Owl Creek Pass from Visit Montrose

Charming Colorado towns along the US Pro Cycling Challenge route

Owl Creek Pass (Photo courtesy Visit Montrose) Click the photo to go to Visit Montrose on Facebook. Colorado is now home to the most challenging cycling race in the United States, the US Pro Cycling Challenge. The race is 683 ... [ Read More ]
Loveland Colorado billboard on I25

Loveland, Colorado ~ everything you love

Ten years ago, if you asked a Coloradan where Loveland was they’d point to the mountains. This is because, for many years, Loveland Ski Area was better known than the city with the same name, but that has changed. The ... [ Read More ]
Lacy navigating Zoo June 2012
Travel, Uncategorized

A trip to Asia at the Denver Zoo ““ Toyota Elephant Passage now open

Everyone should have a good map reader with them at the Denver Zoo! (All photos by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved) If you haven’t been to the Denver Zoo in a while, it’s a great time to go. The new ... [ Read More ]
Keystone Reosrt River Run bike shot
Travel, Uncategorized

Colorado through new eyes – TBEX in Keystone

River Run at Keystone Resort. Photo courtesy of Keystone Resort – clicking the picture will take you directly to their Facebook page) This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend TBEX, a travel blogger, writer and photographer conference that ... [ Read More ]
Denver Art Museum sign on lamp post
Museums, Travel

Yves St. Laurent & the Brown Palace: A Weekend of Luxury in Denver, Colorado

This is the only United States venue for this exhibit that is on display through July 8, 2012. Photo by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved. My husband and I just celebrated 10 years of marriage in style. We spent a ... [ Read More ]
Grimm Bros Brewhouse

A Beer Lovers Guide to Hidden Gems in Northern Colorado

I leave the serious beer blogging to people like Dave at, but I believe spending a lovely afternoon at the brewery is an event well suited for a write up on HeidiTown. Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, located at 623 Denver ... [ Read More ]
Benson Sculpture Park girl in Garden
Top 5 Lists, Travel

Top 5 Romantic Towns in Colorado

Benson Sculpture Garden in Loveland, Colorado is currently home to 132 sculpture. (Photo by Carmelita Kerr, all rights reserved) Colorado has all the right ingredients for romance; soaring, snow-capped peaks, cold, wintry nights, hot summer days and charming communities rich ... [ Read More ]
Stagestop Saloon in Jefferson Colorado

Super football Sundays in Colorado

Playing horseshoes at the Stagestop Saloon in Jefferson, Colorado. (Photo by Ryan Schlaefer, all rights reserved) If you’ve been following HeidiTown for any length of time, you know I’m a big sports fan – especially football and futbol. My husband ... [ Read More ]
boy on sled
HeidiTown Radio Archives, Travel on KRFC 88.9 FM – What to do in Colorado January 13-15, 2012

Winter is fun for everyone in Colorado! The following is the HeidiTown weekly segment on KRFC 88.9 FM, public radio in Fort Collins, Colorado. Listen to the audio —> HERE Hi, my name is Heidi, and I’m the Mayor of ... [ Read More ]
Skijoring, Steamboat Spring
Top 5 Lists, Travel

Five Colorado winter festivals not to be missed

Winter Carnival 2011. Skijoring, Steamboat Spring style! Photo by H. M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved. After the holidays, things slow down”¦ especially along the Front Range of Colorado, but there’s still tons of fun to be had, especially in the ... [ Read More ]