This was a great first hike for our little Evy. She slept the whole way – snuggled in warm against her mamma.
I can feel the frustration coming out in my writing when I look back at the last time we made it to Fern Falls with a Fussy Baby. This time around, I hope I can express my delight with this waterfall hike. We ventured out on May 25th, the Friday of Memorial Day weekend. Although … Continue reading “Fantastic Family Hike to Fern Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park”
If you are planning a trip to Rocky Mountain National Park this summer, you are going to create wonderful family memories. My whole website is dedicated to how amazing I think Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park are. I think it’s also helpful to know the less than spectacular parts of a destination that … Continue reading “Get the Most out of Your Rocky Mountain Vacation by Avoiding Crowds, Bugs and Carsick Kiddos”
The Pool location: Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) in Moraine Valley area trailhead/parking: Fern Lake trailhead has a small non-paved parking area. The road leading to the trailhead becomes narrow for two-way vehicle traffic. There is shuttle service and some additional parking .8 miles away from the trailhead. distance: 1.7 miles each way elevation start: … Continue reading “Favorite 2-4 Mile Hikes”
The longer I’m a Mom, the more I appreciate back up plans! We arrived to Rocky Mountain National Park on a popular summer weekend so we couldn’t find a parking spot near the Fern Lake trailhead. The park had a great backup option. We were able to park at the Fern Lake Park & Ride … Continue reading “Fern Falls with a Fussy Baby”
When we are on vacation with our young girls we try our best to stick to a regular routine and take advantage of unexpected moments. If you are looking for ideas on how to spend a couple days in Estes Park with your young family, here are a couple days we recently enjoyed in our … Continue reading “2 Day Itinerary in Estes Park with Toddlers”
Rustic mountain cabins, condos with sweeping mountain views, historic lodges, river-walk lofts – there are a wide-variety of options for your stay in Estes Park, Colorado. Beyond price, availability and customer reviews, here are additional questions to consider before booking your family’s Rocky Mountain vacation: Where is the cabin located in relation to attractions we … Continue reading “10 Questions to Ask Before Booking Lodging in Estes Park, Colorado”