Posted by Jennifer Sulze on December 21, 2018 in
Though many of Colorado's ski towns have become retreats for the superrich, Telluride remains true to its frontier roots. Written by, David Amsden from Travel and Leisure
As the plane began its descent into Telluride one afternoon, I pressed my face to the window, giddy with anticipation. For years, I had been only dimly aware of this southwestern Colorado town tucked into a remote canyon in the San Juan Mountains, a skier's haven where Oprah Winfrey owns one of her many homes. And then, the ... read more
At only 455 acres the historic former gold mining Town of Telluride is walled in and tucked away in one of the most spectacular small box canyons in the country. This American jewel was voted The Best Ski Resort in the US for 2019, by USA Today, and The Best Small Town To Visit in the U.S by US News and World Report, for many great reasons. From its pure natural beauty, surrounded by National Forest, its colorful history, to it's fantastic cultural calendar with some of the finest festival in the world, and of cou... read more
Move over, glamping, there’s a new “it” travel experience in town. The guest ranch has become a preferred travel experience for the affluent. In the last few years, guest ranches that combine the spirit of the Old West with the pampering of a five-star resort have grown in popularity among supermodels, celebrities and well-to-do families alike who want to experience a frontier fantasyland of sorts. A certain Hollywood actress has been known to escape to Colorado’s Dunton Hot Springs and Mon... read more
We have again teamed with ZRankings.comto put together the definitive list of best ski resorts in North America. As always, our decisions are driven by a multitude of things, including snowfall, terrain, crowds and town ambience. These factors are baked into a master algorithm that yields, for 220 ski resorts on the continent, a Pure Awesomeness Factor, or PAF. In this piece, we’ll dig into the top 10 ski resorts by PAF for the skiing winter of 2018-2019.
This article also functions as something of a ca... read more
The West has always embraced its outlaws.
Jesse James’s birthplace in Kearney, Missouri, just outside Kansas City, was long ago turned into a museum that includes “guns and the boots Jesse was wearing when he was killed by Bob Ford.”
There’s a Billy the Kid museum in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, where he was killed by Sherriff Pat Garrett in 1881 (at the age of 21), and another Billy the Kid museum in Hico, Texas —which makes the unlikely claim that he wasn’t kil... read more