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Where Should I Live in Colorado?

Colorado is the second fastest-growing city in the United States, with the population climbing year after year. In 2018 alone, the population is growing 1.37%, with 5,684,203 recorded.  A hundred years ago, Colorado only boasted a population of approximately 940,000. However, the stunning beauty and diverse landscapes have made this picturesque state one of the most […]

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Most Livable Ski Towns in the USA

There are a few towns in the United States that go above and beyond the typical ski resort town. A major draw of these snow-capped cities is that they are not designed specifically for tourists who come and go. Nor are they outrageously expensive! Instead, these ski towns are inhabited year-round by strong and close-knit […]

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Best 14ers in Colorado for Beginners

One of the best ways to enjoy the amazing landscape of Colorado while getting some exercise is hiking a 14er. What’s a 14er, you ask? This is an affectionate nickname for mountain peaks that are higher than 14,000 feet in Colorado. There are 53 official 14ers in Colorado, with an additional five that don’t make official […]

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Best Dogs for Colorado

Colorado is a great state to get outdoors with your dog, sometimes on multi-day backpacking adventures. However, because of the cool temperatures and elevation, not all dog breeds will be suited to the climate. For example, short-snouted dogs like Boston terriers and boxers will have short endurance on the many trails in the Colorado country. […]

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