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Easy Weekend Getaways from Denver and Boulder

Short Breaks in Colorado

Erin Barnes


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Have a day or two to play? Take a short break from Denver or Boulder—Erin Barnes has done all the planning!

More and more people are discovering the appeal of Colorado, moving to Boulder and Denver in growing numbers. The cities are great, but there’s so much more to this state! Hikes, festivals, camping excursions, brewery tours, and much more are within striking distance of these big cities. Whether readers are looking to hear great music and tour artisan distilleries in Fort Collins or enjoy art walks and cliff camping in Estes Park, Colorado has unique experiences to offer on all ends of the spectrum.

Taking you down the road less traveled, Easy Weekend Getaways from Denver & Boulder will inspire locals and tourists alike to make the most of each weekend. This is the ultimate customizable guide to everything from UFO watchtowers to ashrams in the wilderness. With carefully curated chapters organized around various hobbies and interests, Erin Barnes has planned the perfect weekend.


Countryman Press, 9781682684467, 256pp.

Publication Date: May 19, 2020

About the Author

Erin Barnes is a travel writer and music journalist who has written for Westword, The Denver Post, and other publications. She has served in public relations for regional arts and culture initiatives, and for companies including The Black Monarch Hotel. Barnes lives in Denver, Colorado, with her family.