Tag: winter


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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When Brandon and I visited Copper Mountain last month, we had skiing and snowboarding on our mind. Little did we know how fantastic the other parts of the resort were, like the many food choices available. It’s nearly impossible to go wrong with restaurants at Copper Mountain. Prepare yourself, because writing this even made me crave some of this food again! Although not the most...

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I was a tad overexcited for my first time snowshoeing. I’m not really sure why I was so intrigued by these big contraptions you put on your feet… I guess I figured that since I like hiking, I would also enjoy it’s winter counterpart. I was right! Copper Mountain made snowshoeing especially fun with free tours jam packed with interesting facts and observations shared by...

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  The bitter Chicago cold and wind from the lakefront can be intimidating. Growing up in the Chicago area, I know how brutal those winds can be. Chicago winters can be so cold that many people completely avoid visiting this beautiful city during the winter months. While I do enjoy Chicago’s wonderful summers, today I’m giving you 5 reasons to brave the Chicago winter weather instead of running...

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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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In case you haven’t heard the great news, Little Things Travel Blog has been selected as a finalist for the Climashield Travel Blogger Contest! Now this is the part where you come in- I need all the help I can get so Little Things Travel Blog can win an adventure to one of three cold weather destinations. Ever since I was lucky enough to have a long...

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