Tag: small towns

Mountain Attitude: A Neighborly Welcome in Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

“Crested Butte is so far away.” That was always my excuse for not making the four and a half hour drive from Denver to this small mountain ski town. A couple weeks ago, I finally  “sucked it up” and hit the road to “Colorado’s last great ski town.” I won’t lie, it was a long

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An Afternoon at Left Hand Brewing

Left Hand Brewery

I like to play tourist in my own state sometimes, especially since there are so many places in Colorado I’ve never visited. It also helps that nearly every town has a craft brewery, with new beers just waiting to be tasted. For my husband’s 30th birthday, we decided to head to Longmont, Colorado and visit

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24 Hours in Holland, Michigan

When I lived in Chicago, there were so many great cities within a short drive. Even so, it took me almost six years of living there before I finally made it over to Michigan—which is only a couple hours’ drive from the city. I made the drive in mid-February with one of my girlfriends, not

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