Quick Escapes Denver: 25 Weekend Getaways in and around the Mile High City (Fourth Edition) by Sherry Spitsnaugle
Too much work? Too much worry? Need a change of scene?
GET OUT OF TOWN Twenty-five quick and convenient minivacations take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city:
• Relax at a luxurious resort and spa at the base of Cheyenne Mountain, wander through the shops and galleries of an artists’ community, and dine on gourmet cuisine in the Colorado Springs escape. • Ride a 1920s narrow-gauge steam locomotive, tour an old silver mine, and stay at a romantic B&B with spectacular mountain views in the Georgetown escape. • Enjoy the merriment of the annual Winter Carnival or take a summertime hike up to Fish Creek Falls with a picnic lunch in the Steamboat Springs escape.
INFORMATION AT YOUR FINGERTIPS • Detailed route maps • Travel directions • Destination highlights • Activities for morning, afternoon, and evening • Choice restaurants, picnic sites, and lodgings • Special events and festivals • Shopping • Local sources of information