Sports It's What Brings Us Together, Especially On The Road. HeidiTown (103)

Sports: It’s What Brings Us Together, Especially On The Road

We like sports in this house. Football and soccer are one and two, but we will watch some tennis and cycling. And if there’s a sports documentary on, we’re glued to the screen. When the World Cup was in Korea, ... [ Read More ]
Featured Photo Woodys at Art Castings, Sculpture in Loveland, HeidiTown
Colorado, Travel

Loveland, Colorado: Where Sculpture Takes Shape

When we moved to Loveland from the Denver suburbs in 2003, people thought we were moving to the ski area just east of the Eisenhower Tunnel. The city wasn’t well-known at the time. Ryan, who grew up in Colorado, hadn’t ... [ Read More ]
Winter Park, Colorado Why Fritzi, the Dog, is a Big Fan. HeidiTown (14)
Colorado, dog, Festivals, Travel

Winter Park, Colorado: Why Fritzi, the Dog, is a Big Fan

Want to know why your dog will love Grand County? And you too? The average August temperature is 74 degrees.   We’ve been heading to Grand County, home to Winter Park, Granby, Grand Lake, and more, for many years. I’ve been ... [ Read More ]
What is Tanking in Nebraska Photo by Caleb Mayfield

What is Tanking in Nebraska?

I had no intention of writing about this trip, but the citizens of HeidiTown wanted a tanking update, so here it is. The biggest question I used to field regarding HeidiTown is “Where should I go on my <insert special ... [ Read More ]
Get off the Interstate Take Loveland Pass Colorado HeidiTown (1)
Colorado, Travel

Get off the Interstate: Take Loveland Pass

I’ve been extremely lucky to have been on many of Colorado’s roads. However, we usually skip Loveland Pass because it adds a significant amount of time if one is traveling on Interstate 70 (with a few exceptions). On our way ... [ Read More ]
A Northern New Mexico Road Trip The Rest of the Story. HeidiTown (6)
New Mexico, Travel

A Northern New Mexico Road Trip: The Rest of the Story

We did a lot in Northern New Mexico, but only scratched the surface. Here are a few of the excursions that didn’t fit into any of the previous posts about the trip. One morning, after eating breakfast at our Airbnb, ... [ Read More ]
Go for the Scenic Train, Stay for Indiana Jones Antonito, Colorado (10) HeidiTown
Colorado, Travel

Why We Visited Antonito, Colorado: An Indiana Jones Story

Indiana Jones mania is alive and well in this house. We already have tickets to see ” Indiana Jones & the Dial of Destiny” on IMAX this Friday. You see, “Indiana Jones & the Raiders of the Lost Ark” is ... [ Read More ]
La Chiripada Oldest Winery in New Mexico HeidiTown
New Mexico, Travel

A Northern New Mexico Road Trip: The Wineries, Part Two

When we planned this trip, we quickly learned that there were multiple wineries in the area, so of course, we decided we’d make it a wine trip. We had no idea there were so many wineries in New Mexico. La ... [ Read More ]
A Northern New Mexico Road Trip Dixon, Part One. HeidiTown (5)
New Mexico, Travel

A Northern New Mexico Road Trip: Dixon, Part One

Down a tree-lined, bumpy driveway, past the chickens and sheep, and main house, we found our Airbnb in Dixon, New Mexico. We’d discovered this out of the way town in a roundabout way. The spot we wanted to stay, closer ... [ Read More ]
Riviera Motor Lodge, Saratoga, Wyoming, HeidiTown

A Stay at the Riviera Motor Lodge in Saratoga, Wyoming

For years, Carbon County in southern Wyoming was our little secret, but the secret is out. We’ve been going to Saratoga, in the central-ish part of the county since the early 2000s, before HeidiTown existed. Saratoga is about three hours ... [ Read More ]