Take an iconic step back in time with a train ride to your trailhead departure and entry in to the Chicago Basin in the Weminuche Wilderness in Colorado.
Quick and dirty projects are my favorite. There's nothing precise about this, it's simple, took very limited time, and it adds more than just functionality.
A simple project you really can't mess up, has a great payoff, and gives you a great workout.
A great scenic drive to a relatively secluded getaway outside of Fort Collins, CO.