Polar Express arrives at the station Durango
Colorado, Top 5 Lists, Travel

Top 5 Colorado Christmas Towns

A Note from the Mayor on July 29, 2018: HeidiTown has grown a lot since this article was posted in 2011, but this is still the most popular post. I welcome you to HeidiTown! Please spend some time browsing everything ... [ Read More ]
Grand Lake, Colorado

A grand birthday weekend in Grand Lake, Colorado

My birthday is in early October, and every year my husband takes me on a weekend get away to a new place within driving distance. I know, he’s pretty awesome. We’ve been all over the state and during this ... [ Read More ]
Estes Park, Colorado bridge

The Mayor visits Estes Park, Colorado

Estes Park, Colorado (Photo by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved) Tomorrow I will stand beside a very good friend as she ties the knot in Estes Park, Colorado. She has had a longtime love affair with the town; she and ... [ Read More ]
Historic Downtown Niwot

Sunday Afternoon Drive – Niwot, Colorado

This is a series about small towns across Colorado. I started this series with a drive through the charming town of Berthoud, Colorado. Today, I’m going to take you to the adorable town of Niwot. Historic Downtown Niwot (Photo by ... [ Read More ]
1955 Chevy purple
Festivals, Travel

Calling all car people! It’s time for Colorado Nationals

The Mayor never used to be much of a car person, however, buying a car with a V6, along with a newly developed love affair with Top Gear on the BBC, has changed all that. I still don’t consider myself ... [ Read More ]
Berthoud Day Parade, Berthoud, Colorado

Sunday Afternoon Drive – Berthoud, Colorado

Spring has sprung in HeidiTown. The birds are singing, the fields outside of town are greening up and there’s a feeling of warmth in the air. This time of year puts me in the mood for road trips and Sunday ... [ Read More ]
A few of the Mayor's favorite holiday events around Colorado
December, Travel, Uncategorized

A few of the Mayor’s favorite holiday events around Colorado

Downtown Littleton, Colorado is stunning during the holidays. Photo by H. M. Kerr-Schlaefer There’s so much going on at this time of year it’s impossible to cover it all. The best calendar of events for the State of Colorado is ... [ Read More ]
The St. Louis Arch in a thunderstorn. Photograph by Teresa Scott.

The granddaddy of all boat trips

The St. Louis Arch in a thunderstorn. Photograph by Teresa Scott. Experience the granddaddy of all boating trips as Teresa Scott takes you on The Great Loop. Hop aboard, put on your life jacket and take the ride of a ... [ Read More ]
Road Trippin' Deadwood, South Dakota

Road Trippin’ Deadwood, South Dakota

Wild Bill Hickok's head stone in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, South Dakota. Photo by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer ss
ss Discover Deadwood, South Dakota and the surrounding Black Hills. It’s not just for gamblers! Read all about it here.
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Colorado Medieval Festival is this weekend!

Colorado Medieval Festival is this weekend!

Authentic reenactments are only part of the fun at this one-of-a-kind festival. Photo courtesy of Colorado Medieval Festival.   Listen up Colorado! This weekend the knights, ladies, and bar maids  will be out in force in Evans, Colorado. ... [ Read More ]