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3 Great Places To Drink Beer

Back in 2002, Gordon, began homebrewing beer. His first beer, called Saison, won gold medal in 2007 in the National Homebrew Competition. Located in the Fort Collins, the “Brew Capital” of the United States, Funkwerks is brewing some pretty tasty Belgium beer. With a variety of beers, Funkwerks is making their way in the growing craft beer business. To see a list of beer or get more information visit: www.funkwerks.com

Currently used at the Student Union for Metro State the Tivoli used to have a much different purpose. It used to be the former home of the Tivoli Brewing Company, which took its name from the world-famous Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark. The building was erected in 1866, housed the brewery until 1994 when it was remodeled into the student union. The brewery was kept open by William Burghardt and John Good, even during prohibition by brewing cereal beer! To visit the Tivoli or learn more about its long history visit: www.tivoli.org

Going into the booming Colorado beer industry in 1996, Steamworks Brewing Co. is a favorite watering hole for locals and visitors. They offer much more than just award winning beer as well. Their “gastropub” offers regional meats and sustainable seafood right in the heart of downtown Durango. Even though it’s a pub, your kids can still be entertained for hours with the bucket of chalk that lets them draw on the floor! Many people say, Steamworks Brewing and Gastropub offer the best burger they have ever eaten! To see a menu and get directions visit: www.steamwroskbrewing.com

Two Must Try Places When Traveling Through Colorado

The Route Steakhouse

Looking for a great place to sit back, relax, and enjoy a good steak? Route Steak House is the place to go.Route Steak House is a full service restaurant serving Burlington and the surrounding areas featuring down home cooking that is sure to satisfy anyone’s hungry stomach! Conveniently located off of interstate 70,  Route Steakhouse features great service, delicious food, and a pleasant atmosphere.

Craig Ranch B&B

A world away from hotel lodging – this 15,000-acre cattle ranch, just 3 miles, 10 minutes, from the hustle and bustle of Interstate 70 near Limon, Colorado, provides a peaceful retreat and country pleasures. Play tetherball, explore the extensive garden, laze in the hammock and enjoy the wide- open prairie. Take a hike in the 5-mile stretch of Big Sandy Creek river bottom and enjoy the abundant wildlife.

Sample Colorado ranch life with special vacation packages – Chuck Wagon, Cowboy, Prairie Prayer, Bed and Barn, and Eastern Colorado Big Game Hunting for Mule Deer, Whitetail, and Antelope. Bring your horse, stable it overnight at their horse motel, and ride the range or just use us as your layover when heading to the mountains to ride.

From antique beds to delicious country food, Craig Ranch Bed and Breakfast & Horse Motel provides comfortable accommodations and the simplicity of country ranch life at reasonable rates. It’s the perfect weekend getaway for city dwellers, a peaceful alternative for travelers, and a great option for folks traveling with horses – horse layover boarding and RV parking.

Their passive solar home incorporates many windows, providing glorious, expansive views of the surrounding prairie. And with the 350+ days of Colorado sunshine, the solar design keeps the home cozy in the winter yet still allows terrific prairie viewing.

Add authentic Colorado ranch flavor to your travels with a stay at this Colorado Bed and Breakfast Inn!