Hidden Gem – Lake City, Colorado

Sometimes the unplanned happenings become some of the best adventures. We discovered a small town deep in the San Juan Mountains that quickly became one of our favorites. It is an experience that we would not have had without good friends. After spending some time with family in North Carolina, I flew back to Montrose, … Continue reading Hidden Gem – Lake City, Colorado

The Switzerland of America – Ouray, Colorado

Ouray is one Colorado mountain town that makes for a great visit. It turned out to be one of my favorites. While a tourist town, it is small and quaint enough to be truly enjoyable. Nestled in the San Juan Mountains, it is in the heart of 4x4 country but also has plenty of hikes, … Continue reading The Switzerland of America – Ouray, Colorado

Montrose, Colorado and the Black Canyon

    While we were in Grand Lake, Colorado, Celia decided to return to Wilmington, NC to see her Dad who made a trip to the hospital unexpectedly. We found that the airport in Montrose, Colorado had comparable prices to some of the larger airports so we decided to continue west instead of backtracking to … Continue reading Montrose, Colorado and the Black Canyon

Rocky Mountain High – Denver, Colorado Part 2

Rocky Mountain National Park Our daughter was able to fly in for a visit and we have had a wonderful time. Due to the heat, we have made plans to visit areas in higher/cooler elevations. No visit to the area would be complete without a visit to the Rocky Mountain National Park. All of the … Continue reading Rocky Mountain High – Denver, Colorado Part 2

The Mile High City – Denver, Colorado – Part 1

We were very excited that our youngest daughter joined us for a week in Denver. We knew that Denver is a rapidly growing city so there would be many areas that we could explore while she was here. Not only does Denver itself offer many possibilities of things to do, it is near the Rocky … Continue reading The Mile High City – Denver, Colorado – Part 1