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Family Travel

Check-out oodles of adventures in Colorado including where to find the best family travel getaways & Denver kid friendly activities.

Tour de Colorado's Best-kept Secret for Families: Chautauqua

  • 17 Jun, 2009
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You’d think my choice for Colorado’s best-kept secret would be a far-flung destination but I have been absolutely amazed how few locals know about Chautauqua’s charms. Located at the base of the Flatirons in Boulder, this National Historic Landmark has rental cottages that are surrounded on three sides with open space that includes 48 miles […]

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Turning Up the Heat on Murphy's Law

  • 08 Jun, 2009
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This is one of the few summers I will not be returning to The Motherland a.k.a. Canada. It is no secret that I despise the heat. I blame my Canuckian roots and our glorious 70-degree summers. Anything over 85 degrees makes me combust and my body breaks out in a heat rash. Having 10 pounds […]

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Enter to Win 4 Tickets Aboard the Georgetown Loop Railroad!

  • 24 May, 2009
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**CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNER LISA DIETZ!** Do you have a kid who is obsessed with “choo-choos?” I do. Of course, his only train exposure has been limited to his Thomas the Train Set and the obnoxious one that blows its horn at all hours of the night near our house. But to ride a […]

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Keystone for Kiddos and Learning to "Ski Like a Girl"

I grew up with O.S.S. (Only-Sister Syndrome), which often became S.O.S. when participating in sports with my ultra-competitive brothers. The biggest slam to my ego was when they accused me of doing anything “like a girl.” But here’s the deal: last week at Keystone Resort, I “skied like a girl” and loved every minute of […]

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Dear Santa: All I Want For Next Christmas is My Own Bingo Set and an Exemption from the Naughty List

[photopress:bananaboats.jpg,full,pp_image]Our Christmas was all about giving each other “experiences.” My brother and sister-in-law threatened to take us to the killer workout Ripped but I mercifully got sick and they instead porked us up at the city’s nicest steakhouse. And for The Parents Who Have Everything, my husband Jamie and I decided we would whisk them […]

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