Breckenridge, Colorado – Epic

Next stop in Colorado was Breckenridge, commonly called Breck. It was only a 20 minute drive away from Silverthorne where we were staying. Breckenridge was discovered in 1859 when they found gold by the river. Its a delightful little historic town that is big on charm. It had a beautiful ski resort, cozy main street, sledding, an ice castle and more.…

Keystone, Colorado – Epic

With snow skiing and snowboarding season coming to a close soon, I had better get this blog post out ASAP! There are many Colorado mountains to choose from, with Keystone being one of the closest to Denver.  Keystone, A Basin, Winter Park, Vail, Copper Mountain, Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Snowmass and Aspen just to name a few…

Williams, Arizona along Route 66

Established in 1881, Williams is a sleepy little town with historic charm. It was the last town to be bypassed by Interstate 40 on the old Route 66 . You can still drive from Chicago to Los Angeles along Route 66. We jumped in on our drive from the Grand Canyon to the Hoover Dam.…

The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon in winter is gorgeous and with an average 5 million visitors a year, we did not have to deal with the mass crowds of summer – it was the perfect time to visit! Honestly, this nps.gov link has all the needed information for your visit to the Grand Canyon. As always, this trip was…

NYC, The Calm Before The Storm

It was the Saturday before Super Bowl Sunday and there was no doubt that we were in Super Bowl Country as we deplaned in Newark. The weather was great, in the mid 40s with clear skies. We hit it right in between two snow storms. With the nice weather and the anticipation of the big game…

Plowing Through Iowa

Iowa in January? Well, its maybe not the first place that comes to mind when you think about places to go in midwinter, but we had been invited to our flower girls wedding, and we were honored to go; we just made sure we had every piece of warm clothing with us that we could…

A Winter Day In London

With a few days left before winter break was over, we checked the loads to London. They were wide open, so it seemed like a foul-proof plan. We got a hotel by the airport so we would be ready to go the next morning. Well, as luck would have it, that night winter storm Hercules…