Tag: skiing


A well known part of Colorado’s ski country, Breckenridge, or Breck as the locals call it, is a mountain town you’ve probably heard of. But there’s a lot more to do in Breckenridge than just skiing. It’s packed with an interesting history, and no matter what season it is, Breck will keep you entertained! Established back in the 1850s, gold was found along the Blue...

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Park City, Utah began as a mining town back in 1868 when silver was discovered in the hills. After some hard times, the economy took a turn for the worst in the mid-1900’s and Park City turned into a ghost town. That is, until a group of determined citizens decided to turn their beloved town into a ski resort. Old mining carts were replaced by ski lifts, and lift passes for the...

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Park City, Utah is made up of a mere 8,128 residents (as of 2015), yet it is also home to the largest ski resort in the United States. Park City even hosted nearly half of the events in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games! I was quickly enamored with this small, colorful town that brought in visitors from all over the world. The snowcapped peaks grew larger as our plane...

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My first time skiing was in the midwest, where I originally learned the sport. From what I remember, the few times I went I felt like I had the hang of it. So when I moved to Colorado, I figured I’d give skiing a try again and naively assumed I’d catch on the same way I did when I was younger. On the contrary, the Rocky...

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While the tropical beach destinations and theme park vacations are standard for many, there are so many other unique trip opportunities around the world that you could be missing out on. Although they may not be the perfect choice for everyone, I’ve compiled a list of a few alternative vacation destinations that will keep things interesting for your next trip and are sure to leave a memorable...

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Whether you are looking for your next family vacation destination or if you are in dire need of another getaway with your best friends, look no further than Copper Mountain! No matter what season it is, there are always plenty of activities to do and affordable places to stay that are perfect for traveling as a larger group. Read on for my top five reasons why your...

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Cozy Up at Copper Mountain’s Elk Run Think a weekend at Copper Mountain is too pricy? Bring the whole family along or visit with a group of friends and opt for a spacious vacation rental like Elk Run! Splitting the cost will be friendly on your wallet without the need to sacrifice quality or comfort. Brandon and I had the opportunity to stay at Elk Run...

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I was all pumped up to get away for the weekend with a stay at the cozy Winter Park Mountain Lodge and take advantage of the mounds of snow that came down during the week leading up to opening day at Winter Park. Brandon and I bought our ski passes a few months ago and decided we would try out snowboarding as neither of us had...

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In order to take advantage of opening weekend at Winter Park, Brandon and I had the pleasure of staying at the Winter Park Mountain Lodge where we enjoyed the snowy weather and hit the slopes for a fun-filled snowboarding skiing trip! Come back next week to see why my attempt at snowboarding didn’t go over so well. Getting There My most important advice when coming to Winter Park is try...

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