Short and Easy Hikes in Maroon Bells, Colorado

With its snow striped mountaintops surrounded by golden aspens, Maroon Bells is perhaps the most photographed mountains in the Rockies.  Visiting the Maroon Bells had been on my wishlist for a while and on a recent college reunion trip, I convinced my friends to make the 2 plus hour drive Read More …

Best Day trips from Denver

The nice thing about basing yourself in Denver for a few days before you set off for your Rocky Mountain adventures is that you can go on some epic day trips from Denver and get to see the majestic mountains from different perspectives.  Whether you choose to explore Rocky Mountain 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 …