How to Spend 3 Days in Greater Zion Utah
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How to Spend 3 Days in Greater Zion Utah

My three-day adventure in Greater Zion starts in one of the lesser visited areas of the national park. Most visitors to Zion National Park only go to Zion Canyon to hike in the Narrows and do Angels Landing. This trip is all about going where the crowds don’t and experiencing The Greater Zion area to … Continue reading

How to Spend a 3-day Weekend in Denver
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How to Spend a 3-day Weekend in Denver

My friend Hope recently visited me for girls getaway. It was a whirlwind weekend showing off some of my favorite spots and trying a few new places in Denver, Colorado.  Here’s how to spend a 3-day weekend in Denver. First Stop: Barr Lake Hope landed about 7:30am and instead of b-lining into to city, we … Continue reading

Kayaking, Hiking, and Wildlife in Grand Lake, Colorado, the “Western Gateway” to Rocky Mountain National Park
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Kayaking, Hiking, and Wildlife in Grand Lake, Colorado, the “Western Gateway” to Rocky Mountain National Park

https://youtu.be/NzS-wPLUPN8 Grand Lake is the “western gateway” to Rocky Mountain National Park.  Surrounded by mountains and sitting at 8,369 feet, the lakeside scenery is stunning. There are quaint cabins and sprawling homes dotting the shoreline.  It is home to Colorado’s largest natural lake and one of the oldest yacht clubs in the west.  I had … Continue reading

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