Family & Kids | Travel & Sightseeing

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has to be one of the best zoos we’ve ever been to. Here are 3 reasons you should make this one of your next must see zoos. 1. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s location Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is built on the slopes of a mountain in Colorado Springs, CO. This is so unique and…

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Exploring the Dillon Ice Castle

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This winter we checked out the Dillon Ice Castle in Dillon, CO. It was so neat and we highly recommend it for folks in the area next year. What is the Dillon Ice Castle? The Dillon Ice Castle is a man-made winter wonderland. There are walls, spires, towers, domes, columns, icicles that shimmer in the…

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Butterfly Pavilion

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The Butterfly Pavilion is located in Westmister, CO and is a fun afternoon activity. It not only has the obvious butterfly area, but multiple other rooms with other interesting creatures. There are tarantulas of which you can hold one but none of us did. There are bees, scorpions, beetles, starfish, horseshoe crabs, and so much…

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Ouray & Durango – Babymoon! & Second Maternity Photo Shoot

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Ever heard of a Babymoon? In a sense it’s like a honeymoon, but it’s a getaway or time spent together before the baby arrives, since we know things will get crazy busy then! We spent our Babymoon in Ouray and Durango, Colorado. We added a few days onto a weekend and headed out to Ouray….

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Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

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Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is located in Canon City, Colorado. We took our trailer out several weekends ago for a delayed anniversary getaway. We’d wanted to go here for awhile, but due to a wildfire in 2013 that burned down most of the structures we had to wait until it was open and operational…

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Buena Vista – Hiking & First Maternity Photo Shoot

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We’d been hankering to get back to Buena Vista for some time. Basically we were waiting until the weather was good enough to take the trailer through the mountains to get out there. A glorious weekend presented itself and we were off. It’s interesting to think about the fact that the last time I was…

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Denver Zoo Lights

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Denver Zoo Lights is an event where the zoo is lit up by lots and lots of little shimmering lights in all different colors throughout the park. Some are just strands of lights providing festive ambiance, while many others are animal figures illuminated in colorful lights, very appropriate for the location of course. The event…

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Buena Vista & Leadville, CO

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Buena Vista has become one of our new CO favorites, especially for K. He absolutely loves this area and I can’t disagree. It is in the Arkansas River valley, with views of the Collegiate Range and many other 14ers. We took a weekend trip out together and stayed in a local hotel called the Surf…

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