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.


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
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