The Springs’ Top Neighborhood- Old Colorado City

There are a lot of great neighborhoods to explore and spend the day at in Colorado Springs, but the top spot is Old Colorado City. For my fellow history nerds, this was the first capital of the territory of Colorado, dating back to 1859. Because of that, this area of town gives you a greatContinue reading “The Springs’ Top Neighborhood- Old Colorado City”

Coming soon! Christmas in Manitou Springs- the next big Hallmark movie hit!

An enthusiastic yet apprehensive young woman from a big city in the grumpy, crowded, materialistic Northeast arrives in a small, quaint town in Colorado nestled under the beautifully snow-capped mountains. She’s new in town, a stranger, yet she is welcomed warmly and greeted with smiles by the pleasant people of the town. She is inContinue reading “Coming soon! Christmas in Manitou Springs- the next big Hallmark movie hit!”

Today was a Fairy Tale- at Denver Botanic Gardens

Colorado holds a lot of amazing treasures, especially when it comes to natural wonders. Many tourist spots and experiences you will discover throughout the state are nationally ranked treasures. From the amazing parks, hikes and natural wonders to the nightlife, breweries, wineries, zoos, charming towns and incredible street art- Colorado has something special and amazingContinue reading “Today was a Fairy Tale- at Denver Botanic Gardens”

A Zoo with a View!- at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (CO Springs)

Nestled on Cheyenne Mountain lies the #4 (2020) best zoo in America, yes, in the whole country! The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo! You’d never think a top 10 zoo would be in a place like Colorado Springs, but here it is in the Broadmoor area. What I love about this zoo is the ambiance and theContinue reading “A Zoo with a View!- at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (CO Springs)”

It’s 5AM, How ’bout a Sunrise Hike?!- at North Cheyenne Canyon Park

Anyone who knows me knows that I am 100% not a morning person at all. My natural schedule is wake up at 8:00AM to 9:00AM and go to bed at midnight or later. But even though I’m awake it doesn’t mean I’m ready to chat or do stuff. I’m one of those people who definitelyContinue reading “It’s 5AM, How ’bout a Sunrise Hike?!- at North Cheyenne Canyon Park”

And the Thunder Rolls, so When Will the Lightening Strike?- at Garden of the Gods

Whenever I’m hiking alone, I have 2 main concerns or fears: snakes (which I’ve already encountered!) and getting stuck in a storm. I’m proud to say, I am now 2 for 2! I have now come face to face with both my fears while hiking, and only in a month timeframe! Go figure. A littleContinue reading “And the Thunder Rolls, so When Will the Lightening Strike?- at Garden of the Gods”

A (Seriously) Hidden Colorado Gem- Paint Mines Park

45 minutes east of Colorado Springs away off from the mountains, in the small town of Calhan, is an incredible natural treasure that is an absolute must-see in Colorado. A true testament to the beauty of “Colorful Colorado”. And, nope, it isn’t found in a picturesque Rocky Mountain town. It’s the Paint Mines Interpretative Park–Continue reading “A (Seriously) Hidden Colorado Gem- Paint Mines Park”

Me vs the Snake- a Red Rock Canyon Open Space Saga

It began like any other beautiful midday hike at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, one of my absolute favorite hikes in the Springs. Looking around, admiring the scenery of the vibrant red rocks juxtaposed to the bright Western sky. Soaking in that perfect Southwestern sunshine. And then… it happened! My worst fear, right in frontContinue reading “Me vs the Snake- a Red Rock Canyon Open Space Saga”