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Riding the train in Durango, Colorado
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Riding the train in Durango, Colorado

I love trains. If you’ve been a fan of HeidiTown for any length of time you are already aware of my train obsession. I’m not into the technical stuff, but I like the experience of train travel and the nostalgia ... [ Read More ]
Ouray, Colorado by Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer for HeidiTown.com
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An itinerary for fun in Ouray, Colorado

Do you seek out adventure? Or would you rather soak in hot springs all day? Does rappelling into a waterfall sound exhilarating? Or would you rather sit on a sun-soaked, rooftop patio drinking a beer? You can do all of ... [ Read More ]
A delicious, two-day Grand Junction & Palisade itinerary
Dining, Travel

A delicious, two-day Grand Junction & Palisade itinerary

There are more than 100 sculptures in Downtown Grand Junction as part of Art on the Corner. As you know, Ryan and I did a lot of traveling this winter and every trip has a special place in our hearts ... [ Read More ]
Ice climbing in Ouray, not just for the pros
Colorado, Travel

Ice climbing in Ouray, not just for the pros

When I told people I was going ice climbing in Ouray, they would say, “I didn’t know you were a climber.” I’m not a climber. I had never even sat in a harness until my first zip lining experience in ... [ Read More ]
Colorado National Monument: A gem on the Western Slope
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Colorado National Monument: A gem on the Western Slope

Several weeks ago, Ryan and spent a weekend in Grand Junction. This was a true adventure because we’d never been to Grand Junction before. We’d driven through, but never stopped to smell the roses, or rather, the perfume of wine ... [ Read More ]
A stay at the Berthoud Inn in Berthoud, Colorado
Dining, Travel

A stay at the Berthoud Inn in Berthoud, Colorado

I’ve been writing for the Berthoud Weekly Surveyor for 7 years, so I’ve had a long relationship with the town of Berthoud, Colorado. I’ve known about the Berthoud Inn, the only local bed and breakfast, but had never had the ... [ Read More ]
Skiing, pizza, dog sledding & more in Winter Park, Colorado
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Skiing, pizza, dog sledding & more in Winter Park, Colorado

Each Colorado ski town has its own unique feel, and Winter Park feels comfortable. For many Coloradans, it’s comfy because they’ve been skiing there since childhood, but even for the Winter Park newbie, the town has a relaxed vibe. Maybe ... [ Read More ]
A winter weekend in Grand Lake, Colorado
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A winter weekend in Grand Lake, Colorado

We arrived in Grand Lake on a snowy Friday. The area had received three straight days of heavy snow, which made our first stop at On the Trail Rentals, even more fantastic. I previously wrote about this experience. We were ... [ Read More ]
Dog Sledding with Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park, Colorado
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Dog Sledding with Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park, Colorado

Throughout childhood I watched the Iditarod with pure excitement. I remember watching the late Susan Butcher dominate the race during the late 80s and early 90s. It was a sport that crossed gender lines and pitted human nature against Mother ... [ Read More ]
snowmobilng Grand County HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Travel

A Snowmobile Adventure in Grand Lake, Colorado

On a trip to Grand Lake, Colorado, primarily to attend Winter Carnival, we had the opportunity go snowmobiling thanks to On the Trail Rentals. My first and only snowmobiling experience up until this point had been riding behind my husband ... [ Read More ]