scenic byway

Day Trip from Snow Mountain Ranch in Grand County, Colorado. HeidiTown (5)

We’ve been to Snow Mountain Ranch a handful of times and during various seasons. We’ve eaten in the cafeteria and done quite a few of the activities offered. This time, we decided to use our cabin as a place to stay while we explored Grand County. Grand County is downright beautiful. It is home to what I like to think of as “old Colorado.” Time is a bit slower and

Wildflowers & wild chipmunks on Grand Mesa. HeidiTown.com (1)

I’m assuming that most of my readers have heard of Grand Mesa, but I’m betting that many haven’t been there. I hadn’t been there until this past weekend. We were visiting the Paonia and Hotchkiss area of the state and decided to return home via the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway, a route we’d never taken before. This byway runs from Cedaredge, across the top of Grand Mesa and down into