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Your Guide to the Best Hot Springs in Colorado

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While we’re all for the most rollicking Colorado adventures, we also dig the downtime. In fact, you can’t keep up a high-energy, high-thrill adventure schedule without taking ample time to give your body a chance to unwind, revamp, and relax. Our favorite spots to rejuvenate by far are the best hot springs in Colorado, with...

4 Fun Winter Day Trips from Denver

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One of the best parts of living in Denver is that you get the best of both worlds – a big city with stunning nature and epic adventures a quick drive away. If you’re looking for a winter day trip outside of the traditional ski towns, we rounded up four places close to Denver that...

8 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Nature Lovers

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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 in the new year is...

The 5 Best Christmas Light Displays in Colorado

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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 Denver Botanic Gardens (@denverbotanic) on...

The 4 Most Scenic Winter Train Rides in Colorado

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Sure, winter activities in Colorado include skiing, snowmobiling, and dog sledding. But the fun certainly doesn’t stop there. One of the most amazing and family-friendly ways to enjoy the colder months in the state are with scenic train rides. Winter train rides in Colorado feature a special kind of warmth and coziness you can’t get...

5 Christmas Gifts for the Outdoor Fanatic in Your Life

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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 of five outdoor Christmas gifts...

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

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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 shop for the winter, our...

5 Funny Outdoor Christmas Photo Ideas

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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 of fun with your love...

5 Winter Activities in Colorado That Don’t Involve Skiing

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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 winter activities in Colorado –...