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Good Times Adventures’ first five guides took to the trails surrounding Breckenridge in 1986, leading their first visitors around on a ramshackle collection of 20 mismatched, antiquated snowmobiles. Those first forays weren’t fancy, but they were full of lessons. Through the years, the guides put those early learning experiences to good use, collaborating with the US Forest Service to expand their network of trails and acquiring a powder-smoothing snowcat to groom more than 40 miles of scenic routes through Swan Valley and White River National Forest. Today, more than 30 employees organize excursions for hundreds of guests, drawing their vehicles from a fleet of more than 100 of the latest seasonal models.

The even, glossy swathes of snow suit not only the treads of snowmobiles, but also those of dog sleds. Breckenridge local Orion takes the reins of his father’s business and an Iditarod-style sled, leading passengers along the same trails with dogpower rather than horsepower. Good Times’ staff welcomes guests—whether travelling by animal or machine—back to their lodge after each excursion to enjoy scenic views, complimentary hot chocolate, and snowsuit fashion shows.

6061 Tiger Road
Breckenridge,
CO
US

Adventurers bounce along a well-packed dirt path, the soft top of their JK Jeep Wrangler down, wind whistling through their hair, snow-capped mountain vistas looming like doubled-over giants in the distance. Aboard Glenwood Springs Jeep Rental's two- or four-door, late-model vehicles, renters gorge themselves on panoramic views of the Roaring Fork Valley and those that form the backdrops of nearby trails through the Lead King Basin or Hubbard’s Cave. For less experienced drivers, easy roads wind through Glenwood Springs Canyon and Kebler Pass. Since renters can take the wheel for a half or full day, they have ample time to let complimentary GPS systems guide them to local hot spots, including the Hot Springs Pool, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, and the 12,705-foot-tall point on Pearl Pass where Paul Bunyan once performed step aerobics.

141 West 6th Street
Glenwood Springs,
CO
US

The highly trained technicians at Jiffy Lube tend to about 24 million customers each year with services such as the Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil-Change, which helps promote the longevity of each vehicle. Staffers acknowledge that oil plays a crucial role in maximizing the lifespan of each car—it cools the motor and helps prevent moving parts from deteriorating. More than 20,000 technicians who have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) service vehicles at Jiffy Lube. In addition to performing oil changes, technicians perform preventative services such as air-filtration and electrical system maintenance, among others, as well as state emissions inspections. Jiffy Lube’s quality pledge includes a commitment to transparency, which stipulates that they will inform car owners of any necessary services, complete a service only after it has been approved, and refuse to replace windshields with saran wrap.

29107 Hotel Way
Evergreen,
CO
US

The glass guardians at SwiftPro Auto Glass restore nicked and dinged windshields to their factory sheen with repairs and full replacements. During rock-chip repairs, trained technicians mend cracks or chips up to 3 inches in length, correcting imperfections that hinder the windshield's structural integrity and ability to withstand dive-bombing goliath beetles. Most repairs conclude within 10 minutes.

29107 Hotel Way
Evergreen,
CO
US

The highly trained technicians at Jiffy Lube tend to about 24 million customers each year with services such as the Signature Service Oil Change package, which promotes the longevity of each vehicle. Staffers acknowledge that oil plays a crucial role in maximizing the lifespan of each car—it cools the motor and prevents moving parts from deteriorating. More than 20,000 technicians who have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) nurse vehicles at Jiffy Lube.

In addition to performing oil changes, Jiffy Lube's savants perform air-filtration, electricity, and windshield services, among others. The technicians' quality pledge includes a commitment to transparency, which stipulates that they will inform car owners of any necessary services, only complete a service after it has been approved, and refuse to replace windshields with saran wrap.

17221 S Golden Rd
Golden,
CO
US

Man Cave Colorado cleans and polishes vehicles until they look better than they would on the showroom floor. The auto technicians can wash the exterior, detail the engine bay, scrub the wheel wells, and apply a coat of wax or provide a protective layer for winter driving.

13401 W 43rd Dr
Golden,
CO
US