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Photo Of The Day: Leaving Denver

Photo Of The Day: Leaving Denver Sep 16th, 2013 at 6:00PM: Peter Rood, Flickr "Please stow your electronic devices for takeoff." Flickr user (and Gadling Flickr Pool member) Peter Rood might have bent that rule just a little bit on his recent departure from Denver, Colorado. The view from Rood's flight, as it ascended through the stormy skies, is gorgeous. We'd love to feature your photos and videos on Gadling, so please add them to our Flickr Pool...

Travel Back Thursday: Old Mile High Stadium

Travel Back Thursday: Old Mile High Stadium Sep 5th, 2013 at 6:00PM: hokoglowko, Flickr With tonight's Ravens vs. Broncos season opener, it only seemed fitting to find a throwback photo of the Denver Broncos, years ago. This shot, taken roughly 17 years ago in 1996, shows the Broncos playing on their old "home turf" at Mile High Stadium. The stadium was demolished in 2002. We'd love to feature your photos and videos on Gadling, so please add them to our Flickr...

Baltimore Ravens Vs. Denver Broncos -- 48 Hours In Their Hometowns

Baltimore Ravens Vs. Denver Broncos -- 48 Hours In Their Hometowns Sep 5th, 2013 at 11:35AM: Getty Images The Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos play their season opener tonight (8:30 p.m. ET, in case you weren't sure). Fans will be flooding the stadium in Denver, and for those who can't catch the next flight to Colorado, a local bar with the game on will do just fine, too. Our friends at MapQuest Discover have found the must-visit bars, restaurants and venues should you find yourself...

Denver's Inflatable Hovering Hotel Room Costs $50K

Denver's Inflatable Hovering Hotel Room Costs $50K Jul 31st, 2013 at 5:00PM: AP Have you ever wondered what a $50,000 a night hotel room would be like? Well, one hotel in Denver is giving travelers the chance to find out -- though they might a little surprised by what they discover. Expecting a heavenly mattress? Too bad, because all this pricy pad offers is an inflatable bed for your weary body. Dreaming of unwinding in a jacuzzi in your marble-clad bathroom? Sorry to...

Saddle Up And Bike Under The Stars In These Cities This Summer

Saddle Up And Bike Under The Stars In These Cities This Summer Jun 3rd, 2013 at 12:00PM: Nick Nunns, Flickr Somewhere in Chicago there's a personal tiki bar on wheels. I'm not talking about the rental "cycle pubs" popular in cities and hipster burgs. This is a five-top cocktail table under a thatched roof, hitched to a bicycle. It passed me around midnight on the streets of Chicago's South Loop a few years ago. Everyone at the "bar" took a turn on the bike while the rest of the pack...

Rain, Snow Snarls Flights Nationwide

Rain, Snow Snarls Flights Nationwide Apr 18th, 2013 at 11:30AM: Bad weather has put a damper on air traffic in the Midwest and Southwest, causing hundreds of cancellations nationwide. At O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, more than 300 flights were canceled because of strong rainstorms, and at Denver International Airport, more than 400 flights were grounded due to a snowstorm forecast to dump 7 inches of snow on the Mile-High City, CNN is reporting....

Colorado Locals Start Marijuana Tourism Business

Colorado Locals Start Marijuana Tourism Business Apr 5th, 2013 at 9:00AM: Colorado could join Amsterdam as a pot-smoker's travel destination if two Denver locals have anything to do about it. Matt Brown and James Walker have started a travel company aimed at those looking to take advantage of the state's new marijuana laws. According to NBC News, the company known as My 420 Tours sets travelers up in "pot-friendly" hotels, takes them on tours of marijuana...

NFL Road Trips On New Travel Channel Show

NFL Road Trips On New Travel Channel Show Nov 6th, 2012 at 4:00PM: NFL road trips are the subject of a new Travel Channel show: "NFL Road Tested," premiering in December. The new show brings an inside look at what it takes to move an NFL football team from city to city. While the show will focus on how to go about feeding, clothing and housing the team, it will also look at how NFL stadiums prepare for thousands of fans. "This show will offer viewers a...

Visit Denver For Dia De Los Muertos

Visit Denver For Dia De Los Muertos Oct 27th, 2012 at 10:00AM: If a ticket to Mexico isn't in the cards for Dia de los Muertos this year, you might want to consider Denver. It may seem strange that a non-border state throws down so hard, but Denver is, after all, in the Southwest, and as such, has a thriving Hispanic community, as well as arts and culture scene. This colorful, oddly joyous holiday dates back to pre-Columbian times, and has its roots in pagan...

Airports Add Free Power For Electronics, Vehicles

Airports Add Free Power For Electronics, Vehicles Sep 21st, 2012 at 1:00PM: Using free power to charge electronic devices before boarding a flight is a popular activity. Airlines and airports know that and are adding more charging stations all the time. The same goes for electric vehicle travelers who might drive to the airport. As more environmentally friendly cars hit the streets, airports are adding charging stations for them too, also a complimentary service. ...

2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Begins Today

2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Begins Today Aug 20th, 2012 at 8:00AM: The 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge is set to get underway this morning in Durango, Colorado, where 126 of the world's best cyclists will hit the road for the first stage of the race. The event, which is in its second year, will cover 683 miles (1099 kilometers) over the next seven days, finishing on Sunday, August 26, in Denver. The event, which is being billed as "America's Race," features a...

Four Great Culinary Vacations

Four Great Culinary Vacations Aug 8th, 2012 at 3:30PM: It doesn't matter if you love or hate the term "foodie." Food-centric vacations are here to stay, and even the nonculinarily inclined can enjoy these four great vacations that put food at the center of all the fun without sacrificing the destination or the hotel experience. The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa - Rooftop Bee Workshop Hosted by the property's own beekeeper, guests learn the...

A Summer Road Trip Through Southwest Colorado

A Summer Road Trip Through Southwest Colorado Jul 10th, 2012 at 11:00AM: While usually thought of as a winter destination, Colorado has a lot to offer the summer traveler. For the itinerary below, I'd suggest touring the U.S. state via car, allotting at least two weeks, although three or four would be better. Denver Although this is technically central Colorado, it's an excellent starting point for your road trip, especially since you'll most likely be flying...

Packing Notes For Summer Travels

Packing Notes For Summer Travels Jul 8th, 2012 at 3:00PM: Did anyone else totally screw up their packing for TBEX, the recent travel blogger's conference in Denver? I did, egregiously. Having deferred to the Rocky Mountain location at Keystone Resort, I completely overlooked the fact that it was in the 90s in Denver. I packed as though I were summering in Seattle – a raincoat, jeans, long underwear, and layers, you know. As a result, I ended up...

An Artisanal Taste Of Denver, Colorado

An Artisanal Taste Of Denver, Colorado Jul 1st, 2012 at 12:00PM: While it's easy to find big-name chain restaurants and mass-produced foods, it's always nice to get a more local experience. One city with excellent quality and craft tastes is Denver, Colorado. To help you navigate the artisanal flavors of the area, here are my top picks. Wine: D'Vine Wines 1660 Champa Street The only winery in downtown Colorado, D'Vine Wines, also known as the Wild Women...

Where To Have A Weird Dining Experience In Denver, Colorado

Where To Have A Weird Dining Experience In Denver, Colorado Jun 28th, 2012 at 12:00PM: What do you get when you mix a 300-pound gorilla, giant skulls, a 30-foot waterfall, battling pirates, '50s-era carnival games, taxidermy, flamethrowers, a mariachi band and mediocre Mexican food? The Denver area's kitschiest restaurant, Casa Bonita. Once you enter, you'll go through an amusement park-style line system. For some reason, the restaurant thought it would be a good idea to have...

Where To Eat Exotic Meats In Denver, Colorado

Where To Eat Exotic Meats In Denver, Colorado Jun 26th, 2012 at 12:00PM: Located at 2148 Larimer Street, Biker Jim's is an unassuming hot dog restaurant serving up a very unique menu. While the crowds of families, couples and groups of friends may look like they're eating your average beef hot dog, they're more likely eating elk, duck, pheasant, buffalo, rattlesnake, wild boar or possibly reindeer. They also have a bat burger topped with bacon, avocado and tomato cream...

Stunning Aerial Shots Of Cities From Around The World

Stunning Aerial Shots Of Cities From Around The World Jun 25th, 2012 at 2:00PM: Experiencing an unknown city is always exciting. That's the great thing about travel – it allows you to try new things and explore new places. While wandering through a city on the ground is interesting, it's also worthwhile to see a destination from a unique perspective you normally wouldn't get to view. Below, you'll find beautiful aerial shots taken above some of your favorite cities....

Bid To Fly The Friendly Skies, Today

Bid To Fly The Friendly Skies, Today May 10th, 2012 at 1:30PM: The idea of flying the friendly skies in a commercial airplane apparently still has its allure for many. A common dream is to be behind the controls of a jumbo jet, responsible for not just the $100 million aircraft, but also the lives of passengers and crew. Today, one would-be "pilot" will win that incredible experience in a United Airlines simulator training session – if they bid enough...

Denver's Union Station undergoing LEED Gold makeover

Denver's Union Station undergoing LEED Gold makeover Jan 6th, 2012 at 2:00PM: The historic Union Station in Denver, Colorado, will soon be undergoing a major restoration project that will turn it into one of the most progressive transportation hubs in the United States. According to Inhabitat, the project is aiming for LEED Gold certification and will preserve the train hub that connects the Amtrak system with regional modes of transport, like Colorado's celebrated...

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