Towering high in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Pike’s Peak is a glorious grandeur, only two hours from Denver. With over half a million visitors each year, Pike’s Peak is the most visited mountain in North America, giving it a well-deserved nickname, “America’s Mountain.” [Read more…]
Rising over 1,600’ in Gaston County sits a beautiful mountain offering plenty of outdoor activities. Hop on a hiking trail, fish or canoe on a scenic lake, and discover plenty of stunning vistas. For a more extreme adventure, go rock climbing or camping inside this state park. Whatever suits your interest, Crowders Mountain is worthy of your time spent among a beautiful piece of preserved land. [Read more…]
When it’s time for a mountain retreat, program your GPS for Cashiers. There you’ll find the High Hampton Inn, an idyllic place for a mountain getaway. Many outdoor activities and scrumptious meals will instantly make you a devotee of this wonderful mountain resort. [Read more…]
As part of a wonderful trip to Sedona, we used a couple days and ventured up to The Grand Canyon. Day-trips on a tour bus are available, but we opted to drive up on our own and stay overnight. This gave us more time at one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Knowing we didn’t want to do a quick drive-by plus you never know about the weather, I booked us a cabin on the rim a year in advance! I’m a planner and it’s important to be one while arranging a trip to one of America’s most visited national parks. [Read more…]
When my family was longing for a different landscape and an adventurous time, we headed to Arizona. After less than a day, we knew we made the right decision and were hooked. Here are the top 8 reasons we love this vacation destination.