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Mountain states expect 2.7 million travelers this weekend

More people in the mountain states are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend than last year. An estimated 2.7 million will load up the car and take off for a long weekend. They won’t go too far. They are expected to travel shorter distances – about 677 miles compared to last year’s Memorial Day… Continue Reading Mountain states expect 2.7 million travelers this weekend

The local summer tourism season appears to be off to a great start. Tourism activity over the Memorial Day weekend in the Pikes Peak region was up substantially over last year. Most of the 25 tourist attractions that are members of Pikes Peak Country Attractions had double-digit increases in attendance over the holiday weekend, ranging… Continue Reading Memorial weekend hints of stronger season ahead

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Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer – and a summerlong crackdown on drunken drivers. The Colorado State Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the state are launching a DUI crackdown starting this weekend. They’re calling the campaign the “100 Days of Heat” and they say the goal is to save lives. -Associated… Continue Reading Colo. agencies turn up heat on DUI enforcement

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Generally, the Memorial Day Weekend is the quasi-official launch of summer. So, despite the rain and cold that the Pikes Peak region has been experiencing, I thought I’d deviate from the weekly sharing of tips to help ride out the recession, and pass along some information that came across my desk from the American Podiatric… Continue Reading Despite uncooperative weather, some helpful summertime tips

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AAA predicts that drivers will hit the highways in droves this Memorial Day weekend, lured by low gas prices. The national average of U.S. retail gasoline prices dropped to $2.24 per gallon today, down nearly 40 percent from $3.71 per gallon a year ago, AAA said. Trips by automobile will increase 2.7 percent, from 26.3 million… Continue Reading Low gas prices to prompt Memorial Day travel

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