Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail Colorado

Sitting pretty at 8,250 feet above sea level, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail is the highest botanical garden in the United States and possibly the world.  With views of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, bright blooms, other high elevation plants, manicured flowerbeds, streams and waterfalls, it is a beautiful garden Read More …

25 Best US National Parks for families (Short and Easy hikes)

From seeing glaciers to geysers to swimming in turquoise water there is plenty of easy adventures to be had in our Nation’s 61 National Parks.  While we haven’t been to many of them, I asked some of my travel-loving friends what their favorite adventures (short, easy hikes) were and came up Read More …

Family Weekend Getaway Ideas in some of the Best US Cities

With kids in school and balancing all their activities, it is not always easy to getaway for long trips but that does not mean you can’t take a break from routine and go on a little holiday.  With direct flights and access to loads of kid friendly activities – there Read More …

10 Best things to do in Denver with kids: Dancing Peacocks, Abstract Art, Rockies Baseball

Denver offers a wide array of attractions from interactive museums, incredible zoos and one of our son’s favorite Baseball fields. We were on a trip to spend a few days in the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Vail but were glad we planned for a weekend in Denver, the Mile High Read More …

Summer in Vail: Flyfishing, Hikes with Llama, Mountain adventures and things to do in Vail, Colorado

Ever since mountain men and miners strapped sets of boards on their feet to travel in the deep snows of the Colorado Rockies, the area has been a winter haven for Snowboarders, skiers and snowshoeing enthusiasts.  But did you know summer adventures in the mountains are just as fun, if Read More …