Colorado

5 Fantastic Places to Visit in November

Fall is my favorite time of the year. The busy travel season is over. The hot weather has gone. And it’s time to pull out that favorite jacket. It’s the perfect time for a getaway.…

5 Day Colorado Summer Vacation

We packed a lot of adventure into our 5 night Colorado summer vacation.  The flight arrived in Denver around 10:30. We rented a vehicle, grabbed a bite to eat, and headed west on I-70 toward…

8 Must-See Sights in 8 Must-See National Parks

This year for National Park Week, I picked a different park each day and highlighted a must-see sight in that park. It’s been a lot of fun reflecting on the uniqueness of so many national…

Mesa Verde National Park Must-See

Mesa Verde is a really neat National Park in the Four Corners. It is located in Colorado about halfway between Durango and Cortez. Mesa Verde is a unique and special national park! The park contains…

9 Awesome Experiences in Colorado Springs 

Colorado Springs is a great summer vacation destination, and you need not be a hiker or outdoor enthusiast to enjoy what Colorado Springs has to offer. There is such a variety of available activities that literally,…

7 Budget Friendly Summer Vacation Ideas

Trying to decide where to go on summer vacation but worried about the budget? Don’t stress! It is possible to have an awesome family trip without breaking the bank! To find that destination that fits…

Tip and a Tee: Great Sand Dunes National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park is such a unique place!  If you are anywhere close to that area, I’d highly recommend you spend some time in this giant sandbox set against the backdrop of the…

Colorado Springs: Cave of the Winds

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park is an family friendly attraction located in Manitou Springs which is about a 15 minute drive from Colorado Springs.  We visited Cave of the Winds on our Colorado Springs vacation.  It overlooks…

Colorado Springs: Olympic Training Center

For anyone who enjoys watching the Olympic Games, a visit to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs is a real treat!  Guided tours of the facility are available which provide a glimpse into the daily life…

Colorado Springs Day Trip: The Royal Gorge

The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park is located about 60 miles from Colorado Springs and makes a nice day trip if you are using Colorado Springs as a hub.  It is located near a town called…

4 Corners: 4 Different Experiences

If you want to have a variety of experiences on your next vacation, head to Four Corners area. The Four Corners, as it is often called, is the only spot where you can stand in 4…

5 Tips for a Fall Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) is such an incredible national park with breathtaking scenery and spectacular wildlife.  Since it is only an hour and a half drive from Denver International Airport, it is easy to…