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Film Festivals | RTX Traveler Issue 20 Exclusive Destinations

Film Festivals | RTX Traveler Issue 20 Exclusive Destinations

The eight-day L.A. Film Festival takes place in September every year, and showcases independent films, television, and episodic work from emerging storytellers, along with filmmaker-driven studio titles.

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Ancient Ruins

Ancient Ruins

Visit these sites where human history has been preserved.

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Colorado

Colorado

Colorado is a state of extremes that typifies the mystique, romance, and wide open spaces of the American west. It’s the home of legendary frontiersmen Kit Carson and Doc Holliday, and numerous silver mining operations and gold rushes have taken place here, with fortunes won and lost.

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3 Things to Know Before You Visit

3 Things to Know Before You Visit

Mountain vistas all around. Pristine alpine lakes. Endless forests of Aspen trees. All of this scenery at altitude is beautiful, but it can take your breath away, among other things.

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Breaking the Cycle: Hard Charging the Rocky Mountains

Breaking the Cycle: Hard Charging the Rocky Mountains

Crisp air, astounding mountain vistas, challenging climbs, and a huge variety of trails and roads: anyone can plainly see why Colorado is a mecca for cyclists, both on and off road. You’d just better bring a good set of legs (and lungs.) Let’s start the discussion with Winter Park, which lies just 20 miles from Granby and is known as Mountain Bike Capital USA.

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Lazy River Rafting

Lazy River Rafting

The Colorado River can certainly be intimidating. Images of towering, crashing whitewater and swirling pools might dance through your head, but not all of the 1,450 mile river is wild. Mad Adventures, located near the headwaters of the Colorado, offers day trips that are mild enough to take the entire family.

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Broken Compass Brewing Company

Broken Compass Brewing Company

With more than 230 craft breweries located in the state (more than 10 percent of the nation’s microbreweries), beer lovers flock to Colorado to enjoy the freshest trends and tastiest brews. They’ve got everything ranging from everyday macro offerings by Fat Tire and New Belgium to rare seasonal barely and tripel ales.

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Epic Discovery Fun Park

Epic Discovery Fun Park

Both Breckenridge and Granby take advantage of the altitude at their ski resorts, even in the summer. Visitors to Winter Park Resort and Breckenridge Ski Resort will find new ways to glide down the mountain and enjoy the ultimate in summer fun at two unique summer fun parks.

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RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 18 | Colorado

By on November 20, 2017
RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 18 | Colorado

When I think of the peaks of Colorado, I typically picture snow. Lots and lots of snow. I see people bundled up from head to toe in thick winter gear, cheeks flushed from the frigid wind, or from the adrenaline of just having traversed the steep slopes on skis or snowboards. As someone who is not interested in any of those things, I always pictured myself spending a Colorado vacation warm, dry and cozy by the fire with a beverage in hand.

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Radical Rides

Radical Rides

Pedal part of the spectacular 469-mile-long ridgeline highway that runs along the crest of the southern Appalachian Mountains. This is one of the most scenic rides in the country, with vast expanses and mild traffic patterns. Give your legs a workout as you cycle past blooming rhododendrons, misty tunnels, and even the occasional black bear.

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