Festivals • Travel • The West

Stay in Salida, Colorado: Stay Amigo Motor Lodge

October 11, 2019

Salida, Colorado is for the Dogs: Dog-Friendly Spots Around Town

October 8, 2019

Fall in Love with Pueblo, Colorado, Part One: Chile Festival

October 4, 2019

Meet Fritzi, the German Shepherd Colorado Dog & Head of Security

October 1, 2019

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Stay in Salida, Colorado Stay Amigo Motor Lodge. HeidiTown (5)
Colorado, Travel

Stay in Salida, Colorado: Stay Amigo Motor Lodge

I’ll admit, as a road tripper, I am a sucker for remodeled motels. Rundown and closed motels are often a blight in a town or city but if they have been saved and remodeled, they can be an asset in ... [ Read More ]
Salida, Colorado is for the Dogs Dog-Friendly Spots Around Town. HeidiTown (15)
Colorado, Travel

Salida, Colorado is for the Dogs: Dog-Friendly Spots Around Town

We made our first official downtown Salida, Colorado trip this past weekend. I’d been to the area before and have driven through dozens of times. However, we’d also never been to Salida with a dog and never really explored the ... [ Read More ]
Fall in Love with Pueblo, Colorado, Part One Chile Festival. HeidiTown (5)
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

Fall in Love with Pueblo, Colorado, Part One: Chile Festival

I believe chiles make the world go round. So Pueblo Chile & Frijole Festival has been on my list for almost as long as the festival has been running. This year, their 25th anniversary, I finally made to the fest, ... [ Read More ]
Meet Fritzi, the German Shepherd Colorado Dog & Head of Security
Travel

Meet Fritzi, the German Shepherd Colorado Dog & Head of Security

We did it. We got a puppy. Because we are crazy. Seriously, I like to say the Universe makes puppies cute so that we don’t kill them. It’s probably not a politically correct thing to say but let’s face it, ... [ Read More ]
The FREE Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Cheyenne, Wyoming. HeidiTown (13)
Travel, Wyoming

The FREE Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Cheyenne, Wyoming

On Wednesday, I made an impromptu visit to Wyoming. Since the end of May, I’ve been dealing with intense migraines. We didn’t know what they were at first and I ended up in the emergency room four times. Eventually I ... [ Read More ]
Eating all the Tacos in Colorado Springs, Colorado. HeidiTown (2)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Eating all the Tacos in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Here’s the deal, tacos are my favorite. Unless you have just arrived in HeidiTown, you’re probably well aware of my passion for this particular food. I also love green chiles and I don’t care if they come from Colorado or ... [ Read More ]
A Quick Trip to One Block of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. HeidiTown (4)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

A Quick Trip to One Block of Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Where can you find, Indian food, a good night’s sleep and breakfast in one block? In Glenwood Springs, of course.  Hotel Denver and Amtrak with construction happening on the corner east Grand Avenue. We ventured farther than one block on ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Loveland Oktoberfest HeidiTown (1)
Festivals, September

Featured Festival: Loveland Oktoberfest, Sept. 13-14, 2019

‘Tis the season of Oktoberfest and I love it. There’s nothing better than beer, brats, sauerkraut and polka on a crisp fall day. Okay, fall actually doesn’t start until September 23, but there have already been a few brisk Colorado ... [ Read More ]
Short Colorado Hike, Big Rewards The Grottos Trail. HeidiTown (7)
Colorado, Travel

Short Colorado Hike, Big Rewards: The Grottos Trail

I do not usually review hikes on HeidiTown, but we came upon The Grottos Trail rather unexpectedly and had such a good time, I thought it deserved to be highlighted. We spent a wonderful three-nights at the Limelight Hotel in ... [ Read More ]
A Completely Different Hotel in Colorado Springs SCP Hotel. HeidiTown (1)
Colorado, Travel

A Completely Different Hotel in Colorado Springs: SCP Hotel

 Sitting in the hot tub I overhead a conversation about the hotel we were all staying in, SCP Hotel.  “It’s really different,” said one of the women.  “Oh yes. I was worried when we pulled up and it looked like ... [ Read More ]
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