Roy and I loved Colorado so much that we spent a month there in 2015 and two weeks in 2017. I'll be sharing what all we saw and enjoyed doing in Colorado next time but this time it's all Pike's Peak!! This beautiful mountain quickly became one of our most remembered adventures. During our life… Continue reading 04.09.20 Let’s gather at Pikes Peak for a virtual vacation with the Chauvins!
Monday, August 21, 2017 - Last Friday, Roy and I went to see the famous Mount Rushmore, in Keystone, South Dakota. My poor husband has so much to put up with, being married to me. My thoughts of how it would be like to see Mount Rushmore in person did nothing to prepare me for… Continue reading 08.21.17 Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - We had not planned to go to the Rocky Mountains until our friend Teddy Forrest mentioned what a great drive the Old Fall River Road was. That started me trying to find a place around Rocky Mountain National Park for us to stay for a few days. That search went… Continue reading 08.19.17 Rocky Mountain National Park in Northern Colorado
Monday, August 14, 2017 - Saturday, Roy and I went to check out Magic Town in Old Colorado City We didn't know about it so I looked into it and was quite intrigued and am so happy we got to experience it! Magic Town is located in the Old Colorado City historic district in Colorado… Continue reading 08.14.17 Magic Town in Old Colorado City, Colorado
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - On Friday we headed out to see the Manitou Cliff Dwellings and then to go to Magic Town in Old Colorado City. Someone had the bright idea of having a bike riding contest right in the middle of Old Colorado City. We couldn't even get close to Magic Town in… Continue reading 08.13.17 Manitou Cliff Dwellings in Manitou, Colorado
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - At 14,110 feet elevation, Pike's Peak is America's Mountain. It is a 19 mile highway up to the clouds where we explored Colorado's most famous peak on Tuesday. Two years ago we were here and at the top there was deep snow all around. This time there was very little… Continue reading 08.10.17 Pike’s Peak in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Part Two - Pikes Peak - Monday, June 15, 2015 Two of Roy's panoramic pictures are above. Click on the panoramic pictures (and any other picture) to see them full size. Then just click the back button to come back to the blog. At the Summit, we also ventured out at a different spot, as… Continue reading 06.15.15 – Part Two – The Chauvin’s take on Pike’s Peak!
Monday, June 15, 2015 - Today Roy and I took on something I wasn't sure we'd be able to complete. We drive in Boots (our truck) up the 19 mile journey to the top of Pike's Peak which is at an elevation of 14,110 feet. I knew, of course, we could do it in our… Continue reading 06.15.15 The Chauvin’s take on Pike’s Peak!!