Colorado

Estes Park Colorado is an adventure packed mountain get away. Gorgeous mountain views, the Rocky Mountain National Park, and great food make this a perfect destination for families or couples. Find the best places to eat, where to stay, and how to spend your days in Estes Park.

A Perfect Weekend in Estes Park

I’ll never forget the first time I saw Estes Park.  We were in Colorado for a house hunting trip and decided to check out this mountain town, knowing it would really be too far for Matt to commute to work every day. As we turned the corner onto the final stretch of Hwy 36, those […] Read more…

Hermit's Hollow Campground at Hermit Park Open Space has easy access to Estes Park and to our favorite Colorado hiking trail. Our review of this Larimer County campground includes the best camp sites, nearby activities, and campground amenities.

Camping at Hermit’s Hollow Campground

Our traditional method of finding a site for our next camping trip typically involves last minute online searches and phone calls.  Desparate attempts to find any nearby campground with an available spot for that weekend.  It can definitely be hit or miss, but on our second camping trip in Colorado, we got lucky once again […] Read more…

Kruger Rock is one of our favorite trails for hiking in Colorado. Near Estes Park, you'll reach spectacular views in less than 2 miles on this moderate trail.

Kruger Rock Trail: A Short Hike to Amazing Views

Camping at Hermit’s Hollow near Estes Park gives easy access to one of our favorite Colorado hikes: Kruger Rock Trail.  This fall, we did an impromptu camping trip and chose this campground because it was the only place I could find with an available site.  But we got lucky and found a place we will […] Read more…

Just west of Denver is Evergreen CO where the surrounding mountains feel like a million miles from the city, perfect for your next activity-filled adventure

Evergreen Colorado: Big Adventure in a Small Town

Just a few miles west of Denver is the town Evergreen Colorado that we stumbled upon this Father’s Day.  We ventured out on a hike that a friend had recommended hike and discovered the perfect little town nestled in the mountains.  And a place that would earn a top spot on our list of places […] Read more…