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Colorado Wedding Planning
05
Oct

Ideas to Help Plan Your Colorado Mountain Wedding – from Transportation to Venues

Dreaming of that picturesque mountain wedding for your big day?  Colorado’s beautiful Rocky Mountains make the perfect backdrop for when you and your loved one say “I do”.  Your ideal day could consist of a venue with bay windows overlooking the Continental Divide or simply the top of a ski lift at the resort where...
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29
Aug

How to Plan a Colorado Winter Vacation for Non Skiers in 2018

Frost has begun to make its dawn appearance on these chilly August mornings and in the blink of an eye the mountain peaks will be sprinkled with snowfall.  Winter is just around the corner in the Colorado Rockies and as the anticipation grows, so do our plans for the upcoming season.  Summit County and the...
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Camping in Summit County Colorado
14
Aug

How to Find the Best Camping Spot for Labor Day 2018 in Summit County, Colorado

Once Summit County fills to the brim this Labor Day weekend, you’ll be wishing you could escape the crowds and head out of town to camp a bit.  There are plenty of campgrounds in the area, some allowing you to stay close to town while others will get you high up in the mountains and...
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Colorado Adventures
23
Jul

Plan Your Last Colorado Summer Getaway Before School Starts

It’s hard to believe we’re already talking about this, but we’re getting down to the last few weeks of summertime for many.  There’s still plenty of sunny mornings and warm adventures left in the high country of Colorado!  Don’t miss out on these next few weeks and make the most of the rest of the...
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Colorado I-70
18
Jun

What You’ll See on Your Drive on Colorado’s I-70

From the moment you fly into Denver International Airport if you are headed up to the mountains, you probably hop right on I-70.  You’ll cruise through the Denver area and catch glimpses of the Mile High City before you make your way up in elevation and head into the Rocky Mountains.  Twisting and turning through...
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Altitude Sickness in Colorado
15
Jun

6 Tips for Helping Combat Altitude Sickness

When you come and visit above mile high, you might feel a little bit off at first. Altitude sickness is a real thing up here in the mountains. When doing all the great activities that the beautiful state of Colorado has to offer, be aware of potential altitude sickness symptoms, especially if you are exerting yourself....
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Fall Hikes in Colorado
21
Sep

Our 10 Favorite Fall Hikes in Summit & Eagle County

Both Summit and Eagle County are home to some incredible hiking trails in the summer and spring months. While they are beautiful hikes in the warmer months with lush green aspens and pines, these trails truly come to life in the fall. With the autumn air slowly creeping in and temperatures dropping, the leaves will...
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Scenic Drives in Colorado
08
Jul

4 Amazing Scenic Drives Near Summit County

Summit County is widely recognized as having some of the most scenic roads in the country. From perfect paved mountain passes to wild off-road adventures, the high country can keep you occupied for days. So, if you’re looking to literally get off the beaten path, or just experience breathtaking high elevation views, these 4 amazing...
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Eisenhower Tunnel Facts Colorado
10
Mar

40 Facts about the Eisenhower Tunnel

Here are 40 Facts about the Eisenhower tunnel near Breckenridge from your friendly Peak 1 Express team: Located roughly 60 miles from Denver Turned 40 years old on March 8, 2014 Highest vehicle tunnel in the world Elevation of 11,155 feet Eisenhower tunnel was started March 15, 1968 Eisenhower tunnel was completed in March 8,...
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Ski Towns Near Denver Colorado
27
Jan

Which Ski Towns are Closest to Denver?

With all of the ski resorts to choose from in Colorado, you may be wondering which ski towns are closest to Denver. From nearly 50 resorts to choose from, it may take you some time to figure this out. We’ll make it easy for you and narrow this list down to just a few in...
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