Garden of the Gods

A small park, but worth a visit if you are in or around Colorado Springs.  The red rock formations are a beautiful backdrop to the short trails, and it’s an easy, quick visit if you’re heading from Denver to the Great Sand Dunes National Park.  While it was crowded with a bunch of rowdy little … More Garden of the Gods


I don’t know why I have the instinct to call these the ironflats, but the term keeps surfacing to the tip of my tongue.  No matter what I inadvertently call them, they are awesome.  A part of Boulder’s city parks & rec (insert your favorite Leslie Knope quote here), the Flatirons are a sight to … More Flatirons


While we were disappointed that the center for measurements and standards is no longer open to the public, we made a visit to NCAR and hit the local trailhead early in our Colorado trip.  The 6 – 8 inches of snow we were supposed to get in Boulder ended up being nothing, and I was … More NCAR