Category: Colorado

Reunion in the Rockies

Reunion in the Rockies

After planning for almost a year, we spent one lovely week of June in Colorado, with family.  We had pretty much planned our whole summer of travels around this event.  My parents, two of my sisters, their spouses, and my nephew all met together in a […]

Family Fun in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Family Fun in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Manitou Cliff Dwellings Our first stop in Colorado Springs was the Manitou Cliff Dwellings in Manitou Springs.  There was an excellent three story Museum to tour, next to the preserved cliff dwellings of the Anasazi, brought from southwestern Colorado and preserved so that you can walk […]

Free Activities in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods – One of the most popular and gorgeous attractions in all of Colorado Springs is the Garden of the Gods.  You will be able to spot the enormous red rock formations well before you arrive at the Visitor’s Center.  We actually […]

Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado

Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado

The Great Sand Dunes in Colorado have been on my bucket list for a long time.  These dunes are the tallest in North America, rising to about 750 feet, and were formed more than 400K years ago.  To read more about how the dunes formed […]

Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

We chose to spend two weeks in Fort Collins, Colorado, a college town about one hour north of Denver.  This was used as a base for visiting Rocky Mountain National Park, and just for exploring a new city.  Fort Collins, to me, is like a […]

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

We arrived into Colorado via Wyoming, and it was a beautiful drive.  This was another new state for the boys to visit, and it had been a long time since I had been to Colorado. We visited Rocky Mountain National Park on Memorial Day weekend which […]