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National Public Gardens Day: 10 Under-The-Radar Gardens To Visit This Mother's Day (PHOTOS)

by Kate Auletta. Posted May 6th 2011 07:30 AM

American Public Gardens Association

May 6th marks the 3rd annual National Public Gardens Day. Created to bring awareness to the importance of public gardens in promoting environmental stewardship and plant and water conservation, the day will see some 500 events across the country to celebrate America's public gardens.
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Romantic Getaways in Colorado

by Gerard Walen. Posted Dec 31st 2010 01:05 PM
romantic getaways in Colorado

A romantic getaway in Colorado can include gentle hikes with breathtaking vistas of sky-piercing mountains, quiet dinners in restaurants that trace their lineage to the days of gold-seeking pioneers or a relaxing night nestled in front of the fireplace at a remote cabin or a slopeside ski lodge as the first – or last – snowflakes of the season waft to the ground outside. Here are just a few suggestions for lovers who seek some time alone in one of the most beautiful states in the country.
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Denver Mythbusters

by Roxane Kunkel. Posted Oct 4th 2010 12:53 PM
Denver Mythbusters

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When most people think of Denver, they think mountains, skiing, cows, oil and the Denver Broncos. While these references are certainly characteristic of the Colorado capital, Denver mythbusters also find plenty of fodder here for Wild West lore, historic myths and many an urban legend. Even Denver natives find some of these tales surprising – after all, they're not quite the spotlight of American history lessons. Think you know everything about the Mile High City? Let's just test that theory.
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Adventure Activities in Denver - Try if You Dare

by Cathleen Shaffer. Posted Aug 31st 2010 10:00 AM
Adventure Activity Denver

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It's impossible not to like Denver. What's not to like? A walkable city, clean air, mountain views from just about everywhere, moderate dry climate, and great shopping, restaurants and night life. The day life abounds with outdoor activities, art and culture, history and architecture and friendly faces.

Denver was cited one of the most "fit" cities in the United States by Forbes magazine, among others, and it seems everyone is always on the move doing some type of activity, indoors or out.

But, it's not a wimpy city by any stretch. Here are five adventure activities in Denver, Colorado we dare you to try:
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Denver with Kids: A Perfect Family Day

by Jill Meyer. Posted Aug 30th 2010 12:37 AM
Denver with Kids: A Family Vacation

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From a sprawling cow town built of 1800s silver mining to one of the world's best-known centers of winter sports, Denver has recently grown up into a chic and busy metropolis. For twenty years, 1 percent of the local sales tax has gone to support arts and cultural activities, so Denver's museums and events are especially state-of-the-art, clean and well maintained.
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