We all know the number one reason to visit Black Hawk, Colorado is to gamble, but did you know that Ameristar Casino Resort offers several additional experiences? When the Ameristar Casino Resort was first built I thought, “Now this place really looks like Vegas.” It’s not brand new anymore, but still retains that modern look of new Vegas. From the faux sky ceiling to the large, modern guest rooms, Ameristar
While in Cripple Creek I was incarcerated and lost some money, but I’d still go back. We arrived in Cripple Creek on a cloudy Friday afternoon. I had been invited to be a guest at the brand new Rush Casino, formerly the Gold Rush. The building had been shuttered for three years before the new owners bought it, renovated the place and opened in August 2012. I had never been
This week’s radio show on KRFC 88.9 FM covers a bunch of stuff including the new online Masters in Tourism Program at Colorado State University, the Hospitality, Events and Tourism program at Metropolitan State University, my upcoming weekend trip to Cripple Creek, Colorado, a review of my favorite post from this fall season and a little housekeeping. KRFC is asking for your help – if you are a listener, please
The holidays come alive in Cripple Creek and Victor on December 6-9, 2012, during Gold Camp Christmas. One hundred years ago, thousands of people converged on this area of Colorado in search of fortune in the form of gold. The area is rich in mining history and today visitors can explore mines or visit a number of museums that tell the wild story of Cripple Creek’s lively past. Today, people
Experience the granddaddy of all boating trips as Teresa Scott takes you on The Great Loop. Hop aboard, put on your life jacket and take the ride of a lifetime by clicking here.
ss ss Discover Deadwood, South Dakota and the surrounding Black Hills. It’s not just for gamblers! Read all about it here.
It seems Las Vegas is all the rage. The Travel Channel never seems to run out of shows about Sin City, and every online travel site has numerous articles on it. It’s even been feature in the movies, most recently “The Hangover“ (2009). There’s no doubt Vegas is the place to be, so HeidiTown has decided to add to the discussion. I was in Vegas last February. It was a