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Peak to Peak highway

History

Memories of the Mill Site Inn

Yesterday was the end of an era.  The era of providing food and drink along the Peak to Peak Highway between Estes Park and Nederland. The Millsite Inn closed its doors for good yesterday.  If you’ve never driven the Peak to Peak Highway, you probably have no idea what I’m…

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Weather/Climate

Drought = Early Fall Colors

Who doesn’t enjoy the golds, oranges and even reds of the autumn colors?  When I worked at Rocky Mountain National Park, my favorite month was September.  Because I commuted on the Peak to Peak Highway, I got to enjoy every bit of color our aspen trees produce during fall.  As…

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Lifestyle

You know it’s spring break…

You know it’s spring break, when most of the cars you see are sporting red and white Colorado license plates.  Red and white plates being the ones attached to the SUV or sedan coming straight from the rental car lot at Denver’s International Airport.  The Toyota Camry that is clean…

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