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History of Used Book Emporium

Have you ever been curious about the history of the Used Book Emporium? Keep reading to find out! In 1879, out of the rubble left by Longmont’s first catastrophic fire, two brothers-in-law constructed the building that still sits on…

Twin Peaks Escape Room

Longmont’s newest escape room opened over a month ago. Twin Peaks Escape Room was started by two families who both have a love for games. Shannon and Robert Mitchem have been living in Longmont since the 80’s, and Cheryl and Daret Ashley…

Longmont Thinks! Month

Longmont Thinks! Month will be proclaimed at the Longmont City Council meeting on March 19 and will officially launch on April 1. This will be an opportunity for visitors and residents to Longmont to experience the fun and fulfillment of…

Spring into Longmont

The snow still falls, flowers start to bloom, temperatures rise and spring is in full-effect! Suggested days of the week for this itinerary include a Friday-Sunday or Saturday-Monday.

Pet-Friendly Longmont

Longmont is the perfect place for getaway with your furry friend! There are many activities, hotels and eateries that are pet-friendly in and around town: Spend the day outdoors! There are many adventures to choose from: Union…

Babettes is NOW OPEN in Longmont!

Babettes opened in Denver in fall 2013 by Steve and Catherine, making specialty breads and pastries. Babettes has earned a reputation and many drive miles to stock up on their favorites. However, they have closed the doors at their Denver…

Are you COLO-READY?

With a little preparation, a spirit of adventure, and a soft spot for nature and the past, you’ll be on the trail to exploring Colorado like a local. Leave No Trace: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: ■ Our state and federal agencies manage 42…

The Lyons Farmette & River Bend

Venue: The Farmette: The Lyons Farmette is a 5 acre property near the St. Vrain River just outside the town of Lyons. Weddings here are surrounded by our small organic farm, where we grow flowers and vegetables for our weddings and farm…

FALL in Love with LONGMONT

The days are getting shorter, the kids are back in school, and soon Longmont’s landscape will be dotted with color as the leaves change hues and we welcome fall! We have created this seasonal itinerary to get out enjoy the activities!

The Wild Animal Sanctuary

Longmont is a great place to stay and adventure out on day trips across the Front Range of Colorado. About an hour or 35 miles east of Longmont is Keenesburg, CO and home to the Wild Animal Sanctuary. The Sanctuary is not a zoo and offers a…

Vance Brand History

Vance Brand was born in Longmont, Colorado on May 9, 1931. His grandparents Frank and Alma Brand moved to Boulder County in the late 1890s. After working as a stage coach driver in Boulder, Frank bought a farm in Hygiene, Colorado.…

Union Reservoir

Union Reservoir is a 736-acre body of water providing recreational opportunities all-year round for visitors and residents alike. Originally called Calkins Lake, the reservoir was carved out during the last glacial age and is one of only a…

Heil Valley Ranch

With beautiful valleys, picturesque vistas, and forest meadows that seem to cling to the sky, Heil Valley Ranch offers a day’s adventure in the foothills. The 6,231 acres of Heil Valley Ranch are home to over 50 species of mammals…

Ya Ya Farm & Orchard

The Farm & Orchard: Part of a historic century-old farm specializing in heirloom apples, YA YA Farm & Orchard is a U-Pick-It Apple Orchard located in Boulder County,  Colorado. They offer family-oriented fall activities! While not…

Maker General

About: Julie Benoit and Stephanie Sterling are the duo behind Longmont’s newest brick and mortar shop, Maker General. The two Baltimore transplants were inspired to open the shop after years of working creatively, teaching, and…