When planning our two week Colorado trip this past summer, I knew I wanted to spend part of the time in the mountains, but I figured that the first week we’d stay in Denver in order to organize ourselves and purchase any food and necessities...

There are many beautiful nature areas surrounding Denver, and Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre is definitely a treasure right near Denver. Red Rocks Park is the point where the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains meet. The 738 acre park is 6,450 feet above sea level. On...

The first day after we arrived in Denver I wanted to do something local while we got settled in. The Denver Botanic Garden seemed to be an excellent choice. The 24 acre Denver Botanical Garden on York Street is also known as the Urban Oasis...

On our trip to Colorado this summer, we stayed a few minutes away from Sloan’s Lake Park in Denver. As the second largest park in Denver, the 177 acre sprawling park with the largest lake beckoned. The beautiful Rocky Mountains frame the lake with a...

We passed the beautiful Georgetown Lake on the way from Denver to Vail. We made a U-turn and stopped by the crystal clear lake with rising mountains behind. The Georgetown Lake is a very popular fishing lake. When we arrived for our much needed break...