Tamara Markard of the Greeley Tribune crafted an excellent guide for northern Coloradoans to find their way to Laradise in the weekly column "Road Trippin'". She writes, "The once outlaw-plagued territory boasts the best burgers, sweetest downtown area and amazing national forests."
She says, "Put on your best cowboy britches, shine up your boots and load the lil’ cowpokes into the car because this week’s Road Trippin’ is going to the land of outlaws to tour a prison, peruse downtown and fill our bellies with some grub with a visit to our neighbors up north in Laramie, Wyoming.
Native Americans used the Laramie Plains as summer hunting grounds before the city became a major stop on the Union Pacific Railroad in 1868. Laramie is the third-oldest town in the state. The city is located along the Laramie River and is around 49 miles northwest of Cheyenne. It is the seat of Albany County.
The city is currently home to the University of Wyoming that welcomes over 14,000 students from across the U.S. and 90 countries as well as a cute and thriving old town..."