Category Archives: Family Travel

8 GREAT REASONS TO VISIT CRESTED BUTTE

   Beautiful scenery: Crested Butte is located in an incredible valley that, in the wintertime, can only be accessed from one direction. The resort, at the base of the mountain – shaped like a butte with a crest on top, … Continue reading

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Night Lights: Skiing Under the Stars in Keystone, Colorado

At most ski resorts along the I-70 corridor in Colorado, 4pm means time is up. More remote lifts start closing at 3pm, and major lifts at the base of the mountains close at 4pm. At Breckenridge, for example, the Four … Continue reading

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Off Season at Breckenridge-Shop-Dine-Stay

The leaves are turning and the air has a crisp feel to it in the morning, but Breckenridge is still a few weeks away from ski season.  Now is the perfect time to get familiar with the resort town and … Continue reading

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Breckenridge, October 20. 2013

Sunday, October 20, 2013: I had a nice drive up to Breckenridge to meet with a prospective client and do a couple of site inspections at some of our larger homes for their springtime wedding in the mountains.  As I … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things To Do in Taos

1)      Take in the sites of the Rio Grande Gorge located just a few miles north and west of Taos on US Hwy 64.  This 800-ft deep gorge has been carved out by the Rio Grande as it makes its … Continue reading

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Dining in Taos

I recently had the opportunity to visit Taos, New Mexico, for the first time.  My initial thought regarding what I would encounter when it came to the regional dining was a lot of really great Mexican food.  While Taos certainly … Continue reading

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Silver Star Condo Can Please the Hard-To-Please

  I had the pleasure of staying at the Silver Star over Labor Day weekend. My family and I went to Swiss Days in Midway, Utah, on Saturday morning. The night before we stayed in a 3 bedroom condo at … Continue reading

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Taking in Downtown Breckenridge

The drive to Breckenridge is so beautiful through the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The town itself has a quaint downtown feel with appealing buildings, unique gift shops, and a beautiful Riverwalk where outdoor concerts, music festivals and activities are held. … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking the Rim Trail at Snowmass Aspen

This summer, I was able to visit the wonderful resort of Snowmass in Colorado.  While I was already a big fan of the resort in the winter, I was thrilled to learn of all the activities and fun things for … Continue reading

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Relaxing Lake Tahoe Lodging

North Lake Tahoe – Hyatt Regency We checked in around 6:30 pm on a Thursday evening, just before Memorial Day.  The complimentary champagne offered at check-in was a very nice touch.  Coming from a night of camping, it was refreshing … Continue reading

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