Grand Lake Lodge – a Century of History and Glam

September 1, 2020 3 Comments »

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In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from writer Sherry Spitsnaugle. I met Sherry at a Denver event and found out that she was a travel writer! So not only does she have a cool name, but she also has a way with words! She’s lived […]

Top 3 Western Towns to Visit Off the Beaten Path

August 25, 2020 1 Comment »

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In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from writer Maria Martinico. I met Maria at a women’s networking and travel event in Denver.  Maria writes about her girlfriend getaways to unknown western towns in the US in this post. You’ll love her witty words since she’s […]

Hiking in Vail and the New Normal of COVID Travel

August 18, 2020 No Comments »

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I felt as if I had traveled far from home, yet I was only 1 ½ hours from Denver. The luxury Colorado ski town of Vail felt sort of like the French Riviera; I heard more international languages than English as I walked through Vail Village! There were men in skinny jeans wearing pashminas…wait…did I […]

7 of the Best Day trips from Denver

June 3, 2020 2 Comments »

day trips from Denver

I moved to Denver for one of the great loves of my life…the mountains. I can look out my apartment window and see them; they are close, but sometimes seem so far away (especially when you don’t have a car!). They taunt me, with their inviting snow-covered peaks, aspens, rugged trails, and high-altitude lakes. The […]

How to Foster Kittens

April 28, 2020 2 Comments »

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It’s my favorite time of year – it’s Kitten Season! That’s right, you read that correctly – Kitten Season. Along with lilacs blooming, the smell of fresh cut grass, and the grill being lighted for the first time – this is the time when an inordinate amount of kittens are born. I was one of […]

Travel Tiny at Colorado’s Tiny House Resort

October 29, 2019 No Comments »

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One of my least favorite things to do is going back to a place I’ve been before. I have a bad case of ‘been there, done that’ attitude my whole life. I wish I understood why, but I do know that it is something deeply rooted in my DNA. This need to do something different, […]

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