Category: Colorado

Ideas for hiking, biking, road trips & more in the beautiful state of Colorado, no matter what season you visit – including adventures in State Parks & Rocky Mountain National Park.


Getaway Guide to Grand Lake, Colorado

Getaway Guide to Grand Lake, Colorado

The Denver area is a wonderful place to live, however, sometimes you just need a break from the city life. And, a weekend getaway to Grand Lake – right outside of the gorgeous Rocky Mountain National Park – is the perfect escape! There are tons of things... Read more
Staying at Colorado Cabin Adventures in Grand Lake

Staying at Colorado Cabin Adventures in Grand Lake

In our constant search for weekend getaway options, we stumbled upon Colorado Cabin Adventures in Grand Lake. And I'm so happy we did! These adorable and rustic Grand Lake cabins are located right by the shores of Shadow Mountain Lake – the perfect place for a... Read more
Stargazing in Rocky Mountain National Park

Stargazing in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is brimming with epic beauty – from the mountains to the lakes, and of course the majestic wildlife. However, the beauty doesn't go away when the sun goes down. Stargazing in Rocky Mountain National Park at night is a breathtaking... Read more
Hiking to Long Lake & Lake Isabelle from Brainard Lake

Hiking to Long Lake & Lake Isabelle from Brainard Lake

The Brainard Lake Recreation Area is gorgeous, and only about an hour from Boulder, CO. Although it gets busy, there are multiple parking lots throughout the area and lots of different trail options for every skill level. A gorgeous option, with lots of great views,... Read more
Morning Hike Up Mount Sanitas in Boulder

Morning Hike Up Mount Sanitas in Boulder

Want to start your day with a great workout, fresh air AND amazing views? Going on an early-morning hike to the top of Mount Sanitas in Boulder, Colorado is a great way to get your blood pumping while enjoying the outdoors. And it can even be completed before you have... Read more
Driving Up Pikes Peak vs. the Cog Railway

Driving Up Pikes Peak vs. the Cog Railway

Thinking of taking a trip to the summit of Pikes Peak? Experiencing the views at the top is a classic Colorado bucket-list item. And at 14,115 ft, it is literally a breathtaking experience. But the journey to the top is a huge part of the fun. So make sure you choose... Read more
Top 5 Things to Do with Friends Visiting Colorado

Top 5 Things to Do with Friends Visiting Colorado

Coloradans often take all of the awesome views, activities, food, and brews available to us for granted. So. sometimes it is hard to decide where to visit in with friends visiting Colorado from out of town. However, with the right plan, it is the perfect... Read more
Barr Lake State Park: It’s for the Birds

Barr Lake State Park: It’s for the Birds

Like many places in Colorado, Barr Lake State Park is a great place to visit during any season. And it is the perfect place for bird watching in Colorado! Just a short drive northeast of Denver, this state park has a variety of trails and many great bird viewing... Read more
Teller Farms Trail Near Boulder: Weekday Escape

Teller Farms Trail Near Boulder: Weekday Escape

Sometimes (most of the time) around mid-day I have an uncontrollable need to feel a trail beneath my feet and the sun on my skin. Luckily, there are dozens of trails near my office to help me get my Vitamin-D fix. One of my favorites is the Teller Farms Trail in... Read more
5 Can’t-Miss Animal Encounters Near Denver

5 Can’t-Miss Animal Encounters Near Denver

Spending time around animals – whether wild or domesticated – is a definite mood booster and can even be therapeutic. Luckily, there are some truly amazing places in and around Denver where you can spend an afternoon watching all the hilarious and unique... Read more