Colorado Family Day-Trip #5: Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park- Peak to Peak, Elk and a Frozen Lake.

We saved the best day-trip for last! Denver to the Rocky Mountains National Parks was by far the most magnificent day that we spent in Colorado. That is saying a lot because our other day trips were rather amazing. I could have made an entire weeks trip from this one day. Here is what we…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #4: Denver to Colorado Springs- Architecture, Gorge and Gods.

On day four my mom and brother had just arrived in Denver and were joining us on our adventure. On this day we decided to drive south of Denver. We had three main stops on our itinerary for the day and we mapped it out as a loop with the furthest point being about 2.5…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #3: 1 Day in Denver with Kids

We spent a week in Colorado and used Denver as our home base. Denver is fairly central and we knew that by having it as our starting point, we could go on a few day-trips to nearby cities and states. Typically on a trip like this we like to plan at least one day in…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #2: Denver to Red Rocks, Dinosaurs and a Golden Afternoon

On this day trip, leaving from Denver, we decided to stay fairly close and only travel 15-20 miles west of the city towards Red Rocks and the City of Golden. Stop #1: The Denver Biscuit Company Nothing will fill you up for the day like a fluffy, smothered, mile high biscuit from the Denver Biscuit…

5 Family Friendly Day-Trips in Colorado with Kids

Every year,or more, we try to go on an epic family adventure and this year we packed up Nolan (10 months old) and Liam (5 years old) and headed west! We had one week in Colorado and using Denver as our home base, we set off to spend a jammed packed 5 days seeing everything…