Category Archives: Colorado

Curecanti, Gunnison and Crested Butte

On our journey from Durango to Montana we wanted to visit parts of Colorado we had never seen before.   Curecanti National Recreation Area is located near Gunnison Colorado.  It is home to several reservoirs and is also near Black … Continue reading

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Colorado National Monument

Colorado National Monument is located near Grand Junction CO.  It was established by President Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 making it one of the oldest parks.  It features huge sandstone cliffs and steep canyons as well as towering pinnacles.  Its one … Continue reading

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San Juan Skyway and more Durango

The San Juan Skyway is a highway loop in Colorado from Durango to Telluride to Ridgway to Ouray to Silverton and back to Durango.  It includes the famous Million Dollar Highway, a seemingly impossible route through the San Juan Mountains … Continue reading

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Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad

Jointly owned by the states of Colorado and New Mexico, the Cumbres & Toltec RR preserves 64 miles of the Denver & Rio Grande route across north central New Mexico and south central Colorado.  It is the highest and longest … Continue reading

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Durango

If you’ve followed our blog for a while you probably know we love Durango Colorado.  We visited in the 90s and early 2000s and then had the opportunity to spend 3 Summers working for Carol and Jay at the Durango … Continue reading

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Bent’s Old Fort, Colorado

From 1833 to 1849 Bent’s Old Fort was a trading post on the frontier between the United States and Mexico.  It was the only major settlement on the Sante Fe trail.  Trappers, buffalo hunters, Indians, Spaniards, freighters, soldiers and settlers … Continue reading

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