Moose standing in lake at Grand Lake

Grand Lake, Colorado – A Hidden Gem

Grand Lake is high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Grand Lake. Grand Lake sits on the west gate of Rocky Mountain National Park and at the headwaters of the Colorado River. It is a small town with rich history, wildlife around every corner, and beauty that is hard to duplicate. Come with us as we take you on a Colorado road trip to the beautiful town called Grand Lake, Colorado. Continue reading Grand Lake, Colorado – A Hidden Gem

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

Rock face at Bandelier National Park. People climbing up a ladder to one of the Native American cave dewellings

Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico

We took a road trip to Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico. In the Frijoles Canyon, there are a number of ancestral pueblo homes, kivas (ceremonial structures), rock paintings, and petroglyphs. Some of the dwellings were rock structures built on the canyon floor; others were dwellings in caves which were formed by voids in the volcanic tuff of the canyon wall and carved out further by humans. Continue reading Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico