Friday, February 26, 2016


Everyone knows about Colorado's famous ski resorts and our fabulous powder snow, but I personally prefer Colorado in the summer & fall! When planning your travels why not include our state on your list? While you are at it please come by and say "Hi" at our Wesco Fabrics' Denver showroom or warehouse. We would love to meet you! The image above shows the famous rock formations at the "Garden Of The Gods" in Colorado Springs.

We love hiking near Boulder's "Flat Irons." The Dining Hall at Chautauqua is the perfect spot to begin your visit with a great breakfast on their terrace.

 If you enjoy cycling, the ride going east up Vail Pass from the town of Vail is incredibly beautiful and challenging with plenty of great spots to get off your bike and take pictures!

Colorado visitors always have the Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park on their list.

Our daughter Lisa & her husband Ray enjoy the vista from top of the mountain in Vail. Many people ride the gondola to the top of the mountain and ride rental bikes down the service trails. 
Summit County is only 1 1/2 hours west of Denver with great areas such as Breckenridge, Keystone, and the beautiful Snake River.

Anyone for a hike? Stacy is ready for the High Country!

The Southwest part of Colorado is rich in beautiful places to enjoy. The Silverton & Durango train is a perfect way to connect with Colorado's old mining rich era.
Steamboat Springs is a world famous destination in winter, summer & fall. The nearby Blue Lake is really gorgeous!

How about some fly-fishing? My son-in-law Stan works a productive spot on the river.
The Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail feature a wonderful array of high altitude plants.

Short of time? Try a quick visit to Dillon lake in Summit County which is an easy 1 1/2 hour drive from Denver. Boating, fishing, cycling, and really amazing golf courses enhance this beautiful area!
Denver has become an incredibly vibrant city with many exciting new restaurants, rooftop bars, and numerous artisan breweries. The image above is the LoDo area of Denver near Coors Field.  Many older areas of Denver such as LoDo, LoHi, Highlands, RiNo, and others, have seen a renaissance of activity. Areas which were once industrial are now considered hip and cool. Even Boulderites now think Denver is the cool place to be & have fun!
Marla & I often pack a lunch and take a break from the office at Denver's City Park. 
Get your Bronco Fever by attending a game. The sea of orange ignites with a chant..."We are Super Bowl champions."
Not a sports fan? That's OK as we have many cultural attractions for you. The iconic architecture of the Denver Art Museum is very interesting. The nearby "Denver Center For The Performing Arts" features Broadway plays, ballet, symphony, and opera. 

***On your next trip to Colorado I hope you will stop by our warehouse at 4001 Forest Street or our Design District showroom at 595 So. Broadway.

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