Three Nights in Telluride: Waterfalls, Al Fresco Dining and Hiking Fun
3 Day Getaways / Explore America / Explore Colorado

Three Nights in Telluride: Waterfalls, Al Fresco Dining and Hiking Fun

Telluride, Colorado, is one of my favorite places on earth. I get drawn into the Victorian architecture of the historic downtown. Its mining history is fascinating. Telluride is an outdoor adventure playground for weekend warriors to extreme athletes. My friends, the Thomas family, from Texas were originally going to spend two nights as part of … Continue reading

History and Outdoor Adventure During a One Night Stay in Ouray, Colorado
3 Day Getaways / Explore Colorado

History and Outdoor Adventure During a One Night Stay in Ouray, Colorado

With its rugged surroundings in a canyon at the base of the San Juan Mountains, Ouray is called “the Switzerland of America.” The town has had the nickname since the late 1800s. Its downtown has been designated as a National Historical District. It’s where natural wonders like sulfur-free hot springs blend with the historic mining … Continue reading

Girls R&R Weekend in Port Aransas, Texas
3 Day Getaways / Explore Texas

Girls R&R Weekend in Port Aransas, Texas

I was desperate to see the ocean and to spend time with one of my closest friends. On June 4th, after almost 12 weeks of being landlocked and 10 of those weeks by myself in my condo, I took my first flight since mid-February. My destination was a quick stop in San Antonio then road … Continue reading

How to Spend 3 Days Exploring Colorado Springs
3 Day Getaways / Explore Colorado

How to Spend 3 Days Exploring Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs was founded as resort town in 1871.  It’s Colorado’s second largest city and home to more than 60 man-made and natural attractions.  It’s home to America’s Mountain, Garden of the Gods, U.S. Air Force Academy, Olympic City USA, a zoo on a mountain and is not far from the highest suspension bridge in … Continue reading

Experiencing El Paso:  3 Days in Sun City
3 Day Getaways / Explore Texas

Experiencing El Paso: 3 Days in Sun City

I had visited El Paso in the late 1990s on a cross country road trip with my parents.  My father wanted to step foot in Mexico and El Paso gave us the perfect opportunity to walk over to Juarez.  Returning to the city had been on my travel list for a while, especially because I … Continue reading