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White Water Rafting on the Arkansas River (Salida)

Destination #4: New Mexico and Colorado

I'd always been a little nervous about white water rafting but after our adventure on Trip #3 but I was game to try it once again. If you are fearful like I was, I strongly encourage you to give it a try on a mellow ride and make sure you go out with a professional outfit.  Once you conquer your fear, you will enjoy an incredibly amazing experience and might even be tempted to up the ante and try a run with larger … [Read more...]

White Water Rafting on the Yellowstone River (Gardiner)

Destination #3: Idaho, Wyoming and Montana

Shari and her husband Shep love to go white water rafting, so she convinced the rest of us greenhorns to give it a try. We took a wonderful and very mellow rafting trip on the Yellowstone River with our rower/guide, Tom, from Wild West Whitewater Rafting. They have all kinds of boats and gear and offer all kinds of trips. Our ride was about 1½ hours long and we loved every minute of it. We rowed along the river … [Read more...]

A Veteran Road Mom’s Guide To Traveling With Teens

Family Travel in The Electronic Age - How Much is Too Much?

Let's face it, kids are awesome but they can also be quite a handful. Every age has it's challenges. While parents of younger kids may breathe a sigh of relief as the physical challenges fall away (no more booster seats, dressing or bathing kids) and kids become more independent, they should be forewarned that the real challenges are yet to come ... and it's all mental, which can at times quite stressful and … [Read more...]

Itinerary #4: New Mexico and Colorado

Destination #4: New Mexico and Colorado

Shari and her kids were hooked on the road trip experience after our journey through Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana, and so they jumped at the chance to join us on our odyssey through the heart of the American Southwest. Flying in and out of Albuquerque, we traversed a loop moving up to Santa Fe and across the border as far north as Pueblo, Colorado, and then cutting through the Rocky mountains to Montrose where we … [Read more...]