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Golden, Colorado is Calling & You Must Go. HeidiTown (5)
Colorado, dog, Travel

Golden, Colorado is Calling & You Must Go

Fun fact. I was married in Golden. It’s true. We said our “I dos” at Boettcher Mansion on Lookout Mountain in Golden, Colorado. So, yes, this hip little town that’s under 30 minutes from Denver, will always hold a special ... [ Read More ]
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 ]
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 ]
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 ]
An Impressive Level of Authenticity Hotel de Paris, Georgetown, Colorado. HeidiTown (9)
Colorado, Travel

An Impressive Level of Authenticity: Hotel de Paris, Georgetown, Colorado

I am writing an update to my 2014 post, “Hotel de Paris, a gem hidden in plain sight.” As readers will know, I visited Georgetown recently, and of course, I popped into the museum. I can’t visit the town without ... [ Read More ]
Sweet Easy, Georgetown, Colorado. HeidiTown Featured Image
Colorado, Travel

Nightlife in Georgetown, Colorado, Including a Downtown Bed & Breakfast

Let’s face it, one does not visit Georgetown, Colorado, for the nightlife. This charming, 1800s mining town, 45 minutes west of Denver, gets quiet after dark. However, there are a few places that stay open late where visitors can go ... [ Read More ]
Speak Friend & Enter: Mine Tours in Georgetown, Colorado
Colorado, Travel

Speak Friend & Enter: Mine Tours in Georgetown, Colorado

The cat is out of the bag—I love Lord of The Rings, and when I think about a mine, I picture dwarfs, but mining is also a big piece of Colorado’s history. Over many years, thousands of people have come ... [ Read More ]
An Epic Hamburger, Excellent Pizza & Best Lunch Deal in the Mountains Georgetown, Colorado. HeidiTown (8)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

An Epic Hamburger, Excellent Pizza & Best Lunch Deal in the Mountains: Georgetown, Colorado

Georgetown is a hidden town with hidden gems. For years, it ran under the radar as it was tucked under Interstate 70. The latter was what helped keep it a secret, despite being just 45 minutes west of Denver. It’s ... [ Read More ]
Silver Plume is Not a Colorado Ghost Town. HeidiTown (5)
Colorado, Travel

Silver Plume is Not a Colorado Ghost Town

Please note that in 20-years of living in Colorado, I have never exited the freeway at Silver Plume. I have been to the train station, via the Georgetown Loop Railroad, but I have never ventured into town.  When I saw ... [ Read More ]