Tag Archives: Colorado

Breckenridge

January 2, 2012 We hopped in the Suburban and took I-70 through the mountains.  We drove past Idaho Springs, Georgetown and Silver Plume before we turned off at Frisco.  We got to Breckenridge around noon, but couldn’t find free parking.  … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Ridge

December 8, 2009 It was a warm day for December and so we decided to head out to Dinosaur Ridge in Morrison, Colorado.  There was no admission fee to visit.  The only hidden cost was if you chose to park … Continue reading

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Colorado Adventures

July 12, 2009 Friday, we hopped in the car and drove to Idaho Springs.  It was about a 45 minute drive from our home in Commerce City.  We stopped at a visitor’s center, which was closed.  We ended up hiking … Continue reading

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Middle Earth, Colorado

September 27, 2009 Middle Earth From the Misty Mountains to the Mines of Moria to Mordor, I feel as if I’ve been traveling some alternative version of Middle Earth in The Lord of the Rings recently. Ah, but you know … Continue reading

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Vail

January 4, 2010 Blue Moon This year began with a Blue Moon.  Technically 2009 ended with a Blue Moon, but it was the 2nd Full Moon of December.  So a Full Moon also greeted the New Year.  A Blue Moon … Continue reading

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Cripple Creek

June 11, 2010 Frontier Family The frontier is not a forgiving place.  It takes just as quickly as it gives it seems.  You can strike it rich, but then have your mine collapse on you.  You can build a town, … Continue reading

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Peak Season

October 7, 2010 Peak Season   Peak season.  It is peak season for the autumn leaves and the perfect time to explore the mountains. We left for the mountains about 11:30am.  We all piled in the suburban, cooler in tow … Continue reading

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