A Perfect Picnic at Coyote Valley

You are on vacation and it’s lunch time …. if you are like me, there are some days you are handing chicken nuggets back to your toddler from a fast food place (no judgement) or you are begging your kids to sit still at a nicer restaurant and give into screen time (still no judgement). … Continue reading “A Perfect Picnic at Coyote Valley”

Estes Park to Grand Lake

Today I’m sharing about a recent day trip from Estes Park, Colorado to Grand Lake, Colorado. We typically make this voyage several times each summer because we enjoy it so much. We always rise early to start our mountain adventures, but this year we have an extra reason to get an early start. Rocky Mountain … Continue reading “Estes Park to Grand Lake”

Planning Our July Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park

Growing up my Nana claimed that after the 4th of July holiday, summer always flies by. I’m not ready for this summer to be over, so I’m hoping our upcoming trip to Rocky Mountain National Park will slow down time. I can’t wait to relax in the mountains before we have to worry about the … Continue reading “Planning Our July Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park”

Lunch with a View: 5 Great Spots to Enjoy a Picnic in Rocky Mountain National Park This Fall

It’s officially fall! I can’t think of a better way to take in the splendor of the autumn colors than a picnic in Rocky Mountain National Park. There are over 25 picnicking areas listed on the National Park’s website. Here are some of our favorites: Upper beaver meadows The Upper Beaver Meadows area is a … Continue reading “Lunch with a View: 5 Great Spots to Enjoy a Picnic in Rocky Mountain National Park This Fall”