 Ski Resorts In North America

Max Gladwell | Posted 02.02.2015 | Travel
Max Gladwell

I have some experience with steepness and deepness. This is what I live for. So when a helicopter is not an option, these are the ski resorts I frequent for powder days.

Could These Be America's Most Exclusive Hotel Rooms?

Benjamin Solomon | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
Benjamin Solomon

But none of these things are what make the Game Creek Chalet one of Colorado -- if not the world's -- most exclusive hotel rooms. It's that Game Creek Chalet is located almost eight miles from the nearest town. Eight miles and, oh, 2,000 vertical feet.

You MUST Get To Vail So You Can Live This Perfect Day

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel

Whoever said Vail was just a "winter city" is seriously confused. The town is gorgeous when dusted in snow (see video for proof), but those same s...

Skiing the Dream at Beaver Creek

Michael Conniff | Posted 04.25.2014 | Denver
Michael Conniff

As for The Westin Riverfront, the initial appeal journalistically was a greener-than-green construction approach when it opened in 2009 as a leading-edge LEEDS property. Since then I've come to appreciate that LEEDS need not stand in the way of luxury.

The World's Ultimate 'Ski-cations': Exploring the Coolest Winter Retreats | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel

From world-famous celeb magnets to quirky and humble haunts, here is our list of the world's top spots for skiing and snowboarding escapes.

How to Ski Breckenridge

Fathom | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel

I chose Colorado because I wanted good snow in December, and there aren't that many places you can be sure to get it. In California, December snow is inconsistent: In 2012, the Sierra Nevadas had more snow than any other mountain range in the world. In 2013: nada. It was all man-made.

6 Super Ski Deals for Families

MiniTime | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel

What's the holy grail of family ski vacations? How to get more snow for less dough.

6 Colorado Fall Festival Musts

Alison Lewis | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
Alison Lewis

If you're looking for something fun to do this season, start with some of these health-focused fall festivals. These celebrations offer something to challenge you, teach you how to get healthier, enable you to experience great local food, and showcase new sports you may be interested in.

PHOTOS: Home Designed By Ski Town Architect

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

Imagine living in an historic home that once hosted a former U.S. president and other government officials at the base of a gondola in one of Colorado...

In a Big Country, Reasons to Stay Alive

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 08.27.2013 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

It may surprise music fans of a certain age to know that various members of Big Country, The Alarm, and Simple Minds are performing together as Big Country in 2013. On paper, this tour has the makings of just another 1980s nostalgia trip.

Top 10 Most Expensive Homes In Vail (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.31.2013 | Denver

If you have a few extra million dollars just laying around, but buying a home in Aspen is just too expensive, then these luxury homes in one of Colora...

I-70 Shut Down For 25 Miles In Both Directions After Wrecks

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Denver

DENVER, April 2 (Reuters) - Multiple vehicle crashes caused by an early spring snowstorm near the ski resort of Vail prompted the closure of a major...

The World's Craziest Spa Services

Oyster | Posted 05.11.2013 | Travel

Sometimes spa treatments tip over the edge of relaxing and enter the realm of the downright strange.

Snow Causes Over 50 Car Crashes On I-70

AP | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver

VAIL, Colo. — Interstate 70 has fully reopened after more than 50 vehicles got caught up in crashes as heavy snow and wind moved through the Col...

PHOTOS: Vail's 9 Most Expensive Homes

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.17.2012 | Denver

Vail Resorts may be having a slow start to the year with the general lack of snow in the state, but the prices on these fantasy ski homes in one of Co...

Vail Resorts In Trouble?

AP | Posted 12.04.2012 | Denver

BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- Ski resort operator Vail Resorts said Tuesday its fiscal first-quarter loss increased and warned it may not hit its expected earn...

Vail's Culinary Culture

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 11.18.2012 | Travel
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

Luckily, the talented chefs in Vail are taking advantage of the delicious produce by creating innovative dishes that they are showcasing at their restaurants.

PHOTOS: A Parking Garage Plays Canvas In Colorado

Renee Blodgett | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

When you look at the drawings, you see masks, mammals, human forms, weapons, statues, night sky insects, birds, elementary math, reptiles, feet and hand prints.

PHOTOS: 25 Most Expensive Luxury Ski Resort Homes In Colo.

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

With the lack of snow fall in Colorado's ski resorts, perhaps a deal can be found on a sweet piece of resort property? Or maybe not--at least not a...

Vail -- Where to Stay and How to Rent

Connie Lawn | Posted 05.31.2012 | Denver
Connie Lawn

Vail is always glorious, and I have had some of the best times of my life here (and some of the worse, when I broke my hip just standing around last y...

PHOTOS: Top 10 Vail & Aspen Fantasy Ski Homes For Sale

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.04.2012 | Denver

Colorado's ski resorts may be having a slower season than usual, but the prices on these fantasy ski homes in Vail and Aspen sure don't reflect any ki...