Why to Bring the Dog to Snow Mountain Ranch, Colorado. HeidiTown (1)
Colorado, dog, Travel

Why to Bring the Dog to Snow Mountain Ranch, Colorado

This YMCA property, Snow Mountain Ranch, holds a special place in our hearts. Not only is it truly beautiful, our dog Xena was there twice. She loved staying at Yurt Village and the cabin life suited her well. In fact, ... [ Read More ]
Trail Ride to the Top of the World with Action Adventures in Ouray. HeidiTown (8)
Colorado, Travel

Trail Ride to the Top of the World with Action Adventures in Ouray

Make your Southwest Colorado vacation one to remember by taking a trail ride in one of the most spectacular spots in the world. Not only will you be riding in the same area as John Wayne, but also in the ... [ Read More ]
Road Trips are not New 7 Reasons to Take One 3,

Road Trips are not New: 7 Reasons to Take One

Road trips have been around since the first accessible car arrived on the scene in 1908. Since then, Americans have loved the open road. I know my family did. We road tripped everywhere: on vacation, to see the grandparents, to ... [ Read More ]
Colorado, Travel

A Few of my Favorite Things, Loveland, Colorado Edition

For many years, people thought the Mayor (that’s me) lived in the mountains. Breckenridge and Durango were cited most often. A few HeidiTown citizens thought I was from Ouray. Now, 12 years later, the cat’s out of the bag. I ... [ Read More ]
The Mayor Gets Real About Quarantine, Festivals & Travel, 1

The Mayor Gets Real About Quarantine, Festivals & Travel

I try to create the illusion of being happy-go-lucky, but the truth is, I am a little pessimistic. That being said, this hasn’t been an easy quarantine/safe-at-home/safer-at-home/prison or whatever we are calling it these days. My life had already changed ... [ Read More ]
R is for Road Trip. Sangre Cristos in the San Luis Valley.
Colorado, Travel

R is for Road Trip: Itinerary for Denver to Cortez, Colorado

When we reach the other side of this pandemic, and we will, what will we do? I think people are going to want to move around, but they won’t be lining up at the airport. I predict this will be ... [ Read More ]
San Luis Valley, Colorado.

Wonderfully Wild Colorado & Beyond: Get Off-Grid

I work from home and go for days wearing only yoga pants and a sweatshirt. However, when I need social interaction, I head to the tea shop or bar. Coronavirus means that those businesses have been closed and I miss ... [ Read More ]
Traveling with a Dog The Importance of Dog Parks. (8)
dog, Travel

Traveling with a Dog: The Importance of Dog Parks

We recently spent seven days and six nights on the road. We spent three of those nights in Phoenix visiting my parents. Traveling south on Interstate 25. I’ve done a lot of road trips but just recently, all of them ... [ Read More ]
Food Fun in Fort Collins, Colorado Tacos & Benedict, Oh My. HeidiTown (9)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Food Fun in Fort Collins, Colorado: Tacos & Benedict, Oh My

Eating is one of my favorite things… okay, it’s probably my favorite thing. The good part is that it appears to be your favorite thing too. So I can write about eating all the time and no one minds. The ... [ Read More ]
Take Your Furry Friend to Dog-Friendly Fort Collins, Colorado. HeidiTown (8)
Colorado, Travel

Take Your Furry Friend to Dog-Friendly Fort Collins, Colorado

Traveling with a dog changes a lot of things, but it can be done and it can be done well. Choosing the right city to visit with your fur friend is crucial and from dog-friendly accommodations to dog-friendly breweries and ... [ Read More ]