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Great Wold Lodge Colorado Springs - Family Travel Fun

Family Fun at Great Wolf Lodge Colorado Springs

Note: Our stay was sponsored by Great Wolf Lodge. However, all words and images are mine.
We had never been to a Great Wolf Lodge before they asked a bunch of Colorado bloggers to visit for the opening weekend of their Colorado Springs resort a few months ago. They chose the Centennial State as their 15th location and I had always heard it was a vacation all in of itself, with the water park as the front and center attraction... but I didn't realize there was really so much more to do. Great Wolf Lodge - Colorado Springs Family Travel

Great Wolf Lodge Water Park

Yes, of course, we loved the large indoor water park (with nearby pool bar) that includes a huge water tree fort (Colorado style) and various water slides for various ages. My teen's favorite was the Wolf Tail, a tube where the floor literally drops out from underneath you. My 47-year-old self was happy to sit in the wave pool and watch all that business from afar. Very far afar.
Tips for 24 Hours in Paris - Travel

24 Hours in Paris: Plan The Perfect Day!

When I attended the Web Summit in Lisbon last year, I was having trouble getting a straightforward flight. So, I decided to take advantage of the proximity to other countries in Europe plus the fact that I had never been to France, and route myself…
AT&T increases network coverage at Arapahoe Basin ski resort in Colorado

Calling Down the Mountain with AT&T and Arapahoe Basin

Note: This post is sponsored by AT&T but all words and photos are mine. Colorado. Mountains. Winter. Snow. Fun. They just go together. One of my favorite places for all these together is “The Legend”, Arapahoe Basin. For 20+ years I’ve been riding in Colorado,…
Outlook Lodge: Mountain Resort Hotel Near Colorado Springs

Outlook Lodge: Mountain Resort Near Colorado Springs

Right before Christmas, we were invited down to Outlook Lodge, a quaint getaway near Colorado Springs. The building itself has been there since 1889 but was completely renovated with modern upgrades that still reflect its original character. Think rich wood, luxurious fabrics and pine trees all…
Martinhal Chiado Family Hotel - Lisbon, Portugal

Lovely Family Suites in Lisbon: Martinhal Chiado

I was recently in Lisbon, Portugal, for Web Summit and had planned to stay near the conference the whole time. It was a wonderful surprise when Martinhal Chiado Family Suites reached out and asked if I would like to stay with them for part of my time…
Visit Wee Casa in Lyons, Colorado for a Tiny Homes vacation!

Tiny Home Vacation in Colorado: Wee Casa

You have seen the shows about tiny houses, right? Have you ever stayed in one? Have you ever thought about a tiny home vacation? A tiny home is typically under 500 square feet and they have become popular because of their small impact on the environment…
YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch: New Yurt Village and Fun Fall Activities

YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch: New Yurt Village + Fall Activities

Recently, we headed up the hill from Denver to check out the new "yurt village" at YMCA's Snow Mountain Ranch. Sometimes we Denverites forget how much beauty is so close to us, just a quick drive away. The yurts are a great option for families that want to camp, but still have some luxuries... you know - like electricity and beds. Each yurt can sleep up to 6 people, with one queen bed and two bunked beds. And! You can bring your dog. Something I will definitely keep in mind for next time. YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch - Winter Park, Colorado

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