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Nearly 785,000 Coloradans will travel this Memorial Day weekend, according to the latest forecast from AAA Colorado. Those travelers will join the ranks of nearly 43 million Americans vacationing over the long holiday weekend — the second-highest overall travel volume on record and the most Memorial Day automobile travel ever recorded by AAA. All told, […]

Crude oil and pump prices are on the rise and showing no signs of slowing down between now and Memorial Day weekend, according to a news release from AAA Colorado. The national gas price average of $2.88 on April 29 set a new high for 2019, when prices jumped 20 cents from the previous month […]

Decorative flags will be placed at the U.S. Air Force Academy Cemetery today, Friday, May 22, 11 a.m. for Memorial Day. Volunteers will place flags throughout the cemetery to honor all veterans who have served in America’s Armed Forces. Famous airmen in Air Force history are buried at the cemetery. Lt. Gen. Hubert Harmon, the Academy’s […]

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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 […]

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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 […]