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... Cities: Colorado Springs and Denver
Statehood: August 1, 1876
State Motto: Nil Sine Numine-Nothing without providence
State Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine
State Bird: Lark Bunting
5 Significant features: Pikes Peak, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Denver, Roaring Fork River and Yampa River
Current Population: 5,268,367
Square Miles: 104,100 ...
We headed out early, 6 AM needed to beat the early working crowd on I-15 in Salt Lake City. We got off I-15 onto US-6 in Provo. To our pleasant surprise we found a Kneader's. So we had to have breakfast there. We both are heavier because of this restaurant's baked goods.
Then it was off to the mountains, (with trees on them). US-6 takes us southeast ...
... there was a tribal dancer who clued us into a nice tribal museum in town. Lots of artifacts and a staff more than happy to have us lounge around, shower or otherwise beat the 100 degree heat. Instead we set off to tour Bent's Fort. It was the first building on the Santa Fe Trail between Independence MO and Taos NM.A very notable spot in western expansion of Europeans with nice displays. One has ...
... bunch, we earned first dibs on dinner for the next week! After we reconciled the puzzle, we moved along in the cross/headwind until we reached lunch at 45mi. We actually saw another cross country cycling trip on the same highway today-they happened to be venturing from San Francisco-->New Hampshire. But clearly less awesome than us because we also build houses ;) We reached ...
... Pass near Blanca Peak, just north of the highway reaching up to 14,345 ft. The pass was 10,800 ft. and we could touch the snow on either side of the highway. It was just as far down going East as it was coming down and very curvy. We didn't get out of the snow banks until about 8000 ft. Somewhere in this area we passed Wolf Creek Ski Lodge. It is a pretty big deal in the Winter judging from the lodge and number of ...
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1202 N Main St, Lamar | 1 star motelfrom $75