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Silver Plume is Not a Colorado Ghost Town
Silver Plume is Not a Colorado Ghost Town

July 27, 2021

The Mayor’s First Official Festival in Fifteen Months
The Mayor’s First Official Festival in Fifteen Months

July 21, 2021

10 Reasons to Take the G Line from Denver to Arvada
10 Reasons to Take the G Line from Denver to Arvada

July 8, 2021

The Rest of Our Story in Casper, Wyoming: Eat, Art, Shop, Drink
The Rest of Our Story in Casper, Wyoming: Eat, Art, Shop, Drink

July 6, 2021

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Silver Plume is Not a Colorado Ghost Town. HeidiTown (5)
Colorado, Travel

Silver Plume is Not a Colorado Ghost Town

Please note that in 20-years of living in Colorado, I have never exited at Silver Plume. I have been to the train station, via the Georgetown Loop Railroad, but I have never ventured into town.  When I saw that business ... [ Read More ]
The Mayor’s First Official Festival in Fifteen Months Keystone HeidiTown (8)
Colorado, Festivals

The Mayor’s First Official Festival in Fifteen Months

I don’t know if it’s been exactly 15-months since my last festival, but it has a nice ring to it. I know it’s been at least 15-months since I’ve officially been at a festival as the Mayor of HeidiTown. When ... [ Read More ]
Arvada, Colorado on HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Travel

10 Reasons to Take the G Line from Denver to Arvada

We have been visiting downtown Arvada for quite some time. I don’t remember how exactly it came on our radar, but we love to play here, especially now that we have friends who moved to the area. It’s a vibrant ... [ Read More ]
Where to Drink in Casper, Wyoming. HeidiTown (1)
Dining, Festivals, Travel, Wyoming

The Rest of Our Story in Casper, Wyoming: Eat, Art, Shop, Drink

About two weeks ago, we visited Capser, Wyoming. It’s about four hours from Denver, but only around three from where we live in Northern Colorado. Art, history and kayaking were on the agenda, highlighted by a beer festival, and browsing ... [ Read More ]
Kayak Fremont Canyon with Alcova Resort in Wyoming
Travel, Wyoming

Kayak Fremont Canyon with Alcova Resort in Wyoming

I didn’t know what to expect when I heard that we were “kayaking down the Fremont Canyon.” I hadn’t even heard of Fremont Canyon. It was a complete mystery, so I immediately looked it up and discovered that there is ... [ Read More ]
The Way West Trails and Rocks in Casper, Wyoming. HeidiTown (9)
Museums, Travel, Wyoming

The Way West: Trails and Rocks in Casper, Wyoming

As most of you know, I have a lifelong love affair with the West. One of my favorite books is Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner, and one of his quotes is also a perennial favorite. “It should not be ... [ Read More ]
Kayak Lake Dillon From Frisco Bay Marina in Frisco, Colorado. HeidiTown (2)
Colorado, Travel

Kayak Lake Dillon From Frisco Bay Marina in Frisco, Colorado

Whether it’s a lake, river, ocean, or mere pond, I love the water. If the water is in the form of rain, not so much, but that’s a topic for another day. Water has always been part of my life ... [ Read More ]
Finding Food & Other Fun Stuff in Frisco, Colorado
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Finding Food & Other Fun Stuff in Frisco, Colorado

Earlier this month, we were in Frisco, Colorado. It’s located in Summit County along Interstate 70, just a little over an hour west of Denver. An easy weekend escape for residents of the Front Range, it offers tons of outdoor ... [ Read More ]
Two Short Scenic Hikes in Summit County, Colorado. HeidiTown (3)
Colorado, dog, Travel

Two Short Scenic Hikes in Summit County, Colorado

Summit County is a playground for those who love the outdoors. In the winter there are plentiful ski resorts and in the summer, this part of the Rocky Mountains provides every type of outdoor activity from kayaking to hikes. The ... [ Read More ]
Let’s Go Ride Bikes 3 Easy Bike Paths in Colorado. Animas River Trail in Durango. HeidiTown 1
Colorado, Travel

Let’s Go Ride Bikes: 3 Easy Bike Paths in Colorado

I’m not one of those gnarly bike riders who tackles rocky trails, downed trees and tall mountains. I will never take a selfie in logoed spandex. I prefer easy bike paths and preferably a destination, whether it be a brewery, ... [ Read More ]