Alamosa

Hot Springs, Fried Chicken & Sand in the San Luis Valley, Part Three. HeidiTown (3)

This is part three of a three-part series on travel to the San Luis Valley.  Most people who stay in the Moffat area of the San Luis Valley, have hot springs on the agenda. That’s because two hot springs destinations are located here. In fact, our Airbnb, Mountain Springs Homestay, is next door to Valley View Hot Springs and just a 15-minute drive from Joyful Journey Hot Springs.  Hot Springs

Featured Festival Rio Frio Ice Fest & the Rio Frio on Ice 5K. HeidiTown.com

Where can you watch a fire and ice bonfire, run a 5K on a frozen river, celebrate a 167-year-old mountain expedition, take a polar plunge and so much more? At the Rio Frio Ice Fest in Alamosa, Colorado in the beautiful San Luis Valley. A lot of HeidiTown stories came from our 2016 trip to Rio Frio Ice Fest, and I guarantee if you attend, you’ll have more than a

Best of HeidiTown 2016. Yurt trip near Cameron Pass. Never Summer Yurts.

I used to call this annual post “Top 10 HeidiTown Highlights,” but I’m going to change it up this year because everyone loves a “Best Of” list, right? It’s a hard post for me to compose because every year seems to bring with it many incredible Colorado experiences. This makes it hard to boil an entire year down to ten major highlights, but every year I do it. This was

Out Of The Ordinary Winter Escapse in Colorado. Sand Dunes Swimming Pool & Hot Springs

I pride myself on finding out of the ordinary destinations. And I don’t just find them online, I visit them. This is the only way to know for sure if a place is worth writing about and worth sending you to.  The following Colorado destinations are three out of the ordinary winter escapes worth checking out. Carr Manor, Cripple Creek I toured this large bed and breakfast while in Cripple

Rio Frio on Ice 2016 HeidiTown.com

While I’ve been a very competent walker since I was 2-years-old, running isn’t really my thing. However, when Jeff Owsley, founder of the Rio Frio on Ice 5K asked me to come to Alamosa, Colorado and run his new 5K on the frozen Rio Grande River, I decided to do it. After all, I thought, it will make a good story. It did more than make a good story; the