Festivals • Travel • The West

Playing Favorites: The North Fork Valley of Colorado
Playing Favorites: The North Fork Valley of Colorado

June 29, 2022

Musings by a Road Trip Addict: Why Do We Travel
Musings by a Road Trip Addict: Why Do We Travel

June 21, 2022

A Hike, A Trout Sweater & More in Meeker, Colorado
A Hike, A Trout Sweater & More in Meeker, Colorado

June 15, 2022

Dust Bowl Road Trip: A Volcano, Wind & Folsom, Not the Prison
Dust Bowl Road Trip: A Volcano, Wind & Folsom, Not the Prison

June 7, 2022

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It’s a Dog’s Day (& Night) at The Eddy Taproom & Hotel in Golden, Colorado. HeidiTown (14)
Colorado, dog, Travel

It’s a Dog’s Day (& Night) at The Eddy Taproom & Hotel in Golden, Colorado

I admit that Ryan does the heavy lifting when it comes to traveling with the dog. It’s Ryan who takes her on a walk before bedtime and first thing when we get up. He keeps a close eye on her ... [ Read More ]
White Christmas . BDT Stage . Glenn Ross-98
Colorado, Theater

Dreaming of a White Christmas & Live Theater

I have not been in the Christmas spirit. It’s hard to be cheery about the holidays when it is 62 degrees outside. However, when I got the chance to go to “White Christmas” at BTD Stage in Boulder, I jumped ... [ Read More ]
grand lake portrait. HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Travel

A Birthday in Grand Lake, Colorado

Several weekends ago, we headed to Grand Lake, Colorado, for Ryan’s birthday. We were warned that the town would be quiet. Grand Lake had a busy summer, and with the staff shortages owners needed a break, especially restaurant owners who’d ... [ Read More ]
Happy 14-Years HeidiTown
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Happy 14 Years to HeidiTown

So, it looks like I forgot the HeidiTown anniversary last year. It’s not surprising. I think many of us are trying to forget 2020 altogether. Like a hotel without a floor 13 listed in the elevator, we’re just going straight ... [ Read More ]
Aurora, Colorado Stay at the Hyatt Regency & Eat Everything. HeidiTown (10)
Colorado, Travel

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

I have been going to the eye center at UCHealth at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora quarterly for more than a decade. I have a lifetime of eye issues involving lots of specialists and surgeries. Thus, I watched, with ... [ Read More ]
What's New in Steamboat Springs + OktoberWest Fun. HeidiTown (2)
Colorado, dog, Festivals, September, Travel

What’s New in Steamboat Springs + OktoberWest Fun

I should disclose that I have been to Steamboat Springs more than once. Okay, a lot of times. One of my best friends lives there and so I’ve been going long before HeidiTown was a thing.   That being said, I ... [ Read More ]
Taste of Vail 2021, photo by Zach Mahone (used with permission)
Colorado, Festivals

Vail in Autumn: Lots of Lamb, Lots of Wine, Lots of Fall Color

If you haven’t visited Vail in the fall, it’s where summer and autumn collide in the most appealing way. Brightly colored flowers fill brimming flower boxes while pops of yellow appear on the mountain. Shadows of petals and bronze sculptures ... [ Read More ]
Fun With Your Fur Friend in Fickle Park, Berthoud, Colorado. Puppy Mill Awareness Day 2
Colorado, Festivals, September

Fun With Your Fur Friend in Fickle Park, Berthoud, Colorado

Did you know that 75% of Americans own at least one dog? I believe it because, at one point, we were the only people on our block with one dog, everyone else had two! And now for an unhappy statistic ... [ Read More ]
Five Reasons to go to Hot Rock & Rumble at Pikes Peak Int'l Raceway
August, Colorado, Festivals

Five Reasons to go to Hot Rock & Rumble at Pikes Peak Int’l Raceway

You don’t need to love the sounds of motors revving and the smell of exhaust… but if you do, you simply have to go. Pikes Peak International Raceway is in Fountain, Colorado, just minutes south of Colorado Springs. The raceway ... [ Read More ]
The Barbarian Feast Fur, Fun, Food and Beer, HeidiTown (12), HeidiTown
Contest, Festivals, October

The Barbarian Feast: Fur, Fun, Food and Beer

It’s that time again, time for the barbarian hordes to take over Grimm Brothers Brewhouse in Loveland, Colorado.  Sponsored by Grimm Brothers and benefiting the American Legion, Post 2000, this will be the fourth year of fur, fun and food ... [ Read More ]