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.


Westminster Hills Dog Park: A Perfect Off-Leash Park!

Westminster Hills Dog Park: A Perfect Off-Leash Park!

Adjacent to Standley Lake in Westminster, CO, is an awesome place where dogs run free among 420-acres of rolling hills, ponds and shady areas. Plus, the mountain views don't hurt! However, the off-leash Westminster Hills Dog Park is a fun place to wander on a sunny... Read more
North Table Mountain Hike Near Denver, CO

North Table Mountain Hike Near Denver, CO

If it is a warm weekend in Colorado, the North Table Mountain Hike in Golden (just a short drive from Denver) is the perfect way to soak up some rays! Don't get me wrong, I love winter – snow, comfy sweaters, Christmas lights that get left up way too long. But I... Read more
Round Mountain: Hiking in Roosevelt National Forest

Round Mountain: Hiking in Roosevelt National Forest

Sometimes we have an epic, well-thought out and researched weekend adventure. And sometimes (most of the time) we just wing it. Over the weekend we happened upon an amazing hike in Roosevelt National Forest. We spontaneously decided to hike along Devil's Backbone in... Read more
Florida Girl’s Guide to Surviving Snow

Florida Girl’s Guide to Surviving Snow

Before visiting Colorado we had never seen more than a light dusting of snow. So seeing FEET of snow pretty much blew our minds and was a big determining factor for our move across the country! However, after a life of no seasons, it took a lot of adjustments for... Read more
Rocky Mountain Arsenal: A Colorado Mini-Safari

Rocky Mountain Arsenal: A Colorado Mini-Safari

At first glance, you may think that some of these pictures were taken on an epic safari out on the plains of Africa. But surprisingly, they were taken just a short drive from Denver at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge! This amazing... Read more
Fowler Trail – Winter Hike in Eldorado Canyon

Fowler Trail – Winter Hike in Eldorado Canyon

On a cold Saturday morning, we met up with one of our favorite couples to check out a fun winter hike in Eldorado Canyon State Park. The park is right outside of Boulder and is a climbing mecca in the summer. But it is much less busy in the winter. So, we were excited... Read more
The Best Denver Christmas Light Displays

The Best Denver Christmas Light Displays

Christmas is almost here, and if you are like me you want to make the most of this magical season before it is just a distant memory again. Luckily, there are plenty of Denver Christmas light displays to take part in this week and through the new year! Some of the... Read more
Winter Weekend: Estes Park Getaway in Colorado

Winter Weekend: Estes Park Getaway in Colorado

If you find yourself with a free weekend between ugly Christmas sweater parties & white elephant gift exchanges, an Estes Park getaway makes for a perfect, relaxing winter weekend. So, put the cookies down and start planning with this sample of things to do in Estes... Read more
Sunday Snuggles at Broken Shovels Farm

Sunday Snuggles at Broken Shovels Farm

About fifteen minutes North of Denver, there is a wonderful place called Broken Shovels Farm where animals are safe, happy and always up for a good snuggle! The farm started as a slaughter-free goat dairy, and has transitioned into a full-blown farm rescue... Read more