Category: Travel Stories

Travel stories & ideas for adventures near and far – road trips, weekend getaways, budget trips and epic vacations.


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
Fall Bike Ride: Coal Creek Trail & Rock Creek Loop

Fall Bike Ride: Coal Creek Trail & Rock Creek Loop

When we awoke to a beautiful, warm fall day we knew we had to get out and enjoy it or we would be kicking ourselves for wasting it inside. After a quick search for nearby trails, we decided to take a nice fall bike ride on the Coal Creek Trail & Rock Creek Loop. We... Read more
East Iceland to Westfjords Road Trip Recap

East Iceland to Westfjords Road Trip Recap

After 4 days of running all around South Iceland, we were happy to take a more leisurely pace for our East Iceland and Westfjords road trip portion, while we enjoyed the sights along the way! There are so many unique things to do and places to see... Read more
Myvatn & Akureyri: The Best of North Iceland

Myvatn & Akureyri: The Best of North Iceland

After not one but two trips to Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon (because we just couldn't bear to cut our time there short), we started on our way back to East Iceland. We had plans to grab lunch in the cute, little fishing town of Höfn before exploring the Lake Myvatn... Read more