In This Issue...
F E A T U R E S
Great Weekend Getaways
Mountain Magic BY CHRISTINE LOOMIS
The Lure of the Plains BY SHELLY STEIG
Watery Adventures BY ERIC LINDBERG
Mini Tour: Unwinding in Crested Butte
By DAN LEETH
The "wildflower capital" provides plenty of thrills without the glitz.
Beyond the Monuments
By JEFF MILLER
Within weekend driving distance for many Coloradans, the Black Hills have much to offer.
The real South Park / Eat Shop Stay / See & Do
Destinations and activities that are well-known and worth it, lesser-known gems and something different.
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Show Your Card & Save
• Save on school shopping
Insurance & Financial Services
• Why use travel insurance?
• 2006's most economical destinations
• Colorado teens shine in national event
• AAA and NASCAR
• A Colorado GEM: Black Canyon of the Gunnison
• Home security during summer
• Dog bites: are you covered?
• Fuel economy tips
• Colorado teens shine in national events
• Summer heat kills batteries
ON THE COVER
Overlooking the town of Crested Butte © Tom Stillo/CTO. Inset photos: Kayaking on Lake Dillon © Eric Lindberg: Mt Rushmore © South Dakota Tourism
I n E v e r y I s s u e
• Colorado's safety belt legislation
• Sweepstakes winners
• Longtime reader's appreciation
• Interstate comments
• Top cars not so tops
• Da Vinci tourism
• Your annual driving costs
• Distracted driving: what do you think?
Travel Tips & Trends
• Summer is rodeo season
• Cruisers getting younger
• Plains put it on for free
• Croatia: a surprise travel hit
• Red Rocks is newest welcome center
• High-speed travel by train
• National Wildlife Refuges
• Make vacation planning a family affair
• Cruising during the holidays
• Finding the best values in travel
By Jari Thymian
• Prairie Heart
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