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North Platte, Nebraska: Trains, Trains and more Trains

April 15, 2021

The North Platte Canteen: World War II History I Never Knew

April 13, 2021

Dance Fighting in North Platte, Nebraska: Prairie Chicken Tour

April 7, 2021

Commune with Nature: Birds in North Platte with Dusty Trails

April 5, 2021

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North Platte, Nebraska Trains, Trains and more Trains. Golden Spike Tower. HeidiTown (8)
Nebraska, Travel

North Platte, Nebraska: Trains, Trains and more Trains

Our last day in North Platte was a whirlwind. After our outing to see the cranes by bus, we went to the Golden Spike Tower. Some of you have seen the signs for this attraction. I know because you tweeted ... [ Read More ]
The North Platte Canteen World War II History I Never Knew, HeidiTown.com, Featured Photo
Nebraska, Travel

The North Platte Canteen: World War II History I Never Knew

Several people have asked me, “Why are you traveling to Nebraska? You live in Colorado.” In some ways, I do understand the question. There is little doubt that Colorado is beautiful. It’s the Rocky Mountain state with some of the ... [ Read More ]
Dance Fighting in North Platte, Nebraska Prairie Chicken Tour. HeidiTown (8)
Nebraska, Travel

Dance Fighting in North Platte, Nebraska: Prairie Chicken Tour

We got up in the wee hours of the morning. That means early, real early. 5:30 a.m. early. Normally, I get up two hours later so let’s just say I was a little loopy. We grabbed fruit from our hotel’s ... [ Read More ]
Commune with Nature Birds in North Platte with Dusty Trails. HeidiTown.com (6)
Nebraska, Travel

Commune with Nature: Birds in North Platte with Dusty Trails

Hold on to your hats, I am going to write about birds. However, you don’t have to be working on your “list” or be a bird nerd like me in order to enjoy these outings. This is about more than ... [ Read More ]
Snoga at Vista Verde Ranch. HeidiTown.com
Colorado

Archery, Ice Fishing & Snoga at Vista Verde Ranch in Colorado

I want to highlight some of the other aspects of Vista Verde Ranch. You already know all about the horses and food, however, there is much more to this incredible Colorado ranch. Each day, there is a list of activities ... [ Read More ]
Vista Verde Ranch Come for the Fun Stay for the Food. HeidiTown (7)
Colorado, Dining

Vista Verde Ranch: Come for the Fun Stay for the Food

No one stays at Vista Verde Ranch for the food, at least not the first time, but if they come back, it might be for the food. It is that good.  One of my best friends lives in Steamboat, so ... [ Read More ]
Hot Tubs & Horses at Vista Verde Ranch in Colorado
Colorado, Travel

Hot Tubs & Horses at Vista Verde Ranch in Colorado

We had just boarded the Feed Sleigh on our last day at Vista Verde Ranch, when wrangler Maddie, asked me what my favorite experience had been at the ranch. I thought about it and answered honestly, “Sitting in the hot ... [ Read More ]
On The Road Again Vista Verde Ranch in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. HeidiTown (5)
Colorado, Travel

On The Road Again: Vista Verde Ranch in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

This was my first official HeidiTown trip since the beginning of October and this was not at all like riding a bike. We were okay at the traveling bit and we enjoyed each experience to the absolute fullest. Turns out, ... [ Read More ]
I Want To Get Away How to Get Away Without Leaving Town (6)
Travel

I Want To Get Away: How to Get Away Without Leaving Town

I have written multiple times about being a tourist in your own town, but that was before this world-wide pandemic. We’ve all been stuck in our own towns for a year now and I have little doubt that you’re sick ... [ Read More ]
Road Trip Colorado Scenic Byways. HeidiTown (Blue Mesa Reservoir 2019)
Colorado

Plan a Colorado Road Trip: Explore the Scenic Byways

It is likely that 2021 will be another big year for the road trip. With so many unknowns in regarding to vaccines and the airlines, jumping in the car just may be a lot easier. But where will you go? ... [ Read More ]