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A Road Trip in Southern Colorado, Day Three, Salida: A Dog-friendly Town

October 9, 2020

A Road Trip in Southern Colorado, Day Two, San Luis Valley: Relish Remote Relaxation

October 8, 2020

A Road Trip in Southern Colorado, Day One, Pueblo: Eat All the Things

October 5, 2020

Eating Our Way Through Colorado Springs: Green Chile, Bagels & Dessert

September 16, 2020

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Vail, Colorado is Open for Business Take a Postcard Pretty Hike. HeidiTown (6)
Colorado, dog, Travel

Vail, Colorado is Open for Business: Take a Postcard Pretty Hike

When we go to Vail we eat. Oh, and we drink. Seriously, this is a wonderful town for food and the best time to experience the scene is during Taste of Vail.  However, Vail is located in a truly dazzling ... [ Read More ]
Day Trip from Snow Mountain Ranch in Grand County, Colorado. HeidiTown (5)
Colorado, Travel

Day Trip from Snow Mountain Ranch in Grand County, Colorado

We’ve been to Snow Mountain Ranch a handful of times and during various seasons. We’ve eaten in the cafeteria and done quite a few of the activities offered. This time, we decided to use our cabin as a place to ... [ Read More ]
Vail, Colorado is Open for Business The Dining Scene. HeidiTown (3)
Colorado, Dining

Vail, Colorado is Open for Business: The Dining Scene

We visited Vail last weekend and I plan to write about what we did there, but first and foremost you should 1) know that it is open and 2) know that restaurants are open. Let’s face it, I go to ... [ Read More ]
Why to Bring the Dog to Snow Mountain Ranch, Colorado. HeidiTown (1)
Colorado, dog, Travel

Why to Bring the Dog to Snow Mountain Ranch, Colorado

This YMCA property, Snow Mountain Ranch, holds a special place in our hearts. Not only is it truly beautiful, our dog Xena was there twice. She loved staying at Yurt Village and the cabin life suited her well. In fact, ... [ Read More ]
Trail Ride to the Top of the World with Action Adventures in Ouray. HeidiTown (8)
Colorado, Travel

Trail Ride to the Top of the World with Action Adventures in Ouray

Make your Southwest Colorado vacation one to remember by taking a trail ride in one of the most spectacular spots in the world. Not only will you be riding in the same area as John Wayne, but also in the ... [ Read More ]
HeidiTown Loves Craft Beer & Grimm Brothers Brewhouse
Colorado

HeidiTown Loves Craft Beer & Grimm Brothers Brewhouse

Breweries are part of the fabric of Colorado. They have played a big part here for many years. However, I have been heading to breweries since my college days in the late 1990s. I spent a lot of Fridays at ... [ Read More ]
Loveland Drive-In food truck food HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Festivals

Loveland Drive-In Movie Theater, Not Just for Kids

When I first heard about the pop-up movie theater in Loveland, I was skeptical. It seemed like it was only for families and I am not a mommy blogger. I don’t even have children (well, not the human variety). Loveland ... [ Read More ]
Road Trips are not New 7 Reasons to Take One 3, HeidiTown.com
Travel

Road Trips are not New: 7 Reasons to Take One

Road trips have been around since the first accessible car arrived on the scene in 1908. Since then, Americans have loved the open road. I know my family did. We road tripped everywhere: on vacation, to see the grandparents, to ... [ Read More ]
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Colorado, Travel

A Few of my Favorite Things, Loveland, Colorado Edition

For many years, people thought the Mayor (that’s me) lived in the mountains. Breckenridge and Durango were cited most often. A few HeidiTown citizens thought I was from Ouray. Now, 12 years later, the cat’s out of the bag. I ... [ Read More ]
The Mayor Gets Real About Quarantine, Festivals & Travel, HeidiTown.com 1
Travel

The Mayor Gets Real About Quarantine, Festivals & Travel

I try to create the illusion of being happy-go-lucky, but the truth is, I am a little pessimistic. That being said, this hasn’t been an easy quarantine/safe-at-home/safer-at-home/prison or whatever we are calling it these days. My life had already changed ... [ Read More ]