First, the Hotel Pool.

We spent the weekend at the annual Rockygrass Festival in the teensy town of Lyons, Colorado – about an hour and a half north of Denver. Details of which will have to come tomorrow because I am UTTERLY EXHAUSTED. So tired I might not even need my sleep meds – that’s just how tired I am.

However, we spent the night at the nicest Holiday Inn Express I have ever seen, 15 minutes outside of Lyons in the suburb with no “urb,” – Longmont, Colorado.

Seriously, this hotel was the best $100 bucks we have ever spent. Not only did the room pretty much look like you’d stepped into a high-end Sheraton, the beds were wonderfully squishy, it had a flat screen TV, lovely granite and tile everywhere… but the big attraction was the POOL.

All hail a hotel pool with a big tube slide and a frog mouth you can climb inside of.

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This article has 13 comments

  1. diana

    who would have thought… in longmont of all places. glad you had a good time.

    and i’ve never heard of the rockygrass festival so i’m looking forward to your report on it.

  2. Meghann

    That last picture is awesome, lol!

  3. Sizzle

    i so need to go down a slide. really soon.

  4. zenrain

    looks so fun! hope you had a great time at rockygrass!
    love the pics!

  5. sue

    Great pics!

  6. Sue at nobaddays

    Yay for hotel pools and squishy beds and nice TVs. Our company’s other branch is in Longmont — pity I don’t need to travel there or we could hang out!

  7. nutmeg

    Umm. Your husband is like really cute.

  8. aimee / greeblemonkey

    Meg, he totally IS!!!

  9. ali

    you are the cutest family. looks like a lot of fun! 😉

  10. chloebear

    WoW! Looks like you had a great time! -glad your not dead;)

  11. aimee / greeblemonkey

    Chloe. Me too. HA! 😉

    And Ali, thanks. :))))

  12. Anonymous

    how fun. great pics too!

  13. Karen

    That looks a fab weekend. Great pictures. I love the one of Declan beaming at the camera before going down the slide.

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