Wild About Flowers

We had a late start to our summer here in Winter Park, and May was particularly rainy at 3.74 inches (average May rainfall is 2.15 inches). Excess rain presents a dilemma in the early days of the season. On one hand, you have to be conscious of such things as lightning, and you must schedule your hikes with safety (and… Read More “Wild About Flowers”

Rocky Mountain Centennial Year

rocky mountain vacationsSeptember 2014 marks Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th anniversary. This special centennial celebration will be marked by a calendar of events including guest speakers, art exhibitions, guided tours and more. To get the full schedule of planned events at Rocky Mountain National Park, click here. We firmly believe that Rocky Mountain National Park is one of Colorado’s special treasures, and… Read More “Rocky Mountain Centennial Year”

Fall Foliage Starting to Shine | Head to Winter Park for the Aspen

aspenJust drove through the Rocky Mountain National Park last weekend, and had a great surprise. The Aspen are beginning to turn colors. There’s nothing as brilliant as an Aspen grove in full glowing gold. The drive up 40 through Empire affords leaf peepers great views of Aspen intermingled with the evergreen. Continuing on to the Park you will see some… Read More “Fall Foliage Starting to Shine | Head to Winter Park for the Aspen”