Travel at Denver Post

Tuesday, Jun 19


Pedaling the Cherry Creek trail offers a pleasant pathway through downtown Denver and beyond

Ultimately stretching 42 miles in length, this multi-use trail follows its namesake stream from Denver's Confluence Park to Castlewood Canyon near Franktown -- or at least it will when land ownership issues are settled and the final 2…

Tuesday, Jun 12


Fresh from Iceland: Bounty of fish about to land in Denver, with a story to tell

Niceland Seafood, a Reykjavik start-up, is locating its U.S. headquarters in Denver, where it will team with the Seattle Fish Co. to distribute the morning's catch from the cold waters of the North Atlantic to restaurants and stores…

Wednesday, Jun 6


More Narrow Gauge Railroad rides canceled as fire burns near Durango

La Plata County's 416 Fire continues to burn, forcing the cancellation of the family-oriented T-REX Express train rides in June.

Thursday, May 31


Maroon Bells bus service starts June 9 from Aspen Highlands

Bus service to the Maroon Bells Scenic Area will gear up June 9 for its 40th season, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Wednesday, May 30


DIA breaks ground on $1.5 billion gate expansion project that will extend all three concourses

The Denver Post

A flurry of construction that will significantly expand Denver International Airport's capacity kicked off Tuesday as crews broke ground on a $1.5 billion gate expansion project.

Saturday, May 26


High river flows happened early, challenging Colorado’s booming whitewater industry

The Denver Post

Normally a smiling Grinch snow pattern appears on the side of 14,235-foot Mount Shavano around the June solstice, signaling to locals the arrival of the big water. This year, the Grinch is already gone.


How far can a Tesla really drive on one charge? Two Denver Tesla owners attempt world record to find out

The Denver Post

Erik Strait And Sean Mitchell, two members of the local Denver Tesla Club, did the math and figured they can drive a Model 3 for 600 miles on a single charge. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gave the electric vehicle a 310-mile…


Vise tightens on Airbnb, other metro-Denver rentals, as Golden OKs limits and Lakewood and Wheat Ridge weigh following suit

As vacation home rentals continue to grow, both in Colorado and across the nation, Jefferson County is shaping up as the next flashpoint for communities intent on getting ahead of an industry that is often perceived as flying under the…

Thursday, May 24


Trail Ridge Road may be open in time for Memorial Day weekend

Crews are feverishly working on snow removal on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, racing to open the popular, well-traveled, sight-seeing highway by Friday, in time for Memorial Day weekend traffic.

Wednesday, May 23


Hyperloop’s first stop: DIA, as Colorado enters final leg to study feasibility of $24B transportation project

The Denver Post

Rocky Mountain Hyperloop is still in the research phase, so don't get your hopes up that you'll soon be able to hop into a pod and travel from Denver to Vail in 8.4 minutes. There is much to be done, not to mention finding financing for…

Monday, May 21


Campground courtesy: 8 rules to follow so you’re not “that person” when camping

Being considerate of fellow campers improves the outdoor experience for everyone.

Friday, May 18


Independence Pass one step closer to opening for 2018 after lack of snow makes annual avalanche mitigation a breeze


A lack of snow in the Colorado mountains has allowed for the Colorado Department of Transportation to go easy on the avalanche mitigation efforts at Independence Pass, officials said.

Saturday, May 12


Sylvan Lake, and its cabins and campsites, will be closed all summer

The Denver Post

Locals and visitors who typically plan an annual camping trip to Sylvan Lake will have to take a hiatus this summer.

Friday, May 11


Hospitality wars: Many of Denver’s 47,000 hotel rooms are getting million-dollar makeovers as competition heats up

The Denver metro area is home to more hotel options than ever. Many, like the ART Hotel on Broadway and the Ramble Hotel in RiNo, offer Instagram-worthy, boutique experiences that compete with established accommodations like the Hotel…

Wednesday, May 9


Passengers on Delta Air Lines plane evacuated onto tarmac at DIA after reports of smoke in the cabin

Passengers on a Delta Air Lines plane were evacuated onto the tarmac at the Denver International Airport Tuesday after reports of smoke in the cabin.


Frontier Airlines returns to Wichita; will fly to Denver

Frontier Airlines plans to return to Wichita and offer new service to Denver.

Thursday, May 3


Tourists flocking to Peru’s newfound “Rainbow Mountain”

Tourists gasp for breath as they climb for two hours to a peak in the Peruvian Andes that stands 16,404 feet (5,000 meters) above sea level. They're dead tired, but stunned by the magical beauty unfurled before them.

Saturday, Apr 28


Even the most mellow Colorado rafting trip can be spiced up by jumping off a cliff or two

Standing at the cliff's edge, about three stories above the Colorado River rushing below, I took one last deep breath and ... jumped.

Friday, Apr 27


JetBlue to offer 3 new direct flights to Steamboat

Skiers soon will have three more options to fly directly to a Colorado ski resort.

Wednesday, Apr 25


Trump travel ban seems poised for victory at U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared poised to uphold President Donald Trump's travel ban as key justices used an argument session to aim skeptical questions at a lawyer challenging the policy.

Tuesday, Apr 24


A Colorado woman flying back from France brought an apple through Customs — it cost her $500

An apple one day did not keep customs away, a Colorado woman has learned.

Friday, Apr 20


Take a trip down to Colorado Springs and get a peek at the not-too-distant past


Museums are far more intriguing, I've found, if they tender a personal connection.

Wednesday, Apr 18


Camping reservation system begins for popular Aspen destination Conundrum Hot Springs

The reservation system launching this week is the first for the White River National Forest.

Saturday, Apr 7


You can fly non-stop from Denver to Paris starting Monday

Beginning Monday, travelers will be able to fly nonstop between Denver and Paris, France on Norwegian, a low-cost carrier based in Europe.


You can live out your rock star dreams in Fort Collins with hotel’s Guitar Lending Library. And that’s just the beginning.

The hotel has access to the Fort Collins Guitar Lending Library, which is full of high-end stringed instruments, amps and accessories.

Friday, Apr 6


Delta says data exposed “several hundred thousand” customers

Delta Air Lines Inc. said a cyber attack on a contractor potentially exposed the payment information of "several hundred thousand customers."

Tuesday, Apr 3


Americans tell Interior to take a hike over proposed National Park fee increase

The Denver Post

Interior Department officials are backing away from a plan to dramatically increase entrance fees at the most popular national parks after receiving more than 100,000 public comments from Americans nearly unanimously opposed to the idea.

Monday, Mar 26


United Airlines’ nonstop Denver-to-London route now underway, will be offered daily through Oct. 26

The Denver Post

Denver to London in nine hours nonstop. As of Saturday, United Airlines is now offering that route to the flying public, the first domestic competitor to try cutting into British Airways' direct service from the Mile High City to the U.K.…

Saturday, Mar 24


United gives $10,000 travel voucher to “bumped” passenger

A passenger who was bumped off a full flight has scored the maximum prize -- a $10,000 travel voucher.

Friday, Mar 23


Treacherous mountain travel causes crashes, massive traffic as snow and spring-breakers hit roadways

The Denver Post

Drivers traversing the state's mountain roads this weekend can expect scenic views of snow-adorned trees lining miles and miles of blaring red brake lights.