Wings Over The Rockies Air And Space Museum

Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver is one of Colorado’s true historic gems. From the museum’s website: “Housed in our historic 150,000 sq. ft. 1930′s-era former Air Force hangar, Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum maintains a collection of over four dozen aircraft and space vehicles. Highlights of the [...] Read more »

General Palmer Hotel Durango Colorado

The General Palmer Hotel was a welcome place to rest our heads during our stay in Durango. The General Palmer is located in downtown Durango close to the train station where the Durango Silverton Railway departs. As you can see in this video I shot from the second floor balcony of the train leaving the [...] Read more »

Telluride Colorado Claims To Be The Festival Capital Of The U.S.

Telluride Colorado makes a bold claim in a recent press release, that it is “Festival Capital U.S.A.” Telluride Colorado is a little oasis, boxed-in on three sides by 12,000 – 13,000 foot peaks, plays host to over twenty unique festivals each year ranging from popular live concerts to absolutely nothing at all. Each Summer, thousands [...] Read more »

Royal Arch Hike Boulder Colorado

The 43,000 acres of city-owned open space surrounding Boulder offers over 140 miles of trails for hikers, runners, cyclists and horseback riders. In addition to offering residents and visitors ample recreational opportunities, this open space serves as a buffer between Boulder and its neighbors. (map link) Royal Arch Hike Boulder Colorado Trails can be accessed [...] Read more »

Lyons Colorado Daytrip

Sometimes there’s not even a whole weekend to get away, but even a daytrip can do wonders. On a sunny Memorial Day Sunday, Daryle and I decided to jump in the newly acquired car for a trip up the road to Lyons, CO. Having not visited previously we weren’t sure what to expect, except that [...] Read more »

Mount Massive Mush

The Mount Massive Mush is a dogsled race held each year in Leadville Colorado by the Rocky Mountain Sled Dog Club. This year the race was held on March 3rd and 4th so we packed up the car and headed to Leadville on the night of the 3rd in order to experience our first dogsled [...] Read more »

Empire Colorado

Empire Colorado is a town that many of us fly through on our way up to Berthoud Pass but tonight Joyce and I decided to stop for the night and experience the tiny town and discover what it has to offer. After dropping our bags at the historic Peck House we walked down through town [...] Read more »

Breakfast in Estes

I believe that breakfast is a critical component to your day and its important to start off on the right foot. In Estes Park there are a couple ways to go. If you are looking to start slowly sipping a latte by the river, Kind Coffee on the eastern end of town is your place [...] Read more »

Date # 2 – Bike and Brew

Fort Collins is blessed with fabulous weather, miles of scenic bike paths and award-winning microbrews, the creators of which just happen to be oh so close to the bike path, making a bike ride and beer tasting a near perfect warm weather date. If you are lucky enough to live near one of the paths [...] Read more »

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Although we spent the majority of our weekend trip to Ouray at the Ice Park, we did take a few hours on the way back to Fort Collins for a side trip to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. We’d heard great things and had also traveled through on the California Zephyr several years ago. [...] Read more »