Making Our Way Back to Denver

September 13, 2017
We left the Grand Junction area and headed east on I-70 toward Glenwood Springs. The next morning we drove from Carbondale to Maroon Bells. Maroon Bells is very popular d...
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Colorado National Monument

September 11, 2017
The Colorado National Monument was the last national park on our list of things to see on this trip. The 23-mile Rim Rock Drive crosses the monument with Fruita and Grand...
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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

September 03, 2017
The Gunnison River has carved a gorge through hard bedrock to form the Black Canyon, one of the rare canyons that is deeper than it is wide. The walls of the canyon, whic...
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Scenic Drive through Colorado

September 01, 2017
The day after leaving Mesa Verde NP was spent driving to the next national park on our itinerary, the Black Canyon. But, before I get to that, I wanted to share a couple...
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Mesa Verde National Park

August 29, 2017
Almost 101 years to the date of the creation of Mesa Verde National Park, we visited the park in southwest Colorado. On June 29, 1906 President Theodore Roosevelt establi...
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