Leaving the greater Denver area, we headed west on route 70, through Vail and stopped at Glenwood Springs. The road was very mountainous and, at times, a bit of a challenge for our 'gas' coach but provided incredible vistas along the way. We toured the small town and had a bite at a popular local restaurant. The next morning we drove to Aspen and had an amazing brunch at the historic and ever so Western-chic Jerome Hotel. We strolled the streets and upscale shopping venues then headed to a special place we read about online. Penny Hot Springs is naturally fed with hot mineral water and is free to use. It’s located along the Crystal River just past Carbondale, near Aspen. The hot springs are named for Dan Penny who ran a small hotel and bathhouse on the railroad line upstream of Avalanche Creek. Originally guests donned swimsuits, but in the 1960’s people starting soaking au natural.
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Our RV Adventure
Here's a record of our travels as we explore the USA. Blog posts are listed by month in descending order.