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Best of the Springs: Top 10 bed and breakfasts

- 0 - Mon, May 2, 2016

Here is a list of the Pikes Peak region's best bed and breakfasts, using reader voting from the Best of the Springs magazine and TripAdvisor.com rankings.

For the list of all the 2016 Best of the Springs winners visit: thebestofthesprings.

Colorado travel calendar starting May 1, 2016
By: - 0 Sun, May 1, 2016

Colorado Calendar

Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change....

PHOTOS: Winter Park's 48th annual Spring Splash
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Winter Park Resort closed its ski and snowboard season with its 48th annual Spring Splash on Sunday, April 24.

While Mary Jane and Parsenn...

Colorado travel calendar starting April 24, 2016
By: - 0 Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Colorado Calendar

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PHOTOS: 8 national parks and monuments in Colorado
By: - 0 Sun, Apr 24, 2016

To celebrate its centennial year, the National Park Service is offering an extended schedule of fee-free days - 16 in total - including nine straight...

List: 11 Colorado ghost towns you can visit
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Colorado has over 1,500 ghost towns, over 600 of which have some sort of remains. Here's a list of some of our favorites.

Colorado Springs hotel occupancy at highest first-quarter rate since 1999
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Apr 19, 2016

The Colorado Springs hotel industry is off to its best start since at least 1999 and a top industry official believes the good times will continue...

Denver-to-DIA train opening Friday, and it's considered a game-changer
By: - 0 Mon, Apr 18, 2016

Twenty-three miles. Thirty-seven minutes. Nine dollars.

That's the distance, the duration and the price of a one-way trip between Union...

Denver International Airport back on track after snowstorm
By: - 0 Mon, Apr 18, 2016

DENVER — The latest on Rocky Mountain weather (all times local):

7:45 p.m.

Denver International Airport has returned to its normal...

Colorado travel calendar starting April 17, 2016
By: - 0 Sun, Apr 17, 2016

Colorado Calendar

Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change....

5 most photogenic lakes in Colorado
By: Ernestas Tyminas - 0 Wed, Apr 13, 2016

Colorado is home to more than 2,000 lakes.

We have narrowed the list down to the 5 most photogenic of the bunch. 

PHOTOS: 8 scenic drives in colorful Colorado
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 13, 2016

Click here to see 8 drives in Colorado that are worth the gas.

Colorado travel calendar starting April 10, 2016
By: - 0 Sun, Apr 10, 2016

Colorado Calendar

Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change....

The position of 'Chief Wombat Cuddler' is open
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 7, 2016

Whether you love or hate your job, here's a position you might be happier in: Chief Wombat Cuddler.

Tourism Tasmania is holding a contest for...

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100th running of the Indy 500: Museum, tours and Main Street

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It's a big year for a big race. May 29 will mark the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, which claims to be the largest single-day sporting event in the world. Some 300,000 spectators will gather to watch drivers race 200...

Salt Lake City International Airport to add new concourse
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An already large construction project at Salt Lake City International Airport has been expanded to add a second concourse to...

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EU moves on visa offer to win Turkey's help with migrants
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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union pressed ahead Wednesday with efforts to persuade Turkey to stop asylum seekers from reaching Europe and take back...

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Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Researchers say they believe the ship that 18th century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is still...

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European aviation agency sets up drone collision task force
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BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency is setting up a task force to examine the risk of collisions between drones and...

French tourist dies while snorkeling in the Florida Keys
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KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 55-year-old French tourist died while snorkeling in the Florida Keys.

Monroe County Sheriff's...

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Severe turbulence injures 32 on Etihad flight to Indonesia
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Thirty-one passengers and a crew member aboard an Etihad Airways flight were injured Wednesday when their plane...

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Cooper Hewitt's triennial design exhibit looks at 'Beauty'
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NEW YORK (AP) — Every three years, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum offers visitors the chance to take a good, long look at the state of...

Minnesota college system bars team travel to North Carolina
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota state university system is prohibiting athletics teams from traveling to tournaments in North Carolina this spring...

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Graceland, home of Elvis, receives 20 millionth paid visitor
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The operators of Graceland say the Memphis tourist attraction centered on the life and music of Elvis Presley has received its...

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Essentials: New ways to see Philly from up high and down low
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With classic rowhouse architecture, brick sidewalks and narrow streets, some charming neighborhoods in Philadelphia can almost...

County wants more details on oil refinery proposed near park
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MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — Billings County leaders want more information before deciding whether to approve a proposed oil refinery about 3 miles from...

Michigan-based bus company invests $2.8M in 5 new coaches
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OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan-based bus company is investing $2.8 million in five new motor coaches for use by group charters and...

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Ky. bourbon trail offers a lesson for reviving racing's fans
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MIDWAY, Ky. (AP) — Camera-toting visitors to the grounds at Three Chimneys Farm can get a glimpse of the pampered lives of thoroughbred stallions —...

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Obama to name Stonewall 1st national monument for gay rights
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WASHINGTON (AP) — New York's iconic Stonewall Inn, where the modern gay rights movement took root, will become the first national monument honoring...