The Majestic Rockies – Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado

A land of legends, beauty, history, and incredible wildlife, Rocky Mountain National Park envelops the myth of the majestic Rockies in Colorado. Celebrating the park’s 100 year anniversary in 2015, the park greets visitors as the National Park Service itself brinks on its centennial celebration in 2016. Over the last year the park saw aContinue reading “The Majestic Rockies – Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado”

Durango & The Million Dollar Highway

The lull of the locomotive whistle echoes through the canyon entering town once more after its journey along the High Line and beside the Animas River, raging and still roaring despite the chill of the early autumn air. Golden aspens embrace the hillsides as the scarlet leaves start appearing. Clickity Clack – Clickity Clack withContinue reading “Durango & The Million Dollar Highway”

Ruby Mountain – Reflecting the Sun

Along the banks of the Arkansas River as it winds through the Southern Colorado Rockies, one landmark stands tall, a testament to the mining days of the past. Ruby Mountain now acts as a host to campers, hikers, fishermen, and more. A member of the Arkansas Headquarters Recreation Area’s designated campgrounds, Ruby Mountain rests nestledContinue reading “Ruby Mountain – Reflecting the Sun”

America’s Mountain – Pikes Peak, Colorado

Just west of Colorado Springs and towering near Manitou is one of the tallest peaks along the Rocky Mountains. Legends live based on this mountain. Did you ever hear the tale of Sweet Betsy from Pike who crossed the prairies with her husband Ike? Have the stories of the silver and riches flowing in theContinue reading “America’s Mountain – Pikes Peak, Colorado”

Sangre De Cristo Loop

As one heads up Highway 69 from Walsenburg and north, they overlook the eastern slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains while shifting from high desert plains into the foothills, sprigs of spring green edging away the dormancy of the winter months. Enter some buffalo into the scene, resting gracefully along the shores of aContinue reading “Sangre De Cristo Loop”

Cuchara, Colorado – Paradise Enough

Along Hwy 12, just south of La Veta, Colorado and north of Trinidad is the little, rustic community of Cuchara. A small, old west inspired boardwalk acts as a hub of activity for many quaint, but lovely shops, a general store, and the famous Dog Bar & Grill. Weddings and other family gatherings occur atContinue reading “Cuchara, Colorado – Paradise Enough”