Every year, we wait for the snow to melt and the green buds to flower in the trees. Well, the time is finally here, and there's no better way to spend springtime than in the great outdoors. The Centennial State offers unmatched beauty and endless fun, so check out the best things to do in Colorado this spring.
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The scenic landscapes and high elevation of many Colorado running trails make them a popular training destination for many endurance runners. However, you don't need to be an elite athlete to enjoy these trails.
The good old days have returned! Grab your wicker baskets and a couple of bucks and head out to any one of the dozens outdoor farmer's markets in Colorado.
Boulder County Farmer's Markets are run by a nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring local agriculture to the community. This Boulder market starts early on Wednesday from 4pm-8pm and Saturday from 8am- 2pm, and includes over 50 vendors from certified organic, family-run, local farms.
Colorado is known for its beautiful yellow fields-- it's actually one of the highest-producing states for sunflowers. But these sunny beauties don't just provide the perfect backdrop to an Instagram photo, they also produce a golden oil that has many uses and benefits.
People can use sunflower oil in a variety of ways, from moisturizer to medicine. It is also becoming an increasingly popular ingredient in a number of recipes.
There has never been a better time to invest in solar energy.
Solar energy refers to the process of converting sunlight into electricity using solar thermal panels. By installing these panels in your home, you can decrease you carbon footprint while potentially saving thousands of dollars on your energy bill over time.
Wind energy is sweeping the nation. As a leader in renewable energy, Colorado has embraced this energy resource over the last decade. Today, nearly 80 percent of the state's renewable energy is generated by wind, according to the Energy Information Administration.
Familiarize yourself with this abundant energy source by reading these wind energy basics.
Colorado is full of fascinating finds and plenty of animal agriculture. Find out about the worthwhile and lucrative industry of Colorado sheep farmers taking wool production to the next level.
Steamboat Ski & Resort will be hosting a Mardi Gras celebration March 2 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The 2nd annual Rum Fest in in Longmont, Colorado, is coming to an exciting close this week.
Rum Fest has been going on all throughout February with entertaining events revolving around, you guessed it, rum. From parties to educational workshops, the event has provided Longmont citizens with the perfect way to warm up during the chilly Colorado winter.
The month-long celebration has taken place at Longtucky Spirits, a micro-distillery in Downtown Longmont known for its locally sourced ingredients, delicious spirits, live music performances, and educational tours.
All the best RV campgrounds have a few things in common: a fantastic location, spotless grounds, and accommodations that make your stay as comfortable as possible. These specifications led us to choose these four campgrounds as some of the best Colorado has to offer.