Hit the Road: Road Trips in Texas, New Mexico and Southwest Colorado
3 Day Getaways / Explore The Outdoors

Hit the Road: Road Trips in Texas, New Mexico and Southwest Colorado

For a segment on San Antonio Living on News 4 San Antonio I shared some of my favorite road trips in Texas, New Mexico and Southwest Colorado. Click HERE to view the segment. Hill Country Day Trip or Weekend Getaway Concan – Head to the canyon country section of the Texas Hill Country. Concan is … Continue reading

Ghost Ranch, Ancient Ruins and Arches: 3 Days In Northwest New Mexico
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Ghost Ranch, Ancient Ruins and Arches: 3 Days In Northwest New Mexico

Day 1: Denver to Abiquiu On the way to New Mexico, I turned off of I-25 and took the scenic route. It’s about a 5.5 hour drive from Denver to Abiquiu, a small town northwest of Santa Fe. On the drive, I passed through San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado. It was established in … Continue reading

Explore The Outdoors

Hiking to Chimney Rock at Ghost Ranch

Ghost Ranch is simply stunning with tan to red rock formations of mainly soft disintegrating sandstone and gypsum. I could easily see why artist Georgia O’Keeffe spent so many hours painting the landscape. While staying at Ghost Ranch for a night, I had to get in a hike. So off I went on the Chimney … Continue reading

A Day in Santa Fe
3 Day Getaways

A Day in Santa Fe

If it’s your first visit to Santa Fe there are somethings you must do – see the “Miraculous Staircase” in Loretto Chapel, shop the wares of Native Americans along the promenade of Palace of the Governors, pop in and out of galleries on Canyon Road, and tour the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. I’ve done all of … Continue reading

Hike inside Capulin Crater
Explore The Outdoors / Explore The Parks

Hike inside Capulin Crater

Ever wanted to venture into the crater of a volcano?  In Northeast New Mexico, you can do just that in Capulin Volcano National Monument. Capulin is in the heart of the 8,000-square-mile Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field.  Capulin Volcano rises more than 1,300 feet above the shortgrass prairie.  The first time I saw it was at sunset … Continue reading