Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs is fun for the whole family!

Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs invited us to visit for a weekend, who am I to say no? I was a bit concerned when we arrived that the attractions would not appeal to my children as everything looked a little too kiddy oriented to me, I was pleasantly shocked at the amount of fun we had during the weekend. The main attraction is the water park which includes four … [Read more...]

Cheyenne Mountain Resort – The Perfect Family Getaway!

If you are searching for a great family vacation, look no further than the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs! Our family's adventure began in the perfect example of a mountain hotel suite, complete with cozy fireplace for us to snuggle up in front of.  With the kitchen and dining room, a suite like this would be perfect spot for a family reunion or larger group of … [Read more...]

Meet Local Snowboarder, Red Gerard

Last weekend at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Denver Parent had the privilege to sit down with 16-year-old pro snowboarder and Summit County resident, Red Gerard. When I first walked in, Red looked like he'd just gotten off the slopes...helmet hair stuffed in a hat and a bag of ice on his ankle. He flashed me a smile that only a kid who plays outside all day long doing what … [Read more...]

Holiday Merriment at Cheyenne Mountain Resort

This holiday season, families who travel together, have fun together. Tis’ the time for long mall lines, cooking marathons and 24x7 clean up duty. This year, take the hassle out of the holidays and give all the kids in the  family [parents included] the gift of travel. On Friday, Dec. 2, Cheyenne Mountain Resort celebrates its 8th Annual Unwrap the Magic holiday … [Read more...]

Family Camping Made Easy

By Mindy Sink There comes a time in family life when you want to get away for a weekend in the mountains, but you just don’t have the time or energy to pack the tent, the food, and so on. The YMCA of the Rockies knows this and makes it possible to have an affordable and comfortable family vacation in a variety of lodgings at their property. My family recently stayed in a … [Read more...]