We partnered with Real Simple magazine to help you find your ideal sophisticated Rocky Mountain adventure. If you picture truly getting away from it all and getting a dose of nature, the image isn’t always easy-going. Traditional camping is rewarding but taxing (pitching a tent in the rain?!), and at times it can be alluring to think about roughing it while still coming back to some semblance of comfortable digs at the end of the day.
Rich in homegrown ingredients, nationally recognized chefs and a thriving maker culture, it's no wonder Bravo set its latest season of "Top Chef" in breathtaking (and delicious) destinations in Colorado. Experience season 15's highlights for yourself on this flavor-packed tour of the celebrated culinary scenes in Denver, Boulder, Aspen and Telluride. Start your journey in the Mile High City.
While these towns have their roots in agriculture, visitors will discover much more today. From vibrant art communities and a wide variety of outdoor adventures to amazing brews and stunning views, all of these enclaves are stop-worthy destinations.