In Plain Sight: Colorado

Coming to town for the inaugural Rock'n Western Rendezvous this May? The following articles are all you need to know about what else Colorado has to offer in addition to a weekend of "Rock, Stock, and BBQ."

A Truly Western National Park: Rocky Mountain National Park celebrates 100 years of Western history in 2015.

The Itinerary: We’ve got your long weekend all planned out!

The Route: Let us take you on a tour of Colorado’s cowboy country.

The Issues: Editor-in-Chief Bob Welch masterfully tells the story of when Colorado ranchers took on the U.S. military. The article has been recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Magazine Article with a highly coveted Western Heritage Award. 

The Vacation: Well this article lists some of the greatest historical guest ranches in the nation, but at the top of the list is the Bar Lazy J on the Colorado River, operating continuously since 1912.

The Craftsman: Trent Johnson, the owner of Greeley Hat Works and a Rock’n Western Rendezvous exhibitor, elevates artistry and craftsmanship of custom cowboy hats. 

The Old West Getaway: Look no further than Silverton for a historical town with dirt roads, wooden boardwalks, and a narrow gauge steam engine, all in Colorado’s scenic San Juan Mountains.

The Retirement Plan: Always wanted a ranch? The beautiful Maytag Ranch has just what you’re looking for.

Denver’s Best Hotels: The skinny on two of Denver’s classic stays.

The People: At Home With Ryan Wood, former Dallas Cowboys fullback and co-founder of Under Armour, raised on the Front Range and raising beef in Steamboat Springs.

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