Travel + Outdoors + Sports

5280 | May 2021

The Great Escape

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Photo by Ron and Patty Thomas/Getty Images
Plan your perfect post-pandemic vacation with these nonstop flights out of Denver.
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5280 | March 2021

A Blissful 24 Hours at Taylor River Lodge

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Photo courtesy of Eleven Experience
Eleven Experience’s luxe escape outside of Crested Butte opened in mid-December for its first winter season with a focus on wellness.
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EnCompass | Spring 2021

Three Days In: Colorado Springs

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If you think you’ve crossed off all the must-dos in Colorado Springs, we kindly disagree.
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Hemispheres | January 2021

Out Of Office…Sort Of

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Remote living has freed many of us to work or study anywhere—so we might as well do just that.
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Conde Nast Traveler | November 2020

6 U.S. Scuba Diving Sites Worth Planning a Trip Around

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Photo courtesy of Bonne Terre Mine
You don’t need to travel far for great diving.
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5280 | December 2020

A Delicate Balance

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Photo by Cameron Davidson
Fishers Peak, Colorado’s newest state park, could set a new standard for parks everywhere.
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5280 | October 2020

Next 100 Colorado Is Seeking Stories of BIPOC Experiences on Public Lands

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Photo courtesy of Ruan Copeland
Making the outdoors more inclusive and welcoming for all starts with hearing the stories of people of color, in their own words.
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Airbnb Magazine | September 2020

Go Near Guide: Denver

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Illustration by Emine Yilmaz
Neck-craning peaks, alpine lakes, and an Old West ghost town are just some of the high-altitude awesomeness awaiting you on the outskirts of the Mile High City.
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Conde Nast Traveler | September 2020

Colorado Road Trip: 4 Days of Hiking and Hot Springs

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Photo via Getty
This drive offers the best of Colorado: canyon hikes, blue waters for kayaking, and great local breweries.
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Marriott Bonvoy Traveler | September 2020

Guided By Luxury

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Photo by Marriott International
Take a bespoke road trip through the Rocky Mountains.
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5280 | September 2020

The Insider’s Guide To Rediscovering Boulder

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Photo by Sarah Boyum
As the state continues to reopen after a tough summer, it’s the perfect time to rediscover locales close to home, like this city at the base of the foothills.
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5280 | August 2020

16 Amazing Front Range Hikes

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No matter where you live in the Denver metro area, there’s bound to be a trail nearby.
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Aspen Sojourner | Holiday 2019

Aspen Extreme

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Photo Courtesy of Aspen Skiing Company
From a $30,000-a-night celeb estate rental or a day of heli-skiing to a private snowcat outing and over-the-top après, here’s how to live extra large in Fat City.
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Curbed | December 2019

The Ultimate Colorado Backcountry Getaway

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Eight off-the-grid huts where you can relax, refuel, and experience the wilds of Colorado.
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Curbed | December 2019

15 Ways To Enjoy Colorado Ski Towns Without Actually Skiing

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Photo by Denver Post via Getty Images
You don’t have to race downhill to experience Colorado’s high country.
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Hyde Park | November 2019

The Rockies’ Metropolis

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Photo by Adam Larkey
Think you know the city? We guarantee there’s still plenty for you to discover. Here’s the Denver you’ve been missing.
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5280 | October 2019

Hike I Like: Catamount Trail

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Photo by David Singer
This eight-mile (round-trip) route takes you through forests and past waterfalls to a scenic reservoir outside of Manitou Springs.
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5280 | October 2019

The Golden Fleece

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Illustration by Dave Murray
Melanzana is Colorado’s most coveted (and reclusive) clothing line.
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Travel & Leisure | July 2019

This New Glamping Resort in Missouri Has Summer Getaway Written All Over It

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Photo courtesy of Big Cedar Lodge
Camp Long Creek at Big Cedar Lodge combines the joys of camping with all the luxuries of a high-end resort.
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Hemispheres | February 2019

Flock To It

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Photo by Preeti Desai
Nebraska welcomes one of the world’s largest (and noisiest) migrations.
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5280 Health | January 2019

The Ninja Life

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Photo by Jeff Nelson
American Ninja Warrior champion Geoff Britten on how to stay focused and train like a ninja.
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5280 | August 2018

Wild Beauty

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Photo by Larry Pierce
Where—and how—to experience Colorado’s kaleidoscope of color when more than 3,200 species of wildflowers spring up every summer.
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TimeOut | June 2018

The 24 Best Things To Do in Colorado

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The best things to do in Colorado, including a mix of outdoor adventure and urban bliss, plus a few great breweries.
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GearJunkie | June 2018

Rethink Your Survival Kit

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The founder of Endure Survival shares the essential items he thinks you should carry with you on every wilderness outing.
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Smarter Travel | March 2018

Denver Travel Guide

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Photo courtesy of Arina P Habich/Shutterstock
Planning a trip to the Mile High City? Here’s everything you need to know.
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5280 | December 2017

The Last Isolated Places In Colorado

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Photo courtesy of Ethan Welty
Whether it’s because of their remoteness or the difficult-to-score permits needed to reach them, these eight bucket-list destinations are the stuff of adrenaline-fueled dreams.
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5280 | October 2017

Explore Jackson, Wyoming During the Offseason

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From art to wildlife to pastries, you can find it all in this remote yet chic mountain town.
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Outside | August 2017

Summer’s Best Road Trips

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Hit five Colorado fourteeners in one week.
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USA Today 10Best | June 2017

Visit These 10 Otherworldly Lakes In Canada

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Photo courtesy of Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism
Canada is home to more than two million lakes, which means finding a gorgeous setting to kayak, swim or fish in isn’t difficult. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorites.
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Encompass | January/February 2017

The Spain Of Yore

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After four days in Madrid, I grew tired of museums, cathedrals and tapas, but my mom had already planned day trips to Seville and Granada, so I mustered enthusiasm for what I thought would be more of the same.
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About Travel | January 2017

What I Spent: Five Nights In San Juan, Puerto Rico

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In this installment in a series looking at the spending patterns of real travelers in popular destinations, a couple travels to San Juan, Puerto Rico, for six days of sun.
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5280 | June 2016

The 5280 Guide To Camping In Colorado

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A comprehensive look at setting up under the stars, including the 32 best places to camp in Colorado, tips on must-have gear, and gourmet (but easy!) recipes.
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5280 | October 2015

Profile: Paralympian Lacey Henderson

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Photo courtesy of Ottobock
Meet Lacey Henderson, one of Colorado’s top contenders for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
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5280 | April 2015

Should Colorado Skiers Be Worried About Inbounds Avalanches?

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Photo illustration by Sean Parsons
Two avalanche deaths at Colorado ski resorts in 2012 are forcing powder hounds—and the state Supreme Court—to weigh the inherent risks of the sport.
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Alaska Magazine | February 2015

Once The Cruise Ship Docks

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Whittling down Alaska’s abundant offerings in fi ve port towns
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5280 | December 2013

Sunny With A Chance Of Powder

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Photo by Scott DW Smith
Find giant snowfall, smaller crowds, and a dash of nostalgia during a weekend escape to Wolf Creek.
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5280 | November 2013

Out Of Bounds: Colorado Backcountry Hut Trips

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Nestled into high meadows, perched along the Continental Divide, and tucked into stunning gulches, more than 40 Colorado backcountry huts beckon to those craving a rustic winter retreat.
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5280 | August 2013

Essay: It’s Football Season! (Again?)

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Illustration by Chris B. Murray
How to hate football and still love Denver.
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