Ron Stern is a travel photojournalist with hundreds of published articles to his credit. He is the Editor in Chief of and is a regular contributor of travel content to Fox 31 Denver.

Recent Articles
  • Grand Lake: History and Splendor in the Rocky Mountains

    GRAND LAKE, Colo. — Grand Lake is located 100 miles west of Denver and is an easy, scenic drive into the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Its location, nestled at one end of Rocky Mountain National Park, has made it one of the most popular vacations spots to visit. Surrounded by majestic mountains and a national forest and anchored by the largest natural lake (400 feet deep, 1.5 miles long and 2 miles wide) in Colorado also makes Grand Lake […]

  • The Curtis Hotel — Nostalgic Vibe in the Heart of Denver

    Retro style and pop culture are alive and well on the corner of 14th and Curtis in Denver at The Curtis- A Doubletree by Hilton themed hotel. This newer property is located right across from the Denver Performing Arts Complex and just 2 blocks from the pedestrian friendly 16th Street Mall. The Curtis is the perfect spot to see some of Denver’s best sights, catch a show and then spend the night in their quirky, fun and “happy” hotel. The […]

  • Colorado Dude Ranches

    Ron Stern, the host of JustsaygoTV is featured in this episode of Colorado’s dude ranches. From rustic to elegant, you can stay in a cozy wooden cabin with fly fishing right out your front door or have all the comforts of a five-star resort, complete with fireplaces, whirlpool tubs and even a luxury spa overlooking a sparkling river. Come along as Ron takes you on a breakfast ride, does some shooting, and learns the basics of roping.

  • Viva Vallarta! Two Towns: One Great Mexican Destination

    Built around the half-moon shaped Bahía De Banderas, the town of Puerto (Port) Vallarta located in the Mexican state of Jalisco has long been a favorite among Americans seeking tranquil waters, beautiful beaches, quaint shopping, and vibrant local culture. Located just a short 20-minute cab ride north of Puerto Vallarta, the emerging community of Nuevo (New) Vallarta in the adjacent state of Nayarit just across the Rio Ameca is giving travelers new reasons to head south of the border. While […]

  • The Broadmoor Hotel: A Colorado Springs icon for 93 years

    Since 1918, the Broadmoor Hotel has become synonymous with splendor and luxury. Set on 3,000 pristine acres with spectacular views of Cheyenne Mountain, this property is an ideal place for a weekend get-away or romantic vacation. The history of this historic property is as interesting as the famous people who have stayed here over the years including King Hussein of Jordon, the King of Siam, Margaret Thatcher, Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt (Franklyn D), Clark Gable, Charles Lindbergh and John Wayne. […]

  • Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa

    Maui: The best of Hawaii in one beautiful package

    The second largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Maui is as diverse as its people with physical allure ranging from mountainous tropical rainforests, sandy crescent beaches, rolling natural pastures, and rocky volcanic cliffs. Add to this an abundance of natural sunshine and temperatures that average between 75-85 degrees as well as a variety of outdoor water activities and you can see why Maui attracts more than 2 million visitors annually. This was the first visit to this island for my wife […]

  • Snowmass

    Snowmass, Colorado: Majestic Beauty and Great Fun

    SNOWMASS, Colo. — Veering off the highway towards my destination of Snowmass Village, I become enchanted by one of the most stunning and panoramic mountain views in Colorado. With each winding curve, Snowmass ski area and the Elk Mountain range come into view in magnificent splendor. The verdant mountainside is cloaked with the light green of new leaves, a brilliant contrast to the abundant snow left melting in the warmth of this early summer day. I was captivated the view […]

  • Nicaragua

    Nicaragua: Undiscovered Paradise

    While Nicaragua is still refining its tourism infrastructure and service, it is poised to re-introduce itself and share its natural treasures with the world. Recovering from years of civil war and a major earthquake in 1972 that caused widespread damage in Managua, Nicaragua has seen its share of toil. Now, however, with concerted help from the government and private sectors, the country is emerging as an affordable and diverse tourist destination. In fact, many would call this Central American destination […]

  • Quebec City

    Quebec City: The New France Festival

    For the past 15 years, Quebec City has been honoring its roots each summer with the New France Festival. Previously started in 1997 as part of the city’s 400th anniversary celebration, it was supposed to end in 2008. But, since the festival was so successful, they decided to continue the celebration which consists of 5 days of festivities in and around the fortified part of Old Quebec. Here’s a trip that Mr. Peabody, Sherman and the Wayback machine would have […]

  • Global Gumshoe Investigates the Broadmoor Hotel

    Travel Journalist Ron Stern. Dec. 12, 2011.

  • Traverse City, Michigan

    Traverse City, Michigan: City of Delicious Secrets

    This is a city that loves its secrets, secrets like sweet temptations, tasty savories and tart confections, all of which have been simmering like a slow-cooked stew in and around the downtown area of Traverse City, Michigan. And, until recently, the residents of this expanding foodie town were content with keeping it a well-known local and regional secret. Located on Grand Traverse Bay, a long deep inlet of Lake Michigan, Traverse City’s once hidden buzz surrounding its eclectic mix of […]

  • Great Getaways: Switzerland

    Colorado-based travel journalist Ron Stern takes us on a tour of Switzerland.