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Haunted Mines

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The Haunted Mines are a seasonal Halloween attraction held on the grounds of the Western Museum of Mining and Industry in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  The Haunted Mines tour takes place indoors, outdoors, and underground;

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Historic Architecture in Denver

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In 2000, the new downtown area of Denver was created and consists of forty three buildings that are identified as historically or architecturally significant and worth preserving.   Some of the historical architecture in downtown

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Country Boy Mine

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The Country Boy Mine was founded in 1887 in Summit County, Colorado.  The area is also called the French Gulch area because a miner named French Pete discovered gold here in 1860.  The mine

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Rocky Mountain National Park

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Rocky Mountain National Park was created when the Rocky Mountain National Park Act was passed by Congress in 1915. Since that time, many improvements to the area have created the park as it is

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The Pawnee Buttes

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The Pawnee Buttes are probably one of Colorado’s most classic icons. Standing about 300 feet high, these free standing hills are located in the Pawnee National Grasslands in northeastern Colorado.  They are made of

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DIA Conspiracy Theory

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Denver International Airport or DIA is the largest international airport in the United States.  There are many things about the airport that are impressive; using solar energy to help cut energy costs is quite

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Spanish Exploration of Colorado

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The Spanish Exploration of Colorado began with Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, along with three companions, one of them being Estevan. They were the first explorers who told great stories about the Seven Cities

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The Historic St. Nicholas Hotel

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Located in an accurately restored building that was completed in  1898, at the height of the Cripple Creek gold rush, the historic St Nicholas Hotel is a magnificent example of old Western architecture, where

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Colorado River

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The Colorado River is one of the most iconic water flows in North America, and plays a vital role for the ecosystem of the American Southwest, as well as for the economic and social

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Colorado Gold Mine Tours

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During the days of the last great gold rush, a woman made history by becoming the first female to make a stake in the ore-rich mountains nearby Cripple Creek. Her name was Mollie Kathleen

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Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum

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From the year it was founded in 1976 until today, the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum has been consistently trying to protect the snow sports of the region along with preserving their contribution to

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Phoenix Gold Mine

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Situated at the Historical Clear Creek County within the popular Trail Creek Mining, the Phoenix Gold Mine is elevated at 8,200 ft above the sea level. Visit the Phoenix Gold Mine and enjoy a

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Colorado Railroad Museum

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Colorado railroads are pieces of history that have been serving the public for the past 125 years. The Colorado Railroad Museum was built to remind the public of the history of Colorado’s railroads and

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Denver Story Trek

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Denver is a place of rich history, even if it was only founded a century and half ago. Nevertheless, the evolution of Denver was rapid and tumultuous, just like the raging white waters streaming

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Dinosaur Ridge

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The Dinosaur Ridge is one of the most famous fossil fields in North America and the entire world. Located near the town of Morrison, west of Denver, the Dinosaur Ridge is the place where

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