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Dreaming of a White Christmas & Live Theater
Dreaming of a White Christmas & Live Theater

November 24, 2021

A Birthday in Grand Lake, Colorado
A Birthday in Grand Lake, Colorado

November 16, 2021

Happy 14 Years to HeidiTown
Happy 14 Years to HeidiTown

October 26, 2021

Aurora, Colorado: Stay at the Hyatt Regency & Eat Everything
Aurora, Colorado: Stay at the Hyatt Regency & Eat Everything

October 5, 2021

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On the Road in Grand Junction, Colorado: Take a Hike with the Dog
Colorado, Travel

On the Road in Grand Junction, Colorado: Take a Hike with the Dog

When you think of Grand Junction, mountain biking probably comes to mind. That’s because it’s an ideal location to push yourself to the limit on two wheels. For various reasons, I stay on my feet, and while it’s a top ... [ Read More ]
On the Road in Grand Junction, Colorado Ride with Adrenaline Driven Adventures. HeidiTown (10)
Colorado, dog, Travel

On the Road in Grand Junction, Colorado: Ride with Adrenaline Driven Adventures

We just returned from a dog-friendly trip to Grand Junction, a town of 62,000 on the Western Slope in Mesa County. The area is great for a getaway with Fido, or in our case, Fritzi. Not only was our hotel ... [ Read More ]
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 ]