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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
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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 ]
Visit Glenwood Spring Part of Colorado History & Our History. HeidiTown (13)
Colorado, Travel

Visit Glenwood Spring: Part of Colorado History & Our History

Glenwood Springs never gets old, and yet it is old. In fact, it’s brimming with Colorado history, and it plays a role in the history of my life. I have been visiting for just over a quarter of a century ... [ Read More ]
A Colorado Hot Springs at 7,700 Feet Above Sea Level. HeidiTown (6)
Colorado, Travel

A Colorado Hot Springs at 7,700 Feet Above Sea Level

The number one question I get as the Mayor of HeidiTown is regarding hot springs. Which is the best for couples? What hot springs destination includes lodging? Where can I find a dog-friendly hot springs venue? I should write a ... [ Read More ]
Surprised by Albuquerque, New Mexico, in a Good Way. HeidiTown (18)
New Mexico, Travel

Surprised by Albuquerque, New Mexico, in a Good Way

The last time we were in Albuquerque was in February 2020. We were on an epic road trip to visit my parents who lived in Phoenix at the time. Booked at La Quinta near Interstate 25, we were greeted with ... [ Read More ]
Alamosa, Colorado A James Beard Nomination & Taco Heaven. HeidiTown (16)
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Alamosa, Colorado: A James Beard Nomination & Taco Heaven

Technically, this title is misleading. Yes, there is a James Beard nomination in the town, but it isn’t a taco joint, however, I’ll get to that later in the post. I wasn’t in Alamosa just to eat tacos. I mean, ... [ Read More ]