Rural Colorado communities chosen for second round of Blueprint 2.0 initiatives
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Rural Colorado communities chosen for second round of Blueprint 2.0 initiatives

Program Designed to Support Local Efforts to Boost Economies DENVER Stephanie Copeland, executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) along with local economic development professionals from around the state, gathered in Meeker today to announce the recipients of the second round of the Colorado Blueprint 2.0 initiatives. “Blueprint 2.0 … Continue reading

State Historical Fund awards over $4.5 million in grants to ‘preserve Colorado’s past, invest in its future’
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State Historical Fund awards over $4.5 million in grants to ‘preserve Colorado’s past, invest in its future’

DENVER The History Colorado State Historical Fund (SHF) is awarding $4,568,138 in historic preservation grants to projects across Colorado. These grants provide essential funding for projects such as historic structure assessments, education programs, archaeological projects, and physical work to preserve and restore historic buildings and places. SHF grants help communities preserve their historic resources and … Continue reading

Colorado’s ghost towns inspire intrepid journeys, libation tours
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Colorado’s ghost towns inspire intrepid journeys, libation tours

COLORADO Colorado’s history runs as deep as the silver and gold veins that once lured a surge of fortune seekers here during the late-1800’s mining boom. But when those rich resources went bust, dozens of towns were abandoned—leaving behind saloons, mercantiles and other hallmarks of Wild West life. Catch glimpses of this bygone era in … Continue reading

Colorado’s Autumn inspires awe with colorful getaways, drives, festivals
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Colorado’s Autumn inspires awe with colorful getaways, drives, festivals

COLORADO Plan an awe-inspiring road trip through Colorado this fall, and experience the Centennial State in all its glory.  Soak in the scenery as the aspen leaves show off their brilliant yellow, red and orange hues, and take advantage of Colorado’s mild-temperatures, sunny days and blue bird skies. Enjoy hiking, biking, or horseback riding on … Continue reading

10 new, emerging summer adventures in Colorado
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10 new, emerging summer adventures in Colorado

DENVER Colorado’s rugged terrain, outdoor beauty and inventive residents give way to unique, outdoor, adventure crazes.  From burro racing in Leadville and practicing yoga on the water in Boulder to electric biking in Steamboat Springs and river surfing near Denver, Colorado offers several emerging summer outdoor adventure experiences. For more information on Colorado’s unique adventure … Continue reading

‘Colorado Field Guide’ designed to take Coloradans and visitors to less-traveled areas
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‘Colorado Field Guide’ designed to take Coloradans and visitors to less-traveled areas

COLORADO The Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) today introduced a new initiative that will officially go live on Monday aimed at inspiring travelers to explore the state’s hidden gems and carry their dollars to less-visited destinations in the state. The new Colorado Field Guide will launch on Monday with an online collection of three- to seven-day … Continue reading