I also like Crested Butte, with a short stop in Salida on the way out. It's a nice drive from Denver. Salida isn't a mountain town but it's kind of nice, and Crested Butte is definitely a classic mountain town.
In the final seven games of the 2013 season, the Chiefs averaged 34.6 points per game, scored 38 points or more 4 times, and went 2-5. The NFL has ruined the sport.