How the Apollo 8 crew delivered an out-of-this-world message of hope during Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve, December 24, 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 read from the Book of Genesis as they orbited the Moon. Astronauts Bill Anders, Jim Lovell, and Frank Borman were the first humans to travel to the Moon. Each read a portion of the versus as the world watched and listened in their homes on Earth. Continue reading How the Apollo 8 crew delivered an out-of-this-world message of hope during Christmas Eve

Let’s Look at Historical Footage of Teddy Roosevelt During the Holidays – Oyster Bay 1917

In 1917, Ex-President Teddy Roosevelt was staying at the Long Island village of Oyster Bay, NY. At the time Woodrow Wilson was president. And WWI was raging on. In this short news reel, he is seen calling on Oyster Bay neighbors during Christmas in 1917. Continue reading Let’s Look at Historical Footage of Teddy Roosevelt During the Holidays – Oyster Bay 1917

The Original Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Did you know that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer originated from the department store Montgomery Ward. Rudolph made his first screen appearance in 1948 as a holiday greeting from the department store. The 1948 version was called, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer With Christmas Greetings From Montgomery Ward.” Continue reading The Original Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Exploring a Hidden Castle in The Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a historical castle called Glen Eyrie Castle. Glen Eyrie is an English Tudor-style castle built in 1871 by General William Palmer. Who happens to be the founder of the beautiful city of Colorado Springs. Come along as we explore and walk the historical grounds of the castle that is hidden between the red rock of The Garden of the Gods. Continue reading Exploring a Hidden Castle in The Garden of the Gods

The Old World Charm of Santa Fe, New Mexico

Colorado Martini takes many road trips to Santa Fe, New Mexico. A place very close to our hearts. Come along with us on one of our many road trips, as we take you on a stroll through the iconic Santa Fe Plaza area of Downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. Continue reading The Old World Charm of Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Mysterious Story Behind the Denver Botanic Gardens

During the day the Denver Botanical Garden’s beauty surpasses the rest. Maybe because the dirt has compost like no other. Because this is the site of the long-forgotten Mount Calvary Cemetery. Continue reading The Mysterious Story Behind the Denver Botanic Gardens

The Ultimate Monster Maker in Denver, Colorado

Distortions Monster World by Distortions Unlimited in Denver, Colorado is a perfect place to visit during the Halloween season. Distortion Unlimited manufacturing company has been “Making Monsters” since 1978 and are based out of Greeley, Colorado. They design and develop animatronics, props, masks, costumes and displays for a variety of customers. You most likely have seen their creations used by Halloween events, theme parks, haunted houses, and horror movie. Continue reading The Ultimate Monster Maker in Denver, Colorado

The Jack O’ Lantern History

We tell the History of Jack O’ Lanterns, while visiting the event The Magic of the Jack O’ Lantern at Hudson Gardens in Colorado. So, come along with us as we walk through one of these brilliant Halloween events and talk about the history of the Jack- ‘o-Lantern and the deal that was made with the devil. Continue reading The Jack O’ Lantern History

Best Fall Foliage Road Trip in Northern Colorado

Looking for the best fall foliage road trips? Well you will find it in Colorado. This video goes over our favorite fall colors in Colorado on the Peak to Peak Highway between Boulder, Colorado and Estes Park, Colorado. We will go over some facts, place to see and things to do along the way. So come along with us as we travel one of the best fall foliage roads in Colorado. Continue reading Best Fall Foliage Road Trip in Northern Colorado