Fox in the Forest

Travel like a local, not a tourist.
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Meg here. Long-time Colorado local (12 years and counting) and outdoor pro (freelance writer for the outdoors).

Find yourself daydreaming about your next big outdoor adventure?

Want to learn the *secret* hot spots of Colorado and the Amerincan Southwest?

Then you’ve come to the right place.

Welcome to THE best Colorado travel blog on the internet. 

I guarantee you’ll find no other place that gives you exclusive local Colorado travel recommendations, insider tips to how to beat the crowds on the hottest hiking trails, and where to find that secret camping spot hidden in the Colorado Rockies.

So go ahead, stop traveling like a tourist, and start exploring Colorado and the American Southwest like a local.

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