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The Mayor’s Travel Memories from the Road (Bluegrass Pick in Lyons, CO)

October 27, 2020

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

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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 ]
R is for Road Trip. Sangre Cristos in the San Luis Valley. HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Travel

R is for Road Trip: Itinerary for Denver to Cortez, Colorado

When we reach the other side of this pandemic, and we will, what will we do? I think people are going to want to move around, but they won’t be lining up at the airport. I predict this will be ... [ Read More ]
San Luis Valley, Colorado. HeidiTown.com
Travel

Wonderfully Wild Colorado & Beyond: Get Off-Grid

I work from home and go for days wearing only yoga pants and a sweatshirt. However, when I need social interaction, I head to the tea shop or bar. Coronavirus means that those businesses have been closed and I miss ... [ Read More ]
A Free Tour at Hammond's Candies aka Buying all the Candy. HeidiTown (2)
Colorado

A Free Tour at Hammond’s Candies aka Buying all the Candy

There is a reason Hammond’s Candies’ free tour ends in the candy gift store, but I digress. Let’s start with the fact that I haven’t been to Hammond’s in all of my nearly 20 years in Colorado. That is not ... [ Read More ]
Traveling with a Dog The Importance of Dog Parks. HeidiTown.com (8)
dog, Travel

Traveling with a Dog: The Importance of Dog Parks

We recently spent seven days and six nights on the road. We spent three of those nights in Phoenix visiting my parents. Traveling south on Interstate 25. I’ve done a lot of road trips but just recently, all of them ... [ Read More ]
Liven Things Up This Winter with Food & Festival Fun. HeidiTown (3)
Colorado, Dining, Festivals

Liven Things Up This Winter with Food & Festival Fun

‘Tis the season when winter sets in, and not in a good way. Here on Colorado’s Front Range, we are experiencing a dreary day. No snow is falling and it looks like Seattle-weather (something I am all too familiar with ... [ Read More ]
Why Do Snowdown, a Winter Festival, in Durango, Colorado. HeidiTown (10)
Colorado, February, Festivals, January

Why Do Snowdown, a Winter Festival, in Durango, Colorado

Last winter, we attended the 41st Snowdown, Durango, Colorado’s winter festival. To write that we had fun is an understatement. We lived it up from Human Foosball at Animas Brewing Co. to slopeside shenanigans at Purgatory Resort.  Purgatory Resort, Durango, ... [ Read More ]
Food Fun in Fort Collins, Colorado Tacos & Benedict, Oh My. HeidiTown (9)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Food Fun in Fort Collins, Colorado: Tacos & Benedict, Oh My

Eating is one of my favorite things… okay, it’s probably my favorite thing. The good part is that it appears to be your favorite thing too. So I can write about eating all the time and no one minds. The ... [ Read More ]
Take Your Furry Friend to Dog-Friendly Fort Collins, Colorado. HeidiTown (8)
Colorado, Travel

Take Your Furry Friend to Dog-Friendly Fort Collins, Colorado

Traveling with a dog changes a lot of things, but it can be done and it can be done well. Choosing the right city to visit with your fur friend is crucial and from dog-friendly accommodations to dog-friendly breweries and ... [ Read More ]
2019, A Year I’d Rather Forget, But… HeidiTown (Snowmass, Colorado)
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

2019, A Year I’d Rather Forget, But…

This has been a rough year. I was diagnosed with Atypical Migraines in June after four visits to the emergency room in May. Today, months later, we still haven’t gotten to the bottom of why this is happening although the ... [ Read More ]