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A Taco Tour & Mezcal Outing in Greeley, Colorado. HeidiTown (18)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

A Taco Tour & Mezcal Outing in Greeley, Colorado

People really, really like tacos. I learned this when I wrote a little piece in November called, “When it Come to Tacos, Longmont, Colorado is Winning.” This post caused quite the stir and was even picked up by Google News ... [ Read More ]
A Grand Island, Nebraska Getaway Beer, History & Coney Dogs (4) HeidiTown
Nebraska, Travel

A Grand Island, Nebraska Getaway: Beer, History & Coney Dogs

Ryan knew he had familial ties to Nebraska, he just didn’t realize how deep. When we returned from a recent trip to Grand Island and Kearney, we discovered that Ryan’s great-grandparents had come from Germany to farm outside of Omaha ... [ Read More ]
Full-service at The Sebastian & Luxury Dining at Leonora in Vail 4. HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Full-service at The Sebastian & Luxury Dining at Leonora in Vail

We ate our way through Taste of Vail, but the delicious food didn’t stop at the festival. We were lucky to be staying at The Sebastian, a full-service resort property at the edge of Vail Village. The hotel offers the ... [ Read More ]
Tasty Bites from Taste of Vail 2019 & My Thoughts on Greek Wine (10)
April, Colorado, Dining, Festivals

Tasty Bites from Taste of Vail 2019 & My Thoughts on Greek Wine

Taste of Vail is a whirlwind of wine and food. I ate so much that on Saturday night, after the Grand Tasting, I dreamed about eating food. This year I decided to highlight the best bites of Taste of Vail ... [ Read More ]
Kicking Back in Cowboy Boots at Vee Bar Guest Ranch in Wyoming (7)
Travel, Wyoming

Kicking Back in Cowboy Boots at Vee Bar Guest Ranch in Wyoming

Right about now you’re thinking, what am I going to do this summer that will set this year apart from all the other? Okay, perhaps you don’t think like this, but you should. Vee Bar Guest Ranch, Laramie, Wyoming One ... [ Read More ]
A Night with the Sandhill Cranes at the Crane Trust in Nebraska. HeidiTown (9)
Nebraska, Travel

A Night with the Sandhill Cranes at the Crane Trust in Nebraska

When I was a little girl, we had a family friend who was an avid birder. She taught me early on that birding was a great excuse for taking a walk in nature. Today, I can watch any nature show ... [ Read More ]
Road Trip Travel How to Find Great Food Along the Way. 4th Street Diner, Sagauche. HeidiTown.com
Dining, Travel

Road Trip Travel: How to Find Great Food Along the Way

It’s easy to find great food in a big city where numerous articles have been written about the hottest new restaurants. However, when on a road trip it can be difficult to know what restaurant has good food, especially when ... [ Read More ]
The Majestic - An Authentic Experience at a Boutique Leadville Hotel (13)
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

The Majestic – An Authentic Experience at a Boutique Leadville Hotel

I’ve always wanted to stay in one of Leadville’s gingerbread houses. We’ve stayed at The Colorado Trail House in Leadville, which is a beautiful and rather stately Victorian home, but not quite as colorful as some of Leadville’s old homes ... [ Read More ]
Dining & Drinking A Stay in Arvada, Colorado, Part 2 (1)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Dining & Drinking: A Stay in Arvada, Colorado, Part 2

Read Part One: Rich History, Colorful Present: A Stay in Arvada After visiting Unbound: Sculptures in a Field at the Arvada Center, I met Ryan at Odyssey Beerwerks, which is just three miles down the road. This is the only ... [ Read More ]
Rich History, Colorful Present A Stay in Arvada, Colorado, Part 1. HeidiTown (1)
Colorado, Travel

Rich History, Colorful Present: A Stay in Arvada, Colorado, Part 1

The Front Range is dotted with towns, many of them have become suburbs of Denver and we tend to think of these communities as “the burbs.” Places like Arvada, Colorado, however, are rich with history that dates back to the ... [ Read More ]