Tag Archives: mountains

Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Golden, CO

By | December 22, 2020

Hey yall! Here is the final post of our Colorado/Wyoming trip from a few years ago. On our last day in Denver we visited the beautiful Red Rocks Amphitheatre located about 16 miles from Denver in the little town of Morrison, CO as well as the nearby little town of Golden, CO. Red Rocks Amphitheatre… Read More »

Exploring North Colorado & South Wyoming

By | December 15, 2020

I’m continuing with my COVID – no travel – catch up on my previous travel posts – post! Ha! If that makes any sense. So in my last travel post, Rob and I drove from Pikes Peak to Avon, Colorado. 39°38’5.53″ N 106°31’28.03″ W – (Map #1) For this post you will find the GPS… Read More »

Scenic Drive from Pikes Peak to Avon, CO

By | November 24, 2020

Happy Travel Tuesday, ya’ll! I’m continuing to share from when Rob and I were in Colorado for a work conference. This was an epic day. Rob finished up with his conference that morning, we booked it over to Pikes Peak, which you can read about >>> Pros and Cons of Driving up Pikes Peak. Up… Read More »

Vacationing in the North Carolina Mountains

By | August 10, 2018

Mountains, waterfalls, and serene views were calling our names for 4th of July this year. You may recall that we had an annual 4th of July mountain trip tradition going for a while (2010 2011 2012 2013), but we have done other things like pheasant hunting and river rafting the last few years. Those who… Read More »

Fun times in the North Georgia Mountains

By | July 26, 2012

Sunday we headed out to the Track Rock Gap Archaeological Area to see petroglyphs made by Native Americans. Most of them were so weather-warn you could hardly make out the shapes, but I just stood there closed my eyes and imagined the Natives pounding away at the rocks to make those carvings. Amazing! We left… Read More »

Another fun day in the Georgia Mountains

By | July 25, 2012

Saturday was kind of a lazy day, much to Rob’s chagrin. He and my FIL, David, ended up going to the store for steaks and also to check out a couple spots. After they got back we ate lunch and decided to go tubing at Pappy’s. Every time we left the cabin, we passed this… Read More »

Fishing, Young Harris, and Lake Chatuge

By | July 24, 2012

Friday we got up, had a quick breakfast, and headed out to see if we could get any fish to bite. Since we needed to find out a good place to fish and get some bait, so we stopped at Paradise Bait and Tackle. We saw signs for it as we drove toward the river.… Read More »

Helton Creek Falls/Dukes Creek Falls

By | July 23, 2012

Day 2 started with some homemade waffles and jambalaya quiche and some web surfing while surrounded in the beauty of the mountains. Soon after, we threw on our swimsuits and hiking boots and headed to Helton Creek Falls Daisy usually travels in a travel crate, but with 8 people in the Pilot, there’s was no… Read More »

Blairsville, Georgia 4th of July Festivities

By | July 22, 2012

Our first day in the mountains, we were busy unpacking, grocery shopping, and enjoying the 4th of July festivities. Here we are making fools of ourselves enjoying ourselves at the festivities at Vogel State Park. Dizzy fun! After our equilibrium returned, we enjoyed some egg tossin’ and some balloon throwin’! The greased pole competition was… Read More »

Cabin in Blairsville, GA

By | July 21, 2012

Here’s the cabin, we stayed in for the 4th of July trip this year. It was hands down the nicest and biggest cabin we’ve stayed in. It’s a 3 bedroom 3 1/2 bath with a large playroom on the bottom floor complete with games, foosball, and air hockey. Sleeps 9-10. It’s located in Blairsville, Georgia,… Read More »

Trip to Murphy, NC

By | July 9, 2010

Tuesday night the week before 4th of July, Rob was talking with his brother about finding something “fun” to do over the weekend. The last few years we have mainly hung out at home and enjoyed time with our neighbors. Before that we headed to Texas to visit my family there. Anyway, after some thought… Read More »