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Downtown USA: Old Movie Theatre Love
Downtown USA: Old Movie Theatre Love

February 20, 2024

Two Nights & More Tacos in Tempe, Arizona
Two Nights & More Tacos in Tempe, Arizona

February 13, 2024

A Small Town Worth Visiting in Colorado: Meeker
A Small Town Worth Visiting in Colorado: Meeker

February 5, 2024

The Best Views in Colorado: HeidiTown Style
The Best Views in Colorado: HeidiTown Style

January 29, 2024

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What is Tanking in Nebraska HeidiTown.com Photo by Caleb Mayfield
Travel

What is Tanking in Nebraska?

I had no intention of writing about this trip, but the citizens of HeidiTown wanted a tanking update, so here it is. The biggest question I used to field regarding HeidiTown is “Where should I go on my <insert special ... [ Read More ]
Front Range Rally Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer, Mayor of HeidiTown
Festivals

Beer Festivals Can & Should Continue — Here’s How

Reading article after article about the potential demise of the beer festival has got me thinking, and I have decided that it’s not all doom and gloom. Belgian Brew Fest at Bruz Beer in Denver, Colorado. Yes, the pandemic spelled ... [ Read More ]
Get off the Interstate Take Loveland Pass Colorado HeidiTown (1)
Colorado, Travel

Get off the Interstate: Take Loveland Pass

I’ve been extremely lucky to have been on many of Colorado’s roads. However, we usually skip Loveland Pass because it adds a significant amount of time if one is traveling on Interstate 70 (with a few exceptions). On our way ... [ Read More ]
A Northern New Mexico Road Trip The Rest of the Story. HeidiTown (6)
New Mexico, Travel

A Northern New Mexico Road Trip: The Rest of the Story

We did a lot in Northern New Mexico, but only scratched the surface. Here are a few of the excursions that didn’t fit into any of the previous posts about the trip. One morning, after eating breakfast at our Airbnb, ... [ Read More ]
Go for the Scenic Train, Stay for Indiana Jones Antonito, Colorado (10) HeidiTown
Colorado, Travel

Why We Visited Antonito, Colorado: An Indiana Jones Story

Indiana Jones mania is alive and well in this house. We already have tickets to see ” Indiana Jones & the Dial of Destiny” on IMAX this Friday. You see, “Indiana Jones & the Raiders of the Lost Ark” is ... [ Read More ]
La Chiripada Oldest Winery in New Mexico HeidiTown
New Mexico, Travel

A Northern New Mexico Road Trip: The Wineries, Part Two

When we planned this trip, we quickly learned that there were multiple wineries in the area, so of course, we decided we’d make it a wine trip. We had no idea there were so many wineries in New Mexico. La ... [ Read More ]
A Northern New Mexico Road Trip Dixon, Part One. HeidiTown (5)
New Mexico, Travel

A Northern New Mexico Road Trip: Dixon, Part One

Down a tree-lined, bumpy driveway, past the chickens and sheep, and main house, we found our Airbnb in Dixon, New Mexico. We’d discovered this out of the way town in a roundabout way. The spot we wanted to stay, closer ... [ Read More ]
Riviera Motor Lodge, Saratoga, Wyoming, HeidiTown
Travel

A Stay at the Riviera Motor Lodge in Saratoga, Wyoming

For years, Carbon County in southern Wyoming was our little secret, but the secret is out. We’ve been going to Saratoga, in the central-ish part of the county since the early 2000s, before HeidiTown existed. Saratoga is about three hours ... [ Read More ]
Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show in Denver: High Kicks & High Notes
Colorado

Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show in Denver: High Kicks & High Notes

In 2001, Ryan and I got engaged at the Fourth Story Restaurant above the Tattered Cover in Cherry Creek. Later in the evening, we attended Riverdance at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The restaurant is closed, but the ... [ Read More ]
5 Good Reasons to Visit Keystone, Colorado, this Summer HeidiTown.com 2

5 Good Reasons to Visit Keystone, Colorado, this Summer

Hummingbirds fly through the air, a breeze blows gently from the creek, and a riot of colorful flowers spring from pots and gardens everywhere in the village. It’s just another summer day in Keystone, Colorado. The Colorado Rocky Mountains may ... [ Read More ]