man at river on bridge and bike. Looking at mountains in Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park Colorado

Estes Park, Colorado – A Summer Road Trip

Estes Park is a beautiful Rocky Mountain town in northern Colorado. It is known as the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) and home to all sorts of wildlife. In Estes Park or in RMNP you will find miles of trails for all levels. And of course, the Stanley hotel that inspired Steven King’s book and movie “The Shining.” Come along with us as we take you on a tour of the quaint Rocky Mountain town of Estes Park, Colorado. Continue reading Estes Park, Colorado – A Summer Road Trip

Custer State Park Wildlife Loop [USA Road Trip to Black Hills South Dakota]

An USA road trip to Custer State Park WILDLIFE LOOP STATE SCENIC BYWAY in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Custer State Park’s 18-mile Wildlife Loop State Scenic Byway has what you are looking for! Winding through pine-covered hills, rolling prairies and red-walled canyons, the Wildlife Loop is one of the highlights of a park that has many wild animals just ripe for the camera. 1300 Buffalo are the big stars along the byway. Bighorn sheep, pronghorn, deer, elk, coyote, prairie dog, donkey and numerous bird species including wild turkey can all be seen at times along the Wildlife Loop. Come with us on a tour and see what we caught on camera. Continue reading Custer State Park Wildlife Loop [USA Road Trip to Black Hills South Dakota]

The Mickelson Trail in the Black Hills

The George S. Mickelson Trail is an old railroad trail in the Black Hills region of South Dakota. The main trail route extends 108.8 miles, from Edgemont to Deadwood, with approximately nine miles of additional branch trails, including a three-mile paved link from Custer to the Custer State Park. Come on a ride with us as we take the trail from the ghost town of … Continue reading The Mickelson Trail in the Black Hills

Boulder County Colorado Day Trip – Boulder Canyon, Rock Climbing, Caribou Ranch & Nederlands

Come with us on a day trip up to Boulder Canyon, Nederlands, Mud Lakes and Caribou Ranch. These areas are just above Boulder, Colorado. And just west of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. On the way we will show you where to find rock climbers, picnic spots, and hiking trails. We will even show you where to find the now defunct famous Caribou Ranch Recording Studio. Where famous musicians once wrote and recorded their albums. Continue reading Boulder County Colorado Day Trip – Boulder Canyon, Rock Climbing, Caribou Ranch & Nederlands

Traveling During a Pandemic

We get asked a lot how we afford to travel so much. And how we are traveling during the Covid outbreak. Simply we waited until things opened up again. We stay close to home. We are only doing road trips to sparely populated places. We keep to ourselves and not socialize with others. And most importantly, we stay in places where we have more control over our health that goes beyond masks, hand sanitizer, gloves, and social distancing. Continue reading Traveling During a Pandemic

Florissant National Monument

Is Everything in Colorado is Stoned? Come along with us as we show you the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, just outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado. In a beautiful grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world. Petrified redwood stumps up to 14 feet wide and thousands of fossils of insects and plants reveal the story of a very different, prehistoric Colorado. A great day trip from Colorado Springs or Cripple Creek Colorado. Continue reading Florissant National Monument