How to Spend One Day in Rocky Mountain National Park’s Wild Basin Trail and Lily Lake

How to Spend One Day in Rocky Mountain National Park’s Wild Basin Trail and Lily Lake

Rocky Mountain National Park is expansive. There is no way you can see and do it all in one day. Our family has visited the park several times, and we developed a strategy to visit certain parts of the park each time. We created a 

St. Mary’s Glacier Hike in Colorado

St. Mary’s Glacier Hike in Colorado

We like easy hikes. As a family with youngish children, short, easy hikes check all of the boxes for us. St. Mary’s Glacier in Colorado seemed a perfect hike for our family. It’s a short hike, at 1.5 miles and we got to marvel at 

Our Best Family Travels: A Photo Diary

Our Best Family Travels: A Photo Diary

It’s a new year. Every year, we take some time to look back on the past year’s travels and pick some of our favorite photos. This past year, we visited some new places and revisited some of our favorite sites. That left us with too 

Christmas Festivities Around Colorado

Christmas Festivities Around Colorado

Christmas is such a busy time of the year. After holiday baking, shopping for gifts, wrapping those gifts, and preparing for company Christmas parties, it feels like there is not enough time to add anything else to your schedule. However, if you are in the 

Triceratops Trail: An Easy Colorado Hike in the Tracks of Dinosaurs

Triceratops Trail: An Easy Colorado Hike in the Tracks of Dinosaurs

We always look for quick easy hiking trails. Honestly, we are not rugged hikers seeking the most challenging trails. We hike as a family, and easy is better for us. Trails with historic significance intrigue us. So. we happily took a morning to hike (really 

Bigfoot Sighting at Colorado’s Quirky Sasquatch Outpost

Bigfoot Sighting at Colorado’s Quirky Sasquatch Outpost

Bigfoot. Yeti. Sasquatch. Whatever you call the beast, he’s illusive. But, Bigfoot has been sighted in the small mountain town of Bailey, Colorado. There on main street, you can visit the Sasquatch Outpost where you can buy all things Yeti and visit the Bigfoot Museum 

Rocky Mountain National Park Guide for Families

Rocky Mountain National Park Guide for Families

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the crown jewels of the National Park Service. It’s not the largest park (although it’s the largest in Colorado). However, it is packed with things to do. The park boasts over 100 peaks at 11,000 feet in altitude 

A Trip to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

A Trip to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Some of its rock walls are deeper than you’ll find in parts of the Grand Canyon. For more than 2 million years, the Gunnison River has chiseled away the rock canyon walls, at the rate of one paper width per year. Painted Wall, its largest 

Ultimate Guide to the Cliff Palace Tour at Mesa Verde

Ultimate Guide to the Cliff Palace Tour at Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde National Park, located in the southwestern corner of Colorado has captivated tourists for decades since two cowboys happened upon Cliff Palace in December 1888. Since then, Cliff Palace has been the quintessential stop for those admiring the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde. The 

10 More Fun Family Adventures in Denver

10 More Fun Family Adventures in Denver

We received such an overwhelming response to our post on Fun Family Adventures in Denver that we decided to create another list of 10 more fun family adventures in Denver. Each location is perfect for a family outing, or for anyone visiting the Denver area.