Itching for a reason to get back to the mountains? Check out these sun-drenched summer music festivals, where you’ll hear everything from string-pickin’ bluegrass to the swelling sounds of the symphony. Bring your family, or uncork a bottle of wine with some friends. Summer in the mountains never sounded so good.
When the snow melts and the season ends, many of us trade boots and skis for clubs and balls, rediscovering a love for all things green on sun-drenched fairways that stretch on for miles. Mountain recreation enthusiasts have known for years about the great golf opportunities in the high country, with celebrity course designers and rethought layouts built into the sides of our favorite mountains, we could not help but join them. Here are our top-five public mountain golf courses.