One of the many, many things that makes First Nations cultures so beautiful is their sheer diversity. So, when we heard about the Manitou Cliff Dwellings and museum in Colorado Springs, we immediately added it to our itinerary. Read more about our visit now!
Here’s the thing. The Pike’s Peak train isn’t a bad idea. But if you’re looking to experience this Colorado Springs fixture in all its glory, do yourself a favor and drive up to the Pike’s Peak summit.
Most outdoorsy folk have heard of Red Rocks. So imagine our surprise when we saw “Red Rocks” on Google Maps about 5 minutes down the road from the restaurant we were sitting in in Colorado Springs! Naturally, we finished our lunch and set out – at which point we discovered Red Rock Canyon Open Space.
Colorado Springs’s greatest claim to fame is Garden of the Gods, with its towering red rock formations. But if you drive out onto the plains, you’ll find the Paint Mines Interpretive Park, conclusive proof that not every rock in this amazing place is red.
Burnside Farms is a staple in Virginia – pumpkins and markets in the fall, tulips in the spring, and sunflowers in the summer. You just haven’t summered properly if you haven’t done it here!
The one big thing that kept us from traveling earlier in our relationship (aside from worry over leaving our oil-and-water cats) was money. Once my parents offered to catsit their grumpy grandkittens, Luke and I started hammering out exactly how to get our wanderlusty butts on the road. Now, I rarely shop for regular-price clothes, shoes, or electronics, so Read more!