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8 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Nature Lovers
8 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Nature Lovers

Even if you spend your winters shredding the slopes and your summers trekking up every mountain in sight, you probably feel like you could’ve conquered more of Mother Nature this year. As all nature lovers know, it’s hard to fit enough awesome outdoor activities in the year. If your goal…

The 5 Best Christmas Light Displays in Colorado
The 5 Best Christmas Light Displays in Colorado

Outdoor enthusiasts rarely need an excuse to head outside, although the shimmery array of holiday lights throughout Colorado serve up a sensational one. Check out five of our favorite light set-ups, which we rank as the best Christmas light displays in Colorado. Blossoms of Light, Denver A post shared by…

5 Christmas Gifts for the Outdoor Fanatic in Your Life
5 Christmas Gifts for the Outdoor Fanatic in Your Life

Do you have someone in your life who is always off on an outdoor adventure? Whether they’re obsessed with shredding the slopes or riding rapids, they’ll love nothing more than an outdoor-themed gift for the holidays. To help you out with your shopping this year, we’ve put together a list…

5 Funny Outdoor Christmas Photo Ideas
5 Funny Outdoor Christmas Photo Ideas

Christmas cards are terrific, but even those with posed family photos can all start to look the same. If you’re bored of arranging your family in woolly sweaters in front of the Christmas tree, you have more eye-catching options. You can instead create a holiday card that combines your love…

Avoid the Ice Water: Where Our Raft Guides Work in The Winter
Avoid the Ice Water: Where Our Raft Guides Work in The Winter

Here at American Adventure, we’re lucky that we have an amazing crew every summer to guide our white water rafting trips and give our guests an unbeatable rafting experience. While we all wish we could raft year-round, the freezing Colorado winters end our season in September. Once we close up…

5 Winter Activities in Colorado That Don’t Involve Skiing
5 Winter Activities in Colorado That Don’t Involve Skiing

While skiing is one of the popular winter activities in Colorado, it certainly isn’t the only one. In a state graced with magnificent mountains, miles of trails, and abundant natural landscape, you can bet there’s a winter activity to suit every mood, taste, or speed. Here are our five favorite…

The 4 Coziest Buena Vista Restaurants to Beat the Cold
The 4 Coziest Buena Vista Restaurants to Beat the Cold

Whether you’re looking to shake off winter’s chill with a cozy fireplace, hot meal, or warm and friendly wait staff, these four Buena Vista restaurants have just what you need on their menus. We picked out a variety of different types of hangouts that qualify as the coziest Buena Vista…

The Best International White Water Rafting Trips
The Best International White Water Rafting Trips

While winter in Colorado is beautiful, you might be counting down the days until the temperatures rise and you can take a wild rafting trip down some of Colorado’s best rivers again. If you’re sitting at home watching white water rafting videos and reminiscing about the good times you had…

The 4 Scariest Haunted Houses in Colorado
The 4 Scariest Haunted Houses in Colorado

Colorado is home to the most amazing attractions, and that especially holds true when it comes to haunted houses for Halloween. A smattering of scary sites throughout the state awaits, daring you to visit. Here is your guide to the four scariest haunted houses in Colorado: Dark Side of the…

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