Denver

A Look Inside the Renaissance Denver Downtown Hotel

January 16, 2018

In December, we made a brief weekend trip to Denver to see long-time friends. Wanting to be downtown and close to public transportation, we chose to stay at the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel. This is the view — complete with a giant Christmas tree — that greeted us as we entered the three-story interior […]

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Destination Discovery: The Cruise Room in Denver, Colorado

July 12, 2013

Denver might be a long way from the ocean, but it does have a connection to the Queen Mary ocean liner. Nearly hidden off the main lobby of  Denver’s historic Oxford Hotel, the legendary Cruise Room is downtown Denver’s first bar, opened the day after Prohibition was repealed in 1933.  The Cruise Room was fashioned after […]

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5 Weekend Getaway Spots To Add To Your Bucket List

March 13, 2013

This post is written by Danielle Smith, a student at the University of Arkansas. I have been working hard on my travel bucket list lately: California, New York, Washington D.C..  As I think about my travel “bucket list” I  realized that there are  many cities I want to visit that are not “typical” vacation destinations. These […]

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High Five for Friday: Our Top Five Weekly Travel Highlights

July 6, 2012

It’ Friday and we are celebrating a terrific week of travel highlights , inspired by Lauren’s High Five for Friday. From Denver to San Francisco we traveled by train, plane and ferry during this holiday week, enjoying good food, delicious wine and fun friends.  Our Top Five Weekly Travel Highlights: 1.  Experiencing the culinary delights of Denver’s […]

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