Colorado

Colorado travel ideas and tips.

Gorgeous view and fantastic skiing await you at Keystone, Colo.

17 Reasons to Ski With Your Family at Keystone, Colorado

Keystone Resort, just 75 miles from Denver, is the ultimate family resort destination and has long been the place where kids rule! Kids 12...
Spring skiing deals in Western US

Spring Skiing Deals at Western US Ski Resorts

Spring skiing will be epic this year with all the powder El Nino has been dumping! Here are spring specials & events at four of my favorite ski resorts.
Steamboat Grand, Steamboat Springs, CO

Steamboat Grand Makes Family Ski Trips Effortless

Planning a vacation to Steamboat Springs, Colorado? Check out the Steamboat Grand for your lodging. If you're skiing with kids, they make every aspect of your stay effortless.
best kids ski free programs

Best Kids Ski Free Programs in the US

Most ski resorts offer free skiing for kids five and under, but your kids can still ski free when they are ages 6 – 12 and even as old as 17. Here are some of the best kids ski free programs in the US.

I Met the Woman I Want to Become at Woodward Copper

While the physical part of my visit to Woodward Copper was challenging, it was the mental part where I grew the most.
Snowshoeing Breckenridge

How to Enjoy the Mountain Town of Breckenridge, CO – Even If You Don’t...

Even if you're not a fan of cold weather, there's something magical about exploring this town, nestled under the peaks of the majestic Rocky Mountains, on a crisp day under the bright sunshine or softly falling snow.
Keystone family ski lesson

Keystone Resort’s Perfect Solution: Family Ski Lessons

Many of us have kids who just don't enjoy group lessons with other kids, or even private lessons away from mom and dad. Keystone's family ski lesson offers the perfect solution.
Breckenridge

Rocky Mountain SkiFest!

I'm so excited to embark on a three-week ski and snow adventure tour through three fantastic Colorado ski resorts: Keystone, Breckenridge, and Copper.
Family skiing at Squaw Valley

Planning an Epic Family Ski Vacation with Back to Ski

The Back to Ski pros have plenty of good advice for families who want to ski together.
Disney wine & dine half marathon

Destination Running Races Combine Fitness and Travel

My personal motivation to exercise stems mainly from the promise of traveling to a new location. Each year I pick a destination and find a race I can run. While finishing a half marathon feels euphoric, enjoying that race in a beautiful setting, a fun destination, or with the promise of a really excellent bonus at the finish line, makes it all the more worthwhile.
Copper Mountain

Where, Why, and How to Ski With Your Family This Season

It's finally (finally!) feeling like autumn here in the northeast, and winter vacation planning is in full swing. If you need any incentive to plan a ski vacation with your family this winter, consider the advice of the experienced Back to Ski team, and check out these posts.
Sitting on a steer in Forth Worth

My Latest Travels

The past few months have been a whirlwind of travel for me and my family. Colorado, Texas, Pennsylvania and Maryland were just some of the states I covered!
Tim, tour guide at Good Times Adventures

Dog Sledding in Breckenridge

We headed out to the sledding trail. The dogs were barking excitedly, almost leaping - chomping at the bit to get a move on. They seemed like a bunch of little kids whose parents told them they have to wait 30 minutes after eating to swim. I could see these beautiful Siberian Huskies couldn't wait to go.
Black Tie Ski Van

Making Family Skiing Easier with Ski Rental Delivery

Black Tie Ski Rental arrived at our vacation home in a van stocked with ski equipment of various sizes and brands. They spent time with each person in our group (a total of 11 people) to make sure everyone got the right fit. But I wasn't waiting around in any lines. I gave them my boot to be fitted to the rental ski bindings, then I was off to finish my chicken pot pie.