beautiful haflinger horses and Dean from San Juan Sky Outfitters in Durango, Colorado.
Travel, Uncategorized

Do Durango, Part 3 – Get Touristy

Mayor’s note: I’ve written a three-part series on Doing Durango. Part one, published on 5/15, was all about beer and part two published on 5/29/13 was all about food. The final post is all about the touristy activities you shouldn’t ... [ Read More ]
rainbow in downtown Glenwood Springs HeidiTown
Travel, Uncategorized

Escape to Glenwood Springs, Colorado

My husband and I have been escaping to Glenwood Springs, Colorado for many, many years. In the past, we’ve taken Amtrak from Denver’s Union Station to Glenwood Springs, and I highly recommend this mode of travel to the area. Several ... [ Read More ]
Dining in Durango Pozole to Pho, It Never Gets Boring 4.
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Do Durango, Part 2, Eat Good Food

Mayor’s note: I’m going to write a three-part series on Doing Durango. Part one, published on 5/15 was all about beer. Today’s post is all about food and the last post in the series will focus on touristy, fun activities ... [ Read More ]
Colorado Brewer's Festival

A 3-Day Fort Collins itinerary during Colorado Brewers’ Festival

The Mayor’s husband merrily displays our tasting glasses at Colorado Brewers’ Festival. So you’ve decided to spend a weekend in Fort Collins – a very good choice, and even better if you plan your stay around Colorado Brewers’ Festival, June ... [ Read More ]
Ska Brewing Tasters HeidiTown
Dining, Travel, Uncategorized

Do Durango, Part 1 ““ Drink Beer

Mayor’s note: I’m writing a three-part series on DOing Durango. Part one, focuses on the Durango brewery scene. Part two will focus on food. Part three will focus on touristy, fun activities you shouldn’t miss. If I had to ... [ Read More ]
engine 481 at Cascade Station. Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

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

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 ]
Frog Prince in Downtown Grand Junction.
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 March 2013 HeidiTown

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 ]