Today’s hectic pace of life can sometimes leave little room for precious family time. But the good news is, you don’t need to move mountains to bring the family together, just find a window in your calendar and move the family to the mountains…at least for a short while.
Winter Park’s breathtaking scenery, jaw-droppingly gorgeous mountain homes, and easy mix of high action pursuits and peaceful pastimes, make it the perfect place to reconnect with your nearest and dearest.
We recently hosted a family reunion for Colleen Oakes (Author of Elly in Bloom) and her family at our gorgeous Rendezvous Friendship Cabin here in Winter Park; here’s what she had to say….
After a rough drive (a gruesome traffic jam that lasted 45 minutes, LittleM’s first major road trip and a big altitude change for him!), we arrived at this picturesque house on a scenic hill that overlooks all of Winter Park.
The inside is exactly what you want in a Colorado cabin: woodsy, clean and cozy, all at once. I’ll be posting more pictures of the cabin tomorrow, but here is the amazing kitchen:
I know. Suddenly, I don’t want to live in my house anymore. The air up here is a crisp 70 degrees right now, and there is a gorgeous mountain breeze blowing through. It’s heaven. Tonight we are grilling salmon, dining outside and then the adults are having some wine and hot tub time while looking at the stars.
For more articles and writing from Colleen Oakes, visit The Ranunculus Adventures.
Sarah August 2nd, 2013