Outdoors

Summer of Fun: Longmont area camps and activities for kids & families

Summer of Fun: Longmont area camps and activities for kids & families

The time to make your summer plans is now, before the kids get out of school and the sounds of “I’m bored,” fill your house on Day 2 of summer break. We’ve rounded up a list of great local options to keep you and your kids busy this summer. From day camps to ongoing programs all summer long, there’s something for every interest. Banish summer boredom before it even begins.

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Build Your Backyard Bliss

Build Your Backyard Bliss

As spring unfolds, nature beckons with fresh new life. Soon we’ll be swapping ski slopes for drier trailheads winding to glistening turquoise lakes. But, while the mountains’ calls are beguiling, we can’t always heed them. Why not make the most of the outdoors, then, right at home, too? We talked with local experts for tips on creating your own backyard paradise.

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Designing a Garden

Designing a Garden

In Boulder County, residents are turning towards sustainable landscaping practices to beautify their outdoor spaces while conserving water and supporting local ecosystems.

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Our Seasonal Growing Guide

Our Seasonal Growing Guide

As the seasons change and the weather gets warmer, Coloradoan’s can start their gardens with a quick guide we’ve created with the help of data from the USDA, the Urban Farmer and the Farmer’s Almanac.

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Outdoors: The Bucket List

Outdoors: The Bucket List

You don’t have to travel far for a great adventure: Longmont and its environs have fantastic backyard playgrounds. Whether you want to get your adrenaline pumping, have some fun with your family, learn a new skill or hobby or simply find solitude in nature, the outdoors are calling. 

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Outdoors: A Quick Guide to Sledding Hills Near Longmont

Outdoors: A Quick Guide to Sledding Hills Near Longmont

As the seasons change and snow starts to fall, Longmont’s residents may find themselves craving snowsports hallmarked by plastic sleds and hot cocoa. We’ve compiled a list of sledding hills with a range of accessibility from short walks to the park to road trips across the Rockies.

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