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10 RV Parks in Colorado for Outdoor Adventures

RV trailer parked near Great Sand Dunes National Park.(Photo by Liana Moore.) There are some fantastic RV parks are located near Colorado’s national parks, monuments and state parks. RVing is a great way to be able to immerse yourself in nature and some of Colorado’s most special places with a bit more comfort than tent camping.
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Colorado Jeep Trails for Summer Fun

Jeeping is a fun way to see Colorado mountain views.(Photo by Brett Sayles from Pexels.) Have you ever experienced any of the many jeep trails in Colorado? If not, you’re missing out on the opportunity to explore new places while enjoying a fun and bumpy ride with loved ones. Colorado is home to dozens of unique jeep trails. Be sure to check out this list of five of the best trails to visit when riding in your 4-wheel-drive vehicle in Colorado.
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Sopris Splash Zone at Glenwood Hot Springs Pool Now Open Daily Through Labor Day

Sopris Splash Zone at the Glenwood Hot Springs pool.(Photo by Liana Moore.) Glenwood Hot Springs pool first opened to the public on July 4, 1888. Since then it has been known for its healing and relaxing natural mineral waters. Then in the summer of 2019 a fun new mini water park area was added, the Sopris Splash Zone. It is comprised of three basic areas: Shoshone Chutes, Hanging Lake and Grand Fountain.
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Things to Do in Vail, Colorado this June

One of our favorite lakes to stand up paddle board in the Vail, Colorado area.(Photo by Liana Moore.) Vail, Colorado is a popular summer resort area. June really kicks off the summer season. Vail Village is quieter in June than it is in July. But there's still plenty to do. Find out our top picks of fun things to do in Vail this June!
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9 Fun Things to Do in Hilo, Hawaii

Flora found on a waterfall hike with Hawaii Forest and Trail.(Photo by Liana Moore.) The Hilo area of the Big Island of Hawaii is a fabulous place to visit. Not only for its breathtaking scenery but also for the many adventures that you can embark on while you’re there. It’s not every day that you get to witness a lava flow or hike a volcano. Then spend the rest of a relaxing day on a pristine beach watching the sunset. There are also several activities and places to visit that your kids will enjoy as well. These are just a few of the things that there is to do when you’re visiting Hilo, Hawaii on the big island.
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9 Unique Horseback Riding Adventures throughout Colorado

Riding at the beautiful Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, Colorado.(Photo by Liana Moore.) Ever wondered about one of the most unique ways to see the beautiful landscapes of Colorado? Well… horseback riding provides a way to get out further into the mountains, canyons or even deserts of the Centennial state. Colorado horseback riding may even provide you with the feeling that you’ve stepped back in time to the wild west.
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9 of the Most Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Vail, Colorado

Anytime you can dine outdoors in Vail, it will be a kid-friendly dining experience.(Photo courtesy VLMDAC/ Jack Affleck.) One of the many things that Vail, Colorado is known for is its fantastic chefs and restaurants. While many of these dining options are high end, there are also many kid-friendly Vail restaurants. Let us tell you about them!
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All Vaccinated Coloradans Aged 18+ to Be Entered to Win One of Five One-Million Dollar Prizes

One-million dollars will be awarded to five lucky Colorado residents ages eighteen and up who have had a least their first vaccine.(Photo courtesy Pixabay.) The Colorado Lottery on behalf of the Colorado Department of Health & Environment (CDHPA) will be randomly drawing one $1 million winner on each of the following five dates: June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25 and July 1. To be eligible for the June 4 drawing all that Coloradans ages 18 and up need to do is have had at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination by the end of May.
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Hawaiian Luaus for Family Fun

Sunset at Fairmont Orchid, home to Hawaiiloa Luau.(Photo by Liana Moore.) If you’re planning to visit Hawaii in the coming months, one thing you will want to experience is a luau. The luau is a feast in Hawaii where guests enjoy fresh food from the island while watching live performances. You’ll see dancers doing the hula while wearing festive outfits and greeting guests.
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Where to Stay on the Big Island of Hawaii

Stunning coastline of the Big Island of Hawaii.(Photo by Liana Moore.) The island of Hawaii is the largest and most diverse island in the state. If you’re considering a Hawaiian vacation, you may be wondering which place is best to visit. Hilo and Kona are two of the popular areas on Hawaii island and both have much to offer. If you’re feeling indecisive about the area that you should stay and visit, read on.
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Must-Try Colorado Springs Restaurants

View from Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs.(Photo by Liana Moore.) It’s no wonder why Colorado Springs draws in so many visitors each year. Whether it’s due to the beautiful scenery the countless family-friendly activities, or the outdoor sports that are in the area, the city has it all.
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Aspen Snowmass Announces Summer Season Starting June 21

Biking on Snowmass Mountain in Colorado.(Photo courtesy Aspen Skiing Co./ Matt Powers Photography.) All of Colorado's mountain towns are fun family destinations. While most popular during the winter for skiing, we actually love them most in the summers. Sunny days, cool evenings and an abundance of outdoor activities in a beautiful alpine setting make these mountain towns an ideal weekend or weeklong getaway.
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Fun Colorado National Parks to Visit with Kids

Landscape of Colorado National Monument at sunset.(Photo by Liana Moore.) The state of Colorado is diverse, from plains to mountains. And, so are the national parks located in the state. From beautiful alpine mountains to sandy dunes to ancient Pueblo cliffside dwellings there is something for everyone. Summer is a wonderful time to explore these natural wonders. So, make your plans now!
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Colorado Lifts Most Mask Requirements, Eagle County Lifts Health Orders Effective May 19

People wearing masks.(Photo by cottonbro from Pexels.) Today Colorado Governor Polis announced that the state is moving from mask wearing requirements to mask wearing suggestions and guidance. This means that if you are fully vaccinated you don't need to wear a mask except in certain situations. If you are not vaccinated the state does suggest that you continue to wear a mask in indoor situations around others, or get vaccinated.
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New Low-Cost Airline Offers $19 Fares Between Grand Junction and Hollywood Burbank

Boeing 737 airplane that new low-cost carrier Avelo Airlines is flying from Hollywood Burbank Airport to Grand Junction Airport.(Photo courtesy Avelo Airlines.) On April 28, 2021 a new low-cost airline launched operations from HollyWood Burbank Airport (BUR) in the Los Angeles area. America's first new mainline airline in nearly 15 years — Avelo Airlines — is quickly ramping up to serve eleven markets. Grand Junction Airport is on of these and saw its inagurat Avelo Flight on May 9. Introductory one-way fares start at $19 on all routes.
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Things to Do with History Loving Kids in Colorado

Mining Museum Hall of Fame.(Photo by Liana Moore.) In addition to its history as a part of the Wild West, Colorado was also home to mining, railroads and even a few gangsters. It is an interesting place to explore history for adults and kids alike. These are some of our favorite historic Colorado spots.
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Where to Take Mom for Mother's Day Brunch in Vail, Colorado

Mother's Day brunch options at Maya.(Photo courtesy Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa.) Taking mom out for brunch for Mother's Day is a tradition with good reason. It was a day to give mom a break from her typical holiday meal preparations. It also comes at a good time of the year in the mountains of Colorado when the weather warms up and the flowers begin to bloom. Town may be a bit slower with the departure of the ski tourists. But local restaurants still roll out the red carpet for moms. Here's a list of places in the Vail area with special offerings for mom this Mother's Day.
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Must Visit Museums and Attractions in Denver

Denver Botanic Gardens(Photo by Liana Moore.) Colorado is home to wonderful interactive museums and hands-on learning experiences for the entire family.As the school year comes to an end and you start thinking about planning family outings, these are some places you may want to add to your list to visit.
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Disney Cruise Lines Announces Disney Wish Itineraries

Disney Cruise Line's newest ship, the Disney Wish, pictured at sea.(Photo courtesy Disney Cruise Line.) Today Disney Cruise Lines announced all new details of its newest ship, the Disney Wish. A cruise aboard the Disney Fantasy with Star Wars Day at Sea was one of our favorite family vacations, so you can bet that I was watching the announcement live.